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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-17-09 12:17 PM
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11. Then the grunts shouldn't take it personally.
It's symbolic of the decisions made from the people in charge.

We're good at blaming the commanders and not the troops for Iraq, but we're still antiwar. I wouldn't sweat the fact that this distinction isn't being made.
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  -A rant about this "Wall Street" term. Chovexani  Mar-17-09 12:04 PM   #0 
  - Sorry, but this sounds like "only-following-orders"  leftofthedial   Mar-17-09 12:06 PM   #1 
  - Thank you for comparing working people trying to feed their families with Nazis  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 12:07 PM   #2 
  - I didn't say Nazis.  leftofthedial   Mar-17-09 12:10 PM   #3 
     - Semantics.  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 12:12 PM   #4 
        - You're anti-semantic!  leftstreet   Mar-17-09 12:13 PM   #5 
        - You go too far!  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 12:15 PM   #8 
        - It is not semantics. Let's use a different analogy.  leftofthedial   Mar-17-09 12:22 PM   #15 
        - whoa  Two Americas   Mar-17-09 01:04 PM   #27 
        - They all need a work over from Ass Master.  ronnykmarshall   Mar-17-09 12:29 PM   #22 
        - Shhhhhhhhhhhh  Marrah_G   Mar-17-09 01:14 PM   #31 
  - There's a big difference  Brazenly Liberal   Mar-17-09 12:19 PM   #13 
  - Thank you  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 12:31 PM   #23 
  - Yeah those ladies that clean offices ....  ronnykmarshall   Mar-17-09 12:28 PM   #20 
     - they must be stopped!  leftofthedial   Mar-17-09 12:28 PM   #21 
  - Understand where you are coming from  deminwi   Mar-17-09 12:14 PM   #6 
  - Sorry but "Wall Street" doesn't refer to the bike messenger or hot dog vendor or secretary  ddeclue   Mar-17-09 12:15 PM   #7 
  - My feelings, exactly. I think we all know who we are talking about  driver8   Mar-17-09 12:18 PM   #12 
  - You're missing my point.  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 12:25 PM   #18 
  - But it's so much more fun to use to shallow stereotypes  anigbrowl   Mar-17-09 12:16 PM   #9 
  - I hear ya. It's easy to sit at...  TreasonousBastard   Mar-17-09 12:17 PM   #10 
  - I just want to know what kind of job people are supposed to have  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 12:59 PM   #25 
     - Careful, the DU Pro Global Free Trade Brigade might chastise you for that.  Hello_Kitty   Mar-17-09 01:54 PM   #35 
  - Then the grunts shouldn't take it personally.  rucky   Mar-17-09 12:17 PM   #11 
  - Did you get bonuses, and if so, what percentage of your income did it represent?  closeupready   Mar-17-09 12:22 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, I got a "bonus"  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 12:43 PM   #24 
     - So then why did you work in such a high-pressure environment?  closeupready   Mar-17-09 01:01 PM   #26 
        - what difference does that make?  Two Americas   Mar-17-09 01:13 PM   #30 
           - Well I don't know then - maybe we're talking apples and oranges.  closeupready   Mar-17-09 01:17 PM   #34 
  - Classic strawman OP  Uzybone   Mar-17-09 12:23 PM   #16 
  - But you are.  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 12:27 PM   #19 
  - yes, people are  Two Americas   Mar-17-09 01:07 PM   #28 
  - The reason I ask that is because  closeupready   Mar-17-09 12:23 PM   #17 
  - Those jobs aren't there, though. They just...aren't.  Chovexani   Mar-17-09 01:08 PM   #29 
     - I know four people who have been laid off in the last six months.  closeupready   Mar-17-09 01:14 PM   #32 
  - I personally know many very nice people who work for health insurance cos.  Hello_Kitty   Mar-17-09 01:14 PM   #33 

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