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bobbolink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-21-09 01:44 PM
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71. SO, it's only working people who are homeless who count in your book??????
People like me who are too old or too disabled to work can just.. what...? exactly?

Take a flying leap off a cliff?

What would it take for some of you to actually begin to care and get active on this?

What would it take?
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  -First they came for the jobs, and I did not speak out-- because I was not unemployed; omega minimo  Apr-21-09 12:27 AM   #0 
  - I think this has to win the award for  Occam Bandage   Apr-21-09 12:30 AM   #1 
  - First they came for the ham-fisted... n/t  Cessna Invesco Palin   Apr-21-09 01:45 AM   #14 
  - and I did not speak out I do not like green eggs and ham  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:07 AM   #17 
  - And that has to be the latest tone deaf failure to recognize a tribute  EFerrari   Apr-21-09 02:48 AM   #23 
  - Well, the aesthetic, historic respect for the original is appreciated (I could've put a link in OP)  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:57 AM   #28 
     - Casting your lustrous oyster fruit before fragrant pink rooters.  EFerrari   Apr-21-09 03:02 AM   #32 
        - LOL  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:07 AM   #34 
        - being trite and full of tripe, it happens.  cali   Apr-21-09 03:51 AM   #40 
           - Good morning, Sunshine!!  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:52 AM   #42 
  - yes, indeed. it'd be hard to beat this limp attempt toco-opt Niemoller.  cali   Apr-21-09 03:49 AM   #39 
  - "Beat" "Limp" Dead Horse. Cali, did you sneak out of your clubhouse, cheeky monkey?  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:43 PM   #70 
  - It's like Pat Boone covering Little Richard.  Starbucks Anarchist   Apr-22-09 09:33 AM   #98 
     - It's like our rights don't really matter  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 06:01 PM   #111 
  - The DU Globalization Free Trade Brigade will nail you for the first one.  Hello_Kitty   Apr-21-09 12:40 AM   #2 
  - I'll settle for nailing it for  Occam Bandage   Apr-21-09 12:42 AM   #3 
  - I mean no disrespect to the poem. Methinks your agenda is more of your motivation to contest.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 12:54 AM   #5 
  - I "contest" because I find your poem an affront to art.  Occam Bandage   Apr-21-09 01:01 AM   #7 
     - I'm sorry. I assure you I would never do such. The continuing 'affronts' on our freedoms and system  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:15 AM   #8 
     - And that's why all of us aren't literary critics.  EFerrari   Apr-21-09 02:55 AM   #25 
        - Tell him I deeply respect art from affront to back...........  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:01 AM   #31 
           - Doncha hate it when things get mashed together all crazy  EFerrari   Apr-21-09 03:06 AM   #33 
              - "You got Neimoller on my NAFTA." "You got NAFTA on my Neimoller" Good thing both are  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:11 AM   #35 
  - Yep.  MADem   Apr-21-09 12:55 AM   #6 
     - Heroes of history fight on belhalf of those so clueless all they care about is infighting  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:16 AM   #9 
        - Well, that's oblique. Knock yourself out, I guess.  MADem   Apr-21-09 01:22 AM   #10 
           - "Oblique"?  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:33 AM   #11 
              - it's pretty clueless to take a poem about the holocaust  MADem   Apr-21-09 01:40 AM   #12 
                 - All your venom is personal. Neimoller in the spirit of his poem 'd be horrified at what is condoned  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:57 AM   #15 
                    - The "venom" is in your head. And your remarks are batty, like your poem.  MADem   Apr-21-09 02:12 AM   #18 
                       - "That's what you like to do." Your venom, insults, embarrassment and irrelevance to the OP  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:31 AM   #19 
                          - Your poem sucks and is an affront to the original work. It's a crappy cartoon.  MADem   Apr-21-09 02:34 AM   #20 
                             - Your mean spirit and cluelessness speak for themselves  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:42 AM   #21 
                             - I am neither, so no, they don't. Telling you that 'thing' sucks is not "bullying." It's kindness  MADem   Apr-21-09 02:56 AM   #27 
                                - Let yourself off the hook now. Good night, MADem.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:59 AM   #29 
                             - Lets see your attempts at capturing the Zeitgiest.  conscious evolution   Apr-21-09 07:03 AM   #48 
                                - I didn't come here to butcher established works of art or to  MADem   Apr-21-09 09:23 AM   #50 
                                - So in other words  conscious evolution   Apr-21-09 11:51 AM   #53 
                                - So, in other words, you're a flaming baiter. But you're not very good at that, either.  MADem   Apr-21-09 12:14 PM   #54 
                                - "Conversation"? "Purpose"? --  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 12:48 PM   #59 
                                   - I thought you were done? Apparently not.  MADem   Apr-21-09 01:28 PM   #65 
                                      - You claimed to have some "purpose" or "conversation" to contribute. Looks like you're done.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:32 PM   #66 
                                         - I thought you were done? But here you come again, spoiling for a rematch.  MADem   Apr-21-09 01:43 PM   #69 
                                            - "Rematch"? So you can make us "dance to your pathetic little busybody tune"? Is this fun for you?  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:16 PM   #79 
                                               - I thought you were DONE? Your poem still sucks and is a shameless rip off.  MADem   Apr-21-09 02:21 PM   #81 
                                               - Bully tactics always involve the reversal and ripoff of language for some reason. In the handbook?  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:29 PM   #83 
                                               - Your poem still stinks. NT  MADem   Apr-21-09 02:46 PM   #86 
                                - All "Zeit." No "Geist"  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:49 PM   #74 
                                   - "we're all learning  conscious evolution   Apr-21-09 02:14 PM   #78 
                                      - Well put. That's how it is.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:19 PM   #80 
  - The broken promise on NAFTA is abhorrent and indicative of overextended "hope"  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 12:53 AM   #4 
     - So someone writes a statement, modelled on another statement  truedelphi   Apr-21-09 01:40 AM   #13 
        - "atacked by the RW Christians, for his being the Anti-Christ. (Hell I could have told them that!)"  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:02 AM   #16 
  - I thought your poem  RandomThoughts   Apr-21-09 02:46 AM   #22 
  - thank you. with no disrespect to the original, at the least it fits the spirit of the day.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:48 AM   #24 
  - Brava.  EFerrari   Apr-21-09 02:56 AM   #26 
  - Hey maybe if it really is offensive enough, people might pay attention to the issues.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:00 AM   #30 
     - Unfortunately it's not that offensive...  Cessna Invesco Palin   Apr-21-09 03:18 AM   #36 
        - And you care about the lameness, not the demise of your nation.................  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:33 AM   #37 
           - False choice.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Apr-21-09 03:46 AM   #38 
              - Pointless posts are pointless posts.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:51 AM   #41 
  - I get it.  JohnnyLib2   Apr-21-09 04:59 AM   #43 
  - Genocide = Unemployment...  boppers   Apr-21-09 05:15 AM   #44 
  - He was not devaluing the horrors of genocide  RandomThoughts   Apr-21-09 05:40 AM   #45 
  - I understand.  boppers   Apr-21-09 05:52 AM   #46 
     - If it added any, sorry for any heart ache from my view on the poem.  RandomThoughts   Apr-21-09 06:53 AM   #47 
        - Thank you for your observant and loving comments and respect for both the OP and other poster  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 12:45 PM   #58 
  - I apologize for any unintended anguish or perceived disrespect to the poem and the people.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:23 PM   #62 
  - Great rewrite  conscious evolution   Apr-21-09 07:06 AM   #49 
  - He would at least understand.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:26 PM   #63 
  - be thankful they never come for the poutrage brigade on DU, you're all set.  dionysus   Apr-21-09 09:29 AM   #51 
  - Well if there is a noxious cliche to help people cling to their egos & ignore imminent threats  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 12:51 PM   #61 
     - well, it was a tacky OP, so, whatever...  dionysus   Apr-21-09 02:10 PM   #76 
        - Fine. Better luck next time.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:31 PM   #84 
  - Well, that's random  NeedleCast   Apr-21-09 09:37 AM   #52 
  - "Tacky" -- what word do you use for unaccountable perpetrators of high crimes & misdemeanors?  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 12:44 PM   #57 
     - No, that's not the word I'd use  NeedleCast   Apr-21-09 12:50 PM   #60 
        - Yes, the misdemeanors are as sick as the high crimes  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:27 PM   #64 
  - I think the poem was true to the intent of the original author  Fresh_Start   Apr-21-09 12:24 PM   #55 
  - Thank you. Perhaps the apathy is so pervasive people have forgotten the word.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 12:41 PM   #56 
  - And, of course, homeless people don't even MAKE your list.  bobbolink   Apr-21-09 01:33 PM   #67 
  - It's in the first line, bobbolink. They came for the jobs decades ago. I know what time it is.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 01:39 PM   #68 
  - SO, it's only working people who are homeless who count in your book??????  bobbolink   Apr-21-09 01:44 PM   #71 
  - You'd think in these times, it would be more of an issue  nxylas   Apr-21-09 01:46 PM   #72 
     - Stop blaming it on the "media", the right wing. It's right here in RiverCity  bobbolink   Apr-21-09 01:48 PM   #73 
        - Thank you for bringing it up. Homelessness is very relevant to the issues of jobs, civil liberties  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:12 PM   #77 
           - Yes, we're always "between the lines". And dying there. Do you suppose someday we could be  bobbolink   Apr-21-09 06:26 PM   #93 
           - The "list of priorities" was a Big Picture that included ALL OF US who are affected by it.  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 06:37 PM   #94 
              - If you were in my shoes, you would feel how isolating it is to be ignored.  bobbolink   Apr-22-09 02:24 PM   #101 
                 - "I realize that "progressives" can't really face up to how they leave us out"  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 04:36 PM   #104 
           - Please do NOT cast blame out of assumptions.  bobbolink   Apr-22-09 03:55 PM   #102 
              - You are projecting your assumptions and blame on someone who bought someone food and drink today....  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 04:33 PM   #103 
                 - Read your own words. You told me to work harder.  bobbolink   Apr-22-09 05:35 PM   #107 
                    - Your feelings blind you to the words.  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 05:50 PM   #108 
  - K&R  Soylent Brice   Apr-21-09 01:54 PM   #75 
  - First they came for the Soylent and I did not speak out.........  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:22 PM   #82 
     - did you know that i'm people!?  Soylent Brice   Apr-22-09 09:24 AM   #96 
        - LOL ------- people..........  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 09:31 AM   #97 
           - forwarded home. can't access youtube from work,  Soylent Brice   Apr-22-09 10:57 AM   #99 
  - OH I GET IT !!!!!! !!!!!! 1!!!!!!!!!! BULLIES DON'T WANT TALK ABOUT THE ISSUES SO THEY SABOTAGE!!  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 02:34 PM   #85 
  - um. let me explain this to you in simple terms.  cali   Apr-21-09 02:48 PM   #87 
     - Actually the subthread made it quite clear bullies have no purpose but to sidetrack discussion  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:02 PM   #88 
        - opinions, dearie, are not lies.  cali   Apr-21-09 03:14 PM   #90 
           - and you finish with Personal Attack. PERFECT. W/ more Crazymaking reversal from the Bully Handbook!  omega minimo   Apr-21-09 03:36 PM   #91 
              - "only hypocrite cannot forgive hypocrisy"  cali   Apr-21-09 03:47 PM   #92 
  - K&R  Echo In Light   Apr-21-09 03:05 PM   #89 
  - Good night and good luck -- and Fuck Yoo.  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 01:20 AM   #95 
  - Too late to rec, but doing it anyway!  lonestarnot   Apr-22-09 10:58 AM   #100 
  - First, they came for people who wrote bad imitations of Niemoeller  eyesroll   Apr-22-09 05:26 PM   #105 
  - oh dear  cali   Apr-22-09 05:27 PM   #106 
  - and look who's laughing  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 05:58 PM   #110 
  - wow. I could handle the humor..... but the detractor actually IS trivializing the disappeared  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 05:57 PM   #109 
  - First they came for the artists and intellectuals............  omega minimo   Apr-22-09 07:56 PM   #112 

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