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hobbit709 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-12-09 03:30 PM
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28. I'd just be returning the same attitude.
And here in TX there ain't nothing they can do about it. One of the few things here in TX that favors the little person. The only thing they can garnish your wages for here is nonpayment of child support or taxes. Can't touch your house, car or the tools of your trade. And even if they win a judgment they have to file it in every county courthouse in the state-all 254 of them, at their cost-to put a lien on any property I might buy beyond my homestead.

If I play by the rules and get screwed anyhow, I'll screw right back.
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  -Perhaps the Year's Most Biased Article: "The Real Problem with Credit Cards: The Cardholders" KamaAina  May-12-09 02:19 PM   #0 
  - The article does have a point, you know.  Raskolnik   May-12-09 02:28 PM   #1 
  - What's really biased is the headline: "The *real* problem with credit cards"...  KamaAina   May-12-09 02:42 PM   #6 
  - Well, things *would* be a whole lot better if we lived within our means  Raskolnik   May-12-09 02:46 PM   #10 
  - What about those people who are responsible with their cards?  hobbit709   May-12-09 03:03 PM   #18 
  - If you carry little or no balance on the card, I'm not sure what the problem is.  Raskolnik   May-12-09 03:14 PM   #23 
     - When your interest rate jumps to 30% from 12%  hobbit709   May-12-09 03:21 PM   #26 
        - "I'd run every card I owned up to max and then say 'Fuck You'"  Raskolnik   May-12-09 03:23 PM   #27 
        - I'd just be returning the same attitude.  hobbit709   May-12-09 03:30 PM   #28 
           - Would you keep all the stuff you bought? n/t  Raskolnik   May-12-09 03:34 PM   #31 
        - seems to me that it screws them too  hfojvt   May-12-09 03:35 PM   #32 
  - Maybe those credit card companies shouldn't have changed the rules  Warpy   May-12-09 03:05 PM   #20 
     - I'm not defending unfair or deceptive practices, but you cannot reasonably argue  Raskolnik   May-12-09 03:15 PM   #24 
        - People are responsible for being suckers  Warpy   May-12-09 03:31 PM   #29 
           - I don't disagree with that at all. n/t  Raskolnik   May-12-09 03:33 PM   #30 
           - I don't know if that is generally true  hfojvt   May-12-09 04:14 PM   #33 
  - I don't exactly disagree with this one.  gcomeau   May-12-09 02:31 PM   #2 
  - but this new capitalism is all about making money off the fine print  CreekDog   May-12-09 02:37 PM   #3 
  - No argument.  gcomeau   May-12-09 02:41 PM   #5 
  - I saw a documentary about credit & one couple said they didn't worry  CrispyQ   May-12-09 03:05 PM   #19 
  - The Real Problem with Health Care Crisis: People Who Get Sick  tj2001   May-12-09 02:40 PM   #4 
  - E komo mai (welcome) to DU, tj!  KamaAina   May-12-09 02:43 PM   #8 
  - Hi tj2001... welcome to DU!  redqueen   May-12-09 02:46 PM   #11 
  - Welcome to DU  Warpy   May-12-09 03:06 PM   #21 
  - Again, basic business math skills are no longer taught in schools  Zywiec   May-12-09 02:42 PM   #7 
  - nothing new in this. it's not the reason the economy tanked.  Hannah Bell   May-12-09 02:48 PM   #13 
  - I agree with some of what they are saying.  Vickers   May-12-09 02:45 PM   #9 
  - The author give the game away right here  gratuitous   May-12-09 02:47 PM   #12 
  - when times are good, they tell you you're a fool not to take out debt to buy assets.  Hannah Bell   May-12-09 02:52 PM   #14 
  - I agree. Time seems to be arguing the idea that everyone is a stoic, i.e.,  closeupready   May-12-09 02:53 PM   #15 
  - This is an excellent article  Bill McBlueState   May-12-09 02:57 PM   #16 
  - Precisely my point -- yet the headline makes it seem like it's all our fault  KamaAina   May-12-09 03:01 PM   #17 
     - got it  Bill McBlueState   May-12-09 03:18 PM   #25 
  - One huge problem is that credit card companies  Rob H.   May-12-09 03:07 PM   #22 
     - Soon as they start charging me for prompt payment....  Uben   May-12-09 05:22 PM   #34 
 

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