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Realityhack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-17-09 12:38 PM
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58. +1 well said. n/t
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  -"Barely Squeaking By On $300,000 A Year" babylonsister  Aug-17-09 08:07 AM   #0 
  - Anyone else reminded of the South Park episode...  Chulanowa   Aug-17-09 08:10 AM   #1 
  - oh  peekaloo   Aug-17-09 08:13 AM   #2 
  - Even in New York, that's still a king's ransom.  HughBeaumont   Aug-17-09 08:16 AM   #3 
  - in upstate NY where i live, I could live like a queen on that amount of money!!  ejpoeta   Aug-17-09 08:44 AM   #14 
     - She IS living like a queen on that money.  surrealAmerican   Aug-17-09 12:15 PM   #52 
        - very true  Blue_Tires   Aug-17-09 12:23 PM   #56 
  - In bloated America, expenses (luxuries) always manage to rise to income  HamdenRice   Aug-17-09 08:19 AM   #4 
  - How many of us survive on a few HUNDRED dollars a week  DainBramaged   Aug-17-09 08:20 AM   #5 
  - My gross is about $2200 a month  Tansy_Gold   Aug-17-09 08:28 AM   #9 
  - I net less than $1500 a month and barely survive  DainBramaged   Aug-17-09 12:57 PM   #60 
     - Same here and I've got 3 years of college left. and I know there will be loans to pay at that point  Deja Q   Aug-17-09 02:35 PM   #73 
        - If it wasn't for selling cast off computer stuff on Ebay I couldn't  DainBramaged   Aug-17-09 04:30 PM   #78 
  - I remember when I was younger... 22.... I didn't ahve kids and lived on my own.  ejpoeta   Aug-17-09 08:31 AM   #10 
  - I make about $2k month BEFORE taxes.  Initech   Aug-17-09 11:57 AM   #46 
  - I am creaking on $674 a month. (age pain you know)  rebel with a cause   Aug-17-09 12:07 PM   #48 
  - $300,000?  justabob   Aug-17-09 08:21 AM   #6 
  - Allriighty then  Solly Mack   Aug-17-09 08:22 AM   #7 
  - Last year our combined income was LESS than $35K.  hobbit709   Aug-17-09 08:28 AM   #8 
  - The wealthy  Tsar_Bomba   Aug-17-09 08:34 AM   #11 
  - What might you be suggesting? n/t  ohheckyeah   Aug-18-09 03:13 AM   #87 
  - Perhaps she should as her Nanny how she gets by.  formercia   Aug-17-09 08:36 AM   #12 
  - At $40K a year, her nanny makes more than I do.  Arkansas Granny   Aug-17-09 08:45 AM   #16 
  - Not sure what the point here is.  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 11:18 AM   #42 
  - What do you bet she pays no Social Security on said Nanny?  BuelahWitch   Aug-17-09 08:45 AM   #17 
  - $75K for a Nanny is NOT minimum wage --  IdaBriggs   Aug-17-09 08:45 AM   #18 
     - To be precise...  polmaven   Aug-17-09 08:56 AM   #24 
     - For taking care of a little snot-making machine that whines? Disgusting.  Deja Q   Aug-17-09 02:37 PM   #74 
  - our nouveau riche have absolutely no personal discipline  corpseratemedia   Aug-17-09 08:41 AM   #13 
  - Why is it "pilfering her husband" to get child support if they have any child living with her?  Berry Cool   Aug-17-09 09:54 AM   #41 
  - yeah, you are right..  corpseratemedia   Aug-17-09 01:05 PM   #62 
  - $75,000 for child support  arcadian   Aug-17-09 01:20 PM   #66 
  - Depends...  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 01:32 PM   #70 
  - With that kind of child support  Control-Z   Aug-17-09 03:12 PM   #77 
  - Just FYI, this lady is not a parasite on consumers...  anigbrowl   Aug-17-09 12:12 PM   #50 
  - What?  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 01:02 PM   #61 
     - thank you and the other poster setting me straight regarding who sets the fees  corpseratemedia   Aug-17-09 01:20 PM   #65 
        - Hey I know where you are comming from.  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 01:30 PM   #68 
  - Two words  malaise   Aug-17-09 08:44 AM   #15 
  - Awwww, poor things.  City Lights   Aug-17-09 08:47 AM   #19 
  - Gee, maybe this idiot should think about getting a smaller house.  Jennicut   Aug-17-09 08:47 AM   #20 
  - To be entirely fair.  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 09:35 AM   #31 
     - Where are you getting these numbers?  FLDCVADem   Aug-17-09 06:24 PM   #83 
        - DOH  Realityhack   Aug-18-09 07:55 AM   #98 
  - It's not so much that this woman  SheilaT   Aug-17-09 08:48 AM   #21 
  - It's also about how out of touch the media is--a huge industry in which  Skidmore   Aug-17-09 08:58 AM   #25 
     - Good point.  SheilaT   Aug-17-09 09:03 AM   #26 
  - The fact that they are willing to say this OUT LOUD shows you  annabanana   Aug-17-09 08:50 AM   #22 
  - That was my first thought ....  etherealtruth   Aug-17-09 05:55 PM   #80 
  - My guess is that Sirota sees this as true hardship. It is breath taking  Skidmore   Aug-17-09 08:53 AM   #23 
  - I think you're wrong. From the article...  babylonsister   Aug-17-09 09:07 AM   #27 
  - toon in response to this  n2doc   Aug-17-09 09:16 AM   #28 
  - At a trade show recently I had one of the vendors try to explain to me that $200,000  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 09:29 AM   #29 
  - $9k will bankrupt this woman... on some other planet. Here on earth...  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 09:30 AM   #30 
  - Maybe we should all call MasterCard and ask them to lower executive pay.  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 09:39 AM   #32 
  - Recommend ... another quality thread by a poster who has many  TexasObserver   Aug-17-09 09:41 AM   #33 
  - This should have been a story on divorce not the recession....  Kaylee   Aug-17-09 09:41 AM   #34 
  - I read that article over the weekend. I cannot accept it at face value.  Romulox   Aug-17-09 09:42 AM   #35 
  - Some of the rich really are that clueless  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-17-09 09:48 AM   #38 
     - This IS the same paper that offered to sell access to its editorial staff to the insurance industry.  Romulox   Aug-17-09 09:50 AM   #39 
  - My advice for Laura..... Lose the live in nanny, the pool guy, the gardener.  yellowcanine   Aug-17-09 09:44 AM   #36 
  - Exactly...  Kaylee   Aug-17-09 09:51 AM   #40 
  - I'm sure those people will be glad to lose their jobs  anigbrowl   Aug-17-09 12:20 PM   #53 
     - +1 well said. n/t  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 12:38 PM   #58 
     - I don't have any problem with the lady making as much as she does or with her hiring people to  yellowcanine   Aug-17-09 02:31 PM   #72 
        - Very well stated. n/t  Realityhack   Aug-18-09 07:55 AM   #99 
  - Her assets should be seized, nationalized and redistributed.  Leftist Agitator   Aug-17-09 09:46 AM   #37 
  - Why?  anigbrowl   Aug-17-09 12:21 PM   #54 
  - Yewww...just a tad Bolshiviki authoritarian don't you think?  MissMarple   Aug-17-09 12:50 PM   #59 
  - SOYLENT GREEN IS RICH PEOPLE!!!  Javaman   Aug-17-09 11:40 AM   #43 
  - Why is it?  YoungAndOutraged   Aug-17-09 11:43 AM   #44 
  - This woman needs a serious smack of reality to the head  krispos42   Aug-17-09 11:50 AM   #45 
  - +1  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-18-09 03:17 AM   #88 
  - I think Sirota had his sarcasm-o-meter turned off when he read the article.  SteppingRazor   Aug-17-09 12:01 PM   #47 
  - Flame me if you want, but...  lapislzi   Aug-17-09 12:09 PM   #49 
  - I see what you are saying...  Realityhack   Aug-17-09 01:09 PM   #63 
  - Put her working in a sweatshop. Then instead of squeaking she will be squealing nt  conspirator   Aug-17-09 12:14 PM   #51 
  - You get the feeling that some time soon  Doctor_J   Aug-17-09 12:22 PM   #55 
  - She is 'sharing' her wealth - she seems to be keeping five people working  csziggy   Aug-17-09 12:37 PM   #57 
  - Un-fucking believable... Gee can't survive in the city on 300K?  walldude   Aug-17-09 01:13 PM   #64 
  - We recently spent a lakehouse weekend with a couple  stanwyck   Aug-17-09 01:29 PM   #67 
  - Glass Half Empty vs Half Full  One_Life_To_Give   Aug-17-09 01:31 PM   #69 
  - ...  arcadian   Aug-17-09 01:47 PM   #71 
  - One of my best friends lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan  Coventina   Aug-17-09 02:40 PM   #75 
  - Yeah, baby.. Try just living on a govt. pension  MrScorpio   Aug-17-09 02:41 PM   #76 
  - it's impossible to live in the city on a half million dollars?  Incitatus   Aug-17-09 05:34 PM   #79 
  - Well it's fine for THEM....  PassingFair   Aug-17-09 06:23 PM   #82 
  - my heart bleeds purple panther piss for this VP  Donnachaidh   Aug-17-09 06:16 PM   #81 
  - Sounds a lot like my self-absorbed brother & sister in law.  Snarkoleptic   Aug-17-09 10:54 PM   #84 
  - Solution to the problem  Mixopterus   Aug-18-09 02:15 AM   #85 
  - Seriously, though,  ohheckyeah   Aug-18-09 03:22 AM   #90 
  - Not advocating it...  Mixopterus   Aug-18-09 03:52 AM   #94 
  - I'm not opposed to Dems picketing Insurance companies carrying similar signs. In fact,  lib_wit_it   Aug-18-09 03:35 AM   #91 
  - I would dearly love trying to squeak by with that kind of money...  Contrary1   Aug-18-09 02:56 AM   #86 
  - pardon me while I puke  proud patriot   Aug-18-09 03:18 AM   #89 
  - She makes more in child support than my kid's dad and I make put together.  LeftyMom   Aug-18-09 03:37 AM   #92 
  - I really wish the media would stop doing this  bluestateguy   Aug-18-09 03:52 AM   #93 
  - Agree 100%  Mixopterus   Aug-18-09 04:03 AM   #96 
  - another reason I'm cutting up my credit cards ASAP:  ima_sinnic   Aug-18-09 03:59 AM   #95 
  - This is obsence  jimlup   Aug-18-09 05:30 AM   #97 
 

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