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varelse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-15-09 08:54 PM
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17. So many kick ass op's
and only one rec for each - it's not fair! :'(

Only one quibble - "they sold us out" - didn't we more or less sell ourselves and our children out?
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  -They took your jobs and gave you Skidmore  Sep-15-09 12:58 PM   #0 
  - Oh, how I wish I could rec this 100 times.  rubberducky   Sep-15-09 01:01 PM   #1 
  - There's 5.  Greyhound   Sep-15-09 01:04 PM   #2 
  - i know it sounds corny but  votingupstart   Sep-15-09 01:09 PM   #3 
  - Not corny at all....  Shoedogg   Sep-16-09 11:35 AM   #77 
  - So true. K&R  anonymous171   Sep-15-09 01:09 PM   #4 
  - K&R  SammyWinstonJack   Sep-15-09 01:12 PM   #5 
  - I'm going to quote that in entirety on a union listserve I administer. Thanks.  pnorman   Sep-15-09 01:15 PM   #6 
  - Help yourself.  Skidmore   Sep-15-09 01:25 PM   #9 
     - Mark Twain once said that  wolfgangmo   Sep-16-09 09:33 AM   #55 
     - Throw in the foods we import and it is clear we have NO SECURITY at all  havocmom   Sep-16-09 06:08 PM   #92 
  - HERE IS MY REC  HowHasItComeToThis   Sep-15-09 01:15 PM   #7 
  - ditto! n/t  arthritisR_US   Sep-15-09 01:17 PM   #8 
  - Mine, too  emilyg   Sep-15-09 11:30 PM   #27 
  - k&r for the truth. n/t  Laelth   Sep-15-09 01:47 PM   #10 
  - like trading pretty trinkets for land.  Hannah Bell   Sep-15-09 01:48 PM   #11 
  - Yup. nt  Skidmore   Sep-15-09 01:50 PM   #12 
  - yes -- with a touch of indentured servitude on the side...  elehhhhna   Sep-15-09 01:59 PM   #13 
     - Poverty is slavery.  wolfgangmo   Sep-16-09 09:35 AM   #56 
  - you have some very good points  mimitabby   Sep-15-09 03:08 PM   #14 
  - Some real replacement jobs in the industrial and service sectors  Skidmore   Sep-15-09 05:18 PM   #15 
  - Without jobs  Jakes Progress   Sep-16-09 11:04 AM   #69 
  - K and r'd your post!  femrap   Sep-16-09 01:14 PM   #81 
  - Yep. No more booms. It's going to be all bubbles from now on. nt  anonymous171   Sep-15-09 09:26 PM   #22 
  - K & R  AuntPatsy   Sep-15-09 05:19 PM   #16 
  - So many kick ass op's  varelse   Sep-15-09 08:54 PM   #17 
  - I have a shiny new iPhone! It's mysterious and scary, and did I say shiney!  CLANG   Sep-15-09 09:16 PM   #18 
  - Did demons crawl into your iPhone and draw those paintings on the screen"  Grinchie   Sep-15-09 11:46 PM   #30 
     - That's it! I too am a caveman. So what as long as I have this shiny iPhone?  CLANG   Sep-16-09 06:04 PM   #90 
  - How sustainable is a service economy? How long can the world sustain us?  anonymous171   Sep-15-09 09:19 PM   #19 
  - Don't look at me. I rebelled and can actually produce real stuff now.  Grinchie   Sep-15-09 11:55 PM   #32 
  - Not me. Born to see bullshit.  RagAss   Sep-15-09 09:19 PM   #20 
  - K&R n/t  lordsummerisle   Sep-15-09 09:25 PM   #21 
  - Well said! I totally agree with you.  earcandle   Sep-15-09 09:57 PM   #23 
  - Hold on...  proReality   Sep-15-09 10:06 PM   #24 
  - Uh huh -  KT2000   Sep-15-09 10:32 PM   #25 
  - Like Esau, who sold his birthright for a bowl of beans.  TexasObserver   Sep-15-09 10:35 PM   #26 
  - ...An even hundred recs.  cliffordu   Sep-15-09 11:34 PM   #28 
  - I am personally not going to consume anymore and collapse their world!  Grinchie   Sep-15-09 11:43 PM   #29 
  - that's the ticket  Aragorn   Sep-16-09 06:52 AM   #42 
  - Only about 15% - 20% is required to collapse this house of cards.  Greyhound   Sep-16-09 02:01 PM   #83 
  - Finish paying off my last credit card next paycheck.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-15-09 11:54 PM   #31 
  - No No No!  Grinchie   Sep-15-09 11:59 PM   #33 
     - Well, the mortgage is going to take quite some time.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-16-09 12:09 AM   #34 
        - get a bicycle instead  Aragorn   Sep-16-09 06:53 AM   #43 
        - Not if I have to ride 15 miles to work on the side of I-90.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-16-09 09:25 AM   #54 
           - Carpool  Grinchie   Sep-16-09 05:39 PM   #89 
        - Forget doodads, New is not necessarily better.  Grinchie   Sep-16-09 05:37 PM   #88 
  - THEY TOOK OUR JOBS!!!!  Initech   Sep-16-09 12:15 AM   #35 
  - Says he, through clenched teeth.  BobTheSubgenius   Sep-16-09 12:22 AM   #36 
  - I take it you haven't seen that South Park episode.  Initech   Sep-16-09 09:36 AM   #57 
     - Have you seen the South Park where they go after big corps  Romulox   Sep-16-09 09:39 AM   #58 
  - What job industry do you work in?  Deja Q   Sep-16-09 11:13 AM   #73 
  - I'll Tell you what people are going to do ...  Techn0Girl   Sep-16-09 12:37 AM   #37 
  - Yep. And they enslaved you with debt and fear of losing what you've indebted yourself too  Indenturedebtor   Sep-16-09 01:55 AM   #38 
  - K&R!  secondwind   Sep-16-09 05:50 AM   #39 
  - K&R  Biker13   Sep-16-09 06:24 AM   #40 
  - And while we do this  onlyadream   Sep-16-09 06:31 AM   #41 
  - soooo glad  timo   Sep-16-09 06:56 AM   #44 
  - Commie  arcadian   Sep-16-09 07:04 AM   #45 
  - The sad thing is...  Kansas Wyatt   Sep-16-09 08:36 AM   #50 
     - The truly sad thing is that the Reich Wing...  wolfgangmo   Sep-16-09 09:40 AM   #59 
        - I agree  arcadian   Sep-17-09 10:30 AM   #95 
  - kick for truth...  Blue_Tires   Sep-16-09 07:08 AM   #46 
  - What can we do? We have the toys, they have the power.  OwnedByFerrets   Sep-16-09 07:35 AM   #47 
  - We have the power, we just don't remember that we do.  Greyhound   Sep-16-09 02:05 PM   #84 
     - Sorry to be a bother, but what power do we have?  OwnedByFerrets   Sep-16-09 10:36 PM   #93 
        - We have only one power, the power to say no.  Greyhound   Sep-17-09 12:13 AM   #94 
  - Good post,  freebrew   Sep-16-09 08:17 AM   #48 
  - Kicking for your response. We do this and did before it was fashionable or an  Skidmore   Sep-16-09 10:30 AM   #67 
  - Best summation of the real effects of Trickle Down Economics ever!  havocmom   Sep-16-09 08:35 AM   #49 
  - That is how capitalism works -  TBF   Sep-16-09 08:49 AM   #51 
  - Well, people can live with it or get rid of it.  Deja Q   Sep-16-09 11:15 AM   #74 
     - Your pretty sure about that - people are happy right now?  TBF   Sep-16-09 12:45 PM   #79 
  - awesome  Locrian   Sep-16-09 09:07 AM   #52 
  - I had a CEO say a similar thing at a meeting  MindPilot   Sep-16-09 09:46 AM   #62 
  - Why will committed capitalists never engage these points? nt  Romulox   Sep-16-09 09:13 AM   #53 
  - They are irrelevant to a Capitalist  TomClash   Sep-16-09 09:41 AM   #60 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Sep-16-09 09:42 AM   #61 
  - Bullshit. it is "their" fault if I spend beyond my ability to repay? By "the biggest house" I can?  Hamlette   Sep-16-09 09:46 AM   #63 
  - So when the jobs don't pay enough to even rent an apartment, it's still our faults?  Deja Q   Sep-16-09 11:13 AM   #72 
  - That pretty much sums it up. nt  Flatulo   Sep-16-09 09:47 AM   #64 
  - This is spot on the money  jimmil   Sep-16-09 10:05 AM   #65 
  - You get around, don't you?  raccoon   Sep-16-09 11:29 AM   #76 
  - I know so many people who have struggled because they overbought in the boom times.  gauguin57   Sep-16-09 10:22 AM   #66 
  - And then there's Mastercard.  ScottLand   Sep-16-09 11:03 AM   #68 
  - There was an influential book in the 80's called "Mega Trends"  The_Casual_Observer   Sep-16-09 11:09 AM   #70 
  - "Now what are you going to do to get them back? " There is nothing we CAN do. It's too late.  leeroysphitz   Sep-16-09 11:11 AM   #71 
  - Reagonomics started the downward spiral  Rozlee   Sep-16-09 01:26 PM   #82 
  - It's too late??  Techn0Girl   Sep-16-09 03:37 PM   #85 
  - I have an idea!  Turbineguy   Sep-16-09 11:26 AM   #75 
  - Spot on.  AzDar   Sep-16-09 12:09 PM   #78 
  - yup.  indimuse   Sep-16-09 01:03 PM   #80 
  - True, and bitter to behold.  SidneyCarton   Sep-16-09 03:38 PM   #86 
  - If we had a greatest post of all time page, this should be on it.  Nikki Stone1   Sep-16-09 03:40 PM   #87 
  - evening kick for a masterful post  havocmom   Sep-16-09 06:05 PM   #91 
 

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