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jpak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-15-09 07:53 PM
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39. Doom gloom and quavering violin music for the booo hoo hoo and sniff crowd
Edited on Sun Nov-15-09 07:54 PM by jpak
I have no respect or sympathy for this kind of defeatist bullshit.

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  -What have we really got left ? blues90  Nov-14-09 10:10 PM   #0 
  - Kick  debbierlus   Nov-14-09 10:20 PM   #1 
  - I wonder how this post would be greeted were it being read by people set to die  stopbush   Nov-15-09 09:53 PM   #50 
     - Insidious Lowered Expectations  theFrankFactor   Nov-15-09 10:02 PM   #51 
     - Perhaps you should read my OP a bit better .  blues90   Nov-15-09 10:14 PM   #54 
        - Oh, I read your OP.  stopbush   Nov-15-09 10:28 PM   #55 
        - First off I am so far from privileged that your head would spin.  blues90   Nov-15-09 11:05 PM   #58 
           - "there is no end to the horror"  hfojvt   Nov-16-09 02:09 PM   #69 
              - It does not take much of an effort to see horror .  blues90   Nov-16-09 02:32 PM   #70 
                 - so you are not magnifying it?  hfojvt   Nov-16-09 03:04 PM   #72 
                    - Where did I saw ALL was terrible ?  blues90   Nov-16-09 03:24 PM   #73 
        - I am surprised that your thread actually got so many recommends.  Cetacea   Nov-16-09 05:25 PM   #76 
  - it's pretty obvious that the top marginal tax rate needs to be raised appreciably.  dysfunctional press   Nov-14-09 10:21 PM   #2 
  - K&R  Yuugal   Nov-14-09 10:28 PM   #3 
  - Excellent rant!  donheld   Nov-14-09 10:58 PM   #4 
  - K&R!!!  cliffordu   Nov-14-09 11:03 PM   #5 
  - We have our votes. Do not give them out so carelessly this time.  anonymous171   Nov-14-09 11:09 PM   #6 
  - the candidates are mostly pre-selected by the ptb, so i'm not sure how valuable our votes are.  Hannah Bell   Nov-14-09 11:10 PM   #7 
  - If you watch "Uncounted" you might be inclined to think otherwise.  mother earth   Nov-15-09 01:25 PM   #16 
  - I still think we should pull a Guillotine up to the steps of the Capital.  Kansas Wyatt   Nov-14-09 11:19 PM   #8 
  - That would be ideal. The independent funding for something different, I mean.  Hannah Bell   Nov-14-09 11:23 PM   #9 
     - simulAcra....  sendero   Nov-15-09 08:27 PM   #44 
  - I think about it all a lot too and have come round to thinking that it's the beginning of the end.  earth mom   Nov-15-09 01:26 AM   #10 
  - A Revolution is the only answer, like it or not!  Double T   Nov-15-09 02:02 AM   #11 
  - i think this is a generally excellent statement of position...  tomp   Nov-15-09 09:47 AM   #12 
  - Nor can the rest of the world eliminate their dependence on the US  Deja Q   Nov-15-09 02:55 PM   #25 
  - No, we should not "end global economy." Many people  truedelphi   Nov-15-09 03:08 PM   #26 
  - Exactly.  bvar22   Nov-15-09 05:37 PM   #32 
  - "the point is to end exploitation and maximize cooperation. "  blues90   Nov-15-09 07:43 PM   #38 
  - well capitalism can't work in the real world and so it doesn't work for many people  pitohui   Nov-15-09 10:16 AM   #13 
  - Just on one of your points.  blues90   Nov-15-09 01:21 PM   #15 
     - blues90 i refuse to just shuffle off and die  pitohui   Nov-15-09 08:24 PM   #43 
        - I completely understand what you are saying  blues90   Nov-15-09 08:51 PM   #45 
  - All we have left is the VOTE  pundaint   Nov-15-09 01:19 PM   #14 
  - That's true yet it won't happen that way .  blues90   Nov-15-09 01:26 PM   #17 
  - Your vote is simply the device used to maintain the illusion of choice.  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 01:42 PM   #19 
  - Maybe we should stop voting.  edc   Nov-15-09 03:56 PM   #29 
  - KICKED for asking a great question  sixmile   Nov-15-09 01:31 PM   #18 
  - I'm kicking and recomending!  CLANG   Nov-15-09 02:34 PM   #20 
  - I wish I was .  blues90   Nov-15-09 02:43 PM   #23 
     - I hear ya!  CLANG   Nov-15-09 02:49 PM   #24 
  - I agree with just about everything..  butterfly77   Nov-15-09 02:37 PM   #21 
  - Chris Hedges Would Agree - His New Book Empire Of Illusions  lastinline   Nov-15-09 02:41 PM   #22 
  - My vote?  placton   Nov-15-09 03:44 PM   #27 
  - well, on the bright side, this is happening somewhat slowly  bkozumplik   Nov-15-09 03:49 PM   #28 
  - Thanks for posting this, blues90.  democrank   Nov-15-09 05:03 PM   #30 
  - K & R...excellent post....  winyanstaz   Nov-15-09 05:07 PM   #31 
  - K & R  snagglepuss   Nov-15-09 05:44 PM   #33 
  - Debt, lots and lots of debt. n/t  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 06:00 PM   #34 
  - I wish I could rec this 1,000 times  maxpower   Nov-15-09 06:35 PM   #35 
  - I guess its time for the  quakerboy   Nov-15-09 07:27 PM   #36 
  - Pretty depressing  salib   Nov-15-09 07:36 PM   #37 
  - I'm not saying quit.  blues90   Nov-15-09 08:07 PM   #40 
  - You said there is little or nothing we can do about it  salib   Nov-15-09 09:11 PM   #47 
     - I have not said you read anything into my OP  blues90   Nov-15-09 09:31 PM   #48 
  - Yes, this despair is making me feel lost as if all my fellow protesters  jwirr   Nov-15-09 10:08 PM   #53 
  - Doom gloom and quavering violin music for the booo hoo hoo and sniff crowd  jpak   Nov-15-09 07:53 PM   #39 
  - I can see how one might see it that way  blues90   Nov-15-09 08:10 PM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-15-09 08:22 PM   #42 
  - Madame Defarge nods in agreement then goes back to her knitting. nt  phasma ex machina   Nov-15-09 10:33 PM   #56 
  - ttt  Blue_Tires   Nov-15-09 08:53 PM   #46 
  - What have we really got left? More than you think  Stumbler   Nov-15-09 09:50 PM   #49 
  - Problem is, we don't get to "insist" on anything  Doctor_J   Nov-15-09 10:08 PM   #52 
  - "we have no voice, and thus no power"  Stumbler   Nov-15-09 11:52 PM   #59 
  - I will just comment on one point you made .  blues90   Nov-15-09 10:45 PM   #57 
     - Well, I hear what you're saying..  Stumbler   Nov-16-09 12:02 AM   #60 
        - Nothing wrong with offering inspiration  blues90   Nov-16-09 12:12 PM   #61 
  - Thankfully  kctim   Nov-16-09 12:37 PM   #62 
  - hopefully the ones who view it as you do  blues90   Nov-16-09 12:49 PM   #63 
     - They are the majority, sorry  kctim   Nov-16-09 12:59 PM   #64 
        - Yeah ok . The post was not about myself .  blues90   Nov-16-09 01:07 PM   #65 
           - Look around man  kctim   Nov-16-09 01:45 PM   #67 
              - That's proof ? using the word MOST ?  blues90   Nov-16-09 01:52 PM   #68 
                 - You would be wrong and you know it  kctim   Nov-16-09 02:35 PM   #71 
                    - What a stupid statement  blues90   Nov-16-09 03:40 PM   #74 
                       - Because you and a few others  kctim   Nov-16-09 04:59 PM   #75 
  - Problem is  LatteLibertine   Nov-16-09 01:28 PM   #66 
 

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