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Hannah Bell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-10 03:13 AM
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101. not worth it, bit T
Edited on Fri May-14-10 03:14 AM by Hannah Bell
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  -We Can't Afford Wall Street.....And We Don't Need It marmar  May-13-10 07:52 AM   #0 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   May-13-10 08:03 AM   #1 
  - K & R  SammyWinstonJack   May-13-10 08:06 AM   #2 
  - K&R...n/t  Oceansaway   May-13-10 08:08 AM   #3 
  - This is very good post  lunatica   May-13-10 08:14 AM   #4 
  - Thanks.....and I agree !  marmar   May-13-10 01:02 PM   #5 
  - Wonderfully put  BR_Parkway   May-13-10 02:53 PM   #6 
  - K/R  Echo In Light   May-13-10 02:57 PM   #7 
  - And for only $ 12.95 David will explain how markets are not necessary  grantcart   May-13-10 03:00 PM   #8 
  - FAIL....and besides, better David Korten than a Bankster.  marmar   May-13-10 03:29 PM   #9 
     - I met David when he was in AID in BKK and I like him but if you don't see  grantcart   May-13-10 03:33 PM   #10 
        - Star Trek Enterprise? Umm, okay.....  marmar   May-13-10 03:36 PM   #11 
        - The Star Trek hoopla is old and played out so 90s.  Rex   May-13-10 03:38 PM   #12 
        - agreed but their economic system seemed perfect although unexplained.  grantcart   May-13-10 03:41 PM   #13 
           - JUST LIKE OURS YA HOSER.  cliffordu   May-13-10 05:05 PM   #15 
        - unrelated  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 05:52 PM   #17 
        - If he was really against capitalism  JoeyT   May-13-10 06:07 PM   #21 
        - He didn't say that money wasn't necessary, or even markets  eridani   May-13-10 06:23 PM   #22 
        - couldn't agree more  grantcart   May-13-10 08:28 PM   #33 
        - It's referenced in their background.  proteus_lives   May-13-10 08:14 PM   #31 
  - Perfect post and absolutely true! Wall Street produces nothing of substance.  AnArmyVeteran   May-13-10 03:51 PM   #14 
  - Please study some finance  taught_me_patience   May-13-10 05:58 PM   #19 
     - that cat is chasing its own tail  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 07:13 PM   #23 
     - You need capital markets to fund businesses  eridani   May-13-10 08:26 PM   #32 
     - 40% of all corporate profits.  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 10:14 PM   #39 
     - Something can't be considered very 'modern' if it is a complete failure can it?  AnArmyVeteran   May-13-10 10:47 PM   #50 
  - makes sense to me. Does he tell us HOW to deep six it?  cali   May-13-10 05:09 PM   #16 
  - lock the doors  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 07:30 PM   #24 
  - 40% of all us corporate profits go to wall street. it's a parasitical appendage of capital.  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 05:53 PM   #18 
  - Completely not true  taught_me_patience   May-13-10 05:59 PM   #20 
  - that is why Wall Street exists  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 07:38 PM   #25 
  - Please link a source stating the 40% of corp profits go to WS.  taught_me_patience   May-13-10 07:45 PM   #26 
  - that's all?  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 08:05 PM   #28 
  - Thank you for posting an article to back up my argument  taught_me_patience   May-13-10 11:03 PM   #57 
     - "wall street" in common parlance = the financial sector. but that part *is* open  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 11:04 PM   #59 
     - that is true  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:23 PM   #72 
     - You really do think "Wall Street" refers as a zip code range on a specific street of New York?  liberation   May-14-10 03:47 AM   #104 
  - good article here  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 08:12 PM   #29 
  - I'd say 40% of profits are "earned" by wall street  taught_me_patience   May-13-10 10:55 PM   #53 
     - Is shilling for Wall Street a hobby or a profession?  U4ikLefty   May-13-10 11:19 PM   #67 
     - ;>)  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 11:25 PM   #73 
     - rofl  Starry Messenger   May-13-10 11:26 PM   #74 
     - I think they teach this stuff in college!  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:41 PM   #79 
     - I don't like many things WS did  taught_me_patience   May-14-10 01:50 AM   #88 
        - LOL...  liberation   May-14-10 03:52 AM   #105 
     - they are?  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:48 PM   #80 
  - I was right, then  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 09:36 PM   #38 
     - yep. they're quick to call people on stuff (usually with a dollop of name-calling), but  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 10:16 PM   #40 
        - Oy vey you are truly dense  Egnever   May-13-10 10:33 PM   #46 
           - i'm not sure what you're babbling about. i said 40% of all corporate profits go to wall street.  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 10:45 PM   #49 
           - Obviously your writing style needs some clarity  taught_me_patience   May-13-10 10:56 PM   #54 
              - i doubt it, but it does save your face. that's why you showed up now instead of earlier.  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 11:02 PM   #56 
                 - nah... it was because I was driving home from work.  taught_me_patience   May-13-10 11:03 PM   #58 
                    - sorry  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:18 PM   #65 
                    - whatever you say. nice job ya got.  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 11:21 PM   #69 
                       - you are a strange bird  Egnever   May-14-10 01:04 AM   #84 
                          - you're a strange bird too. if you don't get it, i'm not obliged to explain to someone whose  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 02:00 AM   #89 
                          - Personal attack? WTF? I just asked for a source for a claim.  taught_me_patience   May-14-10 02:10 AM   #96 
                             - are you egnever's sock? because i posted to him, not to you.  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 03:12 AM   #100 
                          - dupe  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 02:00 AM   #90 
           - services!!  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:08 PM   #60 
              - So if wall street disappeared  Egnever   May-14-10 01:17 AM   #85 
                 - yes, it would be in someone else's pockets  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 12:10 PM   #109 
  - Sorry but no  Egnever   May-13-10 10:30 PM   #45 
     - sorry but yes. "40% of all corporate profits went to wall street" means the same thing as  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 10:53 PM   #52 
        - Which is totaly different from wall street taking profits from corporations.  Egnever   May-14-10 12:53 AM   #83 
           - oh, give it up. i'm not confusing a damn thing, & you know it.  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 02:03 AM   #93 
           - yes  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 12:29 PM   #111 
  - nyt, in yellow  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 08:47 PM   #34 
     - Honestly... your anger should be directed at the U.S. government  taught_me_patience   May-13-10 11:11 PM   #61 
        - by that logic...  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:16 PM   #63 
  - You keep parroting this, and its completely untrue  Egnever   May-13-10 10:26 PM   #43 
     - you have a reading comprehension problem. "take" = "get," "make," earn, whatever.  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 10:59 PM   #55 
     - I can accept "take" or "get", but "earn" is stretching it.  Prometheus Bound   May-14-10 12:08 AM   #81 
     - So you just begrudge a company making a profit then.  Egnever   May-14-10 01:22 AM   #87 
        - so you like straw. yum yum  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 02:01 AM   #91 
           - As much as you like spewing BS  Egnever   May-14-10 02:28 AM   #98 
              - not worth it, bit T  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 03:13 AM   #101 
     - ROFL!!  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:13 PM   #62 
        - We must have a communication issue here  Egnever   May-14-10 01:21 AM   #86 
           - when someone says "you seem to be saying" what follows is typically a misrepresentation  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 02:02 AM   #92 
           - So what are you saying?  Egnever   May-14-10 02:29 AM   #99 
           - that is in your imagination  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 12:25 PM   #110 
  - reform it  MkapX   May-13-10 07:47 PM   #27 
  - K&R  leftstreet   May-13-10 08:13 PM   #30 
  - Wall Street is no longer about investing, it is about amoral hacking  eridani   May-13-10 09:09 PM   #35 
  - What do you mean by 'WALL STREET"?  Synicus Maximus   May-13-10 09:20 PM   #36 
  - Wall Street  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 10:26 PM   #42 
  - and my greatest fear....  unkachuck   May-13-10 09:35 PM   #37 
  - This guy clearly does not understand what the markets do.  Egnever   May-13-10 10:19 PM   #41 
  - well, we are all ears  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 10:26 PM   #44 
  - They provide operating capital for businesses that go public  Egnever   May-13-10 10:45 PM   #48 
  - ok  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:17 PM   #64 
  - 40%  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 11:22 PM   #71 
  - did you learn that in your econ 101 class?  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 11:29 PM   #76 
  - times have changed  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:37 PM   #78 
  - obviously under any plausible modern system financial markets are necessary  Douglas Carpenter   May-14-10 05:56 AM   #106 
     - creating jobs  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 12:47 PM   #112 
        - there has never in the entire history of the world been one single case in the entire history of the  Douglas Carpenter   May-14-10 02:32 PM   #115 
           - social democracy works : if it works so well, why is it being cut back across the globe as we speak?  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 02:41 PM   #116 
           - well visit Europe and you will see that social democracy is still far, far from dead  Douglas Carpenter   May-14-10 08:26 PM   #121 
              - I LIVED IN EUROPE FOR 1 YEAR. You might catch up on the news,  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 10:46 PM   #128 
           - that has been the rule  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 05:50 PM   #117 
              - if you think most of human history  Douglas Carpenter   May-14-10 08:33 PM   #122 
                 - really?  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 09:35 PM   #124 
                    - most of European history has been just as brutal and just as savage - if not more so  Douglas Carpenter   May-14-10 09:58 PM   #126 
                       - not open to that then?  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 10:01 PM   #127 
  - Please educate - they play a major role in economic growth  taught_me_patience   May-14-10 02:05 AM   #94 
     - as I said  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 06:05 PM   #119 
  - 40% of all corporate profits.  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 11:22 PM   #70 
     - yeah, but  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:29 PM   #75 
        - god, how could i not have understood. it is to weep, how misguided i've been.  Hannah Bell   May-13-10 11:31 PM   #77 
  - Someone had to say it  varelse   May-13-10 10:33 PM   #47 
  - Evidently they are afraid we will figure this out, too.  Starry Messenger   May-13-10 10:52 PM   #51 
  - When pathological gamblers win big, watch out:  azul   May-13-10 11:19 PM   #66 
  - k and r  William Z. Foster   May-13-10 11:20 PM   #68 
  - agreed k/r -N/T-  deacon_sephiroth   May-14-10 12:13 AM   #82 
  - If you don't like Wall Street, fine, then just don't complain about employment figures.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-14-10 02:07 AM   #95 
  - Wall Street is about cheap labor. Wall Street closes a plant employing Americans and making an 8%  pundaint   May-14-10 02:27 AM   #97 
  - +1000. it can't be pointed out too often. not only do they screw you every ten  Hannah Bell   May-14-10 03:40 AM   #103 
  - so obviously false  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 12:48 PM   #113 
     - LOL.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-14-10 06:12 PM   #120 
        - millions were laid off...  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 08:33 PM   #123 
        - still thinking, I guess  William Z. Foster   May-15-10 12:28 PM   #129 
           - Not really. It was so ridiculous, I thought it was rhetorical.  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-15-10 03:13 PM   #130 
  - It's not often said, but I think it's true. I think "the market" should be done away with (nt)  harmonicon   May-14-10 03:37 AM   #102 
  - How about we do real reform.  Enthusiast   May-14-10 07:24 AM   #107 
  - too much human misery  William Z. Foster   May-14-10 12:50 PM   #114 
  - If you look at straight investments  Turbineguy   May-14-10 08:00 AM   #108 
  - What we NEED is tighter REGULATION and actual JAILTIME for financial  Rex   May-14-10 05:57 PM   #118 
  - Excellent!!!! nt  jxnmsdemguy65   May-14-10 09:52 PM   #125 
  - Wall Street has raped the workers of America for decades. Enough is enough!  earth mom   May-15-10 03:14 PM   #131 
 

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