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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-14-10 03:25 PM
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  -President Obama: Want to help the Gulf? Come down and spend money Bluebear  Jun-14-10 03:20 PM   #0 
  - Go shopping?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-14-10 03:21 PM   #1 
  - Shop till you drop.  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 03:25 PM   #4 
  - well he did compare it to 9/11  northernlights   Jun-14-10 03:27 PM   #5 
  - It was, but it was a vaccuous shopping, a shopping the vaccuous women in his family might do.  Mira   Jun-14-10 09:07 PM   #44 
  - shopping to bail out the economy  northernlights   Jun-15-10 02:30 PM   #88 
  - Camparing Obama to Bush is always a winner!  HughMoran   Jun-14-10 09:54 PM   #62 
     - this place is getting so RW  demtenjeep   Jun-15-10 09:49 AM   #86 
        - don't confuse disappointed with right-wing  northernlights   Jun-15-10 02:29 PM   #87 
        - Need a lesson in politics?  Jakes Progress   Jun-15-10 04:25 PM   #91 
  - Wasn't that everyone's first thought?  xxqqqzme   Jun-14-10 03:47 PM   #13 
  - Yep. The more things change...  muffin1   Jun-14-10 03:48 PM   #14 
  - Fool me twice, don't get fooled again.  AngryAmish   Jun-14-10 08:36 PM   #42 
  - Definitely my first thought: Go shopping?  scarletwoman   Jun-14-10 03:51 PM   #17 
  - Mine too. n/t  Laelth   Jun-14-10 03:52 PM   #18 
  - mine as well nt  jonnyblitz   Jun-14-10 06:27 PM   #36 
  - .  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 08:34 PM   #41 
  - +1  Individualist   Jun-14-10 09:12 PM   #47 
  - My first thoughts. Very Bushian.  mmonk   Jun-14-10 09:14 PM   #48 
  - Helping people of the Gulf survive is Bushian?  HughMoran   Jun-14-10 09:55 PM   #63 
     - Sure, that's it.  mmonk   Jun-14-10 10:05 PM   #68 
     - You think you can do better  HughMoran   Jun-14-10 10:10 PM   #70 
     - You surely are brighter than this post indicates.  Jakes Progress   Jun-15-10 04:33 PM   #92 
        - That's why they are "ignored".  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 04:52 PM   #98 
  - Unfortunately functionally  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-14-10 09:17 PM   #50 
  - that assumes we have money to spend, or at least credit and somebody willing to lend  northernlights   Jun-15-10 02:36 PM   #89 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-14-10 09:28 PM   #55 
  - That was more generalized  treestar   Jun-15-10 06:32 AM   #84 
  - How about we use some federal money to seed greener technologies instead?  Auggie   Jun-14-10 03:24 PM   #2 
  - Excellent idea.  Old and In the Way   Jun-14-10 03:38 PM   #7 
  - !  City Lights   Jun-14-10 04:00 PM   #22 
  - How bout 20 billion from BP for a renewable energy industry like solar in the sun belt!  grahamhgreen   Jun-14-10 07:09 PM   #39 
     - And how about catching some of this massive wind spill we have every day in the wind belt?  Maru Kitteh   Jun-14-10 09:23 PM   #52 
  - -1  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-14-10 03:25 PM   #3 
  - I like the bit about trusting BP to set up that escrow fund on its own  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 03:35 PM   #6 
     - Y'know  BeFree   Jun-14-10 09:14 PM   #49 
     - Yep. That is Republican strategy and a joke.  mmonk   Jun-14-10 09:28 PM   #54 
     - To me, that was the lead  pinboy3niner   Jun-14-10 11:23 PM   #78 
  - What a horrible man  ProSense   Jun-14-10 03:39 PM   #8 
  - Just my thought  izquierdista   Jun-14-10 03:43 PM   #11 
     - oh FFS  dionysus   Jun-14-10 03:56 PM   #20 
     - Whoosh!  HughMoran   Jun-14-10 09:59 PM   #65 
        - dupe  Jakes Progress   Jun-15-10 04:35 PM   #93 
        - Just because sarcasm sounds so much like the truth  Jakes Progress   Jun-15-10 04:38 PM   #94 
  - More consumerism...  taught_me_patience   Jun-14-10 03:39 PM   #9 
  - More proof that Corporate Neofeudalism rules us all.  tom_paine   Jun-14-10 03:40 PM   #10 
  - And what should I spend my money on?  hobbit709   Jun-14-10 03:44 PM   #12 
  - or all the retails stores all over Fla that are boarded up! What a joke!  flyarm   Jun-14-10 04:20 PM   #27 
  - Oh, you Republicon!  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 05:36 PM   #30 
  - I thought I saw a thread on DU today that obama  Angry Dragon   Jun-14-10 06:27 PM   #37 
     - You thought you saw a thread where you think somebody might have said something?  Maru Kitteh   Jun-14-10 09:26 PM   #53 
     - Be nice  Angry Dragon   Jun-14-10 09:33 PM   #57 
     - Link  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 09:30 PM   #56 
  - Oh please! Should people stop looking for work to go spend money?  lunatica   Jun-14-10 03:50 PM   #15 
  - Gee, I think I made about five thousand dollars last year,  muffin1   Jun-14-10 03:51 PM   #16 
  - Don't spend it all in one place on your Gulf vacation  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 04:04 PM   #24 
  - Maybe he should suggest this to the Wall St. Bankers he gave our money *to* (nt)  whatchamacallit   Jun-14-10 03:55 PM   #19 
  - Pass.  City Lights   Jun-14-10 03:59 PM   #21 
  - This is like putting one of GWB's used band-aids on a gaping wound  Blue Owl   Jun-14-10 04:02 PM   #23 
  - I don't see how he can say that  LuvNewcastle   Jun-14-10 04:10 PM   #25 
  - well the plume is supposedly now on the Treasure Coast of Fla..  flyarm   Jun-14-10 04:21 PM   #28 
     - good heavens  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 04:43 PM   #29 
  - Yes come swim with your children in God knows what. I got this in a email this morn ..  flyarm   Jun-14-10 04:18 PM   #26 
  - 'A gray, algae-like substance was washing ashore at a Marco Island beach this afternoon.'  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 06:02 PM   #31 
     - dead sea creatures  SoCalDem   Jun-14-10 06:22 PM   #34 
  - I'd love to,  MadHound   Jun-14-10 06:17 PM   #32 
  - Maybe if the economy was any better!  thewiseguy   Jun-14-10 06:18 PM   #33 
  - "Shop" Hmmmmm ...... sounds familiar.  Stinky The Clown   Jun-14-10 06:25 PM   #35 
  - Rec'd, didn't budge n/t  Catherina   Jun-14-10 06:36 PM   #38 
  - Like we have any money to spend.  LWolf   Jun-14-10 07:13 PM   #40 
  - Considering the state of the economy where the hell are people supposed to  Raineyb   Jun-14-10 08:41 PM   #43 
  - But were not suppose to go to Las Vegas to help the economy?  ProgressiveVictory   Jun-14-10 09:10 PM   #45 
  - Did he recommend plastic sheeting and duct tape also?  HooptieWagon   Jun-14-10 09:10 PM   #46 
  - Who has the money.  joe black   Jun-14-10 09:23 PM   #51 
  - How about arresting the decision makers at BP and NOT letting them  Nikki Stone1   Jun-14-10 09:35 PM   #58 
  - Sure, I will put the hotel/food/gas bill on my low interest credit card.  The Midway Rebel   Jun-14-10 09:41 PM   #59 
  - Try the veal!  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 09:43 PM   #60 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-14-10 09:52 PM   #61 
  - Not sure how that would help the Gulf At all, but Okay  MadBadger   Jun-14-10 10:02 PM   #67 
  - less demand for oil, less drilling  midnight armadillo   Jun-14-10 10:09 PM   #69 
  - You think biking more will help the tourism based Gulf economy?  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-14-10 10:23 PM   #71 
  - You know, that ticks me off. It's the same as with Bush: people are ready to pitch in & help  Hannah Bell   Jun-14-10 09:57 PM   #64 
  - + 1000 n/t  slipslidingaway   Jun-14-10 10:38 PM   #74 
  - Yeah, he's right  tammywammy   Jun-14-10 10:01 PM   #66 
  - Of course. So, what do we do at Destin with no beach, the Shell Museum?  Bluebear   Jun-14-10 10:26 PM   #72 
  - Oh, you're right, there's absolutely nothing to do in Florida except beaches.  tammywammy   Jun-14-10 10:52 PM   #75 
     - the beaches are the main tourist attraction! By farrrrrrrrrrrrrr!  flyarm   Jun-14-10 10:56 PM   #76 
        - And the :crickets:  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 01:13 AM   #80 
           - I have yet to know anyone coming to my Fla beach community for say..shopping  flyarm   Jun-15-10 02:01 AM   #81 
           - I don't stay online all night  tammywammy   Jun-15-10 06:29 AM   #82 
              - OK.  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 04:18 PM   #90 
  - Agreed, I don't see the problem with this  treestar   Jun-15-10 06:31 AM   #83 
  - Yay! Let's go shopping! n/t  Subdivisions   Jun-14-10 10:28 PM   #73 
  - Lousiana and gulf coast states should have thought  taught_me_patience   Jun-14-10 11:04 PM   #77 
  - 100% stupid, What is Obama thinking?  donheld   Jun-14-10 11:49 PM   #79 
  - If I had money to spend I'd be there. n/t  Mimosa   Jun-15-10 07:21 AM   #85 
  - Pardon me but I have to say  SargeUNN   Jun-15-10 04:42 PM   #95 
  - You are absolutely correct. nt  AtomicKitten   Jun-15-10 04:46 PM   #96 
  - "Go shopping"  Raine   Jun-15-10 04:52 PM   #97 
 

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