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MindPilot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-25-10 11:33 AM
Response to Reply #39
42. We really do need a hyperpole similie
Of course it's possible.
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  -So I Let A CEO Have It at The Store Tonight... rsmith6621  Jun-24-10 09:12 PM   #0 
  - Good for you  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-24-10 09:14 PM   #1 
  - Nice job - it takes guts to do that  rurallib   Jun-24-10 09:15 PM   #2 
  - Not guts - just truth.  wolfgangmo   Jun-25-10 12:12 PM   #52 
     - see my thread on black kitty and wooden shoe elsewhere nt  grasswire   Jun-25-10 04:38 PM   #76 
  - VERY well done. Those types are not used to getting called on the stupidity they spout..  BrklynLiberal   Jun-24-10 09:16 PM   #3 
  - Or their greed! nt  Patchuli   Jun-24-10 09:20 PM   #6 
  - Way to go!  CaliforniaPeggy   Jun-24-10 09:17 PM   #4 
  - This kind of thing needs to happen more often.  KonaKane   Jun-24-10 09:17 PM   #5 
  - Excellent  gratuitous   Jun-24-10 09:27 PM   #7 
  - good on you! n/t  RainDog   Jun-24-10 09:32 PM   #8 
  - Recommend. Nt  xchrom   Jun-24-10 09:36 PM   #9 
  - Amazing. Thanks! n/t  Mimosa   Jun-24-10 09:42 PM   #10 
  - hooray  handmade34   Jun-24-10 09:45 PM   #11 
  - K&R  katandmoon   Jun-24-10 10:00 PM   #12 
  - "he just put his basket down and left the store... "  Tsiyu   Jun-24-10 10:15 PM   #13 
  - wow i especially like points 2 and 3 n/t  adamuu   Jun-24-10 10:22 PM   #14 
  - The image crossed me mind...  badgerpup   Jun-25-10 11:27 AM   #41 
  - Sounds like you set a good example for onlookers: rational, conversational use of questions,  patrice   Jun-24-10 10:24 PM   #15 
  - Awesome  Cresent City Kid   Jun-24-10 10:27 PM   #16 
  - I was working at McDonalds in the seventies, trying to put myself through college.  1monster   Jun-25-10 12:01 PM   #48 
     - I had the same experience  Cresent City Kid   Jun-25-10 10:10 PM   #88 
  - Bravo!  SeattleGirl   Jun-24-10 10:29 PM   #17 
  - When I was in grad school I tutored the kids of the uber-rich for  Lucky Luciano   Jun-24-10 10:37 PM   #18 
  - a quote for you although I forget the author.  wolfgangmo   Jun-25-10 02:21 PM   #67 
     - If you're looking for an appropriately corporatist variant of that sentiment...  JHB   Jun-26-10 10:49 AM   #90 
  - Excellent job!!!  OregonBi   Jun-24-10 10:52 PM   #19 
  - You rock. nt  quiet.american   Jun-24-10 10:55 PM   #20 
  - The Big Lie  Octafish   Jun-24-10 11:09 PM   #21 
  - K&R nicely played  SunsetDreams   Jun-24-10 11:17 PM   #22 
  - Way to go!!  one_voice   Jun-24-10 11:26 PM   #23 
  - This reads like Penthouse Forum for Liberals!!! n/t  galileoreloaded   Jun-24-10 11:58 PM   #24 
  - giggity!! n/t  axollot   Jun-25-10 11:45 AM   #44 
  - The OP got my "liberal"...  N_E_1 for Tennis   Jun-25-10 12:24 PM   #53 
  - You win the trophy for "Loudest Laugh of the Day" n/t  JHB   Jun-26-10 10:54 AM   #91 
  - Kudos to you!  raccoon   Jun-25-10 09:12 AM   #25 
  - Excellent!  Brewman_Jax   Jun-25-10 09:25 AM   #26 
  - It won't stay dead  Enthusiast   Jun-25-10 11:55 AM   #47 
  - Maybe we should start calling it zombie economics instead of voodoo economics  Salviati   Jun-25-10 05:55 PM   #79 
     - Good idea. nt  Enthusiast   Jun-26-10 02:18 PM   #96 
  - It keeps rising up like Dracula, the Mummy or Richard Nixon!  LongTomH   Jun-25-10 12:57 PM   #55 
  - Way to stand up!  yellerpup   Jun-25-10 09:29 AM   #27 
  - Surprising that a member of the American Aristocracy would let a Plebian like yourself get close  tom_paine   Jun-25-10 10:09 AM   #28 
  - That was my first thought too..which made me think the OP is BS  MindPilot   Jun-25-10 10:23 AM   #30 
  - There are always exceptions. If this anecdote is true, Mr. Aristocrat CEO will soon be hiring one.  tom_paine   Jun-25-10 10:35 AM   #31 
  - Some time back, Nicole Kidman was shooting a film in Baltimore  shireen   Jun-25-10 11:20 AM   #39 
  - We really do need a hyperpole similie  MindPilot   Jun-25-10 11:33 AM   #42 
  - I've known many wealthy people (uber-wealthy; some are even family) and  axollot   Jun-25-10 11:51 AM   #46 
     - ^ Exactly so ^  Mimosa   Jun-25-10 01:17 PM   #57 
  - also curious  yodoobo   Jun-25-10 09:14 PM   #85 
  - Or, a CEO in a store like Walmart where one must check for expiration  Obamanaut   Jun-26-10 11:02 AM   #92 
  - Not such a surprise, but certainly it's an "upscale" grocery store...  JHB   Jun-26-10 11:23 AM   #95 
  - Xe will be doing his shopping from now on. /nt  Spheric   Jun-25-10 10:55 AM   #37 
  - their logic falls apart on it's face.  MindPilot   Jun-25-10 10:20 AM   #29 
  - Maybe what you could have said...  DirtyDawg   Jun-25-10 10:41 AM   #32 
  - You should be in congress because that's what they should be acting like!!!  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-25-10 10:44 AM   #33 
  - he left because what his company is doing is indefensible  SemperEadem   Jun-25-10 10:47 AM   #34 
  - Good for you! I'd also ask him just exactly how his theory turned out when  Zoeisright   Jun-25-10 10:50 AM   #35 
  - My hero!  Dappleganger   Jun-25-10 10:55 AM   #36 
  - I am going to jot these points down and carry them...  Tikki   Jun-25-10 11:16 AM   #38 
  - Outstanding  Stumbler   Jun-25-10 11:21 AM   #40 
  - He's basically right though. If you want jobs in America, you have to make the companies...  newtothegame   Jun-25-10 11:35 AM   #43 
  - corporate tax cuts, deregulation, busted unions, H1B visas  MindPilot   Jun-25-10 02:30 PM   #68 
  - Imagine him repeating those  Enthusiast   Jun-25-10 11:50 AM   #45 
  - Wealth and power get sucked upward as surely as shit flows downhill.  JHB   Jun-25-10 12:04 PM   #49 
  - Hit and run post. nt  Javaman   Jun-25-10 12:04 PM   #50 
  - Cool story, bro. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-25-10 12:07 PM   #51 
  - WOW.....he  femrap   Jun-25-10 12:53 PM   #54 
  - Hmmmmmmmm  bongbong   Jun-25-10 01:49 PM   #61 
     - I'm so glad he's  femrap   Jun-25-10 03:50 PM   #71 
  - "I did get several pat on the back of support " That is the important part of your story!  bobbolink   Jun-25-10 01:04 PM   #56 
  - Good going  90-percent   Jun-25-10 01:19 PM   #58 
  - Translation: "We need more money for bigger gates to keep out the angry people whose jobs we just  Warren DeMontague   Jun-25-10 01:21 PM   #59 
  - We tried what he said already. It was called "Reaganomics"  KansDem   Jun-25-10 01:32 PM   #60 
  - Exactly right...  JuniperLea   Jun-25-10 01:52 PM   #62 
     - ...lucrative to the right people.  JHB   Jun-25-10 01:59 PM   #64 
        - I did have another word... but you are correct, of course...  JuniperLea   Jun-25-10 02:15 PM   #66 
  - take a look in the mirror people  happy_liberal   Jun-25-10 01:57 PM   #63 
  - When was Al Gore President?  Horse with no Name   Jun-26-10 11:06 AM   #93 
  - It's a bitch when the Serfs tell the King he has no clothes.  formercia   Jun-25-10 01:59 PM   #65 
  - Bravo! nt  valerief   Jun-25-10 03:37 PM   #69 
  - This person's attitude was not a surprise  BaltimoreDemocrat   Jun-25-10 03:42 PM   #70 
  - Excellent!  Sherman A1   Jun-25-10 03:54 PM   #72 
  - Its been proven time and time again, in no uncertain terms, that  OwnedByFerrets   Jun-25-10 04:11 PM   #73 
  - Bravo! n/t  Hepburn   Jun-25-10 04:26 PM   #74 
  - You spoke for me too  lunatica   Jun-25-10 04:29 PM   #75 
  - my husbands company just moved their base of operations to georgia  ejpoeta   Jun-25-10 05:00 PM   #77 
  - Good for you -- !!  defendandprotect   Jun-25-10 05:21 PM   #78 
  - Excellent. I am surprised he was able to deliver the "tax break" line with straight face.  bluerum   Jun-25-10 06:11 PM   #80 
  - That's awesome  Duct Tape   Jun-25-10 06:31 PM   #81 
  - Let him have it.  RoccoR5955   Jun-25-10 08:04 PM   #82 
  - Grocery store line stories are always so incredible  yodoobo   Jun-25-10 09:07 PM   #83 
  - Nice!  uberblonde   Jun-25-10 09:14 PM   #84 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-25-10 09:16 PM   #86 
  - I could not have done what you did  Generic Brad   Jun-25-10 09:35 PM   #87 
  - Reagonomics = worst thing that ever happened to humanity.  Initech   Jun-25-10 10:29 PM   #89 
  - What I find amazing is how many stupid working people believe that right wing  B Calm   Jun-26-10 11:15 AM   #94 
  - Why let him have it? He was gonna take it anyway.  mikeSchmuckabee   Jun-26-10 03:23 PM   #97 
  - Good for you!  SJC55   Jun-26-10 03:57 PM   #98 
 

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