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laughingliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-29-10 12:51 PM
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75. Should have been done. Bush Tax Cut was the first domino to fall in the end game of killing workers.
A 30 year war on workers has not served us well. Time somebody fought on our side.
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  -Shame On ANYbody, From ANY Party, That Does Not Address This Immediately !!! WillyT  Jun-28-10 05:42 PM   #0 
  - That chart is jaw-droppingly frightening.  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-28-10 06:00 PM   #1 
  - And Remember... That's 27 Weeks And Over... One Half Of A Year...  WillyT   Jun-28-10 06:07 PM   #2 
     - Yes, the 27 weeks caught my attention immediately.  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-28-10 06:23 PM   #5 
     - Unemployment stat has nothing to do with Unemployment Compensation.  Statistical   Jun-29-10 08:08 AM   #42 
     - Wall street won't be hiriing again because...  butterfly77   Jun-28-10 11:29 PM   #33 
     - Naomi Klein -- Shock Doctrine. It's here. It's now.  JDPriestly   Jun-29-10 10:42 AM   #53 
     - You're Right...  orbitalman   Jun-29-10 11:10 AM   #58 
     - Please....  femrap   Jun-29-10 11:29 AM   #60 
        - You go, girl!  gorfle   Jun-29-10 01:10 PM   #84 
     - +1 nt  laughingliberal   Jun-29-10 12:42 PM   #73 
     - Would not surprise me one bit.  bobburgster   Jun-29-10 01:16 PM   #85 
     - It is frightening  SusanaMontana41   Jun-29-10 03:38 PM   #91 
     - Dupe. self-delete  SusanaMontana41   Jun-29-10 03:39 PM   #92 
  - Ok how will you fix it and how much will you donate to pull it off?  stray cat   Jun-28-10 06:13 PM   #3 
  - I Wouldn't Wait Until 2011 To Repeal/End The Bush Tax Cuts  WillyT   Jun-28-10 06:22 PM   #4 
  - I love that idea  Art_from_Ark   Jun-28-10 08:21 PM   #18 
  - Should have been done. Bush Tax Cut was the first domino to fall in the end game of killing workers.  laughingliberal   Jun-29-10 12:51 PM   #75 
  - Didn't they just recently vote NOT to overturn them? Thought so?  defendandprotect   Jun-29-10 03:59 PM   #95 
  - Repeal Bush's tax cuts?  humbled_opinion   Jun-29-10 05:41 PM   #109 
  - Damn sure not cut the deficit in half in 2.5 years  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-28-10 06:24 PM   #6 
  - Why wouldn't they?  hootinholler   Jun-28-10 08:44 PM   #27 
  - My eyes nearly  femrap   Jun-29-10 11:33 AM   #61 
  - Just max out your credit cards -  cartach   Jun-29-10 12:08 PM   #68 
     - Sure. If it's Milton Friedman's economics course. That thinking got us where we are.  laughingliberal   Jun-29-10 12:57 PM   #78 
     - false construct there  William Z. Foster   Jun-29-10 01:06 PM   #83 
     - Economics 101 is actually the fast track to not knowing a damned thing about economics  Chulanowa   Jun-29-10 04:23 PM   #102 
  - They're pushing the deficit meme because they're going after SS, Medicare & "entitlements"  Doremus   Jun-29-10 12:08 PM   #69 
     - Deficits are the current Repug code  lark   Jun-29-10 12:23 PM   #71 
  - To suggest that an individual addressing a systemic issue  Bluenorthwest   Jun-28-10 06:32 PM   #9 
  - If "ignored" is asking for solutions, I have some.  girl gone mad   Jun-28-10 07:12 PM   #13 
  - I'm Afraid... He Sleeps With The Crickets...  WillyT   Jun-28-10 07:21 PM   #14 
  - 4-Day Work Week  Octafish   Jun-28-10 08:17 PM   #17 
  - I work a 4 day week  DiverDave   Jun-28-10 08:24 PM   #19 
  - short answer, no and more likely to get worse nt  pokercat999   Jun-29-10 07:55 AM   #39 
  - I agree wholeheartedly!  h9socialist   Jun-29-10 12:52 PM   #77 
  - 5 hour work day . . . strikes . . .united actions of labor, senior citizens, youth ...  defendandprotect   Jun-29-10 04:01 PM   #96 
  - Good ideas....  femrap   Jun-29-10 11:41 AM   #62 
  - those are some big solutions  lark   Jun-29-10 12:31 PM   #72 
  - That question was designed to piss people off.  abelenkpe   Jun-29-10 08:36 AM   #45 
  - The reason is STFU while we try to obscure the magnitude of the problem. nt  laughingliberal   Jun-29-10 01:06 PM   #82 
  - that's one of the worst internet fallacies, and downright silly (reducto ad all-powerful)  nashville_brook   Jun-28-10 06:50 PM   #10 
  - Somebody has to call attention to the problem  Shireling   Jun-29-10 05:50 PM   #111 
  - The fix is easy - national strike.  TBF   Jun-29-10 07:05 AM   #35 
  - Right . . .. you don't have to be in a union to join a strike -- just part of LABOR ....  defendandprotect   Jun-29-10 04:02 PM   #97 
  - If you applied the standard you request from others to yourself...  liberation   Jun-29-10 09:41 AM   #48 
  - Simple: withdraw from NAFTA, WTO, & GATT. Increase tarrifs of foreign goods. Breakup Walmart and  grahamhgreen   Jun-29-10 09:52 AM   #50 
  - Your proposals make excellent sense, grahamgreen.  JDPriestly   Jun-29-10 10:43 AM   #54 
  - Obama won't touch them ... even amend them!! But it's what should be happening...  defendandprotect   Jun-29-10 04:03 PM   #99 
  - ...  RedRoses323   Jun-30-10 07:44 AM   #118 
  - You pretend that the answers are "too complicated" or "can't be done"  Greyhound   Jun-29-10 10:48 AM   #55 
  - Of course -- excellent -- but do you seriously think Obama is inclined to do those things?  defendandprotect   Jun-29-10 04:05 PM   #100 
     - Of course not, he is their guy and his history is one of loyalty, so I expect nothing but continued  Greyhound   Jun-30-10 12:54 AM   #116 
  - Despite a concerted attempt from the RW to rewrite history, there was a plan that worked:  laughingliberal   Jun-29-10 12:47 PM   #74 
     - Right ... re-establish New Deal and its regulation of corrupt capitalism . . .  defendandprotect   Jun-29-10 04:08 PM   #101 
  - We need a new jobs bill/major jobs plan...  Dappleganger   Jun-28-10 06:30 PM   #7 
  - Yes... Most Excellent !!!  WillyT   Jun-28-10 06:31 PM   #8 
  - Rail cars made in the USA, solar panels, wind turbines, etc made in the USA  SocialistLez   Jun-29-10 10:34 AM   #52 
  - Exactly! We need to vote people into place with mass transit and new energy on their agenda...  Dappleganger   Jun-29-10 01:05 PM   #81 
  - And we need a Strong President  Shireling   Jun-29-10 05:47 PM   #110 
  - Please tell me that's a hoax....PLEASE....  Poll_Blind   Jun-28-10 06:52 PM   #11 
  - Doomer1!1!!!  girl gone mad   Jun-28-10 07:04 PM   #12 
  - K&R and more bad news, here, from Yahoo Finance:  amborin   Jun-28-10 08:07 PM   #15 
  - Tech ticker?  Mickeyc1004   Jun-29-10 11:49 PM   #115 
  - Stop the military spending and there will be plenty of money for jobs and other ...  L0oniX   Jun-28-10 08:12 PM   #16 
  - For The Win ....  Myrina   Jun-29-10 08:17 AM   #43 
  - Except that military spending = The Southern Economy  PassingFair   Jun-29-10 04:58 PM   #106 
  - This is what class war looks like. n/t  rucky   Jun-28-10 08:26 PM   #20 
  - And This...  WillyT   Jun-28-10 08:30 PM   #21 
  - And This...  WillyT   Jun-28-10 08:34 PM   #23 
     - And Of Course This...  WillyT   Jun-28-10 08:36 PM   #26 
  - That is a war that was fought and lost 5 years ago.  jotsy   Jun-29-10 07:42 AM   #37 
  - My Fix  Parche   Jun-28-10 08:31 PM   #22 
  - Can you be the President?  LiberalLovinLug   Jun-29-10 11:27 PM   #113 
  - ditto  elias7   Jun-30-10 07:24 AM   #117 
  - Words fail me. Rec'd n/t  Catherina   Jun-28-10 08:35 PM   #24 
  - Fixing it is easy.  Sebastian Doyle   Jun-28-10 08:35 PM   #25 
  - You have my vote.  HCE SuiGeneris   Jun-28-10 10:22 PM   #30 
  - Mine Too !!!  WillyT   Jun-28-10 10:39 PM   #31 
  - I like this, too.  donco6   Jun-29-10 07:58 AM   #40 
  - See, well... the problem with your solution is...  liberation   Jun-29-10 12:51 PM   #76 
  - k*r Here are some great stats - Shadow Goverment Statustics  autorank   Jun-28-10 08:59 PM   #28 
  - Way Cool !!! - Thanks !!!  WillyT   Jun-28-10 09:41 PM   #29 
     - It's a good site and well documented n/t  autorank   Jun-28-10 11:07 PM   #32 
  - The hopeful bit is this  Alcibiades   Jun-29-10 07:05 AM   #34 
  - Some great ideas here  chriscruzan   Jun-29-10 07:33 AM   #36 
  - Does that chart take into account population growth?  Dawgs   Jun-29-10 07:53 AM   #38 
  - the spike is for 2009/10 I'm not sure the population changed all that much last year.  SunnySong   Jun-29-10 10:49 AM   #56 
     - There were some rolling blackouts a couple of years ago...  liberation   Jun-29-10 12:01 PM   #66 
  - We live in shameless times.  Javaman   Jun-29-10 08:02 AM   #41 
  - I've said that many  femrap   Jun-29-10 11:50 AM   #63 
  - K&R...n/t  Oceansaway   Jun-29-10 08:26 AM   #44 
  - Republicans push deficit reduction  abelenkpe   Jun-29-10 08:53 AM   #46 
  - Definitely shows the failure of Reaganomics  KansDem   Jun-29-10 09:35 AM   #47 
  - We need a four day work week. 8 hours a day  NNN0LHI   Jun-29-10 09:51 AM   #49 
  - The four-day week is a good idea. Why?  JDPriestly   Jun-29-10 11:05 AM   #57 
     - So we can get a second job for the other three days...  BrklynLiberal   Jun-29-10 02:31 PM   #89 
  - The most amazing contrast on the link supplied in the original post  peacetalksforall   Jun-29-10 10:14 AM   #51 
  - I agree-"major theft."  newspeak   Jun-29-10 11:51 AM   #64 
  - Oh, and one more thing to add  newspeak   Jun-29-10 11:53 AM   #65 
  - "theft" is such a nasty word... I believe the new & improved term for it is "wealth redistribution"  liberation   Jun-29-10 12:07 PM   #67 
  - You're right about everything in those three paragraphs. Every time any  peacetalksforall   Jun-29-10 12:11 PM   #70 
  - So the New World Order  Shireling   Jun-29-10 05:59 PM   #112 
  - You have too much faith in our system. They can't fix it. It will heal, but they can't "fix" it.  BrentWil   Jun-29-10 11:13 AM   #59 
  - So, stay the course? That's your answer? nt  laughingliberal   Jun-29-10 01:43 PM   #87 
  - Don't you know...the economy is in full recovery  guardian   Jun-29-10 12:59 PM   #79 
  - Yep...the economy is in full recovery.  guardian   Jun-29-10 01:02 PM   #80 
  - Cut entitlements!  Enthusiast   Jun-29-10 01:22 PM   #86 
  - Scary as hell. Someone better show this to the guys in the White House...  BrklynLiberal   Jun-29-10 02:30 PM   #88 
  - "It's the economy, Stupid" is true today as it was in 1990.  Mimosa   Jun-29-10 03:52 PM   #93 
     - You got that right!!!  BrklynLiberal   Jun-29-10 04:40 PM   #103 
  - That's a lil scary  uponit7771   Jun-29-10 02:34 PM   #90 
  - Obama is investing in nuclear energy -- $36 BILLION in loans . . .!!!  defendandprotect   Jun-29-10 03:58 PM   #94 
  - Why does it appear to head up during Republican presidencies?  timefortherevolution   Jun-29-10 04:03 PM   #98 
  - 70+ weeks for me and no real prospects  Autonomy   Jun-29-10 04:43 PM   #104 
  - Oh!  PassingFair   Jun-29-10 05:03 PM   #108 
  - not to diminish the idea, but the scale isn't adjusted for population change  elias7   Jun-29-10 04:44 PM   #105 
  - Bullshit graph.  Hosnon   Jun-29-10 04:59 PM   #107 
  - Wall Street Jounal is a conservative paper owned by the same guy that owns Fox  Mickeyc1004   Jun-29-10 11:31 PM   #114 
  - Where are the jobs programs?  blindpig   Jun-30-10 08:38 AM   #119 
 

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