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Hekate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-23-10 02:13 AM
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53. Thank you. I think some people think these things "just happen."
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  -The bashing of the Clintons over the wedding price tag is ridiculous scheming daemons  Jul-22-10 06:21 PM   #0 
  - Absolutely. I wonder what else the complainers have to criticize..LOL  monmouth   Jul-22-10 06:23 PM   #1 
  - actually, i use a rule of thumb with what dems do. if i would be mad  roguevalley   Jul-23-10 01:12 AM   #46 
  - Ok - but I see you are repeating the totally made up number.  DURHAM D   Jul-22-10 06:23 PM   #2 
  - Whatever the number is... doesn't matter. They have lots of money.... SPEND IT  scheming daemons   Jul-22-10 06:25 PM   #4 
  - Well the people are judging this story on that totally made up number... I don't think  gateley   Jul-22-10 06:26 PM   #5 
  - Agree. And as I posted elsewhere, she's their only child and is obviously well loved. She  gateley   Jul-22-10 06:24 PM   #3 
  - That's what I was feeling about it, too. She's their one and only...  eleny   Jul-22-10 06:28 PM   #11 
  - Not that the clintons won't spend on their daughters wedding  xchrom   Jul-22-10 06:26 PM   #6 
  - I think the criticism would be forthcoming regardless of the actual dollar amount -  gateley   Jul-22-10 06:28 PM   #12 
     - Lol -- no it'll be a Fabulous budget -- and I will love it. Nt  xchrom   Jul-22-10 09:24 PM   #45 
  - I totally disagree  meowomon   Jul-22-10 06:26 PM   #7 
  - If they spent $2 million on a house, nobody here would be saying anything  scheming daemons   Jul-22-10 06:32 PM   #17 
  - yeah but you can actually live in a house for many it is an investment.,..  SunnySong   Jul-22-10 07:46 PM   #36 
  - It circulates the same amount of money into the economy.....  scheming daemons   Jul-22-10 07:47 PM   #37 
  - A piece of real estate is not the same thing  meowomon   Jul-23-10 01:35 AM   #47 
  - I agree.  blueamy66   Jul-23-10 01:44 AM   #48 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-23-10 01:45 AM   #49 
  - Is there a source for that figure? Just curious.  Hekate   Jul-23-10 02:03 AM   #51 
  - Furthermore, the wedding plans are secret, so it may all be an exaggeration.  Overseas   Jul-22-10 06:27 PM   #8 
  - Yes it is ridiculous.  zabet   Jul-22-10 06:28 PM   #9 
  - I have no more problem with them doing it than anyone else. However, I do  NC_Nurse   Jul-22-10 06:28 PM   #10 
  - what if they spent it on a house? or yacht? would that be better?  scheming daemons   Jul-22-10 06:30 PM   #15 
  - I wouldn't do that, but I know they're in a different position than most.  NC_Nurse   Jul-22-10 07:45 PM   #35 
  - would you spend 20k  dsc   Jul-22-10 06:40 PM   #25 
     - Nope. No way.  NC_Nurse   Jul-22-10 07:38 PM   #34 
        - 20k is a very reasonably priced wedding  dsc   Jul-22-10 08:09 PM   #39 
  - The only thing more ridiculous than that  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-22-10 06:29 PM   #13 
  - I only have one thread on the subject  scheming daemons   Jul-22-10 06:31 PM   #16 
     - But you posted in the other one  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-22-10 06:32 PM   #18 
  - Nobody's business!  Born_A_Truman   Jul-22-10 06:30 PM   #14 
  - For one thing, the costs in the stories on the wedding are NOT FACTUAL - They  old mark   Jul-22-10 06:35 PM   # 
  - More likely it is members of the wedding industry throwing high numbers out  LiberalFighter   Jul-22-10 07:17 PM   #33 
     - That is exactly what someone said on the program on MSNBC yesterday  old mark   Jul-23-10 06:22 AM   #55 
  - I can't believe I keep seeing this defense of trickle down economics...  SunnySong   Jul-22-10 06:35 PM   #19 
  - So.. you'd rather they kept their money in offshore bank accounts instead?  scheming daemons   Jul-22-10 06:37 PM   #21 
  - They could donate some to charity in the Brides name.... nt  SunnySong   Jul-22-10 06:58 PM   #30 
  - Chelsea is their only child, I don't blame them wanting to  alfredo   Jul-22-10 06:38 PM   #24 
  - and who would this money trickle down to exactly?  Whisp   Jul-22-10 07:09 PM   #32 
  - Some of it will very likely come all the way across the country to my area, for flowers  Hekate   Jul-23-10 02:11 AM   #52 
  - You have NO IDEA what trickle-down economics actually is. You are attacking economics in general.  BzaDem   Jul-23-10 06:28 AM   #56 
  - were all of Hillary's bills paid up from her campaign?  Whisp   Jul-22-10 06:37 PM   #20 
  - I dont think they're allowed to pay campaign bills out of their private funds anyway...  scheming daemons   Jul-22-10 06:38 PM   #22 
     - don't let the facts get in the way of a good hillary bash  dsc   Jul-22-10 06:42 PM   #26 
        - dsc... you know I'm not a Hillary fan.... but I'm with you on this issue.  scheming daemons   Jul-22-10 06:44 PM   #29 
  - That's the sort of thing we should leave to Limbaugh.  lpbk2713   Jul-22-10 06:38 PM   #23 
  - While I agree with you, I can't agree that this is that great for the economy long term.  CTyankee   Jul-22-10 06:43 PM   #27 
  - It's Republican hate and jealousy-But spending 100 million $ on a second yacht republicans have no  GreenTea   Jul-22-10 06:43 PM   #28 
  - It's an obscene use of money, no matter who is spending it.  TexasObserver   Jul-22-10 07:04 PM   #31 
  - Why do people feel they have a need to tell others how to spend their money?  HipChick   Jul-22-10 07:47 PM   #38 
  - not me. tis absurd. there are many things i could spend money on kids for that i say  seabeyond   Jul-22-10 08:13 PM   #40 
  - An event planner weighs in  lapislzi   Jul-22-10 08:19 PM   #41 
  - Thank you. I think some people think these things "just happen."  Hekate   Jul-23-10 02:13 AM   #53 
     - That's the illusion I am paid to maintain.  lapislzi   Jul-23-10 08:59 AM   #57 
  - The whole thing is a big 'Yawn' and I don't give a fuck.  Fuzz   Jul-22-10 08:20 PM   #42 
  - Bashing extravagant and gaudy disolays of wealth is ridiculous?  Bonobo   Jul-22-10 08:23 PM   #43 
  - A measley 2 mil for the "Partners in Power?" Sheesh - a mere bag o'shells.  Peregrine Took   Jul-22-10 08:27 PM   #44 
  - I agree, it is like a mini stimulus. n/t  jimmyflint   Jul-23-10 01:50 AM   #50 
     - As of 2007, the Clinton's have given over 10 million to charity  girl_interrupted   Jul-23-10 02:21 AM   #54 

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