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Dora Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-15-07 09:48 AM
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35. This should definitely have its own thread.
This post does a GREAT JOB at putting it all together.

Would you consider reposting it independently?
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  -The Poverty Business...Link - OUTRAGEOUS debbierlus  May-14-07 07:42 PM   #0 
  - I wish I could rec these kind of stories ten times.  Matsubara   May-14-07 07:49 PM   #1 
  - Yeah, me too.  calimary   May-15-07 05:57 AM   #22 
  - OMG - Just read the article. $8000 bux for a 6-year old Saturn with 100+K miles?!?!  Matsubara   May-14-07 07:54 PM   #2 
  - 6 year old Saturn sedan w/100k today=$4790  Jim Warren   May-14-07 09:27 PM   #8 
  - a 6 year old saturn that`s going to cost a months net to fix.  madrchsod   May-15-07 07:18 AM   #25 
  - Things like this  BluePatriot   May-15-07 11:36 AM   #48 
  - K&R  Morgana LaFey   May-14-07 08:00 PM   #3 
  - Like Hedge Funds That Push Subprime Lending?  MannyGoldstein   May-14-07 08:06 PM   #4 
  - Sure, it's about as clear  JTFrog   May-15-07 05:33 AM   #19 
  - You know those ads that run on TV - let us help you by giving you thousands  truedelphi   May-14-07 08:09 PM   #5 
  - Predatory lending! Didnt that use to be illegal? nt  siligut   May-15-07 11:29 AM   #46 
     - A lot of things used to be illegal (nt)  FatDave   May-15-07 12:19 PM   #51 
  - ah jeez...I had to add my two...or three ..cents  stillcool47   May-14-07 08:39 PM   #6 
  - Oh man. That should have its own thread.  Wednesdays   May-15-07 07:40 AM   #28 
  - This should definitely have its own thread.  Dora   May-15-07 09:48 AM   #35 
  - Actually...  stillcool47   May-15-07 06:31 PM   #63 
  - Don't compare China's  JimDandy   May-15-07 11:00 AM   #44 
  - I suppose if I looked...  stillcool47   May-15-07 06:50 PM   #65 
     - Thanks for pulling all those articles together.  JimDandy   May-16-07 07:34 PM   #73 
  - They should have to pay the difference in pay to someone  klyon   May-15-07 01:43 PM   #56 
  - As someone whose family was about two weeks away  edwardsguy   May-14-07 08:40 PM   #7 
  - It is a vicious cycle, I agree.  siligut   May-15-07 11:27 AM   #45 
  - It's gut-wrenching when you hear it first-hand (or near first-hand).  calimary   May-17-07 11:23 AM   #74 
  - What's really FUNNY-- so many of these profiteeers are Fundies...  bobbolink   May-14-07 09:34 PM   #9 
  - Do you ever wonder if they read the Bible they are so wont  brer cat   May-14-07 10:44 PM   #12 
  - I'd like to know what "version" it is they read! They're so proud of knowing the bible backwards an  bobbolink   May-15-07 11:56 AM   #50 
  - According to fundy belief  Nobody   May-15-07 06:35 AM   #24 
     - Yep-that fundie belief that god is blessing only those who deserve it  TheGoldenRule   May-15-07 08:28 AM   #34 
  - AH George Mason...Isn't that where that Williams economist guy is from, the one that subs for Rush?  Nikki Stone1   May-14-07 09:34 PM   #10 
  - former Enron Director Wendy Gramm is at George Mason  cosmicdot   May-14-07 11:17 PM   #13 
     - As a public university, it shouldn't play host to these parasites  Nikki Stone1   May-15-07 07:27 AM   #26 
        - that is Virginia  klyon   May-15-07 01:53 PM   #57 
  - You do so "get it" debbierlus.  brer cat   May-14-07 10:34 PM   #11 
  - The working poor have always gotten the short shrift.  Cleita   May-15-07 12:37 AM   #14 
  - elderly and disabled poor people don't do so well, either.  bobbolink   May-15-07 07:52 PM   #68 
  - Georgia outlawed payday loans.  Rosemary2205   May-15-07 12:42 AM   #15 
  - I talked about the same thing last week  hfojvt   May-15-07 01:03 AM   #16 
  - Proud to be Recommend 25!!  Breeze54   May-15-07 01:03 AM   #17 
  - The parable of the box  undergroundpanther   May-15-07 01:32 AM   #18 
  - Like I say, More Socialist leanings will improve the society. (n/t)  Tyler Durden   May-15-07 05:36 AM   #20 
  - Not unless we ridicule those who continue to use "Socialist" as an insult.  bunkerbuster1   May-15-07 07:44 AM   #29 
     - Amen to that. n/t  Tyler Durden   May-15-07 08:08 AM   #30 
  - it has always been this way and while it doesn't make it right  bleedingheart   May-15-07 05:39 AM   #21 
  - IF we lived in a country that respected labor and the consumer,  The Backlash Cometh   May-15-07 06:15 AM   #23 
  - "he lives in a mind of his own"  madrchsod   May-15-07 07:28 AM   #27 
  - And everybody wonders why I hate rich people  camero   May-15-07 08:11 AM   #31 
  - Yet there are some even here on DU who think nothing of rampant capitalism  TheGoldenRule   May-15-07 08:17 AM   #32 
  - very true  unpossibles   May-15-07 08:25 AM   #33 
  - the interest rates and prices are high to reflect the risk  Hamlette   May-15-07 09:57 AM   #36 
  - Poppycock. There is a perfectly viable alternative, revert to the economic system  greyhound1966   May-15-07 10:22 AM   #39 
  - Speaking of 'kool-aid'  kineta   May-15-07 10:41 AM   #42 
  - Not at all, the poor were stepped on then as well. We haven't regressed all the way back  greyhound1966   May-15-07 12:46 PM   #54 
  - that would be slavery? Farming? Relying on private charity?  Hamlette   May-15-07 12:44 PM   #53 
     - Slavery was a social institution, not an economic model and farming is still our largest industry.  greyhound1966   May-15-07 01:04 PM   #55 
        - I actually do know a little about banking  Hamlette   May-15-07 07:44 PM   #67 
           - What is a little about the banking industry? Do you have an understanding of how the central banking  greyhound1966   May-16-07 03:11 AM   #70 
              - how about this as a starting point for the discussion  Hamlette   May-16-07 11:57 AM   #71 
                 - That is the crux of the biscuit (thanks, Frank), the credit based economy and  greyhound1966   May-16-07 03:25 PM   #72 
  - That's the problem in a nutshell  gravity   May-15-07 11:39 AM   #49 
  - The weak and disabled are prey for the government enabled sharks...  Blackhatjack   May-15-07 10:04 AM   #37 
  - We have an OUTRAGEOUS Payday Lender Ad running here ...  Blackhatjack   May-15-07 10:12 AM   #38 
  - Wow. Posted this before I went to bed -  debbierlus   May-15-07 10:26 AM   #40 
  - The extensive comments pages at BW are worth a look as well.  bunkerbuster1   May-15-07 10:34 AM   #41 
  - I have a Question: Why should anyone who is a taxpayer pay more interest than others?  Blackhatjack   May-15-07 10:54 AM   #43 
  - It's nothing poor people don't know, but the rest of you need to. - n/t  porphyrian   May-15-07 11:32 AM   #47 
  - Readers comments (not unlike some you'll see here)...  acmavm   May-15-07 12:28 PM   #52 
  - "No to the new bauble"  wryter2000   May-15-07 01:57 PM   #58 
  - Yep, them that got theirs sure as hell begrudge the same thing  acmavm   May-15-07 02:04 PM   #59 
     - They sure do!  Nobody   May-15-07 10:23 PM   #69 
  - Many of those comments are not surprising, but no less disturbing for it. n/t  Mark Twain Girl   May-15-07 05:17 PM   #60 
  - Ah, Welcome back to the NEW MedEVIL times, courtesey BUSHco!  Tigress DEM   May-15-07 05:53 PM   #61 
  - I'm just amazed pay-day loans are legal with their interests rates  WindRavenX   May-15-07 05:54 PM   #62 
  - I know this will piss of the capitalists  ProudDad   May-15-07 06:36 PM   #64 
  - Living of loans is the form of modern slavery nt  conspirator   May-15-07 06:52 PM   #66 
 

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