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Pithlet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-21-10 12:29 AM
Response to Reply #43
54. Private school is a luxury.
I wouldn't consider it irrelevant.
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  -what change did this woman expect that she didn't get? spanone  Sep-20-10 06:56 PM   #0 
  - your attitude, if shared by the Democratic party, will drive millions of voters away  ibegurpard   Sep-20-10 06:58 PM   #1 
  - i asked a question, what is your attitude?  spanone   Sep-20-10 06:59 PM   #3 
  - There are some of us who still have compassion, and are able to LISTEN to others and HEAR them.  bobbolink   Sep-20-10 07:09 PM   #11 
     - ++++++++++++++!!!!!  jannyk   Sep-20-10 07:26 PM   #19 
     - !! ^_^ !!  bobbolink   Sep-20-10 07:30 PM   #20 
     - +1,000,000 nt  laughingliberal   Sep-20-10 07:33 PM   #21 
     - i asked a question. what did she vote for that she hasn't gotten. the economy is getting better  spanone   Sep-20-10 08:31 PM   #31 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-20-10 09:33 PM   #44 
        - My husband and I, combined, have taken a $40,000 a year pay cut.  Luminous Animal   Sep-21-10 02:37 AM   #60 
        - Yes. The Economy Is Getting Better.  Winston Wolf   Sep-21-10 03:11 AM   #66 
  - +1. nt  seabeyond   Sep-20-10 07:18 PM   #15 
  - She didn't nail down anything specific, but had a lot to complain about.  LoZoccolo   Sep-20-10 09:09 PM   #36 
  - People expect to be saved by someone and no one has saved them  stray cat   Sep-20-10 06:59 PM   #2 
  - Those called us the mommy party are those who are okay with our fellow Americans living ill-fed...  Luminous Animal   Sep-21-10 02:48 AM   #61 
  - I don't know anything about her...  BlueCheese   Sep-20-10 07:00 PM   #4 
  - Wow.  Dappleganger   Sep-20-10 07:01 PM   #5 
  - Her Kids go to private school and she is whining ?  UndertheOcean   Sep-20-10 07:04 PM   #6 
  - +1  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-20-10 07:06 PM   #7 
  - If it's parochial, most likely about 8 to 10K a year......  FrenchieCat   Sep-20-10 07:07 PM   #8 
  - I went to a private school  XemaSab   Sep-21-10 03:23 AM   #68 
  - another pony thread  bobbolink   Sep-20-10 07:08 PM   #9 
  - Why not ignore the thread if it makes you sick? n/t  ProSense   Sep-20-10 07:12 PM   #13 
  - so, we should only go on the threads we agree with? i understand obamas position  seabeyond   Sep-20-10 07:25 PM   #18 
  - nope, the economy is improving. what's her beef  spanone   Sep-20-10 08:32 PM   #32 
     - The economy is improving.  Chisox08   Sep-21-10 03:01 AM   #63 
  - I was really pleased to see Obama being asked this question-  undeterred   Sep-20-10 07:08 PM   #10 
  - I just posted on another thread about her.  pennylane100   Sep-20-10 07:10 PM   #12 
  - Man, she had me 99% of the way.....  vi5   Sep-20-10 07:18 PM   #14 
  - what if she chooses to pay private, does without in other places where others spend their money on.  seabeyond   Sep-20-10 07:20 PM   #16 
  - private school wouldn't even be an option for those who are struggling  JI7   Sep-20-10 07:43 PM   #27 
  - i am saying, regardless of her chosing to send her child to private school, or has money in the bank  seabeyond   Sep-20-10 09:22 PM   #37 
  - Other places, like what? Eating hot dogs and beans?  vi5   Sep-20-10 07:47 PM   #28 
  - of course there are all levels of income. so ALL must be desperate  seabeyond   Sep-20-10 09:24 PM   #38 
     - Not at all....  vi5   Sep-20-10 09:29 PM   #41 
        - it is the diminsihing of the middle class. that is the bottom line. private school is irrelevant  seabeyond   Sep-20-10 09:33 PM   #43 
           - Private school is a luxury.  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 12:29 AM   #54 
              - So is it. People who live and work and have expectations to own a house  Luminous Animal   Sep-21-10 03:13 AM   #67 
              - Private school is not a necessity. I'm sorry, but it isn't.  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 03:27 AM   #69 
                 - So we are now only supposed to live on necessity alone? What happened to the American Dream?  Luminous Animal   Sep-21-10 03:46 AM   #70 
                    - No. Because I didn't say that, did I?  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 03:49 AM   #71 
                       - Obviously, the middle class life that they lived is now under stress. Middle class.  Luminous Animal   Sep-21-10 03:53 AM   #72 
                          - If it were under stress, they wouldn't have two kids in private school.  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 03:55 AM   #74 
                             - I know quite a few people who send their kids to private schools and their family  Luminous Animal   Sep-21-10 04:11 AM   #75 
                                - Yes. People figure out what is important to them. Nothing wrong with that.  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 04:15 AM   #76 
              - so what? nt  seabeyond   Sep-21-10 06:18 AM   #77 
  - You miss the point: SHE IS COMPLAINING. WHY??  WinkyDink   Sep-21-10 04:40 PM   #79 
  - "most of them don't have kids in private school."  GreenArrow   Sep-20-10 09:03 PM   #33 
  - It's about choices.....  vi5   Sep-20-10 09:25 PM   #39 
  - sure, she is still in the place of making choice  seabeyond   Sep-20-10 09:30 PM   #42 
  - I see your point.  GreenArrow   Sep-20-10 09:54 PM   #48 
  - Well, apparently pointing out that it's expensive and that not everyone can afford it  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 03:54 AM   #73 
  - btw greenarrow  seabeyond   Sep-20-10 09:27 PM   #40 
     - Sure, we'll talk education in one of the education threads.  GreenArrow   Sep-20-10 09:56 PM   #49 
  - I know many working class people who sacrifice  hack89   Sep-20-10 10:26 PM   #53 
  - The economy has changed for all Americans and what was in the  kiranon   Sep-20-10 07:23 PM   #17 
  - Beans and Rice would probably be cheaper and better than Hot Dogs and Beans  JI7   Sep-20-10 07:35 PM   #22 
  - Private schools are an expensive luxury.  JNelson6563   Sep-20-10 07:38 PM   #23 
  - i bet she is one of those who is upset at Govt spending  JI7   Sep-20-10 07:41 PM   #24 
     - Doubt it.  BlueCheese   Sep-20-10 09:06 PM   #34 
  - I don't think you understand her question at all.  dkf   Sep-20-10 07:41 PM   #25 
  - Precisely. n/t  GreenArrow   Sep-20-10 09:07 PM   #35 
  - I am sorry but there was something a little strange about her question and the way she phrased it.  pennylane100   Sep-20-10 09:54 PM   #47 
  - People only feel well off because they think their savings and investments are worth something  dkf   Sep-20-10 10:18 PM   #50 
  - there's a lot of fear out there  Skittles   Sep-20-10 10:24 PM   #52 
  - Exactly. If she had framed it as concern for the state of affairs in general, I'd see it.  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 02:02 AM   #57 
  - If I were that concerned I'd be saving every penny.  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 12:38 AM   #55 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-20-10 07:43 PM   #26 
  - Evidently a lot of people who we would say are well off are scared too  lunatica   Sep-20-10 08:13 PM   #29 
  - Personally I was more worried about every one of her questions  FrenchieCat   Sep-20-10 08:20 PM   #30 
  - Yes. After the stock market crash people believe the value of savings may be fleeting.  dkf   Sep-20-10 10:22 PM   #51 
  - I love DU.  flvegan   Sep-20-10 09:33 PM   #45 
  - Yep. eom  Hello_Kitty   Sep-20-10 09:38 PM   #46 
  - Plus (Insert Absurdly Large Number Of Your Choice Here)  Winston Wolf   Sep-21-10 03:00 AM   #62 
  - This is why we can't have nice things.  EFerrari   Sep-21-10 03:07 AM   #65 
  - Hers is a theme that must be addressed.  TexasObserver   Sep-21-10 01:25 AM   #56 
  - Maybe she doesn't have an unlimited minutes/text shared plan.  Socal31   Sep-21-10 02:04 AM   #58 
  - There are plenty of people who don't buy all those things  Pithlet   Sep-21-10 02:06 AM   #59 
  - Yes, How Dare She...  Winston Wolf   Sep-21-10 03:06 AM   #64 
  - my SO thinks she was a GOP plant  ecstatic   Sep-21-10 04:37 PM   #78 
  - WTF, people are jumping on her because her kids go to a private school?  Odin2005   Sep-21-10 04:44 PM   #80 
  - I think her point is she is going back wards economically speaking  TNLib   Sep-21-10 04:48 PM   #81 
 

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