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The Uncola Donating Member (519 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-05-10 01:02 PM
Response to Reply #81
83. Thanks for the welcome.
Edited on Tue Oct-05-10 01:03 PM by The Uncola
Some times I feel like I stepped into an alternate Universe, where most of what made life worth living has been removed. And those that actually COULD do something about it, won't even try.
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  -More Americans Die of Poverty than Terrorism dajoki  Oct-04-10 10:43 AM   #0 
  - Great post on an important issue  dipsydoodle   Oct-04-10 10:46 AM   #1 
  - Still woefully relevant after nearly 170 years....  theHandpuppet   Oct-04-10 01:18 PM   #16 
  - That's because war is profitable...  Larry Ogg   Oct-04-10 08:23 PM   #34 
  - Now, stop trying to make sense about reality!  hedgehog   Oct-04-10 10:50 AM   #2 
  - +1! nt  Lost4words   Oct-05-10 08:18 AM   #71 
  - imagine a world where we "only" spend 1 trillion on military  the redcoat   Oct-04-10 11:01 AM   #3 
  - Or...  dajoki   Oct-04-10 11:58 AM   #7 
  - so if DU doesn't consider terrorism important why is poverty  stray cat   Oct-04-10 11:40 AM   #4 
  - What is that supposed to mean? n/t  dajoki   Oct-04-10 11:46 AM   #6 
  - it doesn't actually mean anything.. that person likes to divert ANY thread on poverty.  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 12:08 PM   #9 
  - That is one of the reasons...  dajoki   Oct-04-10 03:23 PM   #19 
     - You have the right to whatever you feel about it. As I said to you before, I refuse to go down  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 08:12 PM   #30 
  - He doesn't even know. He just shits in threads and then runs away.  Forkboy   Oct-05-10 07:38 AM   #69 
  - 47,000 die from lack of health care coverage, and I'd say most were poor  maryf   Oct-04-10 05:26 PM   #25 
  - Your rock has become too comfortable, mary. You are soooo far behind the times!  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 08:14 PM   #31 
  - SHAMEFUL for this country to let any of us die in this way!  maryf   Oct-04-10 10:17 PM   #51 
     - We will never know about the number of deaths of homeless people, because we don't count.  bobbolink   Oct-05-10 01:25 PM   #87 
  - That is very important...  dajoki   Oct-04-10 09:09 PM   #44 
     - sorry I missed it dajoki! Here's another one for you!  maryf   Oct-04-10 10:19 PM   #52 
        - Thanks for the heads up Mary n/t  dajoki   Oct-05-10 10:31 AM   #78 
  - As always, a hit and run from stray cat.  Forkboy   Oct-05-10 07:37 AM   #68 
  - why are you here?  fascisthunter   Oct-05-10 08:30 AM   #72 
  - Sewing the seeds of our own destruction. K&R.  Greyhound   Oct-04-10 11:41 AM   #5 
  - This is why PROGRESSIVES need to read "The Empathy Gap"  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 12:06 PM   #8 
  - Thanks for the reminder about that book, bobbie! nt  maryf   Oct-05-10 03:40 PM   #91 
  - More die every month of infections in hospitals than have died from "terror."  TexasObserver   Oct-04-10 12:16 PM   #10 
  - 'Terrorism' is a money maker  blindpig   Oct-04-10 12:16 PM   #11 
  - One of the problems is that reality hasn't been made clear to 'Murkins.  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 12:23 PM   #13 
  - Anything to avoid profit loss...  maryf   Oct-04-10 05:18 PM   #24 
  - More Americans die of almost everything than from "terrorism."  JackRiddler   Oct-04-10 12:18 PM   #12 
  - More people die due to lack of medical treatment because they can not afford health insurance  avaistheone1   Oct-04-10 12:25 PM   #14 
  - And the vast majority...  dajoki   Oct-04-10 01:01 PM   #15 
     - They are poor, and the working poor.  avaistheone1   Oct-04-10 01:22 PM   #17 
        - Once again, could we please drop that discriminatory phrase, "the working poor"?  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 08:16 PM   #32 
           - Why Is That Harmful  iamjoy   Oct-05-10 07:03 AM   #62 
              - Exactly. Rich people are lazy deadbeats ...  mntleo2   Oct-05-10 10:40 AM   #79 
              - I have explained it many times... are you really wiling to listen, or is your mind made up.  bobbolink   Oct-05-10 01:18 PM   #86 
  - Yep. "Warfare, not Welfare" has become a national motto. War takes from poor; gives to the rich.  DirkGently   Oct-04-10 01:27 PM   #18 
  - K&R n/t  Panaconda   Oct-04-10 04:03 PM   #20 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Oct-04-10 04:04 PM   #21 
  - Thanks Dajoki! What do we really have to fight against anyway???  maryf   Oct-04-10 05:14 PM   #22 
  - K&R!! /nt  Overseas   Oct-04-10 05:15 PM   #23 
  - Kick,kick,kick &recommended!  butterfly77   Oct-04-10 06:16 PM   #26 
  - War is more profitable, there is no money in helping the poor.  Chisox08   Oct-04-10 06:23 PM   #27 
  - Democrats are quite comfortable with twisted priorities.  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 08:47 PM   #38 
     - Sad but true  Chisox08   Oct-04-10 09:34 PM   #48 
        - And apparently you are also content with be sad about it, and letting it slide.  bobbolink   Oct-05-10 01:14 PM   #84 
  - Stop the war. Tax the rich. End the suffering. Simple. nt  grahamhgreen   Oct-04-10 07:18 PM   #28 
  - simple to say, tough to get done when most of congress is on the take  yurbud   Oct-04-10 08:26 PM   #35 
  - No unemployment insurance, welfare cuts, etc.  anachro1   Oct-04-10 08:00 PM   #29 
  - I'm with you brother  JJ   Oct-04-10 08:19 PM   #33 
  - More Americans die from pretty much everything than terrorism.  cleanhippie   Oct-04-10 08:27 PM   #36 
  - The "War on Poverty" has been even less successful than the "War on Terror"  scheming daemons   Oct-04-10 08:43 PM   #37 
  - What war on poverty?  Jackpine Radical   Oct-04-10 08:53 PM   #40 
  - Are we allowed to speak that truth?  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 09:08 PM   #42 
  - Maybe if we would've worked hard to stop the GOP takeover in 1994, he wouldn't have  scheming daemons   Oct-04-10 09:09 PM   #43 
     - In your dreams. He says he should have done it at the begining of his reign.  bobbolink   Oct-04-10 09:18 PM   #46 
     - One of two things will occur on November 2nd: The Dems hold both houses of congress, or they don't  scheming daemons   Oct-05-10 02:29 PM   #89 
        - We are poor, not stupid.  bobbolink   Oct-05-10 02:50 PM   #90 
           - So what ARE you going to do on November 2nd?  scheming daemons   Oct-05-10 10:47 PM   #92 
     - presidents swing a big stick...  awoke_in_2003   Oct-04-10 11:56 PM   #54 
  - Actually The war on Poverty was successful  Tsiyu   Oct-04-10 10:55 PM   #53 
     - Correct.  avaistheone1   Oct-05-10 01:04 AM   #56 
        - It was reducing poverty.  Jackpine Radical   Oct-05-10 10:00 AM   #77 
           - Very successful  avaistheone1   Oct-06-10 02:05 PM   #93 
  - K&R  Jeffersons Ghost   Oct-04-10 08:52 PM   #39 
  - k & r  Starry Messenger   Oct-04-10 08:56 PM   #41 
  - K&R nt  TBF   Oct-04-10 09:17 PM   #45 
  - The true enemy throughout the world.  proteus_lives   Oct-04-10 09:19 PM   #47 
  - KR +1000000000000  inna   Oct-04-10 09:55 PM   #49 
  - More Americans Die of Poverty than Terrorism  txlibdem   Oct-04-10 10:04 PM   #50 
  - On, Nonsense  iamjoy   Oct-05-10 07:12 AM   #63 
     - Tell me how what you describe is not a caste system  txlibdem   Oct-05-10 09:32 AM   #76 
        - Capitalism is a Caste System  iamjoy   Oct-05-10 12:39 PM   #82 
  - unfortunately, they weaken their argument by including untruths  hfojvt   Oct-05-10 12:52 AM   #55 
  - Poverty is a form of terrorism.  Hubert Flottz   Oct-05-10 03:39 AM   #57 
  - Yes it is!  Little Star   Oct-05-10 06:09 AM   #60 
  - Morning kick nt.  maryf   Oct-05-10 05:33 AM   #58 
  - k&r  TheUnspeakable   Oct-05-10 06:01 AM   #59 
  - Sadly,  dotymed   Oct-05-10 06:18 AM   #61 
  - We Have No Clue  iamjoy   Oct-05-10 07:26 AM   #66 
  - It sure would be nice to see the nation, especially the army of  LWolf   Oct-05-10 07:15 AM   #64 
  - Shameful and disgusting  chriscruzan   Oct-05-10 07:17 AM   #65 
  - Great idea, thanks n/t  dajoki   Oct-05-10 02:25 PM   #88 
  - Poverty does not serve the fearmongers as well as terrorism  liberal N proud   Oct-05-10 07:31 AM   #67 
  - K&R  Forkboy   Oct-05-10 07:39 AM   #70 
  - It would be nice if we endeavored to fix our REAL problems  ProfessionalLeftist   Oct-05-10 08:50 AM   #73 
  - If only those we thought would...  The Uncola   Oct-05-10 08:57 AM   #74 
  - Welcome to DU The Uncola...  dajoki   Oct-05-10 11:43 AM   #81 
     - Thanks for the welcome.  The Uncola   Oct-05-10 01:02 PM   #83 
        - I like the way...  dajoki   Oct-05-10 01:17 PM   #85 
  - More die from lack of access to medical treatment too  mdmc   Oct-05-10 09:00 AM   #75 
     - And most of those are because of poverty n/t  dajoki   Oct-05-10 10:58 AM   #80 
 

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