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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-06-10 11:27 AM
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46. I'm not wealthy..
... so I get your point. But I do have options and I don't have to go to work every day.

And I understand that if you make minimum wage you have to spend every freaking dime you make.

But millions and millions of Americans are slaves to their tract mansions and their Yukons and I am not.

Most people MAKE themselves slaves by trying to show others that they are more prosperous than they are. That is my point.
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  -Maybe No One Can Fix US Economy louis c  Nov-05-10 09:24 PM   #0 
  - Word!  SharonAnn   Nov-05-10 09:25 PM   #1 
  - heh.  RandomThoughts   Nov-05-10 09:26 PM   #2 
  - Turn U.S. back into a producing nation  Patchuli   Nov-05-10 09:35 PM   #3 
  - The sixty years was no accident ....  Trajan   Nov-05-10 09:46 PM   #4 
  - Exactly, "And the American people don't seem to have a fucking clue." It drives me  RKP5637   Nov-05-10 10:51 PM   #10 
  - Yep Yep Yep.  cliffordu   Nov-05-10 11:42 PM   #16 
  - Unions were great--but then they became...  Creative   Nov-07-10 11:19 AM   #61 
     - Every good thing carries an opportunity for abuse ...  Trajan   Nov-07-10 12:16 PM   #62 
  - It's all part of the plan, none want it fixed. And none give a damn about the middle class  RKP5637   Nov-05-10 10:25 PM   #5 
  - The Middle Class are fools  johnlucas   Nov-06-10 01:08 AM   #18 
  - Exactly.  ipaint   Nov-06-10 03:59 AM   #24 
  - While I don't disagree with much of what you said..  sendero   Nov-06-10 07:23 AM   #35 
  - That's just it. You ARE.  johnlucas   Nov-06-10 10:29 AM   #43 
     - I'm not wealthy..  sendero   Nov-06-10 11:27 AM   #46 
        - Your options aren't as numerous as you think  johnlucas   Nov-06-10 12:04 PM   #48 
           - Bravo! What most Americans should have understood if they had eyes to see  coalition_unwilling   Nov-06-10 01:52 PM   #53 
           - Thank you!  johnlucas   Nov-07-10 02:47 AM   #58 
              - I hope you can visit my blog (see my signature line). I'm styling myself  coalition_unwilling   Nov-07-10 11:09 AM   #60 
                 - I'll check it out  johnlucas   Nov-08-10 01:45 AM   #67 
           - I'm happy that you have a platform..  sendero   Nov-06-10 08:38 PM   #54 
              - Why so testy?  johnlucas   Nov-07-10 02:56 AM   #59 
                 - Probably testy because you are kind of rude...  walldude   Nov-07-10 12:45 PM   #64 
                    - I'm responding by the words he put in his post  johnlucas   Nov-08-10 01:14 AM   #66 
  - Well said! The ignorance of this populace will never get it... Somehow the  RKP5637   Nov-06-10 07:39 AM   #36 
  - +1  leftstreet   Nov-06-10 12:34 PM   #49 
  - Well said!  Individualist   Nov-07-10 12:46 PM   #65 
  - The answers are all obvious, but that's not problem  the redcoat   Nov-05-10 10:31 PM   #6 
  - Well said. n/t  Toucano   Nov-05-10 10:32 PM   #7 
  - Exactly!!! Well Said!!! n/t  RKP5637   Nov-05-10 10:58 PM   #12 
  - Exactly. The concentration of wealth and power is the problem.  pampango   Nov-06-10 06:42 AM   #27 
  - It can be fixed but... here is the tricky part  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-05-10 10:36 PM   #8 
  - The military budget is our industrial policy  IDHow   Nov-05-10 11:36 PM   #14 
     - Hmm no, not quite  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-05-10 11:39 PM   #15 
  - Cleaner, smarter, better is the way, imo.  gulliver   Nov-05-10 10:45 PM   #9 
  - The economy cannot now and will never recover in any sustained or  Subdivisions   Nov-05-10 10:52 PM   #11 
  - Maybe they don't want to try  jeanpalmer   Nov-05-10 11:03 PM   #13 
  - yep--manufacturing will come back when we work for the same wages as Bangladesh or Vietnam  yurbud   Nov-05-10 11:50 PM   #17 
  - That's not what the experience of Germany, Australia and a number of other countries  pampango   Nov-06-10 06:43 AM   #28 
     - I don't approve of it, I mean that's what the wealthy want  yurbud   Nov-06-10 01:37 PM   #51 
  - They tried to stop outsourcing of jobs and tax incentives, but congress would  RKP5637   Nov-06-10 07:50 AM   #38 
  - The fix could start tomorrow  Gravel Democrat   Nov-06-10 02:06 AM   #19 
  - We have room in our prisons for over 2,000,000 people and expansive unpopulated areas in Alaska  JVS   Nov-06-10 02:19 AM   #20 
  - There's a reason Alaska is so unpopulated. nt  NickB79   Nov-06-10 06:50 AM   #29 
     - Is there room for the several percent who own nearly everything?  JVS   Nov-06-10 10:01 PM   #57 
  - I'm still trying to figure out  caty   Nov-06-10 02:24 AM   #21 
  - Exactly, when they speak of creating more jobs, they leave off the last  RKP5637   Nov-06-10 07:59 AM   #40 
  - They're not trying to fix the economy, they're trying to cover the banks.  EFerrari   Nov-06-10 02:35 AM   #22 
  - There is no quick fix  Taitertots   Nov-06-10 03:34 AM   #23 
  - Would that be the worse that could happen?  EmeraldCityGrl   Nov-06-10 04:22 AM   #25 
  - Other countries don't use or need tariffs and heavy taxes to keep our products out  NNN0LHI   Nov-06-10 06:18 AM   #26 
  - What made you think anyone ever could?  AngryAmish   Nov-06-10 06:50 AM   #30 
  - I've been beating that drum here...  sendero   Nov-06-10 06:52 AM   #31 
  - The economy is going along just fine for the capitalists -  TBF   Nov-06-10 06:53 AM   #32 
  - We need politicians  oldlib   Nov-06-10 07:02 AM   #33 
  - Let me add one thing to your statement, which I agree with ...  RKP5637   Nov-06-10 08:10 AM   #42 
  - Exporting Our Way to Stability by Barack Obama  elleng   Nov-06-10 07:08 AM   #34 
  - K & R. The bottom line is this . .. .  HughBeaumont   Nov-06-10 07:46 AM   #37 
  - Apparently the voters want a "Or die a slow, painful and chaotic death." 2012 will  RKP5637   Nov-06-10 08:06 AM   #41 
  - No one in the GOP will ever fix anything, much less the Nations econ  opihimoimoi   Nov-06-10 07:52 AM   #39 
  - The Corporation Heads  oldlib   Nov-06-10 10:59 AM   #44 
  - Buying stuff also requires disposable income . . .  HughBeaumont   Nov-06-10 11:34 AM   #47 
  - it's working for THEM  Skittles   Nov-08-10 05:07 AM   #69 
  - There are really a variety of actions that would alleviate this disaster,  Greyhound   Nov-06-10 11:07 AM   #45 
  - A consumer economy without consumers isn't going to "recover".  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-06-10 01:32 PM   #50 
  - TOMB- Stone they ass!!!!  mstinamotorcity   Nov-06-10 01:49 PM   #52 
  - Maybe changing trade policies is the fix  Motown_Johnny   Nov-06-10 08:39 PM   #55 
  - There's no fix to Capitalism on its deathbed. Painful but true. n/t  Catherina   Nov-06-10 08:56 PM   #56 
  - There's serious concern the economy is "broken"; from a noted economist  OlympicBrian   Nov-07-10 12:33 PM   #63 
  - as long as they keep pimping off jobs to the lowest overseas bidders  Skittles   Nov-08-10 05:07 AM   #68 
  - It can but the billionaire globalists have no interest beyond their own.  mmonk   Nov-08-10 05:10 AM   #70 
  - There is no fixing capitalism.  blindpig   Nov-08-10 06:50 AM   #71 

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