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RadiationTherapy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-18-10 05:26 AM
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18. Sour grapes!? over the current distribution of wealth in america?
Sour grapes. An aesop fable. For children. That's how you categorize the gap between the wealthy and impoverished? That's a blind analogy right there. Silly, really.
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  -Warren Buffett to USA: Thanks a lot, suckers! Rage for Order  Nov-17-10 10:11 PM   #0 
  - When I read it I thought the same thing, of course his ass is happy. He is still rich!  KansasVoter   Nov-17-10 10:12 PM   #1 
  - What a strange communication. Oh, BTW, today WH announced Obama was going to give him Medal of...  Poll_Blind   Nov-17-10 10:16 PM   #2 
  - I hadn't seen that  Rage for Order   Nov-17-10 10:17 PM   #3 
     - It's not as big a deal to me as it is to some. Sadly, it's kind of not entirely surprising in a...  Poll_Blind   Nov-17-10 10:22 PM   #4 
  - Oops.  Greyhound   Nov-17-10 10:34 PM   #5 
  - Think all of his billionaire buddies are telling him...  Rage for Order   Nov-17-10 10:52 PM   #6 
  - He's absolutely right, like it or not. n/t  Unvanguard   Nov-17-10 10:55 PM   #7 
  - No doubt we bailed his ass out  Rage for Order   Nov-17-10 10:59 PM   #8 
     - So, those millions would be better off if the entire economy collapsed...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-18-10 12:33 AM   #16 
     - Sour grapes!? over the current distribution of wealth in america?  RadiationTherapy   Nov-18-10 05:26 AM   #18 
     - That's not the right way to think about it.  Unvanguard   Nov-18-10 01:32 PM   #21 
        - Many are still living under the delusion that any of this was done for our benefit  TheWatcher   Nov-18-10 01:39 PM   #22 
  - I cannot believe so many DUers are ignorant of history  Frances   Nov-17-10 11:12 PM   #9 
  - Therein lies the rub  Rage for Order   Nov-17-10 11:21 PM   #11 
  - No. I think it is possible to say what would have happened.  dkf   Nov-17-10 11:45 PM   #12 
     - The FDIC would have insured depositors, as promised.  girl gone mad   Nov-18-10 12:11 AM   #14 
        - If 4 banks representing 55% of $4.4 trillion in deposits failed so you think the  dkf   Nov-18-10 09:45 AM   #20 
           - We backstopped the banking industry to the tune of $24 trillion+.  girl gone mad   Nov-18-10 04:18 PM   #23 
  - Only if you believe that the sole alternative was to do nothing.  girl gone mad   Nov-18-10 12:04 AM   #13 
  - +100  Hannah Bell   Nov-18-10 12:17 AM   #15 
  - I cannot believe so many DUers are ignorant of what actually happened.  Greyhound   Nov-18-10 05:17 AM   #17 
  - You are 1000% correct! He also exposed...  SkyDaddy7   Nov-18-10 05:58 AM   #19 
  - I'm just wondering how badly things would be now had the entire economy collapsed  MrScorpio   Nov-17-10 11:13 PM   #10 
  - See:  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-18-10 04:22 PM   #24 
 

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