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Township75 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-19-11 01:36 PM
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30. Im going to ask you about this in 2012 when Obama-Hope&Change is in full swing
and see how you feel then. I don't think I will sound like this then.
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  -America is being destroyed from within. And were just watching it happen. Cyrano  May-19-11 12:38 PM   #0 
  - No, you pretty much summed it up.  HopeHoops   May-19-11 12:39 PM   #1 
  - Ditto. But I could give you a cup of the chicken soup I'm cooking if that would help. n/t  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 12:52 PM   #10 
  - Well, 20+ years ago when I ate meat it might have. Thanks anyway.  HopeHoops   May-19-11 12:53 PM   #11 
  - Oops, sorry! How about a cup of tea then? :) n/t  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 12:56 PM   #13 
     - Thanks - can you send it over "the Internets"?  HopeHoops   May-19-11 01:03 PM   #16 
        - I would but I can't find the cables :) n/t  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 01:07 PM   #20 
           - you mean tubes, right  madokie   May-19-11 07:56 PM   #60 
  - No soup for me? ... I think I'll whine.  Cyrano   May-19-11 02:25 PM   #35 
     - Oh, yeah, soup for anyone who would like it! :) n/t  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 02:26 PM   #36 
  - Baloney.....and a rant  Stuttgart77   May-19-11 09:18 PM   #73 
     - +1  my2sense   May-19-11 10:29 PM   #80 
     - ^ Right wing baloney above ^  Mimosa   May-19-11 11:29 PM   #87 
     - Where do ya think he comes from? nt  Enthusiast   May-20-11 01:15 AM   #97 
     - My mother.  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 07:06 AM   #111 
     - College educations?  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 07:19 AM   #115 
     - Thanks Stuttgart for your refreshing perspective!  DaveJ   May-20-11 08:41 AM   #122 
     - +100. nt  raccoon   May-20-11 11:00 AM   #137 
     - You are completely full of shit.The laws were manipulated allowing the offshoring of union jobs  bjobotts   May-19-11 11:53 PM   #90 
     - Republican politicians got rid of corporate taxes and regulations on financial institutions  bjobotts   May-19-11 11:54 PM   # 
     - Insane trade policies and Reagan tax cuts on the wealthy reduced the revenue to the treasury creatin  bjobotts   May-20-11 12:07 AM   #92 
     - Somehow I remember Clinton signing NAFTA & giving China MFN status?  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 07:13 AM   #114 
        - Well Stuttgart  Pharaoh   May-20-11 10:24 AM   #133 
           - If you're so proud as to turn your nose up at everyone else  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 07:22 PM   #157 
     - Yes, however the GLOBAL ECONOMY was coming one way or another  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 07:09 AM   #113 
     - Pretty harsh reply to the OP...  Wait Wut   May-20-11 09:27 AM   #126 
     - Durn!!!!  chervilant   May-20-11 11:11 AM   #139 
     - I think  Dyedinthewoolliberal   May-20-11 09:48 AM   #129 
     - Tax bullshit.  Atypical Liberal   May-20-11 10:36 AM   #134 
     - The US economy  sulphurdunn   May-20-11 10:37 AM   #135 
     - Two identical products sitting on two different store's shelves  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 07:29 PM   #159 
        - I buy from the store that has a union.  sulphurdunn   May-20-11 08:44 PM   #162 
     - Your rant is half baloney  Armstead   May-20-11 11:23 AM   #142 
     - America is not a country of 2-hour lunches and 5 weeks of  JDPriestly   May-20-11 02:14 PM   #153 
        - Mentally and spiritually lazy  Armstead   May-20-11 03:25 PM   #155 
        - Well, let me see now  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 07:18 PM   #156 
           - When I lived in European countries, only those students who  JDPriestly   May-20-11 10:22 PM   #163 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   May-22-11 11:24 PM   #167 
           - I don't see any softening  sulphurdunn   May-21-11 08:28 PM   #166 
     - Bullshit. Blaming folks for participating in capitalism when it's the only  TBF   May-20-11 11:25 AM   #143 
     - When have we last had pure capitalism?  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 07:25 PM   #158 
        - I think we're doing pretty close right now -  TBF   May-20-11 07:39 PM   #160 
           - Yea, really? The FEDERAL REGISTER is over 80,000 pages.  Stuttgart77   May-20-11 08:16 PM   #161 
              - Like they enforce any of that. And enjoy your stay by the way expat,  TBF   May-21-11 08:20 AM   #165 
     - Baloney, Stuttgart77.  JDPriestly   May-20-11 02:08 PM   #152 
  - I wish you weren't right  Aerows   May-19-11 12:40 PM   #2 
  - Not just the Republicans...  PassingFair   May-19-11 12:41 PM   #3 
  - I don't have a positive view.....and I've been wondering which is worse....  Avalux   May-19-11 12:41 PM   #4 
  - When people have been beaten on, lied to and abused  russspeakeasy   May-19-11 09:59 PM   #78 
  - in fairness to the superwealthy  BOG PERSON   May-19-11 12:42 PM   #5 
  - Trust me, the computers and TVs won't be part of the lifestyle of the masses forever.  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 12:54 PM   #12 
  - So enslaving people to give you a "cheap" computer is good even though it keeps your wages down.  readmoreoften   May-19-11 08:29 PM   #67 
     - Cheap is less important when you have adequate wages.Trade policies need to change now.  bjobotts   May-20-11 12:11 AM   #93 
  - Yes, but Arnold has a love child.  yella_dawg   May-19-11 12:44 PM   #6 
  - It has been death by 1000 cuts for the last 30 years  Avant Guardian   May-19-11 12:45 PM   #7 
  - Cicero was right even now!!!  atreides1   May-19-11 12:46 PM   #8 
  - +1, n/t  RKP5637   May-19-11 01:07 PM   #19 
  - Wow, I never read that before. Great post.  canoeist52   May-19-11 01:16 PM   #24 
  - True greatness is never diminished.  colorado_ufo   May-19-11 09:33 PM   #74 
  - Here's a Quote for you!!!  tonybgood   May-20-11 07:40 AM   #118 
  - Ah, Cicero.  Le Taz Hot   May-20-11 08:48 AM   #123 
  - I can't disagree. The revolution isn't coming, the promised Change never materialized.  Poll_Blind   May-19-11 12:48 PM   #9 
  - The promise of change was a mirage and we all got fooled IMO by the illusion. n/t  RKP5637   May-19-11 01:10 PM   #21 
  - It was an extremely successful marketing campaign. nt  krabigirl   May-19-11 07:25 PM   #51 
  - I too became hopeful after those eight horrible Bush years.  Cyrano   May-19-11 01:11 PM   #22 
     - About that American blind faith  canoeist52   May-19-11 01:32 PM   #27 
  - I feel like I'm riding along on a train, all the doors/windows have been welded shut and  RKP5637   May-19-11 12:57 PM   #14 
  - No, most of the passengers are pointing at your side of the train and  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 01:01 PM   #15 
     - Yep, true, well said! n/t  RKP5637   May-19-11 01:05 PM   #17 
     - Reminds me of this...  guruoo   May-19-11 11:31 PM   #88 
  - That "change" is your nest egg.  Hubert Flottz   May-19-11 01:06 PM   #18 
  - Blow up the TV, Move to the country, Eat a lot of peaches.  Bandit   May-19-11 01:12 PM   #23 
  - I think that's about it.. +1 n/t  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 01:19 PM   #26 
  - We did....in 2006.  bvar22   May-19-11 07:20 PM   #48 
     - beautiful photo.  krabigirl   May-19-11 07:27 PM   #54 
     - I'm glad there are still some real hippies.  tabasco   May-20-11 07:34 AM   #117 
  - They control minds, that's why.  The Doctor.   May-19-11 01:19 PM   #25 
  - Lincoln said, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."  Cyrano   May-19-11 01:36 PM   #31 
  - This is so true. My husband is reading a book about Lincoln and he  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 02:40 PM   #37 
  - People can choose to think for themselves.  krabigirl   May-19-11 07:26 PM   #52 
  - You don't understand.  The Doctor.   May-21-11 12:07 AM   #164 
  - Yep  mmonk   May-20-11 07:23 AM   #116 
  - Stop the Killing!  patrice   May-19-11 01:34 PM   #28 
  - Refugees should get their homes back! Who is taking care of the Orphans? nt  patrice   May-19-11 01:36 PM   #29 
  - Im going to ask you about this in 2012 when Obama-Hope&Change is in full swing  Township75   May-19-11 01:36 PM   #30 
  - with all due respect, how many goddamned doomsday threads are you gonna post every day? smoke a j or  dionysus   May-19-11 01:50 PM   #32 
  - If my posts depress you, don't read them. Or take some Prozac first.  Cyrano   May-19-11 01:57 PM   #33 
  - And we've got to stop just watching it happen: close your eyes and look the other way!  damntexdem   May-19-11 02:24 PM   #34 
  - Do you have any suggestions of some "savior" we can vote for?  Cyrano   May-19-11 02:46 PM   #39 
  - I'd like to see Bernie Sanders in the WH too. Someone has to stand up and  RKP5637   May-19-11 03:02 PM   #40 
  - The voter suppression laws passing all over-they will succeed in  999998th word   May-19-11 11:54 PM   #91 
  - And what are they going to do in 2012?  verges   May-20-11 01:17 PM   #151 
  - Too busy basking in technology. Not enough are starving. n/t  Fire1   May-19-11 02:40 PM   #38 
  - Well put. They do still need us though. Much more than we need them.  DirkGently   May-19-11 03:55 PM   #41 
  - Know how you feel.  mountainlion55   May-19-11 04:03 PM   #42 
  - Sometimes (OK, most times) I agree, but not today  Spike89   May-19-11 04:25 PM   #43 
  - What makes you think you will be part of the small group of survivors, LOL? n/t  LiberalLoner   May-19-11 05:09 PM   #44 
     - Because I was straining to be uber-positive nt  Spike89   May-20-11 12:17 PM   #149 
  - Nope  XanaDUer   May-19-11 05:13 PM   #45 
  - Jobs will be coming back soon  many a good man   May-19-11 06:33 PM   #46 
  - That will happen,  bvar22   May-19-11 07:23 PM   #49 
  - Bingo!  Little Star   May-19-11 08:29 PM   #66 
  - Or when we are willing to work for German wages.  pampango   May-20-11 05:17 AM   #106 
  - On the other hand  PATRICK   May-20-11 08:15 AM   #120 
  - 60% of this population is stoned on something every day...you figure out why there's no fight !  RagAss   May-19-11 06:35 PM   #47 
  - good point.  krabigirl   May-19-11 07:26 PM   #53 
  - How is that war on drugs  Enthusiast   May-20-11 01:21 AM   #98 
  - Link please.  Bluenorthwest   May-20-11 08:21 AM   #121 
  - That can't be true. I'm not stoned. Are you?  JDPriestly   May-20-11 02:18 PM   #154 
  - Yep. And what is scary is the pride some Americans have in that ignorance.  krabigirl   May-19-11 07:24 PM   #50 
  - Do more than watch  airplaneman   May-19-11 07:34 PM   #55 
  - lol. the same op again. but hey, you get a lot of recs for it just about every week.  cali   May-19-11 07:35 PM   #56 
  - There are some things to be positive about.  Nye Bevan   May-19-11 07:39 PM   #57 
  - Didn't Germany cave easily?  Kablooie   May-19-11 07:54 PM   #58 
  - You say:  abelenkpe   May-19-11 07:56 PM   #59 
  - Most societal changes have occurred ...  aggiesal   May-19-11 07:57 PM   #61 
  - Most do not even know there is a crisis. I suggest a required reading  jwirr   May-19-11 07:59 PM   #62 
  - I don't think big business would ever fully abandon a 330 million consumers market  chillspike   May-19-11 08:01 PM   #63 
  - "I don't think big business would ever fully abandon a 330 million consumers market"  fivepennies   May-20-11 11:16 AM   #141 
  - You just gotta keep banging the drum.  themadstork   May-19-11 08:17 PM   #64 
  - Yes. But its their Republican AND Democratic Party puppets doing the dirty work.  readmoreoften   May-19-11 08:25 PM   #65 
  - Destroyed from within  liberalgunwilltravel   May-19-11 08:40 PM   #68 
  - Welcome to DU, liberalgunwilltravel!  Rhiannon12866   May-19-11 10:06 PM   #79 
  - You gonna start shooting people?  nobodyspecial   May-19-11 11:23 PM   #86 
     - You gonna keep signing petitions & posting rants?  Doctor_J   May-20-11 10:53 AM   #136 
        - That one side that's doing the fighting  fivepennies   May-20-11 11:38 AM   #145 
  - Vulture capitalism is the worst thing to happen to our society.  Initech   May-19-11 08:54 PM   #69 
  - The secret to wealth -- or successful theft -- requires control of government ....  defendandprotect   May-19-11 08:54 PM   #70 
  - You are correct. What would you have "US" do?  OwnedByFerrets   May-19-11 09:02 PM   #71 
  - One of Abe Lincoln's quotes:  Bryn   May-19-11 09:06 PM   #72 
  - it starts at your local right wing radio station, where the groundwork repetition has been done for  certainot   May-19-11 09:41 PM   #75 
  - I agree  MovingForward   May-19-11 10:47 PM   #81 
  - K&R!!! n/t  Mimosa   May-19-11 09:42 PM   #76 
  - K & R !!!  WillyT   May-19-11 09:52 PM   #77 
  - Sorry  pmorlan1   May-19-11 10:52 PM   #82 
  - This is the result of Randism.  dorksied   May-19-11 10:53 PM   #83 
  - I protested until I was able to run for local office, so I did...  MrMickeysMom   May-19-11 11:09 PM   #84 
  - What do you suggest we do?  nobodyspecial   May-19-11 11:21 PM   #85 
  - It is now, always has been, and always will be class warfare  Jim_Shorts   May-19-11 11:33 PM   #89 
  - REmember they plotted to assassinate FDR.Oligarchs lost the battle under FDR.  bjobotts   May-20-11 12:14 AM   #94 
     - WHERE ARE THE JOBS.WHERE ARE THE JOBS.They have no plan or policy so focus on spending to  bjobotts   May-20-11 12:17 AM   #95 
  - K&R  Enthusiast   May-20-11 01:13 AM   #96 
  - I disagree (nearly completely)  taught_me_patience   May-20-11 01:25 AM   #99 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-20-11 01:41 AM   #101 
  - So those people whose lives have been destroyed?  Hissyspit   May-20-11 05:01 AM   #105 
     - Well, I was responding to OP that stated that America  taught_me_patience   May-20-11 11:41 AM   #146 
  - GOP Bozos  littleblanket   May-20-11 01:39 AM   #100 
  - We ought not give up so easily. Just because it hasn't happened yet (the revolution)  gtar100   May-20-11 02:54 AM   #102 
  - Cyrano, the good news is that this is a necessary process - when things get bad enough....  DesertDiamond   May-20-11 03:40 AM   #103 
  - all i can say is i don't watch tv  barbtries   May-20-11 03:47 AM   #104 
  - Sorry you're feeling down today...Maybe it's messing with your perspective.  whathehell   May-20-11 06:03 AM   #107 
  - Vote and keep the hounds at bay.  kentuck   May-20-11 06:14 AM   #108 
  - Yeah.  Dj13Francis   May-20-11 06:41 AM   #109 
  - Some of us have been 'Alarmist' since raygun  HillbillyBob   May-20-11 07:02 AM   #110 
  - It occurred to me the other day that the elites are trying to reshape America  deutsey   May-20-11 07:07 AM   #112 
  - As a nation we became fat, stupid, and lazy  ThomWV   May-20-11 07:40 AM   #119 
  - Is it America you think you know, or is your State in a fucked up  Bluenorthwest   May-20-11 09:17 AM   #124 
  - I'm waiting for the populace to revolt: then I'll stand by them  txlibdem   May-20-11 09:23 AM   #125 
  - This guy seems to understand, however crude he is  TatonkaJames   May-20-11 09:33 AM   #127 
  - Unfortunately I agree. I am very worried for my grandson and the world he will  MasonJar   May-20-11 09:42 AM   #128 
  - Huxley's nightmare has come true.. it's a "Brave New World"  BREMPRO   May-20-11 09:50 AM   #130 
  - kicking because this is true. n/t  Hotler   May-20-11 09:54 AM   #131 
  - Not exceptionalism, mind you, but Americans are different.  caseymoz   May-20-11 10:23 AM   #132 
  - It's even worse if  femrap   May-20-11 11:09 AM   #138 
  - I find myself agreeing with most everything you said..  TfG   May-20-11 11:14 AM   #140 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-20-11 11:36 AM   #144 
  - Yes, let's pretend that.  a simple pattern   May-20-11 12:00 PM   #148 
  - Prozac Nation  libodem   May-20-11 11:50 AM   #147 
  - We're not just watching. There are no innocent bystanders.  robertpaulsen   May-20-11 12:19 PM   #150 
 

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