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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-27-11 10:04 AM
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21. Very, very well written JL. +1000
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  -Poverty sucks and no one is immune from it nadine_mn  Jun-27-11 05:40 AM   #0 
  - K&R.  midnight   Jun-27-11 05:53 AM   #1 
  - BIG K&R - Get back up there girl  liberal N proud   Jun-27-11 06:04 AM   #2 
  - thanks for mounting your soap box  cali   Jun-27-11 06:19 AM   #3 
  - K & R!!  locahungaria   Jun-27-11 06:27 AM   #4 
  - Huge K&R, with gratitude :) n/t  OneGrassRoot   Jun-27-11 06:27 AM   #5 
  - Your story, so eloquent and so true for so many needs to be told,  MedicalAdmin   Jun-27-11 06:29 AM   #6 
  - Amen  DonCoquixote   Jun-27-11 06:33 AM   #7 
  - Great post. Rec'd. nt  raccoon   Jun-27-11 06:34 AM   #8 
  - Wonderful post... thank you for sharing! n/t  demmiblue   Jun-27-11 07:52 AM   #9 
  - Great post Nadine. Thank you for posting.  w8liftinglady   Jun-27-11 07:56 AM   #10 
  - Stay up on that soapbox, you do an excellent job.  TheKentuckian   Jun-27-11 07:56 AM   #11 
  - K&R  ImNotTed   Jun-27-11 08:04 AM   #12 
  - THANK YOU, great post!  Odin2005   Jun-27-11 08:12 AM   #13 
  - K & R, and I just want to say your soap-box ROCKS.  Maru Kitteh   Jun-27-11 08:38 AM   #14 
  - Excellent Post. nt  historylovr   Jun-27-11 08:58 AM   #15 
  - i don't know if your post has anything to do with that person who seemed upset that i had an ipod  ejpoeta   Jun-27-11 09:15 AM   #16 
  - Thank you for your post....  OneGrassRoot   Jun-27-11 09:26 AM   #17 
  - I saw that thread after I posted, and it just verified why I am so pissed  nadine_mn   Jun-27-11 09:32 AM   #18 
  - I think this is controlled anger...  JuniperLea   Jun-27-11 09:58 AM   #20 
  - Very, very well written JL. +1000  Maru Kitteh   Jun-27-11 10:04 AM   #21 
  - Give them a few months...  butterfly77   Jun-27-11 05:20 PM   #53 
  - the problem is that this is not just about the poor. my original reply had to do with the costs  ejpoeta   Jun-27-11 10:44 AM   #28 
     - Its harder and harder to make ends meet - wages haven't gone  nadine_mn   Jun-27-11 11:11 AM   #30 
     - it's ok. it's just hard because i have a hard time doing things for myself in general.  ejpoeta   Jun-27-11 11:19 AM   #31 
     - Side question: are you couponing?  lildreamer316   Jun-27-11 08:18 PM   #62 
        - i have been trying. it's been impossible to be able to sit down and look through ads.  ejpoeta   Jun-28-11 07:43 AM   #74 
  - I think the problem is...  daleanime   Jun-27-11 10:34 AM   #26 
  - Give it  butterfly77   Jun-27-11 05:15 PM   #52 
  - I don't like what we're becoming  chervilant   Jun-27-11 11:58 AM   #35 
  - good luck, and i know what that's like. i know my family would let me stay with them  ejpoeta   Jun-27-11 12:11 PM   #37 
  - +1000!!!  FirstLight   Jun-27-11 06:37 PM   #57 
  - Thank you for writing this.  999998th word   Jun-28-11 01:06 AM   #71 
  - k/r  progressoid   Jun-27-11 09:40 AM   #19 
  - Outstanding commentary. I completely agree with you.  Tatiana   Jun-27-11 10:04 AM   #22 
  - My mom once said "we can't eat this month but at least we look good"  nadine_mn   Jun-27-11 10:15 AM   #24 
  - Very true about the small comforts  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-27-11 05:47 PM   #55 
     - "Punishing people will not bring them out of poverty."  Tatiana   Jun-28-11 09:06 AM   #75 
  - One of my friends lost her job at 57 and never worked full time again  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-27-11 10:08 AM   #23 
  - Wonderful post. Speaking up about your experience informs those folks who  LuckyLib   Jun-27-11 10:32 AM   #25 
  - Kick and Rec from another poor kid  Viva_La_Revolution   Jun-27-11 10:38 AM   #27 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Jun-27-11 10:59 AM   #29 
  - Thank you. K&R!  amyrose2712   Jun-27-11 11:21 AM   #32 
  - Thank you so much.  dotymed   Jun-27-11 11:21 AM   #33 
  - Best OP I've read in a long time.  TBF   Jun-27-11 11:41 AM   #34 
  - k/r.  katsy   Jun-27-11 12:06 PM   #36 
  - Thank you for sharing,  laylah   Jun-27-11 12:21 PM   #38 
  - Great stuff indeed!  Innoma   Jun-27-11 12:22 PM   #39 
  - kr  defendandprotect   Jun-27-11 12:33 PM   #40 
  - Poverty can hit anyone  arikara   Jun-27-11 12:39 PM   #41 
  - Yes, the wealthiest 1% are immune from it (which is why they don't care) and  Lorien   Jun-27-11 01:10 PM   #42 
  - + a gazillion  valerief   Jun-27-11 03:02 PM   #44 
  - I guess at the time, living in Louisiana and then Nevada  nadine_mn   Jun-27-11 03:47 PM   #48 
     - My mom volunteered at a woman's shelter from 1972-77  Lorien   Jun-27-11 04:10 PM   #51 
  - You can't convince me that either Koch brother isn't immune from it.  valerief   Jun-27-11 03:01 PM   #43 
  - wouldn't it be nice to see trading places really happen. picture the koch brothers as those two  ejpoeta   Jun-27-11 07:23 PM   #59 
  - Flame?  tavalon   Jun-27-11 03:13 PM   #45 
  - Flame?  tavalon   Jun-27-11 03:13 PM   #46 
  - Nadine, you are welcome on my soap box any time. Have a video?  Downwinder   Jun-27-11 03:23 PM   #47 
  - Thanks for sharing this beautiful post.  Flying Dream Blues   Jun-27-11 04:03 PM   #49 
  - How True!!  border_town   Jun-27-11 04:10 PM   #50 
  - A good tongue lashing is always good for the soul  lunatica   Jun-27-11 05:26 PM   #54 
  - ...and for some the poverty is as normal as we can hope for...  FirstLight   Jun-27-11 06:34 PM   #56 
  - K&R  Luciferous   Jun-27-11 06:54 PM   #58 
  - K&R. You're right on in everything you say. An old Joan Baez  Booster   Jun-27-11 07:23 PM   #60 
  - TERRIFIC post  Raine   Jun-27-11 07:28 PM   #61 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Jun-27-11 08:34 PM   #63 
  - Love~  Pharaoh   Jun-27-11 09:07 PM   #64 
  - Poverty is even detrimental for people who would consider themselves wealthy, book the Sprit Level  Exultant Democracy   Jun-27-11 09:17 PM   #65 
  - the richest 5% hold 72% of Americas financial wealth10 times the bottom 80%, top 20% holds 93% >Link  dogmoma56   Jun-27-11 09:36 PM   #66 
  - amen  larwdem   Jun-27-11 10:00 PM   #67 
  - Welcome home to northern MN!  pengillian101   Jun-27-11 11:59 PM   #68 
  - Thanks. Most of us have been there or will be there  JDPriestly   Jun-28-11 12:16 AM   #69 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Jun-28-11 01:00 AM   #70 
  - pastors live off of the offering plate, they are most clearly dependent on others  StarsInHerHair   Jun-28-11 01:18 AM   #72 
  - Excellent essay. n/t  myrna minx   Jun-28-11 06:02 AM   #73 
 

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