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Pooka Fey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-11 12:42 PM
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6. Take good care of yourself, buddy. You're not alone.
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  -A Day in the Life of the Long Term Unemployed FreakinDJ  Jul-20-11 12:12 PM   #0 
  - I see all of this, especially the mental degradation toll it takes, with my ex husband  tavalon   Jul-20-11 12:25 PM   #1 
  - That is why I moved to "Dual Discipline / Craft" back in the 80s  FreakinDJ   Jul-20-11 02:36 PM   #19 
  - very well done.  barbtries   Jul-20-11 12:32 PM   #2 
  - The new America will greatly resemble Chile after Allende,  truedelphi   Jul-20-11 06:19 PM   #31 
  - How does a long-term unemployed person make "generous 401(k) contributions)?  FBaggins   Jul-20-11 12:35 PM   #3 
  - I knew some one would have to throw rocks  FreakinDJ   Jul-20-11 12:43 PM   #7 
  - They aren't "rocks"... I was trying to understand what you were writing.  FBaggins   Jul-20-11 12:47 PM   #9 
     - Sorry for over reacting  FreakinDJ   Jul-20-11 12:58 PM   #12 
        - Oh hey... no problem at all.  FBaggins   Jul-20-11 01:17 PM   #14 
           - Compound Interest vs: Stock Market / 1.5% apr CDs  FreakinDJ   Jul-20-11 01:40 PM   #16 
  - I have been unemployed since 2010. Fortunately, I am collecting  RebelOne   Jul-20-11 05:23 PM   #25 
  - I was wondering about that myself.  truedelphi   Jul-20-11 06:21 PM   #32 
  - The late 1970s and early 1980s are alive and well and living in my head  lapislzi   Jul-20-11 12:38 PM   #4 
  - If you would consider relocating to San Diego, send me an IM  slackmaster   Jul-20-11 12:40 PM   #5 
  - Take good care of yourself, buddy. You're not alone.  Pooka Fey   Jul-20-11 12:42 PM   #6 
  - My husband is also unemployed and depressed  LibertyLover   Jul-20-11 12:44 PM   #8 
  - Thanks for that dose of reality  Bragi   Jul-20-11 12:50 PM   #10 
  - So, so, so , so . so tired of the nonsense. This isn't the "CHANGE" I voted for.  swayne   Jul-20-11 12:53 PM   #11 
  - swayne  trud   Jul-20-11 03:32 PM   #21 
  - I am thrilled to hear that you found gainful employment. Just hearing that made my day  NNN0LHI   Jul-20-11 01:00 PM   #13 
  - You really nailed it  LiberalEsto   Jul-20-11 01:18 PM   #15 
  - Highly recommended , thank you for sharing this.  Snoutport   Jul-20-11 01:48 PM   #17 
  - Hang on...Been there and done that..All of it. Ng Chi.  russspeakeasy   Jul-20-11 01:51 PM   #18 
  - Bless you and your family.  democrank   Jul-20-11 03:17 PM   #20 
  - Good Luck on your new job  LittleGirl   Jul-20-11 03:33 PM   #22 
  - k&r  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-20-11 03:34 PM   #23 
  - Maybe your very bright sons are  libmom74   Jul-20-11 05:00 PM   #24 
  - My 24 yo son who lost his job in May is saying he thinks he will  southerncrone   Jul-20-11 11:10 PM   #36 
  - I would love to know the numbers of families who are facing this  Still Waters   Jul-20-11 05:32 PM   #26 
  - Welcome to DU - actually the Under 30 crowd is hardest hit  FreakinDJ   Jul-20-11 05:48 PM   #28 
  - The depression is the worst part in my view  Juche   Jul-20-11 05:42 PM   #27 
  - K&R Time for us to demand Full Employment Act of 1946!  midnight   Jul-20-11 05:58 PM   #29 
  - Thanks FDJ  Permanut   Jul-20-11 05:59 PM   #30 
  - thanks for the kick  FreakinDJ   Jul-20-11 08:53 PM   #33 
  - Very glad to hear about your new job. Very sorry to hear about the depression.  bertman   Jul-20-11 09:35 PM   #34 
  - DRIP is what brought Republicans into power during the Clinton midterms  FreakinDJ   Jul-20-11 10:26 PM   #35 
     - You used the past tense "Cutting off the DLC at the knees WAS a good first step."  bertman   Jul-21-11 10:45 PM   #40 
  - At the risk of sounding simplistic --  Remember Me   Jul-21-11 03:00 PM   #37 
  - Thanks - and Welcome to DU  FreakinDJ   Jul-21-11 07:54 PM   #38 
  - Congrats on the new job!! n/t  Fire1   Jul-21-11 08:01 PM   #39 

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