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109. Lots of Americans are in the same boat.

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  -Here's What Obama Will Eat At The $35,800-A-Head Fundraising Dinner In New York Tonight FarCenter  Nov-30-11 03:54 PM   #0 
  - What the hell is 'marrow mustard custard?'  RZM   Nov-30-11 03:56 PM   #1 
  - I would imagine so.  EOTE   Nov-30-11 03:59 PM   #7 
  - I'd be the one to ask for Heinz 57 sauce for my steak & take the marrow mustard custard home to my  pacalo   Nov-30-11 04:30 PM   #32 
  - Sounds like a line from "I am the Walrus."  malthaussen   Nov-30-11 04:02 PM   #14 
  - You're right!  woo me with science   Nov-30-11 04:27 PM   #30 
  - Koo-Koo-Ka-Chu  sarcasmo   Nov-30-11 07:25 PM   #67 
  - I don't know, but I think you'll find it in the library with a candlestick.  Arkansas Granny   Nov-30-11 07:28 PM   #69 
  - Something that only rich people eat.  Better Believe It   Nov-30-11 08:18 PM   #91 
  - Uh - no  GoneOffShore   Dec-01-11 08:56 AM   #123 
  - Basically, yeah  jmowreader   Nov-30-11 08:37 PM   #94 
  - it probably refers to vegetable marrow-a term for the centers of root vegetables  Ken Burch   Dec-01-11 03:49 PM   #134 
  - i'm outraged.  dionysus   Nov-30-11 03:56 PM   #2 
  - I'm hungry.  AtomicKitten   Nov-30-11 04:18 PM   #21 
  - So am I. nt  bluestate10   Nov-30-11 07:30 PM   #71 
  - ...  SidDithers   Nov-30-11 04:23 PM   #26 
  - I'm in tears. n/t  Scurrilous   Nov-30-11 04:31 PM   #34 
  - Its amazing. Some people here beating Hannity and Limbaugh  Solomon   Nov-30-11 09:55 PM   #99 
  - I know he will need their money to win the election, but how  doc03   Nov-30-11 03:57 PM   #3 
  - its worse than that  Anatos   Nov-30-11 04:19 PM   #22 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-30-11 03:58 PM   #4 
  - I'm having leftovers fresh from the freezer. Mmmm. Tasty. nt  Obamanaut   Nov-30-11 03:59 PM   #5 
  - We're (2 of us) are having home made potato soup. Approximate cost..........  mrmpa   Nov-30-11 03:59 PM   #6 
  - throw a bit of chopped leeks in there next time... delish  dionysus   Nov-30-11 07:40 PM   #75 
     - Mom did, I forgot about it until I ate it...........It was delicious. eom  mrmpa   Dec-01-11 01:10 AM   #118 
  - Its like a Happy Meal for the wealthy!  DJ13   Nov-30-11 03:59 PM   #8 
  - With meals like that is it any wonder democracy has indigestion?  Wilms   Nov-30-11 04:00 PM   #9 
  - Only three courses?  Brickbat   Nov-30-11 04:00 PM   #10 
  - And a good number of people there will hardly touch their plates...  joeybee12   Nov-30-11 04:01 PM   #11 
  - If the security wasn't so heavy around this group, maybe the nearby  sad sally   Nov-30-11 04:15 PM   #18 
  - I'd expect to be able to eat  dipsydoodle   Nov-30-11 04:01 PM   #12 
  - She's out of season, sorry  DJ13   Nov-30-11 04:06 PM   #15 
     - Is that the one on the menu which says Tiny  dipsydoodle   Nov-30-11 04:23 PM   #27 
        - No, thats Newt penis  DJ13   Nov-30-11 04:32 PM   #36 
           - Newt penis costs $10,000 a pound  KamaAina   Nov-30-11 10:11 PM   #100 
              - LOL!  DJ13   Nov-30-11 11:05 PM   #104 
  - We thought about going...  brooklynite   Nov-30-11 04:01 PM   #13 
  - You are wise to spend your money on Congressional races.  closeupready   Nov-30-11 04:22 PM   #23 
  - Everyone is super impressed with how much money you have.  sudopod   Nov-30-11 04:25 PM   #29 
  - the poster doesn't seem to be bragging to me, what's your beef?  dionysus   Nov-30-11 05:28 PM   #44 
     - I haven't a clue either.  Response   Nov-30-11 11:47 PM   #107 
  - so happy for you..  xiamiam   Nov-30-11 06:05 PM   #51 
  - You could probably thank some of them here.  Response   Nov-30-11 11:49 PM   #108 
  - Gee. And you come here writing reality? Waahhhhh!!!  bluestate10   Nov-30-11 07:36 PM   #73 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-30-11 08:12 PM   #88 
  - I know many people who could afford this, but none of them would say they could! Wow!  Logical   Nov-30-11 10:36 PM   #103 
  - Memo to other "poor" DU'ers. Please don't send Obama your last $50. He's ok without it  NightWatcher   Nov-30-11 04:12 PM   #16 
  - that makes good sense.  cali   Nov-30-11 04:22 PM   #24 
  - hey, you're back! how's the recovery going?  dionysus   Nov-30-11 05:27 PM   #42 
  - Lots of Americans are in the same boat.  Response   Nov-30-11 11:50 PM   #109 
  - I gave last time, won't do it again...we can ask his corporate buddies this time around...  truebrit71   Nov-30-11 04:25 PM   #28 
  - Yup.  woo me with science   Nov-30-11 04:33 PM   #37 
  - It's not an Obama campaign fundraiser. n/t  LoZoccolo   Nov-30-11 07:00 PM   #62 
  - Please explain how it's not an Obama Fundraiser.  Melinda   Nov-30-11 07:53 PM   #83 
     - Because the money is not going to the Obama campaign?  LoZoccolo   Nov-30-11 07:59 PM   #84 
        - Hmmm, shades of Tom Delay, perhaps?  Melinda   Dec-01-11 08:31 AM   #121 
           - Watch the pea under the cup, which way did it go, hokus pokus, disappeared into thin air  sad sally   Dec-01-11 03:59 PM   #137 
  - If they didn't have it, where did it come from?  treestar   Nov-30-11 08:18 PM   #90 
  - these people and their money, I mean really.  mulsh   Nov-30-11 04:14 PM   #17 
  - $35,000 Will Get You A Handshake  SoCalMusicLover   Nov-30-11 04:16 PM   #19 
  - i dont give a crap if he knows i exist..i used to..now not so much..nt  xiamiam   Nov-30-11 06:07 PM   #52 
  - Why do people do it?  Beacool   Dec-01-11 12:04 AM   #111 
  - That Niman Ranch gives good steak  Warren DeMontague   Nov-30-11 04:17 PM   #20 
  - For $35,800, that steak had better be the entire damn cow n/t  krispos42   Nov-30-11 04:23 PM   #25 
  - I'm sorry but that's just fucking obscene...  truebrit71   Nov-30-11 04:28 PM   #31 
  - pisses me off as well..i've come to expect it..i'm more irritated with the elite dems  xiamiam   Nov-30-11 06:10 PM   #53 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-30-11 08:15 PM   #89 
  - ROFL ROFL ROFL  snooper2   Dec-01-11 03:31 PM   #129 
  - No, what is obscene is...  GoCubsGo   Dec-01-11 03:46 PM   #130 
  - a menu worthy of the party of the common people  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-30-11 04:31 PM   #33 
  - What? False advertising! There are no heads on the menu!  dtexdem   Nov-30-11 04:31 PM   #35 
  - Alas, I can't find any wine pairings. Do you suppose it is cash bar?  FarCenter   Nov-30-11 04:39 PM   #38 
  - According to their online menu...  JHB   Nov-30-11 04:39 PM   #39 
  - You know, there are cows with leukemia that could have used that marrow...  Itchinjim   Nov-30-11 05:05 PM   #40 
  - The first thing I thought when I read that menu was...  shockra   Nov-30-11 05:14 PM   #41 
  - Was hoping it was horse steaks...  SidDithers   Nov-30-11 05:28 PM   #43 
  - I was hoping so well -  TBF   Nov-30-11 08:04 PM   #87 
  - LOL!  treestar   Nov-30-11 08:21 PM   #93 
  - The diners are just waiting for their main course  erodriguez   Nov-30-11 05:31 PM   #45 
  - Sounds delicious, but I could make that same meal for under $25  FarLeftFist   Nov-30-11 05:32 PM   #46 
  - No you can't. Use the same ingredients and try your claim.  bluestate10   Nov-30-11 07:44 PM   #77 
  - Three fundraisers tonight - Jack Rosen at his residence and another at the Sheraton...  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-11 05:40 PM   #47 
  - What, no $5 dollar milkshake?  ellisonz   Nov-30-11 05:42 PM   #48 
  - it's pretty fucking good but i don't know about $5  dionysus   Nov-30-11 05:58 PM   #50 
     - And then theres' the coffee...  ellisonz   Nov-30-11 06:58 PM   #61 
        - don't "jimmie" me jules, don't "jimmie" me, okay?!?  dionysus   Nov-30-11 07:19 PM   #63 
           - "post-partisanship"  ellisonz   Dec-01-11 12:10 AM   #114 
  - Cheap at twice the price for the 1%ers who will benefit from a 2nd term.  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-30-11 05:44 PM   #49 
  - I have no respect for any "leader" that wines and dines with the rich...  Modern_Matthew   Nov-30-11 06:14 PM   #54 
  - then you'll never be able to support any candidate for natl office. congrats.  dionysus   Nov-30-11 07:24 PM   #66 
  - I have no respect for pompous asses that speak of what they don't understand. nt  bluestate10   Nov-30-11 07:46 PM   #78 
  - If someone said "do you have any grey poupon" they'd be looked upon as a pauper  aint_no_life_nowhere   Nov-30-11 06:22 PM   #55 
  - Is there any doubt left that Obama serves the 1%? - n/t  coalition_unwilling   Nov-30-11 06:28 PM   #56 
  - no..but i don't see any there there..baffling to me...nt  xiamiam   Nov-30-11 06:48 PM   #60 
  - Good question! Meanwhile, lots of Americans are surviving on  akbacchus_BC   Nov-30-11 11:13 PM   #106 
  - If I am attending  HipChick   Nov-30-11 06:34 PM   #57 
  - can you say  FirstLight   Nov-30-11 06:38 PM   #58 
  - If they were serving horse, I would have attended. nt  Recovered Repug   Nov-30-11 06:40 PM   #59 
  - America;s President should also fly coach.  JoePhilly   Nov-30-11 07:22 PM   #64 
  - +1000...  HipChick   Nov-30-11 07:24 PM   #65 
  - i recall earnest outraged threads pre-inauguration that said the president shouldn't have a "palace"  dionysus   Nov-30-11 07:27 PM   #68 
     - YUP ... for some odd reason, THIS President needs should not  JoePhilly   Nov-30-11 07:36 PM   #72 
     - you tell me.i've been on DU for ten years (god no, im getting old, DU for almost a third of my life)  dionysus   Nov-30-11 07:37 PM   #74 
     - Same here. It's never been worse.  joshcryer   Nov-30-11 07:48 PM   #80 
     - 2008 primaries on steroids... i thought the flame wars of 04 were bad, as a dean guy.  dionysus   Nov-30-11 08:01 PM   #85 
     - For me it feels like 10 years ... but I recently checked ...  JoePhilly   Nov-30-11 07:48 PM   #81 
     - It started with Warren. Some were hurt he was picked.  joshcryer   Nov-30-11 09:19 PM   #96 
     - Agreed...  SidDithers   Dec-01-11 09:28 AM   #124 
        - vaht? DU-siskie? how did you get here.... did you drive.. or did you flew?  dionysus   Dec-01-11 09:31 AM   #127 
     - Yep!  treestar   Nov-30-11 08:20 PM   #92 
     - Forget the inauguration. People here complain when Obama has cake on his birthday  NYC Liberal   Nov-30-11 07:40 PM   #76 
     - I can't wait to see what form the outrage takes when he gets his daughters Christmas gifts  JoePhilly   Dec-01-11 08:25 AM   #119 
     - I remember that, some people complaining that it was costing millions for inaguration.  joshcryer   Nov-30-11 07:46 PM   #79 
     - yep. and it ended up not being taxpayer dough anyways.  dionysus   Nov-30-11 08:03 PM   #86 
     - I can't tell freepers from some DUERs. Malicious attacks on the President are common here. nt  bluestate10   Nov-30-11 07:50 PM   #82 
        - +1. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Dec-01-11 03:51 PM   #135 
  - Sounds delicious. nt  bluestate10   Nov-30-11 07:29 PM   #70 
  - looks like a meeting has been held to tell us all how great obama has been as a pres  xiamiam   Nov-30-11 08:54 PM   #95 
  - OMFG!!! A politician raising money?!? Stop the fucking presses!!...nt  SidDithers   Nov-30-11 09:34 PM   #97 
  - And...? It's a for-gawdsakes fundraiser.  CakeGrrl   Nov-30-11 09:55 PM   #98 
  - Niman Ranch is a Left Coast specialty  KamaAina   Nov-30-11 10:12 PM   #101 
  - We have to compete THEN change the system.  SalviaBlue   Nov-30-11 10:28 PM   #102 
  - That's an expensive dinner! Who paying for it?  akbacchus_BC   Nov-30-11 11:10 PM   #105 
  - Fools with more money than sense.  Beacool   Dec-01-11 12:07 AM   #113 
  - He actually attended 3 fundraisers.  Beacool   Dec-01-11 12:02 AM   #110 
  - But the pice de rsistance? The poached future of the middle class, glazed w/ the tears of the poor  kenny blankenship   Dec-01-11 12:07 AM   #112 
  - ..served off the backs of the chronically unemployed...  truebrit71   Dec-01-11 08:52 AM   #122 
  - What will the families we helped at Catholic Family Outreach eat tonight?  mmonk   Dec-01-11 12:12 AM   #115 
  - Obama eats food. He should not be allowed to eat food.  Ikonoklast   Dec-01-11 12:24 AM   #116 
  - LMAO!!!!!!!!  stevenleser   Dec-01-11 04:06 PM   #139 
  - Millions homeless & living in poverty, it's obscene  girl_interrupted   Dec-01-11 12:28 AM   #117 
  - Nowhere near as obscene as the amounts of money the Koch Bros. will use against him  GoCubsGo   Dec-01-11 03:56 PM   #136 
  - The cool thing? Those who shell out $35,800/plate expect ABSOLUTELY NOTHING in return!  Romulox   Dec-01-11 08:30 AM   #120 
  - That's correct.  closeupready   Dec-01-11 03:47 PM   #132 
  - Doesn't sound that good...even the dessert sounds weird nt  ecstatic   Dec-01-11 09:29 AM   #125 
  - do you get free refills on your coffee?  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-01-11 09:29 AM   #126 
  - Good to see our President meeting with his base, the HaveMores.  bvar22   Dec-01-11 03:28 PM   #128 
  - even good old abe had to have fund raisers  roman7   Dec-01-11 03:46 PM   #131 
  - Ramen Noodles with Peanut Butter mixed in for protein.  justiceischeap   Dec-01-11 03:47 PM   #133 
  - not worth it  Enrique   Dec-01-11 04:00 PM   #138 
 

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