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31. The problem is big government.
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  -I am getting a serious suspicion that we're being played for chumps. Initech  Feb-12-11 12:44 PM   #0 
  - I've had that feeling for the last 20 years.  Forkboy   Feb-12-11 12:46 PM   #1 
  - no, no -- that's just been me staring at you. nt  xchrom   Feb-12-11 12:49 PM   #4 
  - Ah ha! I knew it, you cheeky devil!  Forkboy   Feb-12-11 01:01 PM   #6 
  - Really! Americans have been playing the role of chumps for years  Skip_In_Boulder   Feb-12-11 12:56 PM   #5 
     - But it really makes me wonder if this whole thing was planned so they could profit big time.  Initech   Feb-12-11 03:00 PM   #13 
        - Oh I think that goes without question.  Skip_In_Boulder   Feb-12-11 04:13 PM   #16 
           - Excellent point plus  Knight Hawk   Feb-13-11 08:52 AM   #34 
  - K&R nt  TBF   Feb-12-11 12:48 PM   #2 
  - Use your own oil  dipsydoodle   Feb-12-11 12:48 PM   #3 
  - It's the Wall Street casino at work. Let's hear it for reform!  Vinca   Feb-12-11 01:08 PM   #7 
  - An unstable economy is a bigger threat to America than anything Al Qaeda could ever dream of.  Initech   Feb-12-11 02:59 PM   #11 
  - I had a Fusion, friend had a Sonata - you can't go wrong with  WestSeattle2   Feb-13-11 12:26 PM   #45 
     - I'm also eyeing the new Buick Regal as a non-hybrid option.  Initech   Feb-13-11 12:49 PM   #46 
        - I looked at the Regal too! Nice looking ride - interior totally rocks.  WestSeattle2   Feb-13-11 06:54 PM   #50 
        - I test drove one.  Initech   Feb-13-11 07:16 PM   #53 
           - Yep - Buick will be losing its image as a ride limited to seniors -  WestSeattle2   Feb-13-11 07:27 PM   #55 
              - Ford's luxury brand Lincoln also lost that image a while ago.  Initech   Feb-13-11 10:10 PM   #56 
        - I bought my Fusion just to piss off the American Family  WestSeattle2   Feb-13-11 06:57 PM   #51 
  - It's like Vegas except there's very few players, and when they win, everyone loses!  Initech   Feb-13-11 12:52 PM   #47 
  - Hang the corporatists, expropriate their wealth.  Odin2005   Feb-12-11 01:30 PM   #8 
  - Literally  BobbyBoring   Feb-12-11 02:10 PM   #10 
  - George Carlin was right - we do all the work, while they run off with all our fucking money.  Initech   Feb-12-11 03:00 PM   #12 
  - Line the speculators up right behind them.. n/t  Ghost in the Machine   Feb-12-11 06:39 PM   #22 
  - A-freaking-men to that.  Initech   Feb-12-11 08:13 PM   #26 
  - Or in front of them, depending on what you plan to do with them.  russspeakeasy   Feb-12-11 11:28 PM   #28 
  - I know that you are being factious but when you open the door to the candy store and let the kids in  rhett o rick   Feb-13-11 10:29 AM   #39 
  - K&R and the sheep blindly follow  cutlassmama   Feb-12-11 01:32 PM   #9 
  - This has always been the standard operating procedure  lunatica   Feb-12-11 03:03 PM   #14 
  - If oil were priced according to true economic principles, we would all be broke.  Exilednight   Feb-12-11 03:07 PM   #15 
  - All roads of this revolution will eventually lead to Riyadh.  roamer65   Feb-12-11 04:18 PM   #17 
  - Letting them off the hook for 9/11 was the biggest mistake we ever made.  Initech   Feb-12-11 05:07 PM   #19 
     - No kidding!  VermeerLives   Feb-12-11 06:17 PM   #20 
     - We are "the only country in the world that restricts the use of its natural resources?"  immoderate   Feb-12-11 10:20 PM   #27 
     - "After Iran, Saudi Arabia is a close second in exporting Wahhabi terrorism "  Warren Stupidity   Feb-13-11 12:56 AM   #29 
     - Yeah! Just poke more holes in the  Enthusiast   Feb-13-11 05:18 AM   #32 
     - Who is the "we" in "biggest mistake we ever made"?  rhett o rick   Feb-13-11 10:26 AM   #38 
        - I'm talking about when Bush had visiting Saudi officials escorted out of the country  Initech   Feb-13-11 11:33 AM   #41 
           - We tortured innocent taxi drivers and children but let the bin Ladin family leave the country. nm  rhett o rick   Feb-13-11 11:45 AM   #44 
  - I have a few questions too....  radhika   Feb-12-11 04:42 PM   #18 
  - We just have to keep connecting the dots, like they did in Egypt.  Initech   Feb-12-11 08:12 PM   #25 
  - There actually not getting away with it.  RandomThoughts   Feb-12-11 06:18 PM   #21 
  - But WTI crude is still around $86 a barrel. My understanding is that  Ilsa   Feb-12-11 07:13 PM   #23 
  - Code Word...  virtus_contagiosa   Feb-12-11 07:37 PM   #24 
  - KNR! n/t  indimuse   Feb-13-11 03:18 AM   #30 
  - The problem is big government.  Enthusiast   Feb-13-11 05:11 AM   #31 
  - Do I hear speculators at the door again?  dotymed   Feb-13-11 08:25 AM   #33 
  - exactly. While the news demagogues gushed only on Egypt, they sweep shit under our rug.  RedCloud   Feb-13-11 09:09 AM   #35 
  - K&R!!!  blackspade   Feb-13-11 10:02 AM   #36 
  - Chaos theory  The Backlash Cometh   Feb-13-11 10:20 AM   #37 
  - Wait a refinery pipe broke somewhere..............story next.  Historic NY   Feb-13-11 11:18 AM   #40 
  - Somebody sneezed in Nigeria.  louis-t   Feb-13-11 11:43 AM   #42 
  - How we're getting played is at least 50% what we make of it and that depends upon our  patrice   Feb-13-11 11:43 AM   #43 
  - Exactly  Curtis   Feb-13-11 12:53 PM   #48 
  - And then we have he governor of Wisconsin declaring himself Caesar over state employees.  Initech   Feb-13-11 05:05 PM   #49 
  - You can't get played if you know what's going on.  Fire1   Feb-13-11 07:04 PM   #52 
  - Your first article is from 1/31/11.....right when the uncertainty of where this was going  FrenchieCat   Feb-13-11 07:19 PM   #54 

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