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villager Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-14-11 02:25 PM
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2. Perhaps the line about not taking to the streets shows what's missing
Folks that desperate, with nothing left to lose, need to bring it to the Banksters' doors -- and the doors of their politico puppets...
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  -From a Disillusioned 99'er: "This nation has become evil to the core..." Karmadillo  Feb-14-11 02:21 PM   #0 
  - Heartbreaking. And so true. nt  alsame   Feb-14-11 02:23 PM   #1 
  - Perhaps the line about not taking to the streets shows what's missing  villager   Feb-14-11 02:25 PM   #2 
  - I get the feeling that people don't march because  Javaman   Feb-14-11 03:14 PM   #6 
  - in an age of the Tweet and FB update, though -- what would "footage" of the US army firing on its  villager   Feb-14-11 03:25 PM   #7 
  - Very good point. nt  Javaman   Feb-14-11 03:38 PM   #8 
  - We would hear from people like Inhofe that he would be Outraged at any Outrage  Bandit   Feb-14-11 04:25 PM   #12 
  - well, it's true the AM airwaves would be flush with "they all *deserved* it" talking points..  villager   Feb-14-11 05:18 PM   #15 
  - Im afraid we have been effectively divided  virtus_contagiosa   Feb-15-11 05:46 AM   #40 
     - Oh, my dear.  Le Taz Hot   Feb-15-11 06:41 AM   #43 
        - The protests stopped for the most part because the draft ended.  former9thward   Feb-15-11 12:35 PM   #80 
        - Not really how I remember it...  virtus_contagiosa   Feb-15-11 12:55 PM   #81 
  - People don't march because the pain is still too scattered. Support Rangel bill: DRAFT  SugarShack   Feb-14-11 11:50 PM   #22 
  - We are very close to crossing that line  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-14-11 11:54 PM   #23 
  - We don't march because we don't see the struggles of others as our own. That's why Raygun got  Citizen Worker   Feb-15-11 02:56 AM   #32 
  - The Egyptians were also out for EIGHTEEN days  Blue_Tires   Feb-15-11 08:59 AM   #54 
  - In America, the percentage of people who would DIE  OwnedByFerrets   Feb-15-11 09:11 AM   #56 
  - its rather not in our culture to set ourselves on fire but it might take  roguevalley   Feb-14-11 03:52 PM   #9 
  - Some of us are trying --  Hell Hath No Fury   Feb-15-11 10:20 AM   #63 
  - I feel like this is exactly what the GOP wants  CrossChris   Feb-14-11 02:32 PM   #3 
  - This is why it continues:  fasttense   Feb-14-11 02:37 PM   #4 
  - I disagree.  Badfish   Feb-15-11 06:54 AM   #46 
  - Too sad for words. Truths spoken by writer are angering.  northoftheborder   Feb-14-11 02:56 PM   #5 
  - Being born in 1979 i have to say i never knew that earlier america  reggie the dog   Feb-14-11 04:15 PM   #10 
  - Born in 1970 I never saw that mythical USA with my own eyes either.  LooseWilly   Feb-15-11 12:10 AM   #24 
  - Born in '63, I saw it. And the goodness of America was taken for granted.  gtar100   Feb-15-11 01:39 AM   #26 
     - "We have got to raise the consciousness of the people..."  LooseWilly   Feb-15-11 02:29 AM   #30 
     - 48 here  wryter2000   Feb-15-11 01:05 PM   #83 
  - I am very happy for you that you have found a better place.  gtar100   Feb-16-11 08:11 PM   #92 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Feb-14-11 04:18 PM   #11 
  - K&R  raouldukelives   Feb-14-11 04:25 PM   #13 
  - But Obama gave the rich their tax cuts so the unemployed could get an extension on their benefits!  CrispyQ   Feb-14-11 04:42 PM   #14 
  - ...  butterfly77   Feb-14-11 05:20 PM   #16 
  - Wasn't Tyler Durden an active poster here at one time?  Horse with no Name   Feb-14-11 05:22 PM   #17 
  - Probably not the same guy...  PassingFair   Feb-14-11 05:40 PM   #18 
  - the name is from the movie "fight club"  Hannah Bell   Feb-15-11 01:50 AM   #28 
  - Yes, although it is a popular name there was a poster  eilen   Feb-15-11 05:42 AM   #37 
  - some of the comments illustrate WHY we're in this position....  mike_c   Feb-14-11 05:47 PM   #19 
  - I always want to say  Karmadillo   Feb-14-11 08:51 PM   #20 
     - you've just described the dreaded sooshilism in a very succinct nutshell....  mike_c   Feb-15-11 10:03 AM   #59 
  - Greed, the American way and it will destroy this country.  sarcasmo   Feb-14-11 08:53 PM   #21 
  - Anyone have Bill O'Reilly's email address? I wanna send this to him! nt  CommonSensePLZ   Feb-15-11 12:39 AM   #25 
  - Unrec for maudin claptrap  canetoad   Feb-15-11 01:45 AM   #27 
  - Perhaps you need to walk in his shoes.  eilen   Feb-15-11 05:47 AM   #41 
  - You're a weed farmer in Australia?  Fuddnik   Feb-15-11 07:26 AM   #49 
  - Thank you.  Starry Messenger   Feb-15-11 11:59 AM   #76 
  - Heartless.  avaistheone1   Feb-15-11 01:40 PM   #84 
  - Well, ok Mark, we'll miss ya buddy. The rest of us will stay here and do the work.  jtuck004   Feb-15-11 02:28 AM   #29 
  - In case you missed it, HE IS unemployed  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-15-11 02:43 AM   #31 
  - So am I. Nearly two years now. What's your point.?  jtuck004   Feb-15-11 03:43 AM   #33 
     - Not all 99'rs are middle class home owners with sufficient bank accounts.  ipaint   Feb-15-11 03:57 AM   #34 
     - True.  jtuck004   Feb-15-11 04:18 AM   #35 
        - Yeah, look on the "bright side'.  ipaint   Feb-15-11 05:40 PM   #89 
     - Did you click on the link  PatSeg   Feb-15-11 06:33 AM   #42 
     - And a damn clever suicide note at that.  jtuck004   Feb-15-11 11:02 AM   #66 
     - It was very well written  PatSeg   Feb-15-11 11:48 AM   #69 
     - PatSeg; I read the entire letter. You are correct .  russspeakeasy   Feb-15-11 11:05 AM   #67 
        - I know what you mean  PatSeg   Feb-15-11 11:55 AM   #73 
     - Two years out of work? How do you afford an internet  walldude   Feb-15-11 11:58 AM   #74 
     - You post from the library, if austerity hasn't closed it....  Mulhane   Feb-15-11 12:59 PM   #82 
     - So you have healthy savings and a home  nadinbrzezinski   Feb-15-11 11:59 AM   #75 
        - Millions of people live with less than this person. That is no reason to commit suicide.  jtuck004   Feb-15-11 08:23 PM   #90 
  - I can't believe this is written here. nt.  eilen   Feb-15-11 05:45 AM   #38 
  - You stay classy. n/t  superduperfarleft   Feb-15-11 08:19 AM   #51 
  - Your own self-validation is quite touching...  LanternWaste   Feb-15-11 02:19 PM   #87 
  - This post should be permanately pinned to the top of the front page at DU  rpannier   Feb-15-11 05:40 AM   #36 
  - If true then Bernie should read it out loud and enter it into record for all the assholes to hear.  glinda   Feb-15-11 11:45 AM   #68 
  - That America this person believed in...  ReggieVeggie   Feb-15-11 05:46 AM   #39 
  - agreed. that is the fallacy of the post.  tomp   Feb-15-11 06:46 AM   #44 
  - There was one that was in a lot better shape.  mmonk   Feb-15-11 06:51 AM   #45 
  - Income  SOS   Feb-15-11 10:30 AM   #64 
  - Rec'd with great sadness n/t  Catherina   Feb-15-11 07:19 AM   #47 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-15-11 07:22 AM   #48 
  - This country changed on November 22, 1963.  Octafish   Feb-15-11 08:16 AM   #50 
  - And again in 2000.  Rex   Feb-15-11 11:50 AM   #70 
  - USA: Greed, guns, war, corruption, and religious paranoia  Maineman   Feb-15-11 08:56 AM   #52 
  - And every bit of that is orchestrated by the elite -- right wing --  defendandprotect   Feb-15-11 09:59 AM   #58 
  - Heavy Sigh.  Myrina   Feb-15-11 08:57 AM   #53 
  - Heartbreaking and sobering  OwnedByFerrets   Feb-15-11 09:06 AM   #55 
  - There is no media drum beat every day reminding Americans about the 99'ers or homeless...  defendandprotect   Feb-15-11 09:58 AM   #57 
  - I hear you.  October   Feb-15-11 10:12 AM   #60 
  - Kicked and Agreed. At some point, you have made enough money.  Xenotime   Feb-15-11 10:15 AM   #61 
  - He's right. It's a travesty.  blackspade   Feb-15-11 10:17 AM   #62 
  - the destruction of hope  florida08   Feb-15-11 10:47 AM   #65 
  - I hate that this person wants to give up  Tsiyu   Feb-15-11 11:50 AM   #71 
  - One of the most upsetting things I've read. What have we become?  Vinca   Feb-15-11 11:53 AM   #72 
  - This appeared on HuffPo last November  DTinAZ   Feb-15-11 12:08 PM   #77 
  - John Brown didn't plead  Mulhane   Feb-15-11 12:28 PM   #78 
  - Goddamn I HATE Republicans - I hope these evil bastards get theirs soon!  santamargarita   Feb-15-11 12:30 PM   #79 
  - Just too  femrap   Feb-15-11 01:47 PM   #85 
  - The fish rots from the head down  mochajava666   Feb-15-11 02:08 PM   #86 
  - This is heartbreaking.  myrna minx   Feb-15-11 02:42 PM   #88 
  - The thievery, the chicanery, cannot happen WITHOUT THE GOVT'S COLLUSION.  WinkyDink   Feb-15-11 08:26 PM   #91 
  - I can't recommend this enough,  sasha031   Feb-18-11 03:23 PM   #93 

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