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Sat Jan 18, 2014, 09:44 PM

 

Why Is It... That Clinton's Line: “work hard and play by the rules” Is Only Applied To Workers ???

Why isn't it applied to the 1% ?

And... Why is that NEVER pointed out ???


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Reply Why Is It... That Clinton's Line: “work hard and play by the rules” Is Only Applied To Workers ??? (Original post)
WillyT Jan 2014 OP
arely staircase Jan 2014 #1
WillyT Jan 2014 #2
arely staircase Jan 2014 #4
Curmudgeoness Jan 2014 #3
SamKnause Jan 2014 #5
reformist2 Jan 2014 #6
Guy Whitey Corngood Jan 2014 #7
Egalitarian Thug Jan 2014 #8
WillyT Jan 2014 #10
Egalitarian Thug Jan 2014 #11
WillyT Jan 2014 #12
Baitball Blogger Jan 2014 #9
2naSalit Jan 2014 #13
woo me with science Jan 2014 #14

Response to WillyT (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 09:47 PM

1. I never assumed it was

both his and Obama's statement along those lines have always to me applied to both workers, management and capitalists.

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Response to arely staircase (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 09:59 PM

2. And Do You Feel The Capitalists Have Been Following The Rules ???

 

Cause I do not.


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Response to WillyT (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 10:39 PM

4. shit no

the "giving poor people money makes them lazy while giving rich people money makes them hard working job creators" meme is infuriating.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 10:31 PM

3. It isn't applied to the 1% because

it is a lie meant to keep us worker bees in line. And who wants to keep us in line? The 1%.

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Response to Curmudgeoness (Reply #3)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 10:41 PM

5. Reply

NAILED IT !!!!!!!!!!!!

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 10:41 PM

6. Those who "work hard and play by the rules" are almost by definition NOT in the 1%.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 10:43 PM

7. Because they're special, silly. nt

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 10:45 PM

8. Much to my chagrin, I learned back in 93 - 94 that Bill is nothing but another parasite.

 


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Response to Egalitarian Thug (Reply #8)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 10:53 PM

10. I LOVE That Carlin Observation...

 





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Response to WillyT (Reply #10)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 11:23 PM

11. One of the many Great American Truisms that George gave us.

 

Why can't we get people like him to run this nation?
(rhetorical question)

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Response to Egalitarian Thug (Reply #11)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 11:30 PM

12. EXACTLY !!!

 




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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 10:50 PM

9. Exactly.

What I learned to get into the middle class, hinders me from going any further.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 11:47 PM

13. though I won't contest the above

responses relevant to the social strata of our time, I will say that if you apply this quote to some of the policies that Pres. Clinton implemented, the quote works nicely.

There were several environmental and public lands policies and projects that were very important in the western states which he put into place that would never have come into being if he hadn't played by the rules and worked pretty hard. And he made it less of a nightmare getting through college, could have done a lot more though.

Just sayin'...

He had some really good points, but I can't say I agreed with everything he did in office but when you think about what his administration was like compared to the guy he replaced, it wasn't all that bad. Sadly, NAFTA was the spike up the ass that was far worse than fourteen Monica Lewinskis. I'll give him a 58 out of 100 points. (He did leave us with a major surplus after all.)

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2014, 11:52 PM

14. Thank you. I find the constant political emphasis on "hard work" to be beyond offensive.

We are useful to them only insofar as we produce profit for them. They are trying hard to build and sustain a society and a set of societal values in which are defined by our work, all other aspects of life are crowded out or considered secondary, and we *must* work until we literally drop dead.

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