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20. You mean in the 'greatest economy in the history of the world" you didn't save up?
Tue May 5, 2020, 07:59 PM
May 2020

Of course I'm concerned about feeding my family and paying my bills.

I'm more concerned with my family living.

In this, the richest country in the world, you shouldn't have to decide between feeding your family, or risking death.

That's what a functional government is for.

It's to step up during a crisis. It's why we were able to fight two world wars... and yes, we did have rationing, but we pulled each other through it.

There were bread and soup lines during the Great Depression, but there was soup and bread.

What you are experiencing right now is the result of 40 years of CONservative policies, ethics and morals.

There's plenty of money to pay bills and provide food for people that have lost their jobs. We just need to claw it back from the 1% that have gotten it all over the past 40 years.

Do I want our country and economy to get back to normal soon?

Fuck NO! Not if it's an economy that ensure 70% of Americans are just one or two paychecks from ruin, with no safety net to help.

Maybe that's your idea of Nirvana, but I'll pass.

Message auto-removed Name removed May 2020 #1
If we had a functioning government fleur-de-lisa May 2020 #2
Well there's one that agrees with Christie's framing HarlanPepper May 2020 #8
If you are willing to risk the lives of people you love, Politicub May 2020 #10
You mean in the 'greatest economy in the history of the world" you didn't save up? maxrandb May 2020 #20
I have zero respect KT2000 May 2020 #3
Message auto-removed Name removed May 2020 #5
there are rules and dare I say KT2000 May 2020 #9
Message auto-removed Name removed May 2020 #11
I have a feeling you took a wrong turn somewhere... NRaleighLiberal May 2020 #12
I thought the same thing. fleur-de-lisa May 2020 #14
You aren't alone in that thought. HarlanPepper May 2020 #15
This message was self-deleted by its author KT2000 May 2020 #16
Troll bait KT2000 May 2020 #17
Take off your gas masks! Buckeye_Democrat May 2020 #4
Are you willing to make OTHERS die for the My Pillow Guy? lostnfound May 2020 #6
Not to discount someone in the military Horse with no Name May 2020 #7
The hell? I'm not even willing to buy his damn pillows. Totally Tunsie May 2020 #13
Good rant ragemage May 2020 #18
Every time I see that guy I get the urge to go procon May 2020 #19
His pillows are good enough... Blue Owl May 2020 #21
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