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    On America ~ Michael D.

    Higgins, President of Ireland
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 12, 2013

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    The Real Face Of Walmart - Walmart Has Santa Claus Arrested At Black Friday Protest

      By: Jason EasleyFriday, November, 29th, 2013 Walmart is having workers and their supporters arrested across the country during today’s Black Friday protests. In Southern California, even Santa was arrested. The arrests are piling up around the country, as 9 supporters...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Nov 29, 2013

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    A New York City Domino's fired their drivers,

    simply for requesting a fair wage -- and you can help make sure they don't get away with it. On December 5th, 24 employees walked out of the Domino's on 181st Street, joining a national strike to highlight the tragically low wages and abusive management practices that are so...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 12, 2013

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    Mass Confusion

    i dont know alot about the current financial crash...and i wish someone could explain it to me in simple terms i do know that to keep us in a state of fear and confusion distracts us from their underlying plot to take over the worlds resources/mineral and oil...
    jinda jinda 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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     New Treatment For Affluenza; Stop Giving

    The Rich Everything They Want.  ‘Affluenza,’ is just a fancy word for ‘spoiled brat.’30 different studies by Berkeley researchers show that the rich lie, cheat and steal more often than the poor and they found the cure for that too.   By now most people are familiar...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 29, 2013

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    Won't Work That Way

    Krugman is a fool! we have more debt than we can pay. Even full employement would buy only a little time, we owe more than we can pay! Krugman thinks the feds can do something to stop/mediate the damage. There are only 2 ways for a sovereign nation to eliminate debt once the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 1, 2011

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    Republican Sabotage Of The Affordable Care Act There Seems To Be A Lot Of Potential Criminal Acts Involved In This Very Sick And Twisted War Against Uninsured Americans.

    Republican Dirty TacticsIts Official, Just Came Out Dubbed 'Destroy Obamacare' Right Wing Hacking Tool!  These dam conservatives are nothing but viscous white collar criminals I just knew they were behind this scam and when they said ''THEY'D LITERALLY DO ANYTHING AND...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    So your concerned about the number of people on

    FOOD STAMPS.  Tell me again why we shouldn't have a MINIMUM WAGE ABOVE THE POVERTY LINE!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jan 25

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    Yippie, WASPocracy gotta go!

    BOO-HOO...Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Bemoans The End Of White Rule In The United States. Joseph Epstein mourns the collapse of what he describes as the “genuine ruling class, drawn from what came to be known as the WASP establishment,” (WASP, the commonly-held acronym for...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 21, 2013

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    More Obamacare Lies Busted! First Month ACA Enrollment Numbers Aren’T The End Of The Story

    “The Earth is 6,000 years old!” (plus 4.5 billion-ish years)   “Guns save hundreds, maybe THOUSANDS of American lives a year!” (plus the 32,000 a year they end)   “The Tea Party represents AMERICA!” (minus the 78 percent that it doesn’t...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    Why Telling Low-Wage Workers to Just ‘Find a

    Better Job’ is Seriously Stupid    (like Duh! anyone knows that) by: Nick Goroff December 12, 2013 There is a concept in America, which used to make up the backbone of our national work ethic and identity. Social mobility. The concept is that through hard work and...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 12, 2013

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    If hard work equaled success,

    this country would be run by Mexicans with leaf blowers!~ Bill Maher
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I've Got An Idea

    I'm feeling philosophical today so I thought of some ways that the economy could in theory be somewhat fixed. 1- STOP ************* OUTSOURCING GOD-DAMIT Yes, we ought to help other economies, but how the **** are we even supposed to do that when we are crawling in ****. I...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2011

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Somebody in my office actually said yesterday

    that the economy is doing great. What is up with people - why do they buy in to all the mainstream lies!
    KittyMoir KittyMoir 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 27

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    The 4 Most Hypocritical Provisions In The GOP Farm Bill

    The House and Senate are in the middle of ironing out the differences between their two separate versions of the farm bill, the $1 trillion piece of legislation that funds agriculture and nutrition programs. The House GOP is fighting to maintain the $40 billion in cuts its...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    Republicans Go Mad As Pope Francis

    and President Obama Deliver The Same Economic MessageCharity, as found in Christian theology, was described by Thomas Aquinas as “that which unites us to god” and he considered it “the most excellent of the virtues” explaining “the habit of charity extends not only to...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 29, 2013

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jan 15

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    For every person that was made homeless by

    foriegn wars the US had no business participating in, an American was made homeless and gone hungry to PAY for it!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jan 15

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    RICK SANTORUM ON FOX NEWS CALLING NELSON MANDELA A COMMUNIST COMPARING OBAMACARE TO APARTHEID!

    Leave it to a Republican to take the death of a great human being and spin it in the most sickening way.  Never one to shy away from insanity, Rick Santorum claimed that his fight against Obamacare is like the fight Mandela waged against apartheid. On Thursday, the world lost...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    An Underpaid Walmart Employee Sits Down

    for Dinner With Family (Video) While Walmart clears over $30 billion in profits each year, millions of their underpaid workers struggle to put food on their family’s table and pay their household’s bills.There once was a time in America when the social contract implied that...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    Walmart Gets Busted Forcing Employees to Make

    Political Contributions to RepublicansIf underpaying their employees wasn’t bad enough, Walmart has now been caught forcing employees to make political contributions in exchange for their matching contributions to the employee hardship fund. According to Bloomberg,U.S...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    REPUBLICANS PLOTTED TO SABOTAGE U.

    S. ECONOMY IN SECRET MEETING Source: Daily Kos "Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan, & Kevin McCarthy Plot To Sabotage U.S. Economy with Frank Luntz" On Jan 20, 2009, Republican leaders in Congress literally plotted to sabotage and undermine the U.S. Economy during President Obama's...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 2

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    I Bought My First House Early In 2008, Figured I Would Work Harder To Cover High Mortgage Rate...

    I bought my first home early 2008. Because of being self employed, I was given a higher mortgage rate and figured I would just work harder to cover it. 4 years later I feel like I am just treading water to stay afloat! I guess I just have to resign myself that this is how life is...
    Horsey41 Horsey41 41-45 2 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    You Want PROOF That the Right Wing is Sociopathic? Here You Go!

    Here You Go! Posted by: Richard Rowe December 5, 2013 Imagine for a moment that you were the only human being on Earth. More than human — imagine that you were a fiery angel, prophesied since the beginning of time, coming to Earth in human form. Imagine now that you find...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 5, 2013

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    Too True! Lol

    Dear Employees, Due to the current financial situation caused by the slowdown of economy, Management has decided to implement a scheme to put workers of 40 years of age and above on early retirement. This scheme will be known as RAPE (Retire Aged People Early). Persons...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    Recovery Plan

    My husband emailed this to me last night.  It was sent to him by a friend so that means it is going around and some of you may have seen it.  Sad thing about it is that it kinda makes you think.  Could this work? Hi Folks,   I'm against the $85,000,000,000...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Gov't Debt - Misleading Spin By Our Gov't Officials

    NSWOY is indeed correct when he states gov't debt was somewhat higher in the early 1950s. This has been stated a number of times by various economic staff at the federal level. The statements are, however, disingenuous on the part of our officials. The debt levels that we hear...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 1, 2011

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    If someone works full time

    yet still needs government assistance TO MAKE ENDS MEET, it's THEIR EMPLOYER who is GETTING THE HANDOUT.
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    MSNBC’s Rev. Al Sharpton Slams Disingenuous Gop Efforts To ‘fix’ Obamacare

    Monday night on his show, “Politics Nation” on MSNBC, Rev. Al Sharpton put all the cards on the table. “There has been an Obamacare sabotage campaign from day one,” said Sharpton as he began the segment on his show, drilling the Republicans in Congress for what he...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    When I was 20ish, I was making $5 an hour,

    which to my recollection, at the time, was minimum wage. Even Premium gas sold for under a dollar a gallon, and the average comic book was $1.25. Now a days, I'm lucky to find even cheap gas for under $3.50.I saw a comic book in the store recently with a cover price of $4.00...
    gingershuman gingershuman 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    MUST SEE! Rachel Maddow Issues an EPIC

    Smackdown on the Koch Brothers (Video)What happens to people when they’ve had their way long enough? Well…this. On this segment from her show, Rachel Maddow gives what must be one of the most fearlessly epic slap-downs in a long history of just such slap-downs; To wit, she...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Bernie Sanders Obliterates the Republican

    Argument Against Raising the Minimum Wage Sen. Bernie Sanders went on MSNBC and destroyed every major Republican argument against raising the minimum wage, while calling the GOP’s position, ‘just factually wrong.’ Video: Sen. Sanders destroyed the Republican...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    The video at the end is Priceless!

    Watch: Unless Kids Are ‘Literally Starving’ With ‘Distended Bellies’, Food Stamps Are ‘Cruel’ On this week’s edition of The Daily Show, a heartless fool from Forbes Magazine provided a dark glimpse into the conservative mindset by declaring that foodstamps are...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 19, 2013

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    Proof - Socialism is the only way to go!

    !! In less than 3 minutes, economist Richard Wolff eviscerated FOXNews host Bill O’Reilly’s ridiculous argument that Obamacare will lead to a bankrupt “nanny state”. Bill O’Reilly cynically used Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, and Cyprus as examples of the...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    First quarter economic figures

    for 2014 have now been corrected. The Commerce Department’s revised estimate of gross domestic product surprised Wall Street and the country in its brutality. The government now calculates economics output contracted at an annual rate of 1 per cent in the first three...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 2 Responses May 31

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    Another shut down ahead,

    taking America Hostage, again. Mitch McConnell Guns for Social Security and Medicare as a Reward for the Suck BudgetBy: Sarah Jonesmore from Sarah Jones Wednesday, December, 18th, 2013, 9:07 am Post “embrace the suck” budget, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 18, 2013

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    Priceless! Jon Stewart Bashes Fox News Stuart Varney FAUX News on the Minimum Wage

    Jon Stewart uses Pope Francis’ attack on trickle-down economics to squelch Fox News pundits’ attacks on paying workers a living minimum wage. Jon Stewart Bashes Fox News Stuart Varney Jon Stewart provided a clinic in economics and morality for Fox News’ Stuart Varney...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    Your Shopping Guide To Stores That Won’t Ruin Their Workers’ Thanksgivings

    BY ADAM PECK AND BRYCE COVERT NOVEMBER 26, 2013 "Your Shopping Guide To Stores That Won’t Ruin Their Workers’ Thanksgivings" This year, more stores than ever are saying they will open their doors on Thanksgiving Day instead of waiting until the day after for Black...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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     Starvation Wages Sen.

    Sanders said, Look. Here’s the story. The story is that the national minimum wage is seven and a quarter an hour. I think most people understand that’s a starvation wage. Individuals can’t live on it. Families can’t live on it. If we raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 30, 2013

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    Is America Ready For A Governmental Economic Collapse?

      Our Federal Government is like an incompetent parent that wants to be the friend of the children instead of the parent. We are broke; we cannot pay for all our wants and even our needs. We now owe more money than the debt of the entire European Union. We now owe more than our...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    Congress Is Obsessed With Cutting Entitlements,

    But How About Corporate Welfare? President Obama is set to push for an extension of unemployment benefits through the end of 2014 in the midst of strong Republican hostility and quite unremarkable budget negotiations. Supporting Obama’s budget agenda would, of course...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    Republican Senators are Blocking Al Franken’s

    Bill To Improve Mental Health Services....WHAT THE FVCK IS WRONG WITH THEM! Two right-wing Senators are blocking a bipartisan mental health bill that would provide 40 ­million dollars to extend funding for mental health courts for five years, establish more crisis...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Dec 27, 2013

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    America's

    Sarah Palin Marin Bashir's video PRICELESS!  Former Governor Sarah Palin (R-AK) punched her way back into the news this week by invoking slavery in remarks about American public debt, then doubling down on the remarks in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper. On Friday afternoon's...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    Why we the 99% are all doomed.

    Why the system is broken.The Pathology of the Rich - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself part 1 On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their wealth...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 14, 2013

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    Health Care Crisis Ignored

    Bernie Sanders BRILLIANTLY Explains What Nobody Wants to Hear About Healthcare President Barack Obama changed the course last week and stated that millions of Americans should be allowed to renew individual coverage plans cancelled under the health care law. Senator Bernie...
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