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  •  dismayed (3+ / 0-)
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    Can't believe no one is concerned about the widening gap between the rich and the other 95% of us.  But the top four or five concerns  look about right to me.  God bless the American people:  you can only fool us so much.  

    This Marriage Amendment thing will float about as well as Bush's ill-starred campaign to "privatize" social security.  Remember that one?  He spent all his political capital from the 04 election on that.  Now he"s broke--how do you borrow political capital?

     Hello 25% approval rating.

    •  I was equally dismayed (0+ / 0-)

      by the poor showing of environmental issues.  Remember, though, that respondents could only choose two issues.  I would be interested in seeing a similar poll by allowing 10, or having respondents rank from 1 to however many there are ...

      I'll get all my papers and smile at the sky. For I know that the hypnotized never lie. - The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

      by bherner on Tue Jun 06, 2006 at 05:50:46 AM PDT

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    •  Widening gap (0+ / 0-)

      You know the saying a recession is when someone else loses their job and a depression is when u lose yours. Right now I'm out of work and 57 yrs. old. Get the picture.

      "It's better to die on your feet then live on your knees"

      by Blutodog on Tue Jun 06, 2006 at 06:19:06 AM PDT

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      •  Reply to Blutodog (1+ / 0-)
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        Sorry to hear that.  I'm 50--that picture is getting clearer and clearer to me.  I hope you find work, especially something you love that allows you to share your special gifts with a wide range of people.  God bless.  

        •  Sounds good to me (0+ / 0-)

          Right now I just need a job. Self-fullment is the dream but food on my table is the reality.

          "It's better to die on your feet then live on your knees"

          by Blutodog on Wed Jun 07, 2006 at 06:42:47 AM PDT

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