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Any moment now all of this wealth will trickle down


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Posted 18 March 2013 - 08:25 PM

Yeah Delhommey, why IS your penis so darn small?

#50 Delhommey

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Posted 18 March 2013 - 11:09 PM

Please tell us more about how it is everyone else's fault that you are a failure in life.


Is this the part where I'm supposed to overcompensate by blustering on about how I really bootstrapped my way to success, using the pronoun "I" extensively, which psychologist have found is a classic sign of a lack of true confidence?




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Posted 19 March 2013 - 01:22 AM

Can you please reference one post where Cantrell says that the system is unfair to blacks and there is nothing that THEY can do to change their lives?


the best part about this whole thing is that his posts are so fuging dumb that he's somehow losing to his own straw man

#52 MadHatter

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 06:33 AM

the best part about this whole thing is that his posts are so fuging dumb that he's somehow losing to his own straw man


Nope. Just that you and CWG don't have even close to the intelligence to understand.

Keep throwing up your hands and blaming others for what you don't have. That will solve your problem.

Don't worry about any decision you make.....someone else will take care of you. Recipe for complete failure

#53 MadHatter

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 06:34 AM

Yeah Delhommey, why IS your penis so darn small?


So you know that Del's penis is small....hmmm

Might explain a lot about you.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 07:49 AM

Is this the part where I'm supposed to overcompensate by blustering on about how I really bootstrapped my way to success, using the pronoun "I" extensively, which psychologist have found is a classic sign of a lack of true confidence?


Expains Obama.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 09:03 AM

My wife and I make too much money for social welfare, so ill never see any government assistance. So if corporate welfare leads to soaring stocks which leads to my 401k having nearly doubled in four years, then I can't really complain too much about rich men on Wall Street.

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 07:14 PM

I wasn't aware trickle down meant to only 1/2 the population.



I wasn't aware that the stock market was suppose to trickle down to anyone other than the people that invest in it.

The market isn't an indicator of the economic health of the country, its more of a form of legalized betting on the future economic health of some large companies. Its relationship to the economic health of the country or the world is indirect at best.

I know that it makes the occupiers feel good to point at the NYSE and say, see they are taking while we get nothing (while they are texting each other on their $500 phones and drinking their $5 coffees no less). But thats really just populist rhetoric. If you really want to guage the economic health of the nation and whether it is "trickling down" or not, you have to look at all those boring numbers the government puts out. They show that things are getting better, albeit at a glacial pace. But I guess that is not as cool as pointing out that some people are doing well in the market.