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Author Topic:   The Great Depression No One Talks About
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Message 16 of 20 (879960)
07-26-2020 4:28 PM

Above you said you would support more police and more suppression.

And that would require you to pay higher taxes.

But what would you get for those taxes?

Well more folk in prison which would require more taxes from you.

And other than that?

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Message 17 of 20 (879961)
07-26-2020 5:17 PM
Reply to: Message 7 by Phat
07-26-2020 10:05 AM

Re: Perhaps You Can Elaborate?
Don't steal. And yet these social welfare misfits seem to think its their entitlement.

You seem to be bothered by small scale petty theft, while you ignore the 2 trillion dollar heist which was the 2017 tax cuts. And you ignore all the ways that Trump and his cabinet are stuffing their bank accounts.

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Message 18 of 20 (879990)
07-27-2020 1:00 PM
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07-26-2020 5:17 PM

Re: Perhaps You Can Elaborate?
All I know is that the $600.00 a week unemployment that recently ended was paying people more money than I make---after 15 years at the same job. I get mad when people expect something for nothing and steal on top of all that. I see it everyday...people stuffing duffel bags FULL of merchandise and waltzing out the door. Granted some of them need to steal, but the ones I get mad at make it a livelihood. They literally come steal on the last day of the month so they can "pay" rent.

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Message 19 of 20 (879991)
07-27-2020 1:22 PM
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07-27-2020 1:00 PM

Re: Perhaps You Can Elaborate?
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was paying people more money than I make---after 15 years at the same job...

why are you getting mad at them? you should be livid at your bosses and company above you. there's your beef. your union is failing you.

the ones I get mad at make it a livelihood

i am thinking more & more that you are the asshole here, sad to say. i don't know if i would hire you. i don't know if you are smart enough. 15 years? did you ever stop to wonder why?

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Message 20 of 20 (879993)
07-27-2020 1:30 PM

A neighbour of mine here in the UK has joint UK & US citizenship (born New York, lived here for 50 years). She received a cheque for $1,200 this month from you guys because she earns less than whatever value has been set. She earns quite a bit here actually.

She got a letter a week later from Trump saying that he sent it.

I don't think it's changed her mind about what she thinks of him. In fact, she'd use it as a downpayment on a hitman if she knew how.

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