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The ‘Risk’ of Being Poor

olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 11:26 AM
HMMMMM, I guess I grew up poor and never knew the forties and fifties, we had an water cooler to try and keep the house cool in the summer in the Kansas heat, no TV, wore the same clothes to school for a week at a time, had no car until about 1951, when dad bought 37 Chev..NOW the DINOS advise me I was poor.....over the years things got better and I ended up having owned three businesses and retired at 51 yrs. old......ya know, never thought I was rich either.
magnetar Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 12:45 PM
isn't life simple if you put it like that? my story is similar, but I'm still working for the man and it appears for the "poor"
Please stand back. I’ve been waiting for day to say this; waiting to calm down enough that my keystrokes won’t break the keyboard. I heard some lady say something on TV, and seldom have I heard a more idiotic statement from someone in a position to know better … I mean this is so magnificently ignorant – even stupid – that if this woman’s ignorance were radioactive Democrats could build the mother of all nuclear brain bombs. Just one could wipe out all intelligent life on Earth.

The woman we’re talking about is Melissa Harris-Perry. Apparently she has a...