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By Owen Paine on Friday January 25, 2008 09:53 AM

I received another citizens' alert from Mr S.

Note carefully the list of Shylock's long-eared people's elves below.

Where's the mandatory prison terms for the "corporate" looters that rigged this slurry up in the first place and last?



The yuppie jacquerie is stoking resentment against people who took out home equity loans. Some of the borrowers were undoubtedly villainous, but most of them were borrowing to stave off financial crises. Given the lack of pay raises and the increases in cost of living, going under was only a matter of time for them, once the bubble burst. Now their failure to keep payments coming is starting to affect the equity of "real people" and the yuppies are wondering how anyone could be so irresponsible as to do something to depreciate the assets of the chosen merit scholars.

The eventual meltdown was anticipated and fucking predicted. Hence, the Bankruptcy Bill. These are the Senate paragons of actually existing liberalism who joined hands with their wingnut colleagues to get it passed. Senator Clinton thoughtfully failed to vote.

 Baucus (D-MT)
 Bayh (D-IN)
 Biden (D-DE)
 Bingaman (D-NM)
 Byrd (D-WV)

 Carper (D-DE)
 Conrad (D-ND)
 Inouye (D-HI)
 Johnson (D-SD)
 Kohl (D-WI)

 Landrieu (D-LA)
 Lincoln (D-AR)
 Nelson (D-FL)
 Nelson (D-NE)
 Pryor (D-AR)

 Reid (D-NV)
 Salazar (D-CO)
 Stabenow (D-MI)

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the culturally liberal fiscally conservative dlc yuppie

what be the generative of that fiscal side ???
did it mean balanced budgets or less handing out??

the welfare state
as lbj knew it
was what ??
like deep fried food ???

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