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Old 11-13-2008, 12:53 PM   #1
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How Low to the Revolution?

How low will the S&P 500 have to go before the mortgage brokers and real estate agents are placed against the wall ?
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Old 11-13-2008, 12:54 PM   #2
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:31 PM   #3
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We the people voted in the politicians. Maybe put ourselves up against the wall
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:38 PM   #4
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We the people voted in the politicians. Maybe put ourselves up against the wall
No doubt that there is plenty of blame to go around.

While I am definitely tongue-in-cheek in my poll, there is no doubt that the people can end up "against the wall" as a result of a severe financial crisis. the French Revolution, for example, started as a financial crisis.
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:42 PM   #5
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Dont think I can quite compare myself to a French peasant yet.
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When I get up in the middle of the night, I usually run into a wall...does that count?
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When I get up in the middle of the night, I usually run into a wall...does that count?

I usually go pee.
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No doubt that there is plenty of blame to go around.

While I am definitely tongue-in-cheek in my poll, there is no doubt that the people can end up "against the wall" as a result of a severe financial crisis. the French Revolution, for example, started as a financial crisis.
Does this mean we'll be getting cake soon? Mmmm, cake....
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Does this mean we'll be getting cake soon? Mmmm, cake....

Pie>cake!
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It will shake out. People are still working, still moving around, getting transfered, graduating college, retiring, etc. and will still buy and sell houses. Ya gotta live somewhere.
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Despite the doom and gloom people these days are remarkably comfortable and stable in their lives. It's hard to get motivated for a revolution when you're still eating three square, have central AC, a car in the driveway, and the latest X-Box title loaded up.
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Old 11-13-2008, 04:22 PM   #12
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With acknowledgement to kathyet over on Raddr's board...

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How long is the Wall along Wall Street?
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To quote Marie Antoinette "let them eat cake" but we all know what happened to her.
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To quote Marie Antoinette "let them eat cake" but we all know what happened to her.
See thats why pie>cake. If she would have said "let them eat pie" She would have lived longer.
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This remind me that I should have included Investment Bankers at the head of the list.
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How long is the Wall along Wall Street?
It's not there anymore. Didn't you see National Treasure?
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We the People don't have the guts or the will to revolt. In fact, Americans are more likely to blame themselves rather than the guilty.

Maybe we'll line ourselves up and deliver an auto coup de grāce.
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We the People don't have the guts or the will to revolt. In fact, Americans are more likely to blame themselves rather than the guilty.

Maybe we'll line ourselves up and deliver an auto coup de grāce.
Why would I want to revolt? I have it really good
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Wait, is Barbarus you saying we're revolting? I resemble that remark!
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