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  •  there you go--exactly! When you really chip away (4+ / 0-)

    at what it costs to live with all these fairly normal expenses with two kids in college in a major city or suburbs surrounding---you're left with just about ZERO.

    It is both shocking and frightening to really face the numbers.

    If the plutocrats begin the program, we will end it. -- Eugene Debs.

    by livjack on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 09:02:07 PM PST

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    •  And if you lose your job..... (0+ / 0-)

      you risk losing your house...

      Suddenly one can find themselves earning median household income of 48k.

      I wont begrudge someone earning 250k, 10 million? 50 Million, ok, no problem. They earn money from capital they aren't wage earners.

      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 12:27:27 PM PST

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