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  •  26.8 million just seems too low (3+ / 0-)
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    Jim P, prishannah, Brooke In Seattle

    We should have a jobs program polling every individual citizen and get an exact count.

    For Christ's sake, let's help more of our frightened people get through this thing, whatever it is - Kurt Vonnegut on our "faithless custodians of capital"

    by Anthony Page aka SecondComing on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 10:54:34 AM PDT

    •  Or ask NSA, or Homeland Security, or any of (3+ / 0-)

      the other agencies recording everything said electronically. Should be easy to get a precise count, if anyone wanted to, of who says they need work or more work than they have.


      If Republicans said every 3rd person named "Smith" should hang, we'd bargain them to every 7th. Then we'll see apologia written praising this most pragmatic compromise. There's our losing formula.

      by Jim P on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 11:40:00 AM PDT

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