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  1. wgabrie replied to the thread ‘They Have Nothing to Lose’: Why Young Iranians Are Rising Up Once Again.

    Which seems to be normal today. I couldn't find a job out of college either, and I had to work for my dad on the farm because no one would hire me either. Which is also the...

    Sep 28, 2022 at 9:16 PM
  2. wgabrie replied to the thread ‘They Have Nothing to Lose’: Why Young Iranians Are Rising Up Once Again.

    You mean the college graduates can't find work in their field of study. Iran must be a backwards place and the only employment is hard work in the fields and mines. And this...

    Sep 28, 2022 at 4:51 PM
  3. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    Well, if we're going to make homes unaffordable to an entire generation of people, then we'll have to pay the price eventually. Some call this end stage capitalism. But with...

    Sep 28, 2022 at 2:55 PM
  4. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    I like it! Old people basic income. It's like the income movement in the States, but for old people. Tell me, how do you afford it, and how generous is the benefit considered?...

    Sep 27, 2022 at 11:34 PM
  5. wgabrie replied to the thread ‘They Have Nothing to Lose’: Why Young Iranians Are Rising Up Once Again.

    I don't know about that. Remember that Obama armed the Syrian Islamics, and it was a total failure.

    Sep 27, 2022 at 1:00 PM
  6. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    Social Security has several programs. There is regular Social Security benefits that we get when we retire and is based on work history. There is Social Security Disability...

    Sep 26, 2022 at 4:31 PM
  7. wgabrie replied to the thread Iranian Regime Cracks Down As Protesters Wreak Havoc Across The Country.

    Probably not due to sanctions.

    Sep 26, 2022 at 2:48 PM
  8. wgabrie replied to the thread Iranian Regime Cracks Down As Protesters Wreak Havoc Across The Country.

    Oh, you're right. They could be primitive barbarians. Without an internet enabled device like a smartphone they can't message each other and warn each other about crackdowns....

    Sep 26, 2022 at 2:22 PM
  9. wgabrie liked Aleksander Ulyanov's post in the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    All we have to do is increase the obligations slightly. Most can be taken from the mega billionaires and they'll never miss it. Though in actual fact the whole thing is a...

    Sep 25, 2022 at 10:21 PM
  10. wgabrie liked FatBack's post in the thread Jane Elliott says white people know black people are in pain.

    White liberal minority saviors be like..... " Black people need me to Whitesplain how they are poor victims and then they need me to speak on their behalf "

    Sep 25, 2022 at 6:58 PM
  11. wgabrie liked Zorro's post in the thread Pelosi extends proxy voting in House until Nov. 10.

    The election is in 1.5 months, NOT 26 months. The Generic Vote polls for the election in 6 weeks have NOTHING to do with the presidential election 25.5 months.

    Sep 25, 2022 at 5:21 PM
  12. wgabrie replied to the thread Iranian Regime Cracks Down As Protesters Wreak Havoc Across The Country.

    I heard that Elon Musk opened starlink in Iran. If that's true then I hope they now have Internet access. That's the only way that they will survive the night in Iran's...

    Sep 25, 2022 at 2:41 PM
  13. wgabrie replied to the thread ‘They Have Nothing to Lose’: Why Young Iranians Are Rising Up Once Again.

    I saw a video discussion of this event also: [MEDIA]

    Sep 24, 2022 at 9:45 PM
  14. wgabrie replied to the thread ‘They Have Nothing to Lose’: Why Young Iranians Are Rising Up Once Again.

    Oh, that's right. :)

    Sep 24, 2022 at 9:45 PM
  15. wgabrie posted a new thread.

    ‘They Have Nothing to Lose’: Why Young Iranians Are Rising Up Once Again

    ‘They Have Nothing to Lose’: Why Young Iranians Are Rising Up Once Again Amid growing repression, a sickly economy and bleak prospects, the death of one young woman was all it...

    Forum: Latest US & World News

    Sep 24, 2022 at 6:09 PM
  16. wgabrie liked Aleksander Ulyanov's post in the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    Push granny off the cliff, then we'll get to work on sick people.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 5:33 PM
  17. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    Oh, heavens no. My SSDI payments are way below average.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 4:43 PM
  18. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    It's been a few years (a lot actually) since I researched it, so I might be forgetting some things, but from what I understand, the SSA holds a sort of bond from the federal...

    Sep 24, 2022 at 4:26 PM
  19. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    Yes. Except that there's some budget trickery going on with Social Security and the Federal Budget. It can't really go bankrupt. It will just lead to soaring budget deficits.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 3:35 PM
  20. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    Then it sucks to be you. ;)

    Sep 24, 2022 at 3:24 PM
  21. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    If you get a $2000 a month benefit then the expected 10.5 percent SS benefit increase next year more than covers the promise.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 3:04 PM
  22. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    No mention of that being in addition to regular increases. Which is why I'm suspicious.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 3:02 PM
  23. wgabrie liked Doofenshmirtz's post in the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    They stole that move from Pee Wee Herman. "I meant to do that!"

    Sep 24, 2022 at 3:01 PM
  24. wgabrie liked Lil Mike's post in the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    Promises made, promises delivered.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 3:00 PM
  25. wgabrie replied to the thread Raising Social Security Benefits.

    Yes. But these kinds of 'promises' annoy me.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 3:00 PM
  26. wgabrie replied to the thread Russia's Government talks about Release of E.T. data. (Part 2).

    Ah, yes. The fun days back when we had endless conversations about science, aliens, and secret things.

    Sep 24, 2022 at 1:53 PM
  27. wgabrie replied to the thread ‘The Government Will Not Save Our Nation’.

    If you love the US Constitution, then you can't vote for Republicans in the next election. I hear that they are out to scrap the constitution altogether and have a...

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:32 AM
  28. wgabrie liked FreshAir's post in the thread ‘The Government Will Not Save Our Nation’.

    no they do not, many are against religious freedom, they want big government forcing rape victims to have their rapist babies, they want to ban birth control, they want to...

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:18 AM
  29. wgabrie liked FreshAir's post in the thread ‘The Government Will Not Save Our Nation’.

    the Right wants to turn this country into a theocracy, what our founders were fleeing

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:17 AM
  30. wgabrie liked FreshAir's post in the thread ‘The Government Will Not Save Our Nation’.

    yes, agree, we need to vote the Trump loyalists out of office

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:17 AM
  31. wgabrie liked JonK22's post in the thread Letter Reveals Obama Foundation Is Keeping Classified Docs in Abandoned Furniture Warehouse.

    Obama did not keep classified documents, the National Archives confirms. The National Archives “assumed exclusive legal and physical custody of Obama presidential records when...

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:10 AM
  32. wgabrie liked JonK22's post in the thread Letter Reveals Obama Foundation Is Keeping Classified Docs in Abandoned Furniture Warehouse.

    YOU already tried this BS Obama didn’t keep millions of classified White House documents Obama administration records are exclusively held and maintained by the National...

    Sep 24, 2022 at 12:09 AM
  33. wgabrie replied to the thread The unification of East and West Germany is illegitimate.

    I agree on the second paragraph.

    Sep 23, 2022 at 5:14 PM
  34. wgabrie liked Durandal's post in the thread The unification of East and West Germany is illegitimate.

    I disregard religious claims the same way I disregard UFO, bigfoot and other such claims. Thus I do not base my actions on such claims, so it does potentilaly have a practical...

    Sep 23, 2022 at 5:14 PM
  35. wgabrie liked Reality's post in the thread The unification of East and West Germany is illegitimate.

    You guys are really in to ****ing around and finding out huh? Go ahead, attack a NATO country. See what happens.

    Sep 23, 2022 at 2:41 PM
  36. wgabrie liked WhoDatPhan78's post in the thread The unification of East and West Germany is illegitimate.

    You mean they never took a poll of the people tearing down the wall to see if they actually wanted it torn down? I guess they should set up a referendum on the east side of...

    Sep 23, 2022 at 2:26 PM
  37. wgabrie liked Pro_Line_FL's post in the thread New Power to the President, Declassify in Mind?.

    New legal term: Telepathic declassification!

    Sep 23, 2022 at 12:45 AM
  38. wgabrie replied to the thread Poll: More Americans Worried About ‘Socialist Left’ Than Big, Scary MAGA.

    America is so brainwashed with communist fear that the majority of people fall for right-wing attacks claiming that everything the left does is socialism. That's why we can't...

    Sep 22, 2022