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    Default WAKE UP CALL! Nevada gives china 14 Square miles of land

    http://www.businessweek.com/articles...the-nevada-sun

    Okay, We don't have the balls anymore to make our own projects, so the MORON that runs Nevada gives away 14 square miles of Nevada, to greate "jobs" - chinese panels and parts "assembled on site" .... Reid also blocked the opening of the nuclear waste storage 100 billion$ boondoggle empty hole - THAT would have made 10,000 jobs.

    Where is the owner of facebook and Microsoft? Cruising in their Lamborghini's, crapping in their 6000$ toilet, and doing NOTHING to help our fellow working stiffs. Most of Microsofts "donations" go out of the country to help the Africans get wired and breed more 15 kid families. We are doomed.

    I suppose the only good part is that when we go to war with China we get the place back.

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    As I thought, no one gives a S$*%&. So whats the limit? we give China 500 square miles of desert, then maybe people get interested? Country of dopes, here. Let Buffet finance it.

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    There's alot of crap in this world with people who do not care. I hear ya. I got my complaints, too, on certain things.

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    Really!! Ballvalve?
    I have been saying the same thing for years. We give jobs away to over seas. We send money to other countries.
    Well there are plenty of people in this great country who are starving, sick or cant work. very few do anything about it. Heck most laugh point fingers n spit. Yet when they see crap ads on tv they send tons of money.
    We have sent jobs over seas so CEO's can make 6 figure incomes and get bonuses. Now selling land to other nations. Does this sick insane money grabbing shock you? Well 100 years from now. will we be USA?
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    I had to call the VA today. Mind you, our VA. America's VA. There was a lack of communication between the rep and I. Why? She couldn't understand the way I said, numbers, my accent, my American accent, alright, I sound like I come from the Bronx at times, but, still... I had to say, 9 numbers, ( I counted this) 5 times, for her to get it straight. Then, I couldn't understand her. I called the VA and I swear, I had to be rerouted overseas. lol. Only in America! But, she was very sweet and very understanding of my problems, and honestly, very helpful, once we got past the accent problem.

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    Yeah some valid points. Politicians can take some of the blame however ... we mostly did it to ourselves. Every time we bought and continue to buy something made in Asia (predominantly China) we give them money and jobs and power.

    We all fill our homes with stuff made in China and then we complain about "no jobs!" and unemployment? Really?

    For every US manufacturer that has shut down it's a direct loss but also impacts the businesses around them; the local plumber, electrician, accountant, roofer, insurance agent and even the lunch lady in her sandwich van.

    We did it to ourselves.

    We voted with our money with every "cheap" purchase at Walmart (which groceries aside is stocked with over 90% Chinese made consumer goods) and buddy, we have no one else to blame but ourselves for the fallout of decades of this consumer behavior.
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    The other day, I was running late and near my home we have a 7-11, which is a convienient store, so, I decided to run in there and get a coffee. I was on my way to work. Near the coffee, was a stack of coupons, which said, it would be 50 cents off a kitkat, near those coupons, there was a stack of kitkats, a goofy candybar. So, I took one coupon, one kitkat and one coffee. The kit kats said... 79 cents on the box. Well, this no one would believe. But, it happened. I didn't know, I could be this way, I found out something new about myself.


    At the counter, the guy rang up everything and said, something like 5 bucks. I looked at the thing which you can see the prices, and I said, well, the candy bar was only 79 cents, the coupon would take 50 cents off of that and the coffee, was 99 cents. He said, " no, you can't read your own language?!" That did it.


    I said, why is the candy bar 2 bucks? Where is the coupon taken off? and, why is my coffee not the going price on the sign for the size?? Eh??

    He was on the phone when I got in there, he said something smart about me, sat the phone down, and yelled at me, " where did you get the coupon!"

    I answered him , " BY YOUR COFFEE!" SAME PLACE i GOT THE CANDY BAR!"

    He was furious, I thought I was going to be hit, and he stormed back to the coffee.... and moments later, this was unreal, came back up with this ONE bar, which said, 79 on it... and, said, " see, see, you smart girl, " I said, " you ding dong, that is the same candy bar!

    I was arguing over a candy bar, I really didn't even like! I said, " I want all my money back." He told me, I couldn't have it for the coffee. I said, " fine, I want the money back for your candy bar. Next: He gave me 79 cents back. I said, to him, " Do I look stupid?" I WANT it all back.

    He slammed down some more money, and, while leaving, another man came in, and he still, was yelling at me, still yelling at me.. So, I yelled back, he was rude, a very rude man who cheats people. And, I left. When, I got ouside, I counted the money again and he still, shorted me 13 cents. lol.

    The coffee now was cold. I got to work, late.

    I swear, all kinds in this world. All, I did was buy a coffee and a candy bar. I will never, EVER, step back in that store.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ballvalve View Post
    http://www.businessweek.com/articles...the-nevada-sun



    I suppose the only good part is that when we go to war with China we get the place back.
    Yeah don't count on that, because knowing our country, we won't take it back.
    I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather.. Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car. Ohmer Madness

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cookie View Post
    The other day, I was running late and near my home we have a 7-11, which is a convienient store, so, I decided to run in there and get a coffee. I was on my way to work. Near the coffee, was a stack of coupons, which said, it would be 50 cents off a kitkat, near those coupons, there was a stack of kitkats, a goofy candybar. So, I took one coupon, one kitkat and one coffee. The kit kats said... 79 cents on the box. Well, this no one would believe. But, it happened. I didn't know, I could be this way, I found out something new about myself.


    At the counter, the guy rang up everything and said, something like 5 bucks. I looked at the thing which you can see the prices, and I said, well, the candy bar was only 79 cents, the coupon would take 50 cents off of that and the coffee, was 99 cents. He said, " no, you can't read your own language?!" That did it.


    I said, why is the candy bar 2 bucks? Where is the coupon taken off? and, why is my coffee not the going price on the sign for the size?? Eh??

    He was on the phone when I got in there, he said something smart about me, sat the phone down, and yelled at me, " where did you get the coupon!"

    I answered him , " BY YOUR COFFEE!" SAME PLACE i GOT THE CANDY BAR!"

    He was furious, I thought I was going to be hit, and he stormed back to the coffee.... and moments later, this was unreal, came back up with this ONE bar, which said, 79 on it... and, said, " see, see, you smart girl, " I said, " you ding dong, that is the same candy bar!

    I was arguing over a candy bar, I really didn't even like! I said, " I want all my money back." He told me, I couldn't have it for the coffee. I said, " fine, I want the money back for your candy bar. Next: He gave me 79 cents back. I said, to him, " Do I look stupid?" I WANT it all back.

    He slammed down some more money, and, while leaving, another man came in, and he still, was yelling at me, still yelling at me.. So, I yelled back, he was rude, a very rude man who cheats people. And, I left. When, I got ouside, I counted the money again and he still, shorted me 13 cents. lol.

    The coffee now was cold. I got to work, late.

    I swear, all kinds in this world. All, I did was buy a coffee and a candy bar. I will never, EVER, step back in that store.
    Hi Cookie, like everything else in life, our experiences at 7-11 vary. Not every ethnicity has all people with the same manners and attitude.

    I don't go to 7-11's very often, but it seems that most of them are owned and operated by people from India. I have had the opposite experience you did at 7-11. It seems many of them think we are lazy and stupid. We, I believe, tend to think people that don't speak good English are stupid.

    That being said, and me struggling to type what I did above, say: WTF is wrong with those people anyway, ROTFL. And good for you giving it back to him. You should complain to 7-11 Corporate, so if it is a franchise location, they may pull it from him, or he is an actual 7-11 employee, they can fire his arrogant arse. Is that politically OK to say rather than ass? I find the Dunkin donuts people to be more "badder" than the above. I miss those Dunkin Donuts. gave in 2 days ago and bought only 2 donuts. they looked at me like "big spender". I wanted Frech Crullers, but they had none. Ah that felt good to get off my chest.

    Above is my personal opinions only and not intended to offend any decent people
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    I love Dunkin donuts, but, like is is said, " a moment on your lips, forever, on your hips!" So, I refrain from things that delicious. Plus, the prices, WOW! I think alittle pricey. The man at 7-11, well, he started it... all I wanted was a candy, a coffee, at the just & right prices, and use my 50 cent coupon. Is that too much to ask in life?


    you do know, when I write this kind of stuff, I am trying to be funny, lol.
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    Bob, I made my own coffee, really bad stuff, and, got a carrot for the road. Off to work I go, cause I owe, I owe, I owe!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cookie View Post
    I love Dunkin donuts, but, like is is said, " a moment on your lips, forever, on your hips!" So, I refrain from things that delicious. Plus, the prices, WOW! I think alittle pricey. The man at 7-11, well, he started it... all I wanted was a candy, a coffee, at the just & right prices, and use my 50 cent coupon. Is that too much to ask in life?


    you do know, when I write this kind of stuff, I am trying to be funny, lol.
    Of course Cookie! Cookie, he was an arrogant Ahole, no matter his origin. We all feel better sounding off here sometimes, even me. It is cheap therapy, making fun of ourselves. We are a much better person when we are able to look back and make fun of our experiences rather than festering and holding long time grudges. Most but not all, men I know, are able to quickly to get over it. Only a few women I've known can do the same. You are one of the lucky ones, despite your life's experiences.


    I really enjoy reading your posts, so if anything I say rubs you the wrong way sometimes, just ignore me please.
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    Did you get an email, or anyone get an email, from an Operation Jubliee? I got one, but, nothing in the body of the message, but, no attachment either. I think, the spammers goofted on mine, lol.

    Trust me, I am lucky... others around me, may not be so sure, but, I know I am. I wear my lucky shirt, with a horse shoe on the front, which says, " I am your good luck charm" I think, it is great to see those people run so fast. I love them. All but the rellies, I ignore them. I am good at it too, lol.

    I do need a new lucky shirt for I literally gave the shirt off of my back to a little girl at a hospital. She kept admiring it, and telling me she wanted to be lucky like Cookie. So, I went streaking down the hallway, lol, ONLY kidding, I gave her it, telling her she is going to be very very very lucky. These kids are great. They are kids from all places, this little girl is from India, and, I adore her.

    We were slow at work today, real slow, maddening slow... So, I walked to subway, I walked to Kmart, I walked to Gabs, I was looking in the beer distributors windows, lol, wanting a cold one, lol, but, knowing better so, I bought pepsi. While in the supermarket I heard a mom tell her little boy, such a cute little boy, no to a candy bar, saying, " we can't afford it" well, I was already digging in my purse, but, then, I saw what she just bought! and, then, I noticed about 6 other mothers and I was already, giving her the hair-eyeball, cause, she had a carton, not just one pack, but a carton of cigarettes. This broke my heart for the young man. I bit my tongue so hard, I went back to work speechless.

    I walked to Petgo, too, and got free samples of dog food and cat food. I found a bird I want. He is a finch with orange stripes on him, really neat bird. I found a ferret too, who has the face of my cat, alittle spooky! I will pass him.
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    I make this pitch every year, and people run from me when they see me coming, but, I run fast, and catch them. But, here you can't run. lol, you can decide not to read, but, I bet you don't. So, here is my pitch. St. Jude's Hospital. What I am about to propose makes a great Christmas thing to do. It really helps those kids.

    Just so you all know, I have been doing this before it hit me at age 43. I was 21, when they told me they thought I had Leukemia, but, I shrugged them off, thinking how dare they! I only had a kidney stone.... naught. lol. Twenty some years later, the truth came out, I have 2 different forms of Lymphoma, what they saw when I was 21, was Indolent, a slow-growing kind, which is why I am alive and typing this, bothering you people, wanting to empty your wallets, lol; the other kind I have, well...lots more aggressive, and a real pain. So, please, think about St. Jude's kids. In all honesty, and according to the medical people, it probably started on me, when I was 13, after getting getting Mono, which is the Epstein Barr Virus. So, kids touch me hard. I think, how very lucky I was, am, and always will be. I look at those kids, I volunteer with and I really want them to have what I had, luck.

    So, think about doing this for Christmas, and, then, no one can complain about how commerical Christmas is, eh... ? It comes around fast. Doing this is what Christmas is all about, giving.

    http://www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index...000e2015acRCRD

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cookie View Post
    I make this pitch every year, and people run from me when they see me coming, but, I run fast, and catch them. But, here you can't run. lol, you can decide not to read, but, I bet you don't. So, here is my pitch. St. Jude's Hospital. What I am about to propose makes a great Christmas thing to do. It really helps those kids.

    Just so you all know, I have been doing this before it hit me at age 43. I was 21, when they told me they thought I had Leukemia, but, I shrugged them off, thinking how dare they! I only had a kidney stone.... naught. lol. Twenty some years later, the truth came out, I have 2 different forms of Lymphoma, what they saw when I was 21, was Indolent, a slow-growing kind, which is why I am alive and typing this, bothering you people, wanting to empty your wallets, lol; the other kind I have, well...lots more aggressive, and a real pain. So, please, think about St. Jude's kids. In all honesty, and according to the medical people, it probably started on me, when I was 13, after getting getting Mono, which is the Epstein Barr Virus. So, kids touch me hard. I think, how very lucky I was, am, and always will be. I look at those kids, I volunteer with and I really want them to have what I had, luck.

    So, think about doing this for Christmas, and, then, no one can complain about how commerical Christmas is, eh... ? It comes around fast. Doing this is what Christmas is all about, giving.

    http://www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index...000e2015acRCRD

    Become a Partner in Hope!
    Cookie, if it makes you feel any better, I have had a subscription donation to St Judes for several years now. Those pictures they send us are real tear jerkers.
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