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A family with low income isn't a 'subprime family'. A family with high income isn't a 'prime family'. Isn't it enough that 'middle class', 'lower class' and 'upper class' are today already purely defined by finance? Can't he just say 'families with low income'? Or are people today exclusively defined by their credit worthiness?

Der Amerikaner ist die Orchidee unter den Menschen
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by Martin (weiser.mensch(at)googlemail.com) on Thu Feb 12th, 2009 at 01:33:28 PM EST
Or are people today exclusively defined by their credit worthiness?

Unfortunately, martin, that is exactly the situation we have reached.

Since Money is created as interest-bearing Debt, those without access to loans are viewed as being literally worthless.

"The future is already here -- it's just not very evenly distributed" William Gibson

by ChrisCook (cojockathotmaildotcom) on Thu Feb 12th, 2009 at 02:03:31 PM EST
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and naturally those of good taste want to be in this category so as to avoid excessive participation in this insane orgy
by paving on Fri Feb 13th, 2009 at 07:57:16 PM EST
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Well, when most political choices are determined by the market, in effect you get has many votes as you can spend...

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères
by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Thu Feb 12th, 2009 at 03:43:03 PM EST
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It has long been by criticism of contemporary social mores that, were we to place return on investment in one pan of a moral balance and in the other pan place every other value we possess, we would not even move the pan containing return on investment off the table.  So much for all of the posturing about the USA being a Christan Nation, or of treasuring the values bequeathed to us by our founding fathers, etc. etc. etc.  BARFFF!

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Feb 12th, 2009 at 07:44:06 PM EST
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