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    What a fucking whine-O-rama...


    Sat Apr 6, 2013, 09:25 AM
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    "I live on $710.00 a month, what exactly am I supposed to cut?"

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    FRI APR 05, 2013 AT 04:54 PM PDT
    I live on $710.00 a month, what exactly am I supposed to cut?
    by Horace Boothroyd III




    My rent is a reasonable $209.00 because I have a HUD Cube. For how long?, who knows?

    That leaves me with $501.00

    Phone $35.00 a month.

    That leaves me with $466.00

    Internet is $45.00 dollars a month.

    That leaves me with $421.00

    My medication is $50.00 a month, counting bare bones OTC care too.

    That leaves me with $371.00

    Pootie care is another $50.00 a month-not including vet and tag costs.

    That leaves me with $321.00

    I had to borrow $140.00 last month because the vet bill the previous month left me behind.

    That leaves me with $181.00


    With that I'm expected to feed myself for a month. But also maintain grooming standards with products for me because of my skin sensitivities and allergies are extremely expensive. I make what I can to avoid allergens and to reduce costs but there are many things I can't make. Toothbrushes, toilet paper, trash bags, many cleaning products. I try to get clothes from the discount store, or thrift stores. Shoes too, I should be getting special ones but I lack the fortitude to break the HMO bureaucratic maze to get them. But shoes are a large recurring expense for me because I do walk so much.

    I also have learned to cook everything I eat from scratch. Again because of finances and allergies. But food is not inexpensive. I can drink the generic coffee at $12.00 a can and I can buy bulk size foods at the restaurant supply. But by the end of the first week it is usually doubtful I will have more than one hundred dollars left.

    Today after getting all things covered, with the exception of some food stuffs I'm just going to have to go without.

    I have a grand total of $18.00.

    No worries. I get to start all over again on the first.

    But what exactly am I being wasteful with?

    And more importantly after thirty years of 'compassionate' conservatism don't you think it is time for some Humanism instead?


    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/0...upposed-to-cut
    I'm sure dear kpete will be contacting KOS to find where she can donate money to help...
    Or better yet...invite poor Horace to move in with her.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    What a fucking whine-O-rama...




    I'm sure dear kpete will be contacting KOS to find where she can donate money to help...
    Or better yet...invite poor Horace to move in with her.
    There is always the extra money she can get for voting and she could sell weed like the others do.
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    Get a library card...+ 45 dollars

    Boot Pootie... + 50 dollars


    I just found 10+% of monthly exspenditure(sp?) savings....

    Get me into Washington, just think of what I could find....
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    How about get rid of the pet?

    Or pad the grocery budget by eating it...
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    If the fellow who fancies himself to be "Q" of James Bond fame had not spent the last three years penning more than one DailyKook diary per day and spending whatever free time he has protesting and organizing Kos meetups, he might be able to find one of the thousands of jobs available with very low skill and education requirements in Portland, like this one which would have him pulling in a minimum of $2273/month, pre-tax:

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    2+ years of recent experience working in a call center, providing customer service to clients is required.

    3+ years of excellent customer service experience is required.

    Must be a flexible, professional, team player, who’s not afraid to ask questions.

    Must be able to pass a Drug Screen, Background Check and Education Verification.

    Ah shit. Nevermind.
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    That libtard voted for so let him/her/it/Pat have it ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apache View Post
    Get a library card...+ 45 dollars

    Boot Pootie... + 50 dollars


    I just found 10+% of monthly exspenditure(sp?) savings....

    Get me into Washington, just think of what I could find....
    And ditch the $35/month cell phone (doubtless with the data plan) and get a free phone from the government. He meets the qualifications.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ReinMan View Post
    How about get rid of the pet?

    Or pad the grocery budget by eating it...
    I understand your point of view but sometimes even I (a heartless conservative) have to let them keep their beloved pet, I can't fault them for it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Wood View Post
    And ditch the $35/month cell phone (doubtless with the data plan) and get a free phone from the government. He meets the qualifications.
    What? Spend ANOTHER $35 of taxpayer money???? Think man.....THINK!



    I just saved about 12% of he/she/its monthly income.... and you want them to squander another 5%????


    It's exactly this kind of thinking that has gotten us to this point... Da net and da pet, gotta go...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bailey View Post
    I understand your point of view but sometimes even I (a heartless conservative) have to let them keep their beloved pet, I can't fault them for it.
    The pet can live.... with someone who can afford it. I have 41 animals. I eat peanut butter so they look good. The difference? They make me money... and I'm not on any government assistance
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