Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2009:December:04 Friday <Thursday, Saturday>
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2009/12/4-26 [Recreation/Computer, Politics/Domestic/President/Bush] UID:53565 Activity:nil
12/4    Why aren't there as many comedians making fun of Obama as
        there are making fun of GWB?
        \_ he's not as ridiculous.
        \_ No one was making fun of Dubya after only one year in office either.
           In fact, making fun of him after 9/11 was likely to get you lynched.
           Wait until O's second term, then people will really start to light
           into him.
        \_ I don't think Obama is god or 100 successful, but there really is a lot
           less to make fun of than GWB.
        \_ because making fun of Obama would make you a racist, and
           no one wants to be a racist.
           \_ Unless you are Chris Rock.  His black vs. n****er line a decade
              ago was hillarious.
        \_ GWB was a personality, Obama is boring.  They could work the
           boring angle; like have a comedian giving a speech to bored
           people, but that starts to become political, instead of just pure
2009/12/4-26 [Finance/Investment] UID:53566 Activity:nil
12/4    Inspiring stories to counter negativity I see on motd.
        A list of 10 wealthy people were *not* born of wealthy families:
        Don't give up hope. If they can do it, so can you!
        \_ Yeah poor Herb, his dad was only the General Manager of Campbell
           Soup. He must have really suffered. A few of those people actually
           come from humble beginnings, it is true, so it is certainly
           possible in America to start poor and make it to great wealth,
           or at least it used to be. Sam Walton is the classic example.
           The vast majority of wealthy people were born to wealthy parents
           though. Warren Buffett's dad was a stockbroker, Donald Trump
           was born into a wealthy powerful family, etc.
           \_ Agreed.  As the child of the GM of the only Fortune 500 company
              whose stock went up over the year 2008, poor Herb must have
              really suffered.  -- !OP
           \_ It's perfectly ok! Most of the wealth disappears by the
              3rd generation anyways. No need to be so cynical!
              \_ I know that is an aphorism, but is it really true? Maybe in
                 the old days, but probably not anymore.
2009/12/4-26 [Recreation/Dating] UID:53567 Activity:nil
12/4    Sun-Maid girl getting "some implants" (
        \_ Dude, that is so awesome. I'm so horny now.  -virgin sodan
           \_ You're horny because of the girl, or the grapes?  (See comments
              by Kivrin at
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