How you know you're living in the richest nation in the world.

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  1. harold63

    harold63 I'm not retired

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    Damnit....no wonder Outback ran out of lobster last night. Ruined my whole day that I had to settle for steak and shrimp, only. :mad:

    Had to think on that a moment. How the heck they getting lobsters there in one day??? Even being rich, that's more than a chore.
     
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    DocCasualty Wolverine

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    Medicaid moms have Gucci purses. That was my first clue 35 years ago.
     

  3. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    It’s a restaurant called Waterfront Seafood, and the owner has contracts with fisherman on the Gulf Coast, Alaska, the upper Northwest, and Florida.

    They catch it, ice it down, box it up, and fly it here. They make a run to The Des Moines Airport every morning at 5:00 AM.

    My wife and I have done a few Caribbean cruises, and the seafood hasn’t been as good as it is at Waterfront.

    The great part about the place is that it’s laid back and affordable. Recently, they ran a special with a 1 1/2 pound lobster, fresh Iowa sweet corn, baked potato, and cole slaw for $24.95.

    If anyone reading this makes it to the Des Moines area, it’s worth the trip. (btw.......the sushi is award winning, and the mixed drinks are generous!)
     
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    peng

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    Look at how we treat our animals.
     
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    mhambi κολασμένος

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    Are we talking GDP per capita... or... ?



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  6. mhambi

    mhambi κολασμένος

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    OP probably got paid for his post...




    +91 foolz!



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  7. 63Bravo

    63Bravo

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    And Obummer phones.
     
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  8. Hannie Caulder

    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

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    When you can go from bartender to a member of Congress, and still complain about how unfair the system is.

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    Spot on!
     
  10. Upgrayedd

    Upgrayedd

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    When the unemployed make more money than the working class
     
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    PatinAz

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    When the government sends you money because of a flu, you might be in one of the richest nations in the world.
     
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    Z71bill

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    When you’re $100 trillion in debt

    because no one would loan $100 trillion to you if you were poor.
     
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    FoodBag Previously nutsnax

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    You mean tracking and propaganda dissemination devices.
     
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    When it's becoming a thing for people turn down their air conditioning to make it cooler for when they sleep under warm blankets, only to add one of those under the blanket air conditioner things.
     
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    mhambi κολασμένος

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    When I can sit in my climate controlled office on an expensive chair in front of multiple monitors and on one screen read a thread complaining about girls on youtube in sports bras and yoga pants making money posting videos about their 'morning routine' or latest 'shein try on haul'... all while watching said videos on a different monitor in 4K goodness. :rofl:

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  16. 45caldan

    45caldan

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    I see this where I work!
    I usually comment to others.
    I can’t afford a truck like that and I have to pay for my groceries!
     
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