RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 149,603
Posts: 5,948,769
Members: 26,488
Currently online: 494
Newest member: Fluttershy

Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.

Go Back   The Trek BBS > Entertainment & Interests > TV & Media

TV & Media Non-Trek television, movies, books, music, etc.

Thread Tools
Old August 20 2008, 12:59 PM   #1
Fleet Captain
TheMasterOfOrion's Avatar
*IOUSA Movie* coming soon

Alarming documentary about the state of the economy

Few are aware that America may be on the brink of a financial meltdown. I.O.U.S.A. explores the country's shocking current fiscal condition and ways to avoid a national economic disaster.
TheMasterOfOrion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 20 2008, 02:44 PM   #2
Small White Car
Rear Admiral
Small White Car's Avatar
Location: Washington D.C.
View Small White Car's Twitter Profile
Re: *IOUSA Movie* coming soon

Those who are wondering if this is a legit film or not should know that Warren Buffet is one of the main interview subjects.

This bodes well for it's accuracy. Also, from what I've read, it doesn't take the side of one political party over the other. It sounds very good to me.
Small White Car is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2008, 12:23 AM   #3
Fleet Admiral
Holdfast's Avatar
Location: 17 Cherry Tree Lane
Re: *IOUSA Movie* coming soon

Movie thread - off to GTVM
Holdfast is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2008, 03:09 AM   #4
Harvey's Avatar
Re: *IOUSA Movie* coming soon

(1) This looks incredibly boring. I'm not trying to sound ignorant, but I've got better things to do with my time.

(2) Isn't this more of a live forum than a documentary? That's what I've understood about it from the seeing the same advertisement in the theatre a half dozen times.
"This begs explanation." - de Forest Research on Star Trek

My blog: Star Trek Fact Check.
Harvey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2008, 11:57 AM   #5
Cutter John
Rear Admiral
Cutter John's Avatar
Location: Beyond the wall of sleep, somewhere south of Seattle.
Re: *IOUSA Movie* coming soon

But whats the point in going to see yet another "YAY! WE'RE DOOMED!" movie? I suppose I run in circles screaming, but what good would that do? I don't use credit, and try to put money in the bank when I can.

I prefer to spend my time worrying about things I can actually do something about. Otherwise I'm just gonna go nuts.
"The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don't always soften the bad things. But vice versa, the bad things don't necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant."
Cutter John is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 21 2008, 12:45 PM   #6
Fleet Captain
TheMasterOfOrion's Avatar
Re: *IOUSA Movie* coming soon

Cutter John wrote: View Post
But whats the point in going to see yet another "YAY! WE'RE DOOMED!" movie?
I don't see it as a yippe-we're-all-going-to-die-movie
I see this as a film which could constructively inspire a change in lifestyle. It comes from he same producer made super-size-me. I've looked at that one not as a we're doomed to die from fastfood film but a movie which said get off your fat lazy butts, eat healthy and get some exercise!

Some people might have put away personal savings for the economic downturn, some people might drive a hybrid car, some people might not be in debt and have good credit etc but the rest of America doesn't work that way, the USA is heavily in debt with almost zero personal savings. The US needs a good kick in the pants before the economy is put right.
TheMasterOfOrion is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:19 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.