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originally posted by: 0zzymand0s
a reply to: Ameilia
Our entire planet is upside down and backwards. We have a continent sized raft of garbage floating around the pacific, and you think a degree in environmental science is worthless.
originally posted by: wyrmboy12
Well it depends what jobs you are talking about...All of the bindery and/or factory jobs yes have seriously declined and pay less all the time because you do not need nearly any education or skills to work those jobs....
I just left GE in WI ( 50+K a year )to work in MN for United Health Group ( 65+K a year ) and I started through a temp agency for a contract to hire position as an IT Manager. I do not have a completed college degree but am finishing up a bachelors so in my employers eyes I'm not college educated....
originally posted by: onequestion
Welcome to the American dream people!
In today's America you can expect to work for a temp agency making $10 an hour for every job! If your lucky we'll hire you! But we'll probably get rid of you right before you qualify for benefits.
originally posted by: macman
a reply to: dawnstar
And let me tell you a story. Many years ago, I was a LEO in AZ. I had to take a guy down to the Maricopa County Jail in Downtown Phoenix and the place was packed. The holding facility between the prison and the outside sally port was about 25' X 25'. There were about 15 people getting booked and about 5 LEOs. This one loudmouth dirt bag was going on and on, ragging on the Phoenix PD guy that arrested him. How he was able to outrun the LEO for X amount of blocks only to be caught when he, the badguy stopped to take his breath. The whole place was like a comedy show. This guy had everyone laughing. After about 15 minutes of this, the Phoenix PD guy, without saying a word, raises his hands to silence the crowd and walks to the center of the room. As everyone expects him to start bashing on the guy, all he does is lift up the pants leg on his left leg, reveling an aluminum prosthetic lower leg. All he says is "I still caught you". The room roared with laughter, and the POS dirtbag shrank into the corner.
Moral??? Stop making excuses. If a cop with half a leg can catch someone in good health, there is no reason why anyone can't get a decent paying job.
originally posted by: SubTruth
a reply to: onequestion
Great.....Great post OP. You are 100% correct. I believe anyone making under 15 dollars an hour is going to be screwed because of inflation.
I know I harp on this but the progressive mindset is the root cause of all of this. From letting illegals take over the country all the way to the apathetic youth. We are truly screwed and anyone making under 15 dollars an hour will not be able to survive in the next few years.
Think I am crazy.......Look at your grocery bill and compare it over time. Look at the price of new cars and the fact they have to give out 10 year loans just to sell them.
originally posted by: Unity_99
Sorry man but I'm not going to ever accept a hellzone, where if your child dreams of being an archaelogist, a marine biolgist, a philosopher, a psychologist, an artist, you say, hell no, you need to scrub floors.
I'm very happy that people still dare their dreams and have every right to. Also, don't pay for anything if the government crashes wages and your economy. I'd send the bills for the college to Obama and tell him he can take the enema ever day on me.