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originally posted by: Annee
originally posted by: stormcell
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
a reply to: Annee
it will be an issue, as sometimes it is one of the perks of the job, that a company would provide a free lunch for its employees. The food may not be the best, or even great, but it beats having to pay for food. And it is a selling point for getting employees to want to work there.
That's the big issue. If you have a cafeteria with a full menu that they have no shortage of people wanting to work there. One company had difficulty recruiting people because they had a small overcrowded self-service kitchenette that served slices of bread, salami and freeze dried vegetables along with apple or orange juice. Once they moved to full menu cafeteria (chips, burgers, salad, pasta, macaroni, spaghetti, self made sandwiches with full selection of meat and cheese), they had no problem finding staff.
Some places just mixed mayonnaise with absolutely *everything*. Why? Because all the healthy options would go first, and people would complain about a lack of choice. So if they unhealthified everything the items wouldn't sell out and the shelves would have a full range all the time.
I vote for better health insurance.
I remember when companies covered it 100% and insurance covered 100%.
I find your argument a bit silly. If a company's only gonna offer sandwiches - - why bother.
Have you experienced the gourmet food trucks lately?
Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people.
Soft despotism gives people the illusion that they are in control, when in fact they have very little influence over their government. Soft despotism breeds fear, uncertainty, and doubt in the general populace. Alexis de Tocqueville observed that this trend was avoided in America only by the "habits of the heart" of its 19th-century populace.
originally posted by: JBurns
a reply to: Annee
Which is fine for those who eat out of "trucks" ........
Meanwhile, others will continue to enjoy a proper meal among others we voluntarily choose to be around
You mean your co-workers?
I don't remember ever being able to choose my co-workers.
I did, however, get threatened with firing for hanging out with the Latino plant workers instead of "my kind".
After 59 years, the iconic Route 66 enters the realm of history on this day in 1985, when the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials decertifies the road and votes to remove all its highway signs.
Measuring some 2,200 miles in its heyday, Route 66 stretched from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California, passing through eight states. According to a New York Times article about its decertification, most of Route 66 followed a path through the wilderness forged in 1857 by U.S. Navy Lieutenant Edward Beale at the head of a caravan of camels. Over the years, wagon trains and cattlemen eventually made way for trucks and passenger automobiles.
The idea of building a highway along this route surfaced in Oklahoma in the mid-1920s as a way to link the state to cities like Chicago and Los Angeles. Highway Commissioner Cyrus S. Avery touted it as a way of diverting traffic from Kansas City, Missouri and Denver. In 1926, the highway earned its official designation as Route 66. The diagonal course of Route 66 linked hundreds of mostly rural communities to the cities along its route, allowing farmers to more easily transport grain and other types of produce for distribution. The highway was also a lifeline for the long-distance trucking industry, which by 1930 was competing with the railroad for dominance in the shipping market. www.history.com...
But now this new law works against them. (They're so low-iq that this never occured to them) Forcing people to go out into the city streets of San Fransisco will very very quickly result in a clash of 'classes' and expose the libs for their idiocy in allowing this type of society to develop.
You continue to personalize this
I am seeing how it affects the local businesses.
originally posted by: Abysha
a reply to: infolurker
You're link goes to a white nationalist blog (so you got that part right, I think) but it has nothing to do with your op story.
Of course, that didn't slow down the first few triggered reactionary comments so I think you're alright.
Jesus, you guys bark at whatever shadow you see these days.
originally posted by: Annee
a reply to: stormcell
The gourmet food truck here are NOT greasy spoons. Although, those still exist. Mostly Mexican food on the west coast. Which can be really good or really bad.
Gotta know your trucks.
They now have Facebook sites that tell you where they're gonna be parked each day.
The Kogi BBQ truck is a very popular one in Los Angeles.