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Originally posted by TheMindWar
Yep, I saw this news about two weeks ago or so. It shows how corrupt our police force is. The fact that the police were selling illegal documentation to corporations is terrible.
Since the law no longer applies to those who enfore it where does that leave us? I am a pretty honest citizen (now, lol), and I will never allow someone to arrest me who is a criminal.
I used to get into a little trouble when I was younger till I had children, but I always had respect for those who upheld law and order. Now I dont get into any trouble and have lost respect for the police, go figure.
Originally posted by jazzguy
i wonder if all the architects and engineers for 911 truth are blacklisted?
Originally posted by gosseyn
It's the story of slaves fighting against other slaves over who's going to have the slave chores. If you think your beloved jobs are going to come back any time soon, you are deluded. Automation will replace you all, sooner or later. And then the collapse, which I will be watching with great content, because if it's what it takes to have a real change, a real evolution, then so be it.
Originally posted by poet1b
This exactly what I have experienced. The behind kissers are kept, even though they are incompetent, and the competent people are let go because they are a threat to management.
Which is another reason why everything is getting worse and worse, and a lot of tech is falling apart.
I've known a lot of excellent people, pioneers in their field, let go for people from third world countries, all to save money.
Originally posted by DragonsDemesne
I've been seeing the parallels with Atlas Shrugged and the economy ever since I read the book about six years ago. The Tooheys and Mouches are in charge, and the Galts are driving taxis and mopping floors. Maybe it's always been this way; I don't know, but it has been this way ever since I read that book and looked around and saw how dead on Ayn Rand had things. The Fountainhead also had a very similar theme to it, and I felt the same way about that book.
I've also experienced difficulties in the workplace. I got an electrical engineering degree, but I've been consistently passed up for engineering work even though I was at the top of my class. I've seen classmates who couldn't design a flashlight get jobs because they had connections in the workplace. I spent a long time unemployed before finally getting work in construction, and now I'm working retail in an electronics store making less than half what I could be at an engineering firm. Sometimes people think I'm being too picky when it comes to the job market, but is it really so much to expect that I be able to work in my chosen field?
I'm not blacklisted (that I know of) but it sure feels like it sometimes. Without a professional designation I can't really start out on my own, either; I need 4 years work experience before I can get that. I know others who are in the same situation. I work with another electrical engineer (who I went to school with), an electrician, and an electronics technologist, so I know it's not just me.