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Originally posted by Jean Paul Zodeaux
reply to post by DrEugeneFixer
Ironically, now you hope to distance yourself from the very collective you've chosen to defend. Any individual can recognize nonsense when they see it. No individual is required to pretend that individuals arguing in defense of collectivism are really individualists because they are individuals.
I don't drink alcohol, but I can understand your desperation at this point.
Originally posted by Shoonra
There are jobs out there. A good many of them are menial and hard and minimum wage. But, hey, we made a point of sending all those Mexicans back just so you could fulfill your dream of picking lettuce all day in the hot sun. After all, why else did you get that diploma? If you want indoor work, the local hospital needs orderlies to empty bedpans and such; and imagine the respect and dignity you'll be treated with.
Starting this thread with a complaint about not enough plumbers was silly. Plumbers have to serve an apprenticeship and then get a state license; one cannot just jump into that career.
One of the problems is that the student loan program encouraged a lot more kids to go to college and grad school than would have happened otherwise. They (and their parents) are hoping and expecting well-paid professional jobs. Moreover they're saddled with backbreaking student loan debt that they could never pay off picking lettuce. They're waiting and looking for a job commensurate with their education and a paycheck that can put a dent in their debt.
Originally posted by LastProphet527
Originally posted by LilDudeissocool
reply to post by LastProphet527
Why isn’t this thread in the joke section?
Because RNC and Fox News disinformation talking points are taken seriously in some venues where reality doesn't matter.edit on 19-5-2012 by LilDudeissocool because: (no reason given)
The government-programmed system is designed, for the populace to believe that it's a job for every able body American to obtain, and live as not of a 'drug addition' fix in life.
Sure, it is a job for every American, that is if you want to have 2 to 4 kids living on an income of 23,000 or less working under what your education level is suppose to provide. As you thought.
In all do respect to life and America…some where in time they forgot that rent various in the lowest common dominator of what…1,000 for a one or 2 bedroom, not including water, gas ,food, transportation, common need’s just to survive until the next' fix 'of none **free will**** like the worker ant!.
They forgot about the 99% and the evolved matrix of time, money, and the whole survival ratio of just trying to make it with the thought process of just looking out for the 1% that inherits votes and oil, and underhanded business decisions… as if the 1% can run the economy by them selves…and that’s the funny thing!
You cannot imagine how may college grades that did 4 years of college who are now working minus wage jobs, you cannot imagine the REAL significant on how 10 million jobs have been lost and the effect it had on those 10 million people.
You cannot imagine, and God can’t even imagine how people with power that say f(*& the middle class and poor people, who are cursed with sin of gluttony, greed envy and pure hatred of one another on this earth.
One day the 99% will see that the government looks at them the same way as the king looked out the window-seeing peasants with pitchforks and shovels’ groveling and picketing at the castle doors /
Originally posted by LastProphet527
The humans and, scientist, and urban language will give you a scenario of life and say. *Time repeats it self* but the truth is. **Time never goes anywhere** time has never repeated it self ***where just repeating time***
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
Originally posted by cetaphobic
This thread has a lot of unabashed morons
No wonder all jobs went to china with this mentality
This is not a one day solution people
Where's the depth in your thought process? [/quote
You're a jackass!!!]
Originally posted by dreamseeker
reply to post by Thunder heart woman
There is nothing wrong with working at mcdonalds but that is not the answer for everyone. I have an anti body disorder where I have to limit my exposure to viruses. I also can't do some of the more demanding tasks because of my suppressed immune system.
i don't feel sorry for myself I am just realistic on what I can do. I follow the Drs orders because so far he has been right and I have been sick A LOT less often.
It is basically like saying to a diabetic eat all the sugar you want nothing will happen to you. We all know that is not true.edit on 20-5-2012 by dreamseeker because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
Originally posted by redrose123
I DECIDED not to have kids until I could afford them
Why would I put a kid through a low income with litle food and clothing?
I would consider myself a horrible father if I did that mistake
Maybe it's just me but I'm finding it extremely difficult to believe that you would care much about being a "horrible father," seeing as how you're already a horrible person anyway. You seem a lot like just another one of those guys who knows everything about everything and is much better than the rest of us yet you've done nothing to turn this country around, if you're really so great I'm fairly sure it wouldn't be all of that difficult a feat for you. So rather than coming here to tell us all just how much better than ourselves you are, why don't you prove it by going out there and actually changing our government for the better? Oh, what's that? You can't? Why not? Many would argue that doing so wouldn't be all that much more difficult than finding a job and seeing as to how you are an expert at that, I fail to see the issue...
Originally posted by fleabit
This thread is rife with fantasy and folks looking down their noses at others.
Reality folks: when someone gets laid off, they probably don't excess funds nor time to apply for, wait for the term to start, and complete a trade school to get the training necessary to get a new job. And to start a business? Seriously?
I need a vehicle that will hold my trade goods.. BUY those expensive tool, advertise, pay for a business license, and supposedly do this in a time frame within my unemployment. Keep in mind.. most people who are laid off do not HAVE TIME to wait a year to get another job. They need our ridiculous countries health insurance plans. I can't get a job for a business that can't offer at least decent basic care. My wife's medications would obliterate my funds. Some of you that live with a nice healthy family don't realize that's not an option for many. Example: I got an infection after getting laid off. Normally, antibiotics are 8 bucks. Off insurance? 70 bucks. Stuff like that adds up very quickly.
It's also laughable that some of you suggest that some people's professions are apparently not "up to snuff" in the real world. So as a computer specialist of 25+ years, I should get an "honorable" trade skill job? How about.. screw off. I worked my butt off learning my trade. It's viable, it's important, and I will not sell out because you feel it's the "right thing" to do. Again.. how about electricians, plumbers and carpenters when out of work, go get a job as a network infrastructure specialist.
For a great # of people who had seemingly solid, pertinent jobs, who were laid off by companies who were willing to compromise their business to save a few bucks,
And you can't simply go into business for yourself and make it all better. It's VERY difficult to run a business right now. To start from scratch? Yea.. maybe one out of 1000 could make a success out of it. Like I said.. stop living in fantasy.edit on 20-5-2012 by fleabit because: (no reason given)
collect all the unemployment you need imo, until you get an EQUITABLE JOB in the SAME FIELD you had previously.