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#869499 Mar 6, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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i don't get it. the tours.
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yes, the tours. What happens if you call you congressman to schedule a tour? Obama gets to blame the republicans when you get rejected.

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#869500 Mar 6, 2013
Costco CEO: Raise The Minimum Wage To More Than $10 Per Hour

"President Barack Obama wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 per hour. And the CEO of one of America's largest retailers says such a move would be good for workers and businesses alike. In fact, he says raise it even more.

On Tuesday, Costco CEO and President Craig Jelinek came out in support of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013, which aims to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, then adjust it after that for inflation.

"At Costco, we know that paying employees good wages makes good sense for business," Jelinek said in a statement. "We pay a starting hourly wage of $11.50 in all states where we do business, and we are still able to keep our overhead costs low."

"An important reason for the success of Costco’s business model is the attraction and retention of great employees," Jelinek added. "Instead of minimizing wages, we know it's a lot more profitable in the long term to minimize employee turnover and maximize employee productivity, commitment and loyalty. We support efforts to increase the federal minimum wage."

Costco has a reputation for paying its employees above market rate, with the typical worker earning around $45,000 in 2011, according to Fortune. Walmart-owned Sam's Club, in contrast, pays its sales associates an average of $17,486 per year, according to salary information website Glassdoor.com .

Costco also provides health insurance to a significantly larger percentage of its workers than does Walmart, the Harvard Business Review reported in 2006.

Jelinek's predecessor, Costco founder Jim Sinegal, has also expressed support for raising the federal minimum wage in the past. "The more people make, the better lives they're going to have and the better consumers they're going to be," Sinegal told the Washington Post in 2007. "It's going to provide better jobs and better wages.""

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Gee, there's a real businessman saying you nitwits are dead wrong.

No surprise there!!

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#869501 Mar 6, 2013
A JEW IN THE HAND wrote:
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.... TWICE.
nice.

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#869503 Mar 6, 2013
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Your whole schtick is making foolish comments based on others posts, and you ask me why I like to remind Flake how completely wrong he's been for several years concerning the economy?? Very recently, he was predicting a big setback for the economy. Now we're hitting all time highs and you nitwits are going to hear about it!!
It's not looking for a fight, because Flake never responds to his dumb calls. Homer catches him all the time.
I'm not allowed to crow a bit when you nitwits are all proven wrong about the strength of the economy, inspite of your sides attempts to stall it? In your freakin' dreams!!
Ya got a lot of gall, being a smartass yourself.
The current state of the stock market is an illusion. It's a bubble, just like housing, student loans, etc., and it will burst as soon as the Fed quits propping it up.

Crow on, but remember, there won't be any sauce when you are required to eat it.
Realtime

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#869505 Mar 6, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Normal Americans have forgotten about the Romneys and really don't care where they keep their money.
No, not at all, maybe dummies like you dismiss stuff like that but Gary Morse, the bozo who hosted Mitt, in Tampa, on his Cayman registered yacht "Cracker Boy" is wishing that he'd kept that big sumbitch docked in the Caymans.

Cracker Bay actually__but if WND can misspell stuff why can't I eh?

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#869507 Mar 6, 2013
THE GOOD NEWS FOR TODAY wrote:
"When is the Rapture going to occur in relation to the Tribulation?"
Considering the tribulation it would have required to actually READ your tripe, I'm gonna say that I brought on the Rapture, by eliminating most of it from this reply....

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#869508 Mar 6, 2013
shovelhead72 wrote:
<quoted text>The current state of the stock market is an illusion. It's a bubble, just like housing, student loans, etc., and it will burst as soon as the Fed quits propping it up.
Crow on, but remember, there won't be any sauce when you are required to eat it.
You're really too unsophisticated to realize that protecting your profits are the most important thing?? That there are instruments that protect you from the downside?? Stop-loss for one??

First off, Corporations are recording record profits. That's not an illusion. You don't know what you're talking about, period.

You got the right name. Somebody hit you with that shovel once too often.

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#869509 Mar 6, 2013
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never mind Eman. i figured out what has you wingnuts so perturbed...
Republican austerity means an end to White House tours
NBC’S Kristen Welker joins Martin Bashir to report on Republicans’ decision to push for more austerity cuts – and why sequestration means no more White House tours.
http://video.msnbc.msn.com/martin-bashir/5105...
...it's all their own fault.
i was just looking in the wrong place.
It's a ridiculous stunt. Plain and simple. But oh well. No tours forrrr you! What's next?

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#869510 Mar 6, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Costco CEO: Raise The Minimum Wage To More Than $10 Per Hour
"President Barack Obama wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 per hour. And the CEO of one of America's largest retailers says such a move would be good for workers and businesses alike. In fact, he says raise it even more.
On Tuesday, Costco CEO and President Craig Jelinek came out in support of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013, which aims to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, then adjust it after that for inflation.
"At Costco, we know that paying employees good wages makes good sense for business," Jelinek said in a statement. "We pay a starting hourly wage of $11.50 in all states where we do business, and we are still able to keep our overhead costs low."
"An important reason for the success of Costco’s business model is the attraction and retention of great employees," Jelinek added. "Instead of minimizing wages, we know it's a lot more profitable in the long term to minimize employee turnover and maximize employee productivity, commitment and loyalty. We support efforts to increase the federal minimum wage."
Costco has a reputation for paying its employees above market rate, with the typical worker earning around $45,000 in 2011, according to Fortune. Walmart-owned Sam's Club, in contrast, pays its sales associates an average of $17,486 per year, according to salary information website Glassdoor.com .
Costco also provides health insurance to a significantly larger percentage of its workers than does Walmart, the Harvard Business Review reported in 2006.
Jelinek's predecessor, Costco founder Jim Sinegal, has also expressed support for raising the federal minimum wage in the past. "The more people make, the better lives they're going to have and the better consumers they're going to be," Sinegal told the Washington Post in 2007. "It's going to provide better jobs and better wages.""
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Gee, there's a real businessman saying you nitwits are dead wrong.
No surprise there!!
Then just quit pussyfooting around and raise it to $20 an hour. Why just go up a couple of bucks? Hell let's let everybody make over $100,000. Then you can tax the hell out of them too. Friggin' libtards are SO stupid!!!

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#869511 Mar 6, 2013
Eman wrote:
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yes, the tours. What happens if you call you congressman to schedule a tour? Obama gets to blame the republicans when you get rejected.
And how cool is that??

I'm lovin' it!! If you were a real American, you would, too!!

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#869512 Mar 6, 2013
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darn. and i thought you were a wit.
At the risk of not being too punny, you are probably "half" right...You think ol' Galt finally read a synopsis of "Atlas Shrugged" to come up with this one?

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#869513 Mar 6, 2013
A JEW IN THE HAND wrote:
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THIS IS A LITTLE OVER THE TOP, DON'T YOU THINK? THAT'S ALL YOU DO, WHY WOULD YOU BE SURPRISED THAT ANYONE ELSE WOULD DO THE ONLY THING YOU DO YOURSELVES? BUT YOU'VE ALREADY PICKED A FIGHT. YOU'RE IN IT. THE RESULT OF PICKING A FIGHT IS THAT SOMEONE MUST WIN AND SOMEONE MUST LOSE. YOU LOST. ARE YOU PICKING ANOTHER FIGHT?
if Topix was as important to me as it is to you, I might agree. But really, "Enan", I couldn't care less. Just make sure you keep the Niner pic updated (I'm thinking I need to pick one the brings out the Niner logo more).

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#869514 Mar 6, 2013
Eman wrote:
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It's a ridiculous stunt. Plain and simple. But oh well. No tours forrrr you! What's next?
of course it is.

Just like threats to shut the Government down, which is the favorite Repugniclown game of late are.

The idiots cost us a notch in our credit rating with their stupidity.

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#869515 Mar 6, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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Your whole schtick is making foolish comments based on others posts, and you ask me why I like to remind Flake how completely wrong he's been for several years concerning the economy?? Very recently, he was predicting a big setback for the economy. Now we're hitting all time highs and you nitwits are going to hear about it!!
It's not looking for a fight, because Flake never responds to his dumb calls. Homer catches him all the time.
I'm not allowed to crow a bit when you nitwits are all proven wrong about the strength of the economy, inspite of your sides attempts to stall it? In your freakin' dreams!!
Ya got a lot of gall, being a smartass yourself.
touché

but i've been a very different poster for few weeks now.

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#869516 Mar 6, 2013
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You're too funny!!
That's why Chris Wallace did a long interview with them for FAUX and they were invited to speak at CPAC, right??
Nice try, but you fell short, as usual.
HAHAHAHA
Ask your co workers how much they've thought about the Romneys since November.

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#869517 Mar 6, 2013
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This is your idea of a normal conversation??
"Lily knows a guy who used to traffic in cocaine. Ask her."
I think I prefer my style of conversation to your nastiness.
Why did you edit my post? Post it in it's entirety.

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#869518 Mar 6, 2013
shovelhead72 wrote:
<quoted text>The current state of the stock market is an illusion. It's a bubble, just like housing, student loans, etc., and it will burst as soon as the Fed quits propping it up.
Crow on, but remember, there won't be any sauce when you are required to eat it.
Kinda like BushCo's faux housing market" "Get in before it's to late?"

It's always something right? Today it's the stock market rather than real estate__but__the good news is that beyond the usual stock hustlers making some bucks those with IRA's are back in business, or at least breathing more easily.

As a plus, gasoline prices are falling again.

If it wasn't for Topix and drones life would be grand eh?

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#869519 Mar 6, 2013
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Nonsense. It won't be anything like that.
Your racial stereotypes are showing.
Mr. "I know lots of Mexicans"!!
BWAHAHAHAHAHA
I hope you're right.

Um...I do know lots of Mexicans...your point?

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#869520 Mar 6, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>No, not at all, maybe dummies like you dismiss stuff like that but Gary Morse, the bozo who hosted Mitt, in Tampa, on his Cayman registered yacht "Cracker Boy" is wishing that he'd kept that big sumbitch docked in the Caymans.
Cracker Bay actually__but if WND can misspell stuff why can't I eh?
Ask your bartender (or wherever you meet your rotary buddies) when was the last time he thought about the romneys. Heck, ask you barber, gas station attendant, etc.

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#869521 Mar 6, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>Lets take a look.

1-2% of the federal budget meas that for the balance of this fiscal year, those cuts need made, Since about half the year is passed, that means we are looking to cut 2-4%.

Now figure in all the stuff that is exempt from the sequester, that likely doubles again to 4-8%.

Plus there are contracts, leases, etc that can't be cut.

So now what are we are up to?

You right whiners are just dumber than sh*t.
Cut Food Stamps and Welfare again like Clinton did and we will have another surplus!

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