Grand Rapids, Michigan ranked fourth in top ten U.S. cities to find employment

May 2, 2013 Full story: Examiner.com 15

Forbes Magazine recently named Grand Rapids, Michigan as one of the top 10 U.S. cities to find employment .

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Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#1 May 3, 2013
..This is outstanding good news, and specifically important to many on this forum, who have been overly concerned about unemployment during this administration.....
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Brighton, MI

#2 May 3, 2013
Yeah, lots of $60,000/yr jobs out there..... Medical is not for everyone......
Oneal

Three Rivers, MI

#3 May 3, 2013
Tell that to the ACLU-protected panhandlers stationed on every corner, who miraculously all have 4 starving children at home because they just can't find a job.

Seriously, I think this is awesome news for Grand Rapids, a city that thanks to all those horrible capitalists dumping their millions into entertainment venues, medical facilities, bars and restaurants, and the arts, has reinvented itself over the last decade.

Funny diversity was stated as one of the factors in this ranking, considering some of those on this forum are convinced GR is nothing but a blonde-haired, blue-eyed white people mecca.

Now Go Blue, do you have employment rankings for every other city in Michigan? Start with Flint.
free thinker

Farmington, MI

#4 May 3, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
..This is outstanding good news, and specifically important to many on this forum, who have been overly concerned about unemployment during this administration.....
Unlike you, Blue, some of us are concerned about the country as a whole, not just what we see when I look out the back window or drive around our neighborhoods.
Maybe because most of us understand that what's happening in our little neck of the woods doesn't necessarily represent the bigger picture.
Oneal

Three Rivers, MI

#5 May 3, 2013
free thinker wrote:
<quoted text>
Unlike you, Blue, some of us are concerned about the country as a whole, not just what we see when I look out the back window or drive around our neighborhoods.
Maybe because most of us understand that what's happening in our little neck of the woods doesn't necessarily represent the bigger picture.
You have to understand Blue's motivation. In order to defend Obama's failed policies he must cherry pick any improvement in the US employment and economic situation despite the progressive agenda and then attempt to credit Obama.

It doesn't matter the vast majority of America is still suffering through the worst recovery in history, ss long as there is an article that states something positive about some place, any place, well that's good enough for Blue, and in his opinion should be good enough for you.

Forget the big picture, Main street Kukamonga, USA had a record amount of widget sales on Tuesday ... Hoozah for Obama!!!

What can you say? Blue's part of the Useful Idiot Glee Club.:)
Who

Wyoming, MI

#6 May 3, 2013
Gotta love those professional panhandlers on every corner.

I caught a few of those bastards taking handouts from the gullible bleeding hearts club members, then when nobody's around they sit in the shade and talk on their iPhones.

The last one I saw was standing in front of a toy store begging menwhile the toy store had a huge sign the read "Now Hiring". I was almost tempted to bring the bitch an app.

I would be willing to bet these panhandlers are all liberal OWS types.
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Brighton, MI

#7 May 3, 2013
Tax free cash and tax free EBT cards, housing and medical, phones and electrical/gas........ I am tired of working hard to give them taxed earnings I could use to pay for my kids college........
free thinker

Farmington, MI

#8 May 3, 2013
Who wrote:
Gotta love those professional panhandlers on every corner.
The ones who all seem to have 3 kids starving at home? Yup...saw one walk over to a very nice Honda Ridgeline the other day, get in and drive away.
I've seen others get picked up by a van with several others (that I recognized from other spots in town) in it and drive off.
These people are not starving and are likely not even unemployed...they're taking advantage of all the suckers out there to snag some tax-free income and are living quite well on the good will of gullible people (and probably laughing about how stupid you all are).
Oneal

Three Rivers, MI

#9 May 3, 2013
free thinker wrote:
<quoted text>
The ones who all seem to have 3 kids starving at home? Yup...saw one walk over to a very nice Honda Ridgeline the other day, get in and drive away.
I've seen others get picked up by a van with several others (that I recognized from other spots in town) in it and drive off.
These people are not starving and are likely not even unemployed...they're taking advantage of all the suckers out there to snag some tax-free income and are living quite well on the good will of gullible people (and probably laughing about how stupid you all are).
I particularly like the panhandlers who throw in "God Bless" and stand outside churches on Sunday.
I've seen the same unfortunate soul have a flat tire for three years now. Always on Saturday and Sunday and always just around the time the cathedral let's out :)
Any other day they're likely slamming Christians and claiming themselves victims of religion's imposition on their freedoms, but by God if they can get a free buck in his name!...

The people they're guilting into giving them money are the same people these beggars are urging the government to take more money from to give to them.

Liberalism's ultimate outcome. Complete moral void and utter uselessness.
St Stephen

Grand Rapids, MI

#10 May 3, 2013
Look at this conservative old man yank-fest! Did ya'all get each other to squirt yet?
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Brighton, MI

#11 May 3, 2013
St Stephen wrote:
Look at this conservative old man yank-fest! Did ya'all get each other to squirt yet?
Look guys, the kid that wants entitlements off of others back...... Progressives and socialists can only get money from stealing it from others......
Oneal

Grand Rapids, MI

#12 May 3, 2013
St Stephen wrote:
Look at this conservative old man yank-fest! Did ya'all get each other to squirt yet?
Oh hey everyone, it's Stevie, the neighbors' irritating kid brother, wanting attention again.

Since: Mar 13

Grand Rapids, MI

#13 May 4, 2013
more polls, pundits and opinions.

this country has become a nation of meaningless popularity.

do people really believe their opinions count for something or by participating it gives them power or significance.

it doesn't. it's just another entertainment ploy done to make you feel that way.

people who have looked for living wage jobs in this area have the final say over how opportunistic the market is.

i haven't seen or heard any ballyhoo or gloating about the burgeoning gold-rush of employment in west Michigan much less Grand Rapids before this came out.

get real folks it's just more bourgeois propaganda probably initiated by the local capitalist to drum up trade with the natives.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#14 May 4, 2013
..JOBS REPORT STIMULATE'S THE STOCK MARKET......Dow flirts with the 15,000 threshold...........
Batch 37 Pain Is Good

Mount Morris, MI

#15 May 4, 2013
abe_cerd wrote:
more polls, pundits and opinions.
this country has become a nation of meaningless popularity.
do people really believe their opinions count for something or by participating it gives them power or significance.
it doesn't. it's just another entertainment ploy done to make you feel that way.
people who have looked for living wage jobs in this area have the final say over how opportunistic the market is.
i haven't seen or heard any ballyhoo or gloating about the burgeoning gold-rush of employment in west Michigan much less Grand Rapids before this came out.
get real folks it's just more bourgeois propaganda probably initiated by the local capitalist to drum up trade with the natives.
Reading early 1900's Progressive materials again???

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