Shariah Law ^(~

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#282 Apr 6, 2013
65007noogard wrote:
What kind of idiot expects to make a living wage at a fast food restaraunt?
Wait for it...
An American.

Since: Jun 09

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#283 Apr 6, 2013
Milena N wrote:
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There's the thing.You absolutely can't support say 4 member family with 7.25.You can't support it with $15.00 either.Even in Dayton,Ohio.Average monthly expenses in Ohio,not considering food are about 1200-1300 and that's on the low side.Average food expenses are about $700 a month.This is what working people are facing each month.On the other hand welfare people(not all but some) live in government housing,which is $50/month.Average welfare check is about $700 and then about $700+ in food stamps.That's considerably more than the pay of a minimum wage worker.This is what bothers me.Why would people want to work if it is unfair like that?
Interesting that the GOP answer is to eliminate the welfare AND the minimum wage. It would really be hard for poor folks then, without work or welfare.

The minimum wage has not kept pace with inflation and prices. Some gray box coward above cited a link and claimed the link stated that Whoppers or something would be made without bacon(?) and cost $15 if (I guess...) Sharia Law were enacted. I don't know where s/he got that idea. The link didn't mention anything about that.

Level 9

Since: Nov 10

Powellton WV

#284 Apr 6, 2013
65007noogard wrote:
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It's just a matter of time before the false illusion of recovery crashes again anyhow. Obama's already pressing banks to give loans to those that can't pay them back again.
Both parties are raving lunatics more than
half of the time dragoon. You know as well as
I do.
And if the Rep don't shut their mouths...and soon
they are going to be 2 or more decades b/f they
see another term in the White House.

“Curious? You should be!”

Level 8

Since: Nov 10

East of Eden

#285 Apr 6, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>Interesting that the GOP answer is to eliminate the welfare AND the minimum wage. It would really be hard for poor folks then, without work or welfare.
The minimum wage has not kept pace with inflation and prices. Some gray box coward above cited a link and claimed the link stated that Whoppers or something would be made without bacon(?) and cost $15 if (I guess...) Sharia Law were enacted. I don't know where s/he got that idea. The link didn't mention anything about that.
And what do you think would happen when Welfare isn't able to keep up with the inflation anymore?Can you say Greece?

Level 9

Since: Nov 10

Powellton WV

#286 Apr 6, 2013
Milena N wrote:
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There's the thing.You absolutely can't support say 4 member family with 7.25.You can't support it with $15.00 either.Even in Dayton,Ohio.Average monthly expenses in Ohio,not considering food are about 1200-1300 and that's on the low side.Average food expenses are about $700 a month.This is what working people are facing each month.On the other hand welfare people(not all but some) live in government housing,which is $50/month.Average welfare check is about $700 and then about $700+ in food stamps.That's considerably more than the pay of a minimum wage worker.This is what bothers me.Why would people want to work if it is unfair like that?
A living wage.
It's what is desperately needed in this country.
I know families where both parents work a full time
job and they still can't get by.
And every time I go to the grocery store I understand
why. Have you seen the prices lately? It's insane.
I paid 3 dollars for one damn tomato today.
I try to urge the young ppl I know to go to college
no matter what the cost. Even student loans afterwards
are better than trying to scratch out a living on what
any technical college grad. are making these days.

Level 9

Since: Nov 10

Powellton WV

#287 Apr 6, 2013
B/c both parents working a full time
job leads to another problem.

Who the hell is raising the kids?
The way most teens and young adults act
these days I'd say no one is.

And that causes HUGE troubles in a society.

Since: Jun 09

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#288 Apr 6, 2013
arctic wrote:
<quoted text>
Both parties are raving lunatics more than
half of the time dragoon. You know as well as
I do.
And if the Rep don't shut their mouths...and soon
they are going to be 2 or more decades b/f they
see another term in the White House.
I don't know that they care. Their opinions are not popular and they cannot find an electable candidate (they haven't the POTUS decisively since Bush Sr.) but they have been able to do damage in the House and are trying very, very hard at the state level. It's got to be cheaper than blowing $500 million on a Rmoney!

Since: Jun 09

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#289 Apr 6, 2013
Milena N wrote:
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And what do you think would happen when Welfare isn't able to keep up with the inflation anymore?Can you say Greece?
Welfare isn't breaking us. In fact, if Exxon, GE and dozens of others actually paid taxes and/or went without their corporate welfare (subsidies) there would be plenty of money for the government to operate with.

“Curious? You should be!”

Level 8

Since: Nov 10

East of Eden

#290 Apr 6, 2013
arctic wrote:
<quoted text>
A living wage.
It's what is desperately needed in this country.
I know families where both parents work a full time
job and they still can't get by.
And every time I go to the grocery store I understand
why. Have you seen the prices lately? It's insane.
I paid 3 dollars for one damn tomato today.
I try to urge the young ppl I know to go to college
no matter what the cost. Even student loans afterwards
are better than trying to scratch out a living on what
any technical college grad. are making these days.
The food prizes are absolutely ridiculous.I try to buy things directly from the farmers when I can.Much cheaper and better as far as quality goes.For example,you can buy a ground stake for a dollar less per pound than lean hamburger at Walmart.

“Curious? You should be!”

Level 8

Since: Nov 10

East of Eden

#291 Apr 6, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>I don't know that they care. Their opinions are not popular and they cannot find an electable candidate (they haven't the POTUS decisively since Bush Sr.) but they have been able to do damage in the House and are trying very, very hard at the state level. It's got to be cheaper than blowing $500 million on a Rmoney!
At this point no one can pull us out of the financial mess we're in.We're up for some hard times.You can point fingers all you want.It's not gonna change anything.

“Curious? You should be!”

Level 8

Since: Nov 10

East of Eden

#292 Apr 6, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>Welfare isn't breaking us. In fact, if Exxon, GE and dozens of others actually paid taxes and/or went without their corporate welfare (subsidies) there would be plenty of money for the government to operate with.
You didn't get my point.When the country starts drowning financially,the Welfare,Medicaid,Medicare,Soci al Security etc are going to go down first.
News Flash

United States

#293 Apr 6, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>Welfare isn't breaking us. In fact, if Exxon, GE and dozens of others actually paid taxes and/or went without their corporate welfare (subsidies) there would be plenty of money for the government to operate with.
Obama gave GE its subsidies and allowed them to pay ZERO taxes last year. Try again if (and only if) you ever grow a cognizant brain cell.

You're really not good at this. Better stick to serving drinks, Linda.

Since: Jun 09

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#294 Apr 6, 2013
Milena N wrote:
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At this point no one can pull us out of the financial mess we're in.We're up for some hard times.You can point fingers all you want.It's not gonna change anything.
It's amazing that Americans here are talking about fellow Americans as if they were Greeks or any other country.
Observation Deck

United States

#295 Apr 6, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>I don't know that they care. Their opinions are not popular and they cannot find an electable candidate (they haven't the POTUS decisively since Bush Sr.) but they have been able to do damage in the House and are trying very, very hard at the state level. It's got to be cheaper than blowing $500 million on a Rmoney!
Not only are you extremely stupid, you're downright phaggy as well. MAN UP, Linda!!!!!

“Curious? You should be!”

Level 8

Since: Nov 10

East of Eden

#296 Apr 6, 2013
Ferrerman wrote:
<quoted text>It's amazing that Americans here are talking about fellow Americans as if they were Greeks or any other country.
Why are Greeks less human than Americans?I'm only trying to tell you that Greece could happen here.It's happening all over Europe already.

Level 9

Since: Nov 10

Powellton WV

#297 Apr 6, 2013
Milena N wrote:
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The food prizes are absolutely ridiculous.I try to buy things directly from the farmers when I can.Much cheaper and better as far as quality goes.For example,you can buy a ground stake for a dollar less per pound than lean hamburger at Walmart.
The farmer that I buy hay from has a small
cattle ranch. He keeps trying to talk me into
buying one of the calves he sells in the spring.
$200.00 and he says you slaughter them in a yr
or so and the meat beats the hell out of buying
it in the store.
Problem is...I can't slaughter an animal that
I raise. And I know it would tear the kids up.
They'd have the damn thing named the first day and
it would end up being another pet that I pour
hundreds of dollars into a month. LOL

Since: Jun 09

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#298 Apr 6, 2013
Milena N wrote:
<quoted text>You didn't get my point.When the country starts drowning financially,the Welfare,Medicaid,Medicare,Soci al Security etc are going to go down first.
And again, if those corporations paid taxes, those other programs wouldn't have to suffer. Social Security, BTW, isn't funded by the government and taxes. It's funded by workers.

“Curious? You should be!”

Level 8

Since: Nov 10

East of Eden

#299 Apr 6, 2013
arctic wrote:
<quoted text>
The farmer that I buy hay from has a small
cattle ranch. He keeps trying to talk me into
buying one of the calves he sells in the spring.
$200.00 and he says you slaughter them in a yr
or so and the meat beats the hell out of buying
it in the store.
Problem is...I can't slaughter an animal that
I raise. And I know it would tear the kids up.
They'd have the damn thing named the first day and
it would end up being another pet that I pour
hundreds of dollars into a month. LOL
You can pay a slaughter house to do it for you.They charge only like 25-35 cents per pound.You get the meat packaged.Kids don't have to know.Much cheaper and healthier.We do this every year.I buy half cow from a farmer,pay the slaughter house and fill my freezer.

Since: Jun 09

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#300 Apr 6, 2013
Milena N wrote:
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Why are Greeks less human than Americans?I'm only trying to tell you that Greece could happen here.It's happening all over Europe already.
I didn't say they were. Neither are some Americans less human than others. Some posters are more obtuse than others though.

Greece is nothing like America. Their main resources are beaches and sunshine. When the rest of Europe is doing well, Greece does well because folks come to visit. As Europe goes, so goes Greece.

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

South Bend, IN

#301 Apr 6, 2013
Obama has created millions of jobs. So why are there millions more out of work now than before he created them?

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