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re: The wisdom and simplicity of truths uttered by Reagan must be revisited - germandawg
"As government expands, liberty contracts....." Reagan should know since government expanded as much or more under his watch as any modern day president........
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re: Bern Your Enthusiasm (SNL skit) - germandawg
[quote]yeah i've been watching a lot of curb lately and they did a good job incorporating suzie and leon into the skit [/quote] Curb is what Seinfeld could've been without censorship...funniest sitcom to ever grace a Television...and it is pretty obvious who was the funnier writer and creator ...
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re: Your periodic reminder that Americans DO want those jobs, we don't need visas. - germandawg
[quote]But let's assume for a second that you are right. What happens the the economy when maids and orange pickers are suddenly making $50k per year? I hope you are not too attached to your current standard of living. Maybe the window lickers will finally learn once old Bernie hikes taxes above ...
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re: Your periodic reminder that Americans DO want those jobs, we don't need visas. - germandawg
[quote]This comes down to capability given varying levels of motivation. If money is the only motivation, that mentality will persist no matter what the pay. If pride in workmanship is motivation and the increased pay is generated for better work, everyone wins. I recently had a large job done. F...
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re: Your periodic reminder that Americans DO want those jobs, we don't need visas. - germandawg
[quote]Not enough Americans will do this because they are smart enough to realize that the welfare state offers a similar standard of living without all that pesky work. Illegals don't always have that option, as they are not able to access all the welfare programs and welfare programs are not as fu...
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re: So our '16 class is a composite #7 Nationally, #4 SEC and #1 SECE ... - germandawg
[quote]verall, short of missing out on an OT to date, I don't have any complaints about the class. [/quote] I ain't complaining either...pretty amazing class in year one...and there is always the possibility that they will coach 'em up. something that wasn't going to happen with the old regime...
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re: So our '16 class is a composite #7 Nationally, #4 SEC and #1 SECE ... - germandawg
It was a helluva job by a new staff but they will have to do better to compete for the SEC....in their first year they did about what Richt and company did. Javing the 5th best class in the nation is like kissing your sister when it is the 4th best in the conference...it feels good until someone se...
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re: Your periodic reminder that Americans DO want those jobs, we don't need visas. - germandawg
There is not a job in this country that a legal employee will not do....the problem is that the wages that these employers want to pay are not such that legal employees can work them. There is no way that any low skilled employees should be hired outside of US Citizens. If you have a business ...
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re: USA is the only developed country without mandated vacation for employees - germandawg
[quote]If I wasn't satisfied by the amount of PTO I earn with my current employer I would shop around for another job. As I get 25 PTO days a year not many companies can beat that so my company retains their employee. That's how it should work, forcing employers to give a certain amount of PTO is ri...
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re: USA is the only developed country without mandated vacation for employees - germandawg
[quote]Are you under the impression that it is commonplace in america to get fired if you are sick and need to stay home? [/quote] It is very common in some industries...the building trades, one that I am very familiar with, is one where three days of sickness often results in a one man layo...
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re: USA is the only developed country without mandated vacation for employees - germandawg
[quote]You should be greatful they hired you to work there in the first place. [/quote] Here we have the perfect example of the problem...so many employees feel this way. It should be mutually satisfying...the employer should appreciate the fact that the employee is willing to exchange time for...
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re: USA is the only developed country without mandated vacation for employees - germandawg
[quote]Take the day, but don't expect to get paid for it. [/quote] I will up that...take the day knowing dam well that you can afford to do so because you are being paid what it takes for you to live which includes some time away from work for personal reasons such as sicknesses and vacations...
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re: USA is the only developed country without mandated vacation for employees - germandawg
[quote] quote: So everyone who wants a paid vacation day should open their own business? Yeah, that sounds feasible You can shop around with employers, too. Notice that I said 'take off at your own discretion' which is a bit different than paid vacation. Personally, I enjoy being ...
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re: USA is the only developed country without mandated vacation for employees - germandawg
[quote]Why would we want to be like other countries? Because other countries perform better in certain areas than the US does. We should want to better our country not just run around claiming we're the best at everything despite the data. [/quote] We may not be the best at everything but we...
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re: USA is the only developed country without mandated vacation for employees - germandawg
[quote]And yet millions of people flock here every year from 3rd world countries to make a better life. [/quote] They do the same thing in other developed countries, you understand that don't you?...
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re: USA is the only developed country without mandated vacation for employees - germandawg
[quote] quote: he United States is the only developed country in the world without a single legally required paid vacation day or holiday. By law, every country in the European Union has at least four work weeks of paid vacation. Austria, which guarantees workers the most time off, ha...
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re: greed verses feeding the world! - germandawg
"Government doesn't produce anything. "Public money" is simply private money being taken away." Great jumping Christ in a handbasket.....here we have a mental GIANT who has just exposed to us the greatest truth mankind has ever not known....Government doesn't produce anything and public money is ...
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re: As a conservative, I really like this quote - germandawg
[quote] wall of text Maybe if you're in third grade. Adults with average cognitive ability could read and comprehend that passage in about a minute. Now get out of my thread and continue with your cunnilingus of hillary in the debate thread. Am I the only one who can't stand these non-r...
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re: As a conservative, I really like this quote - germandawg
[quote]If you don't pay taxes you shouldn't get to vote. tired of paying peoples' EBT[/quote] How is it that you think there are people in the US who do not pay taxes? beyond being told so by your betters in leadership position do you not think or know how this country operates? It is not po...
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re: Can the Koch Brothers Stop Trump? - germandawg
[quote]Because the Kock Brothers are actual conservatives that believe in small and limited government, unlike Trump. [/quote] Riiigggghhhhttttttt...... The Koch's are not John Galt....not by a dam site. The Koch's are the epitome of well connected corporate welfare queens who are the ul...
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