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Old 09-14-2010, 04:19 PM   #11
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CEO compensation has shot through the roof as union membership has steadily declined, no sense in paying that $30 to a worker when management can outsource and take the majority for themselves and get a tax break in the process.
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Old 09-14-2010, 04:25 PM   #12
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CEO compensation has shot through the roof as union membership has steadily declined, no sense in paying that $30 to a worker when management can outsource and take the majority for themselves and get a tax break in the process.
You might want to check the pay of the top level union thugs before you blame CEOs.

At least the CEO does something.
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Old 09-14-2010, 09:27 PM   #13
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You might want to check the pay of the top level union thugs before you blame CEOs.

At least the CEO does something.
Even more than the thugs and CEOs are the added costs of the millions of time servers "working" for the govt. How about all those NGOs on Govt dole? Those guys make pretty good cash too, all on the taxpayers' nickle.

The private sector worker is beset on all sides by parasites. CEOs are a tiny portion when you add it altogether. At least they do something.
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Old 09-15-2010, 08:39 AM   #14
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Even more than the thugs and CEOs are the added costs of the millions of time servers "working" for the govt. How about all those NGOs on Govt dole? Those guys make pretty good cash too, all on the taxpayers' nickle.

The private sector worker is beset on all sides by parasites. CEOs are a tiny portion when you add it altogether. At least they do something.
This is an interest anecdote from a blogger's trip to Greece. He notes that business owners claim most people don't want to work and just want to get a "public function" job.

We're on our way.

Power Line - Ray Hartwell reports from Greece
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Old 09-15-2010, 08:46 AM   #15
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This is an interest anecdote from a blogger's trip to Greece. He notes that business owners claim most people don't want to work and just want to get a "public function" job.

We're on our way.

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Hell, I'm lookin' for a job where I can sit and click-around teh Internets all-day long right now - Pay will have to be commeasurate with experience, though: I figure they should start me at about $96k/annum.

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Old 09-15-2010, 11:13 AM   #16
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This is an interest anecdote from a blogger's trip to Greece. He notes that business owners claim most people don't want to work and just want to get a "public function" job.

We're on our way.

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None of this is mysterious. If you raise someone with the idea that he is entitled and a great person even though he has never done anything to deserve such appellation.. if you give give give to him and demand no work in exchange for it... well then you get a fully grown and spoiled baby. Anyone with a lick of sense knows this.

The public schools are entirely involved in creating this population of lazy looters.

A criminal is more than someone who breaks laws. A criminal personality is simply someone who believes he deserves to live well without doing anything to earn it. The lazy govt employee is every bit as much a thief and a criminal as someone who robs 7-11s. This explains why welfare districts are hotbeds of violent crime while poor working neighborhoods are not. Often the welfare districts are better off financially than the working poor. The difference is simply the criminal mindset that thinks it deserves a free ride.
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None of this is mysterious. If you raise someone with the idea that he is entitled and a great person even though he has never done anything to deserve such appellation.. if you give give give to him and demand no work in exchange for it... well then you get a fully grown and spoiled baby. Anyone with a lick of sense knows this.

The public schools are entirely involved in creating this population of lazy looters.

A criminal is more than someone who breaks laws. A criminal personality is simply someone who believes he deserves to live well without doing anything to earn it. The lazy govt employee is every bit as much a thief and a criminal as someone who robs 7-11s. This explains why welfare districts are hotbeds of violent crime while poor working neighborhoods are not. Often the welfare districts are better off financially than the working poor. The difference is simply the criminal mindset that thinks it deserves a free ride.
That's not a very Politically Correct statement......
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Old 09-15-2010, 11:26 AM   #18
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Very true, dishonesty in one aspect of your life usually follows through into all aspects. We had a Operator here who by shift assignment and pay schedules made an embarrassing amount of money, all legitimately. That of course wasn't enough and he scammed the company relentlessly by falsifying hours etc. He finally had to quit because he got caught transporting wog-hemp across the border with B.C.

The guy thought he was Sonny Crockett or something, even had the gall to ask me for a letter of recommendation for the judge. All this after growing up in a family of great wealth and privilege ....The guy was something else..
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Very true, dishonesty in one aspect of your life usually follows through into all aspects. We had a Operator here who by shift assignment and pay schedules made an embarrassing amount of money, all legitimately. That of course wasn't enough and he scammed the company relentlessly by falsifying hours etc. He finally had to quit because he got caught transporting wog-hemp across the border with B.C.

The guy thought he was Sonny Crockett or something, even had the gall to ask me for a letter of recommendation for the judge. All this after growing up in a family of great wealth and privilege ....The guy was something else..
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Old 09-15-2010, 02:09 PM   #20
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You might want to check the pay of the top level union thugs before you blame CEOs.

At least the CEO does something.
Just saying... Not defending dirty Union behavior any more than dirty corp behavior. Dirty is dirty, just stating the simple fact as unions disappear so does working class wages with a huge corresponding jump in Management compensation. Not everyone can be in management.

Granted quoting Caddyshack "The world needs ditch diggers too!" But an army of ditch diggers wont bring our economy back and the army grows daily.
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