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Sun Jan 6, 2013, 10:59 PM

Just a layoff away



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Reply Just a layoff away (Original post)
ashling Jan 2013 OP
redwitch Jan 2013 #1
freshwest Jan 2013 #2
2theleft Jan 2013 #3
abelenkpe Jan 2013 #4
2theleft Jan 2013 #5
Walk away Jan 2013 #10
sheshe2 Jan 2013 #6
cantbeserious Jan 2013 #7
Helen Reddy Jan 2013 #9
Populist_Prole Jan 2013 #8
GObamaGO Jan 2013 #11

Response to ashling (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:12 PM

1. "Hmmm, he's right!"

Great photo!

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:23 PM

2. I'm sure they are aware of the NE cities that have laid off everyone. Never hurts to remind one.

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:26 PM

3. I think most of us are.

I live in fear of a layoff or a huge medical crisis (as I'm sitting here waiting for blood work to come back to find out why I'm so freaking tired and have had a fever on and off for 3 weeks...). It is frightening to think about how one major crisis could impact so many of us in such a huge way. I really worry for so many of us that are in this position. I am also greatful daily for my job that pays well and has decent benefits.

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Response to 2theleft (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:44 PM

4. +1000

Hope you feel better soon!

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Response to abelenkpe (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:05 AM

5. Thanks so much..

Advice - NEVER, EVER, EVER go to webmd or google your symptoms. It will just scare the sh*t out of you.

But, back to the topic, after googling my symptoms... really, really scared me thinking about a serious illness, not being able to work, etc. I would be ok for a little while, but then, who knows.... and I know that compared to tons of people I have it pretty good. I just really worry for the many people out there that don't have the job/salary that I do and really live paycheck to paycheck with absolutely no cushion. It must be terrifying.

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Response to 2theleft (Reply #5)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 06:44 PM

10. I went through it about 4 yrs ago. Even if things get rough....

just hang on and keep doing the best you can to survive. It worked for me. You'd be surprised what you can bounce back from...financially or health wise.

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Response to 2theleft (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:46 AM

6. Feel better soon,2theleft.

sheshe

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Response to 2theleft (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 01:35 AM

7. Eliminating Medically Induced Insolvency - The Best Reason For A National Health Care System

eom

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Response to 2theleft (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 10:10 AM

9. Hope you are diagnosed quickly,

 

and feeling better soon!

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Response to ashling (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 02:08 AM

8. I like to turn the right wing talking point on its head

They always liked the smug little joke:
What's a conservative?

Answer: A liberal who just got mugged.

My joke:
What's a liberal?

Answer: A conservative who just lost their job ( or got arrested )



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Response to ashling (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 06:49 PM

11. It is a good and not so subtle reminder

That 98% of us are in the very same position.

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