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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:05 PM

 

Compared to Others, My Unemployed Ass is Doing Well, and I Acknowledge That

Ten weeks ago today, I was let go from my job as a roofpeter for the Post. (And, yes, I felt dirty the whole time, but it was a chaypeck.)

I still have my unemployment benefits, though: I still have my apartment on the Island. (Staten, not Long.) I guess I'm just posting this because I realize that many, many unemployed Americans---including some on this very site---are having a much worse time of it than I.

To anyone and everyone reading this, I wish you luck. I haven't given up. Don't you!

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Reply Compared to Others, My Unemployed Ass is Doing Well, and I Acknowledge That (Original post)
Typical NYC Lib Apr 2012 OP
gateley Apr 2012 #1
Typical NYC Lib Apr 2012 #8
gateley Apr 2012 #11
virgogal Apr 2012 #2
Typical NYC Lib Apr 2012 #9
Liberal_in_LA Apr 2012 #3
tkmorris Apr 2012 #6
Liberal_in_LA Apr 2012 #7
abolugi Apr 2012 #4
FSogol Apr 2012 #5
Typical NYC Lib Apr 2012 #10
the antichristie Apr 2012 #12

Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:08 PM

1. Why were you let go --

The economy, or that you couldn't refrain from hollering "I can't BELIEVE this shit!" when you were proofing?

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Response to gateley (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 05:04 PM

8. I wasn't entirely sure that the Lord Jesus Christ was my Personal Savior

 

After admitting that, I knew my days were numbered!

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Reply #8)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:42 PM

11. Obviously He is THEIR Personal Lord and Savior -- you can

tell by the way they practice His teachings of "what you do to the least of my brethren, you do to me" and "judge not".

I bet He's pissed!

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:24 PM

2. What a nice,positive post. Good luck to you.

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Response to virgogal (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 05:05 PM

9. And to you as well, my friend!

 

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:26 PM

3. chaypeck?

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Response to Liberal_in_LA (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 04:11 PM

6. For his job as a roofpeter

Took me a sec too.

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Response to tkmorris (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 04:24 PM

7. lol

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 03:48 PM

4. Good on ya'

I've actually felt that way through this entire recession. I've managed to hold on to my job, keep a roof over my head and although I don't make a lot of money I make too much for food stamps so I guess I'm doing O.K.
Nothing like witnessing true tragedy to realize how lucky you are!!

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 04:08 PM

5. Can't imagine why they'd lay off a "roofpeter" just earning his "chaypek?"

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Response to FSogol (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 05:07 PM

10. yts teh stoP

 

Thay donut kare four spelinkink!

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Response to Typical NYC Lib (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 08:51 PM

12. The Post?

 

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