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Wed Aug 8, 2012, 01:28 PM

Put up or shut up - if republicans are so concerned about people on welfare not working,

let's see them vote for providing government jobs. Start by doubling the budget for VISTA and go from there!

How about a new model CCC for recent high school grads?

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 01:32 PM

1. They really should stop creating jobs in CHINA if they gave a shit about American workers! nt

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 01:32 PM

2. Repugs still want you to believe that the way to create jobs is by

firing people.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 01:44 PM

3. Hey, if there aren't enough jobs to go around,

...it's only because rich people are paying too much taxes!

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 01:44 PM

4. If there is anytime that it is appropriate or necessary

for states to try to figure out alternative plans to get people from welfare to work, now would be that time IMHO. It seems to me that states can and should be creative in figuring out how to tweak their programs so as to help more people. Nobody is calling for people to just sit on their butts and get welfare checks. We had that debate back in 1996 and it was decided that that was going to end but, given how awful the economy is right now, allowing states to find other reasonable ways for people to satisfy the work requirement seems perfectly sensible. Of course, it would help if our "job creators" better manage their "confidence" and "uncertainty" crises so that they can get off their butts and start creating more jobs to move people into from being on welfare.

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 02:00 PM

5. maybe we could give a few of those welfare people

govt. jobs like congressman or congresswoman. Or maybe have the welfare people only work as many hours as congress works. That should be kind of easy to do. How many hours do our congressional critters actually work?

And what is their pay?

and how much an hour would that be?

I think that would be welfare to give someone that much money for such few hours. Eh?

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 02:32 PM

6. Where are the jobs the GOP promised in 2010?

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #6)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 03:49 PM

10. They simply do not believe in promises..They throw the word

around then throw it out the door..not one dam rethug can be trusted....They are not christians either...

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 02:43 PM

7. no, no, no--not publicly funded jobs--those are unacceptable to Repubs

No, you must make the penny pinching Republican rich hire new workers at their slave factories for pennies. That is the only jobs number Repubs will accept, because they are GIANT HYPOCRITICAL LIARS!! They cut public jobs with one hand while they demand job growth with the other. See how the Dems are failing to make jobs (if you eliminate the one set of jobs under their control) Ha ha vote RMoney. We promise (again) there will be jobs once you elect us! (again) Of course the record shows otherwise...

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 03:33 PM

8. Of course - they could always raise the minimum wage to lure people into the workforce.......

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Response to hedgehog (Original post)

Wed Aug 8, 2012, 03:45 PM

9. But there are already plenty of jobs out there

 

Thanks to the Bush tax cuts, right?

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