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Mad Men Fans Has anyone seen the DVD set to Season 7 part 1? Does it have commentary?

My wife is debating about getting it or waiting until both parts are out.

My wife was pissed that season 6 had none and she felt Weiner's commentary gave so much more "richness" to watching as she says.

so does it or doesn't it?

Ottawa shootings: No Islamic State link found


There is no evidence so far that a gunman who attacked Canada's parliament had links to Middle Eastern Islamist extremists, the government has said.

Foreign Minister John Baird told the BBC gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was "certainly radicalised", but was not on a list of high-risk individuals.


To the dismay of fear mongers, Republicans in America--who wanted to use that attack and racist haters

I wish Doctors without borders or WHO would give a total number of health care workers who have

worked in the Ebola areas. YES, I know the talking point is that 400 healthcare workers in the effected areas have gotten Ebola and 200 has unfortunately died.

BUT THOSE NUMBERS DO NOT TELL THE WHOLE STORY! It does not tell about ALL the healthcare workers who have worker there and never got ebola.

If all these facts are given I bet we would see a more detail understanding of how ebola is spread.

My wife's past employer is basically threating my wife's job with a future employer.

My wife is going through the background check for the one employer that would be a temp job however the company hit a snag with verify her employment with the one company. They have e-mailed my wife asking for documentation.

We are in the middle right now of trying to find her W-2 from the company in some of the boxes we have not had the chance to unpack yet ...(no success)

So my wife called the past employer and they where snippy with her saying they never received her hand written signature to release that information.

She told them the company never had her sign anything that all they had to do was verify the dates like they would verify with any other company.

No they won't

This is the same company who gave her all that trouble because of jury duty and basically would not give her a client to work with.

She told them that if she loses this job because of their actions she would sue them.

EDIT: this is the only issue this company is having in documenting her. There seems to be no other hiccups.

Dear DU: My wife and I DO NOT have Children yet every halloween we HAVE to hand out candy to

little people and are not compensated in return.

Do we still have to hand out candy?


(just in case some people need a laugh today,)

My wife went to the interview and wasn't impressed. The place is too far for part time and

She would basically be a secretary for the purchasing department.

The way they made it should like it was more than what it actually was made my wife upset.

Thanks everyone for your support

She going to stick with the data entry temp job and hope they hire her or she finds a full time permanent job.

Already they are blaming the victim in the New York Ebola case.... Dr Spencer

My wife and I listen to various news tonight and we heard all the info about the New York Doctor--My he have a speedy recovery.

And we got frustrated with some of the talk. Especially my wife.

FIRST off-- Those Doctors and nurses and physician assistances who work with such programs like Doctors without boarders should be saluted. THEY are heroes.

Second--Yes, sometimes the hardest patients to have as patients are people in the health care industry...My wife's cousin is a doctor and he hates to admit he is sick or run down. Sometimes He has worked a 60 hour work week and has felt sluggish and tired and yet goes out to a movie or plays basketball with his friends because he needs that human contact of being with just friends and being a normal human being he personally feels like he doesn't get all the time.

Now this guy had been out of the country SO long plane right... WHO THE HECK DOES NOT get JET LAG after a long flight. Not to mention working long hours with patients of course this guy is going to feel sluggish and tired.

This is also a doctor who dealt with patients with Ebola and he would know how dangerous this case is and I think he did the proper protocol.

Yes, a lot of health care workers have died treating people with Ebola BUT look at all the health care workers who have treated people and have not gotten ebola.

Is it wrong for my wife and I to believe the media of this country should cut this Doctor some slack. Okay he probably should have waited to have sex with his girlfriend (let's face it that is what the media is basically saying without saying it.) but if I haven't seen my wife for a few months yeah I'd probably jump her bones too.

This guy didn't shit over anyone, He didn't vomit on anyone, He didn't bleed on anyone or anything. THOSE ARE the ways to get it.

Let's stop the sky is falling fear mongering junk.

Can we please see the media and citizens have an adult conversation?

I'm sorry I am pissing people off by saying this but I honestly let's keep our heads.

As soon as Doctor Spencer showed the first signs he took the proper steps. Let's give him credit.

Holy Crap, Batman, it is flooding job offers... Wife has no clue what to do.

Okay yesterday I informed you guys she got the DATA Entry job she thought she didn't get. she found out it would be a Temp job about 5-9 Months. $11/hr

Yesterday afternoon she received an e-mail from (what she thinks is AT&T) asking to call to schedule an interview. for there customer service call center... Now it would pay $13/hr but it is in West Virginia which is about a half hour from our home in PA.

Now reading the e-mail encouraging her to interview she is wondering IF the company would be the right fit for her.

snip of letter--

We would like to move you forward in our process! Before an interview can be scheduled with you however, we would like to speak with you regarding your interest in this position as well as your work history/job fit for this position.
You are welcome to call me. If I don’t pick up, please leave me a message. It is only necessary to leave me one message! Be sure you leave your name and phone number and I will call you back. Might take me day or so, but I promise I will call you back Please take a minute to review the below information before you call me:
This is a full time Career Opportunity. There are no part time schedules. There is no flextime scheduling. Your schedule will at a Minimum 40 hours per week.

Our Customer Care call center operates from 7:00am and 11pm Monday through Saturday…We are open 6 days per week and your weekly schedule and will include Saturday. We are open 6 days per week, please keep this in mind when considering the expectations of this position.

In order to assist our customers you must be at work on time every day. Failure to adhere to your assigned work schedule may impact your employment. As a Customer Service Representative your promise to each customer is to deliver an extraordinary customer experience, every time (be smart, friendly, fast).
This is a highly structured interactive environment that requires the ability to understand technology and use a personal computer to find and record information.
Your performance will be tracked daily. You are accountable for your adherence to a pre-defined schedule (including breaks and lunch) and your adherence will be monitored and reviewed.


Today she gets a call from another staffing company ( she didn't know the job was through yet another one.) for a medical-like customer service/sales job. However upon seeing her resume and her work in the health field this company wants to interview her for a purchasing job. Mon-Fri she would set her own time. It would be $10/hr with quarterly bonuses. IF this company likes her work they would hire her full time.

If nothing else she wants to go to the interview for this company for the experience if nothing else but if they like her and offer her the job she doesn't know what to do.

She feels obligated to go with the first job she was offered BUT it is temporary. and if this last one can be permanent and the second offer is permanent as well she doesn't want to risk the chance of losing out.

Any advice?

Okay...My wife was offered the job today.

She honestly thought she didn't get it but the staffing company did call today and said the company wanted to offer her the job.

Now she did accept it. She thought it was a perament job but it is a 5-9 month placement.
At least she will get experience and maybe if she does a good enough job they might ask her to stay. She is just grateful to get out of the health care industry right now.

My wife want to thank you all for your support, encouragement and good vibes.

My wife is Pissed: Poor Nina Pham is trapped in a hospital and CNN is talking about destroying her


"What the hell kind of fucked up society have we become where our fuckin' media can't have compassion enough for a sick woman NOT to talk about if her pet should be destroyed." --my wife.

The argument is probably happening behind some close doors Why does it need to be a public one?
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