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Joanne98 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-16-07 10:42 AM
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24. Yep! I think we should all have them!
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  -Chavez proposes six-hour workday subsuelo  Aug-16-07 06:54 AM   #0 
  - How DARE he.  Tyler Durden   Aug-16-07 07:05 AM   #1 
  - Wow, I wish... I work 56hrs every week... That's mandatory for my  glowing   Aug-16-07 07:06 AM   #2 
  - maybe you should look for another job  dwickham   Aug-18-07 08:56 PM   #107 
  - Actually I would prefer four 8 hour days rather than 5 six hour days.  Sentinel Chicken   Aug-16-07 07:14 AM   #3 
  - Are YOU french TOO??  Tyler Durden   Aug-16-07 07:21 AM   #4 
  - My husband had that schedule once.  CrispyQGirl   Aug-16-07 11:05 AM   #29 
  - I used to work 4 on and 4 off  arikara   Aug-16-07 02:23 PM   #58 
  - My last job offered something like that.  KaptBunnyPants   Aug-16-07 04:11 PM   #62 
     - I am now doing 5 11-12 hour days as it is, so anything would be  smirkymonkey   Aug-17-07 08:40 PM   #102 
  - Hmmm  Prophet 451   Aug-16-07 07:25 AM   #5 
  - What the hell is wrong with this guy?  Larry Ogg   Aug-16-07 07:45 AM   #6 
  - ROFL! No wonder the rich hate him!  BornagainDUer   Aug-16-07 05:32 PM   #67 
  - Of course, we know  William Tannenbaum   Aug-16-07 07:58 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-16-07 08:52 AM   #8 
  - Why? Because he holds a different viewpoint?  Mudoria   Aug-16-07 10:06 AM   #16 
  - And yet you didn't give us your point. nt  Javaman   Aug-16-07 10:29 AM   #19 
  - That's a little knee-jerk don't ya think?  Exiled in America   Aug-16-07 10:10 AM   #18 
  - It must  Tempest   Aug-16-07 10:38 AM   #22 
  - And george is at the top of that very long list, along with the rest of his criminal family members.  Blue State Native   Aug-16-07 01:05 PM   #39 
  - No, productivity = wealth.  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-16-07 11:11 AM   #31 
  - Actually, it DOES  ProudDad   Aug-16-07 01:58 PM   #51 
     - I'd be curious in seeing these studies  nick303   Aug-16-07 08:13 PM   #77 
     - It depends on what you are measuring.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-16-07 08:34 PM   #82 
     - Anyone curious about your comment can simply make a quick trip to the internetS.  Judi Lynn   Aug-16-07 08:31 PM   #81 
        - Thanks  nick303   Aug-16-07 10:56 PM   #86 
  - Unemployment problems?  One_Life_To_Give   Aug-16-07 09:04 AM   #9 
  - That's why my great grandfather wrote several Congress people  Nikia   Aug-16-07 06:48 PM   #72 
  - Not necessarily. If they still worked 40 hours, they'd get overtime for 10 of them n/t  eridani   Aug-17-07 03:55 AM   #93 
  - Half days?  davekriss   Aug-16-07 09:09 AM   #10 
  - Rest easy, Venezuelans!1 The great leader is willing to take up the slack by working Prez-for-LIFE!1  UTUSN   Aug-16-07 09:10 AM   #11 
  - President Chavez  classysassy   Aug-16-07 01:34 PM   #47 
  - Walt Disney promised me just that in 1966  slackmaster   Aug-16-07 09:21 AM   #12 
  - I wanted jet packs and flying cars, dammit....  mike_c   Aug-16-07 09:53 AM   #13 
  - How about a monorail while we're at it?  slackmaster   Aug-16-07 10:03 AM   #15 
  - Hey, I work for his company. 60-80 hour work weeks  Lorien   Aug-16-07 11:14 AM   # 
  - You work at Mauschwitz?  slackmaster   Aug-16-07 12:29 PM   #34 
     - Worked in Feature Animation '89-93, but now I'm a contractor  Lorien   Aug-16-07 12:46 PM   #35 
  - Ah, so you're working with the Metric System too  ProudDad   Aug-16-07 02:00 PM   #53 
  - Regularguy proposes 1-hour workday!  regularguy   Aug-16-07 09:56 AM   #14 
  - Forget it! They already tried this in the Emerald City...  KansDem   Aug-16-07 12:57 PM   #36 
  - To the naysayers  Tyler Durden   Aug-16-07 10:08 AM   #17 
  - to those of the class who don't work by the hour give up 1/4 of yr pay and get back to me  pitohui   Aug-16-07 01:18 PM   #43 
     - So does Overtime  raebrek   Aug-16-07 01:35 PM   #48 
     - You are displaying an amazing  ProudDad   Aug-16-07 02:01 PM   #55 
     - Thank you.  Tyler Durden   Aug-17-07 05:31 AM   #98 
     - Venezuela is becoming more socialized.  KaptBunnyPants   Aug-16-07 04:18 PM   #63 
     - Er, I'm salaried and I'm not rich at all  Chovexani   Aug-18-07 08:59 AM   #105 
  - The next thing you know he'll be bringing back the siesta!  Joanne98   Aug-16-07 10:37 AM   #20 
  - and in the rising heat a siesta is a sane thing to do  donsu   Aug-16-07 10:40 AM   #23 
  - Yep! I think we should all have them!  Joanne98   Aug-16-07 10:42 AM   #24 
  - That is common in hot areas  IronLionZion   Aug-16-07 11:03 AM   #27 
  - he is a sane civilized man - how lucky for Venezuela  donsu   Aug-16-07 10:38 AM   #21 
  - 30-hour work week sounds great! Go Chavez!  KillCapitalism   Aug-16-07 10:44 AM   #25 
  - makes sense when there's not enough work to go around as was predicted  nashville_brook   Aug-16-07 10:55 AM   #26 
  - been wondering what "productivity" reports actually mean -- you know, those numbers reported on  nashville_brook   Aug-16-07 11:03 AM   #28 
  - Changing the Constitution for this?  rinsd   Aug-16-07 11:11 AM   #30 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-16-07 11:14 AM   #32 
  - Power corrupts.... and absolute Power corrupts absolutely  Bo   Aug-16-07 11:41 AM   #33 
  - And Bush has absolute power and wants any liberal you or Chavez gone, so how does one  GreenTea   Aug-16-07 12:57 PM   #37 
  - No kidding! What a real jerk!  Blue State Native   Aug-16-07 01:02 PM   #38 
  - yeah if you're paid by the hour that is a serious reduction in pay  pitohui   Aug-16-07 01:20 PM   #44 
     - You raise a damn good question. I wonder how this all pans out in  BornagainDUer   Aug-16-07 05:42 PM   #68 
     - You may be wrong on that  eridani   Aug-17-07 03:59 AM   #95 
  - CARACAS, Aug 14 (Reuters):Venezuela has witnessed an economic boom under President Hugo Chavez  GreenTea   Aug-16-07 01:07 PM   #40 
  - Chavez promises supporters "elected" president for life  ohio2007   Aug-16-07 01:09 PM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-16-07 01:22 PM   #45 
  - SO, south american countries are all part of some sort of (right wing )  ohio2007   Aug-16-07 01:59 PM   #52 
  - Do you have any reputable evidence at all that Venezuelan elections are fraudulent?  KaptBunnyPants   Aug-16-07 04:21 PM   #64 
     - Captain "bunny pants" ? nt  ohio2007   Aug-16-07 08:11 PM   #76 
        - I take it you haven't seen my hareskin trousers.  KaptBunnyPants   Aug-16-07 08:24 PM   #80 
  - that is a true hardship if you' re paid by the hour  pitohui   Aug-16-07 01:14 PM   #42 
  - Not when there's little inflation & gas at 12 cents a gallon in Venezuela!  GreenTea   Aug-16-07 01:24 PM   #46 
     - Good reply. This is a fascinating topic. It's all in how you quantify  BornagainDUer   Aug-16-07 05:45 PM   #69 
     - Venezuela has high inflation  nick303   Aug-16-07 08:17 PM   #79 
  - The 8-hour day didn't just come out of nowhere.  ftbc   Aug-16-07 01:46 PM   #49 
  - Don't forget the Haymarket riot.  Perragrande   Aug-16-07 02:06 PM   #56 
     - Hooray for Studs Terkel! n/t  NotGivingUp   Aug-16-07 04:48 PM   #65 
     - but according to some in this thread  Bill McBlueState   Aug-16-07 08:59 PM   #83 
     - Fourteen-hour days? That's probably in the long-range plan of the P.N.A.C.!  Judi Lynn   Aug-16-07 11:14 PM   #89 
     - Enjoying your weekend?  eridani   Aug-17-07 04:01 AM   #96 
  - Oh, the horror!!!  ProudDad   Aug-16-07 01:56 PM   #50 
  - Interesting, but probably premature.  David__77   Aug-16-07 02:00 PM   #54 
  - You are making the typical  ProudDad   Aug-16-07 02:07 PM   #57 
     - I (sort of) agree.  David__77   Aug-16-07 02:27 PM   #59 
        - Shorter hours can also lead to higher employment  Tempest   Aug-16-07 02:31 PM   #60 
  - Right On Chavez!!!  Megahurtz   Aug-16-07 02:42 PM   #61 
  - No wonder his people find him popular!  HypnoToad   Aug-16-07 04:51 PM   #66 
  - wouldn't this make venezuela more productive?  RainDog   Aug-16-07 05:56 PM   #70 
  - moonlighting 2nd jobs. Cutting hours would mean cutting take home pay  ohio2007   Aug-16-07 08:14 PM   #78 
     - In Venezuela?  RainDog   Aug-16-07 11:04 PM   #87 
  - Wouldn't that also reduce your daily pay?  lynne   Aug-16-07 06:44 PM   #71 
  - It's obvious a man who has committed himself to helping IMPROVE the lot of the massive  Judi Lynn   Aug-16-07 07:22 PM   #73 
  - How to impoverish a country.  robcon   Aug-16-07 07:28 PM   #74 
  - based upon what data?  RainDog   Aug-16-07 11:22 PM   #90 
  - Ummm...isn't that what they said about the 8-hour workday?  tom_paine   Aug-18-07 08:18 AM   #104 
  - A constitutional amendment...?  leaninglib   Aug-16-07 07:33 PM   #75 
  - I've got news for all you 8-hour a day proponents  NJCher   Aug-16-07 09:00 PM   #84 
  - It's amazing how the tales of Chavez get more ridiculous week after week  nick303   Aug-16-07 09:17 PM   #85 
  - It's amazing how the MSM finds him such a threat to the hegemony that they spin so hard against him.  1932   Aug-17-07 12:49 AM   #91 
  - Checklist  nick303   Aug-17-07 01:14 AM   #92 
     - Checklist  ProudDad   Aug-17-07 03:32 PM   #100 
     - Yes. Just like with Allende and Arbenz and every other decent anti-neoliberal.  1932   Aug-18-07 01:19 AM   #103 
  - what are the intended results of our dear leaders economic policies? They aren't even trying  yurbud   Aug-17-07 04:02 AM   #97 
  - While capitalists are offering the downward spiral -- more hours/less pay -- no benefits and . . ..  defendandprotect   Aug-16-07 11:09 PM   #88 
  - the photo says it all. Which American president would have recommended Chomsky?  yurbud   Aug-17-07 03:59 AM   #94 
  - HORAAY! I am moving to Venezuela. I am already taking a spanish course n/t  conspirator   Aug-17-07 05:43 AM   #99 
  - Are you serious? What a tremendous time to go, seeing the country come to life!  Judi Lynn   Aug-17-07 04:36 PM   #101 
     - It's still just a plan. I am staying 3 months next year. we'll see... n/t  conspirator   Aug-18-07 12:12 PM   #106 
  - Real Socialism  Taverner   Aug-18-07 09:55 PM   #108 
 

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