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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-25-06 03:01 PM
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55. These bottom feeders aka media news readers are sooo smug
in the knowledge that their jobs can't be outsourced. However, insourcing their cushy jobs would be a nice comeuppance for them! :evilgrin:
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  -This laid-off ford worker on CNN is PISSED w8liftinglady  Jan-25-06 01:51 PM   #0 
  - It's all so depressing  FreedomAngel82   Jan-25-06 01:52 PM   #1 
  - Karl Rove said they were going to MAKE a run on a great economy  mikeytherat   Jan-25-06 02:20 PM   #25 
     - Yep. The dimson said he would run the country like it was a  spenbax   Jan-25-06 09:24 PM   #129 
  - Good for him!  fooj   Jan-25-06 01:52 PM   #2 
  - Yup.  RevCheesehead   Jan-25-06 01:52 PM   #3 
  - That little jerk OBrien (the man) on CNN this morning -  sparosnare   Jan-25-06 01:54 PM   #4 
  - I don't either, really.  TallahasseeGrannie   Jan-25-06 01:59 PM   #11 
  - Difference is Gran you have empathy  insane_cratic_gal   Jan-25-06 02:01 PM   #13 
  - It was not a smiling moment  TallahasseeGrannie   Jan-25-06 02:04 PM   #15 
  - Let me tell you.  sparosnare   Jan-25-06 02:04 PM   #16 
     - How did the story end?  TallahasseeGrannie   Jan-25-06 02:36 PM   #33 
     - Good ending, lots of roughness in the middle.  sparosnare   Jan-25-06 02:46 PM   #37 
     - The Haves and the Have Mores  GOPFighter   Jan-25-06 02:39 PM   #35 
        - I'm sure they are.  sparosnare   Jan-25-06 02:48 PM   #39 
        - Seen that too  Marie26   Jan-25-06 02:52 PM   #44 
  - uh, so instead of "going postal" it will be "going autoworker"  FLDem5   Jan-25-06 02:13 PM   #19 
  - Jesus  VolcanoJen   Jan-25-06 02:50 PM   #42 
  - Makes my blood boil. DAMN.  HughBeaumont   Jan-25-06 03:08 PM   #60 
  - I heard that interview  Synnical   Jan-25-06 03:16 PM   #66 
  - Thanks for posting this.  sparosnare   Jan-25-06 03:18 PM   #67 
  - Career coach??? What a hoot. These are AUTO workers  SoCalDem   Jan-25-06 04:23 PM   #91 
  - We can witpe the smile off their faces by causing them to lose their  Catrina   Jan-25-06 04:00 PM   #81 
  - I wonder how HE would like to take a huge paycut and lose HIS  SoCalDem   Jan-25-06 04:14 PM   #89 
  - I hope someone's making a list of these people  depakid   Jan-25-06 09:32 PM   #131 
  - New Careers cost money and time  insane_cratic_gal   Jan-25-06 01:54 PM   #5 
  - They don't get it  Marie26   Jan-25-06 02:12 PM   #18 
  - Hit the nail on the head  Armstead   Jan-25-06 02:15 PM   #22 
  - Yes! Retrain for effing WHAT?  raccoon   Jan-25-06 02:23 PM   #27 
     - You took the words right out of my mouth  Art_from_Ark   Jan-25-06 10:43 PM   #134 
        - You got that right, Art, especially the part about  raccoon   Jan-26-06 07:58 AM   #139 
           - I can't even remember all the times I packed up  Art_from_Ark   Jan-26-06 09:19 PM   #143 
  - For Republicans, that means an opportunity to start Retraining Schools  Kansas Wyatt   Jan-25-06 08:13 PM   #123 
  - Oh yeah, job retraining. Good idea. I looked into it two years ago  FloridaPat   Jan-25-06 01:55 PM   #6 
  - was in the same position as you once  classic1   Jan-25-06 02:18 PM   #24 
  - Actually I've been doing lots of things, including my own business.  FloridaPat   Jan-25-06 02:28 PM   #29 
  - thanks for the smile  classic1   Jan-25-06 02:55 PM   #47 
  - "Nothing Is Going To Bring Back High Tech Jobs"  loindelrio   Jan-25-06 02:34 PM   #30 
  - Um, before you get too self-righteous  Le Taz Hot   Jan-25-06 02:36 PM   #32 
  - I wouldn't describe me as self-righteous  classic1   Jan-25-06 02:51 PM   #43 
  - I wouldn't describe you as self-righteous either  sandnsea   Jan-25-06 03:00 PM   #54 
  - I'll Use The Words, Then  ProfessorGAC   Jan-26-06 07:46 AM   #138 
  - Sweet cheeks  Le Taz Hot   Jan-25-06 03:03 PM   #58 
  - self righteous, judgemental, and let's hope your hubby doesn't fall for  bettyellen   Jan-25-06 04:08 PM   #87 
  - bet, you're a doozy  elehhhhna   Jan-25-06 05:08 PM   #98 
     - thanks, you're something yourself, sweetie!  bettyellen   Jan-25-06 05:49 PM   #110 
  - $2,000 a month in rent...  BiggJawn   Jan-25-06 04:09 PM   #88 
  - oh if she was paying it, she'd mention that or the lack of hubby....  bettyellen   Jan-25-06 05:59 PM   #113 
     - Yeah, that could very well be.  BiggJawn   Jan-25-06 07:52 PM   #119 
        - she woulda surely claimed credit if she was raising those kids herself-  bettyellen   Jan-25-06 08:03 PM   #120 
        - dudes, I would like to make 24K  kineneb   Jan-25-06 09:46 PM   #132 
           - Well....  BiggJawn   Jan-26-06 06:43 AM   #136 
  - In order to keep my message from getting deleted  TheWatcher   Jan-25-06 08:12 PM   #122 
  - A DUer was recently fired immediately after having a seizure.  elehhhhna   Jan-25-06 05:06 PM   #97 
  - So we're going to keep the economy going by...  trogdor   Jan-25-06 02:50 PM   #41 
  - The investor class and those who serve them  sandnsea   Jan-25-06 02:57 PM   #51 
  - I don't have time to wait for reincarnation.  elehhhhna   Jan-25-06 05:09 PM   #100 
     - Me either  sandnsea   Jan-25-06 05:48 PM   #109 
  - don't do that  classic1   Jan-25-06 03:02 PM   #57 
  - Now that is just brainwashed  sandnsea   Jan-25-06 04:02 PM   #82 
  - you forgot the incredible financial opportunities available in the  elehhhhna   Jan-25-06 05:09 PM   #99 
  - So you judge everyone by your own experience  GOPFighter   Jan-25-06 02:55 PM   #49 
  - I hope you helped her in some way  classic1   Jan-25-06 03:00 PM   #53 
     - No, you called those who have lost their jobs "whiners"  GOPFighter   Jan-25-06 03:13 PM   #63 
     - But see, YOU'RE NOT HELPING.  HughBeaumont   Jan-25-06 03:31 PM   #72 
     - classic, headsup:  elehhhhna   Jan-25-06 05:11 PM   #101 
     - Dear GOD you are a piece of work.  TheWatcher   Jan-25-06 08:19 PM   #124 
  - Ah! A true Horatio Alger story.  oneighty   Jan-25-06 03:10 PM   #61 
  - So you're a "people person"  Straight Shooter   Jan-25-06 03:19 PM   #69 
  - I call shenanigans on this story!  Ignis   Jan-25-06 03:40 PM   #75 
  - Well well well, that entire post  jackster   Jan-25-06 04:02 PM   #83 
  - Lucky Duck...  SoCalDem   Jan-25-06 04:56 PM   #92 
  - F U. Typical. How much did you make?  sproutster   Jan-25-06 07:38 PM   #118 
  - I'm interested in your take on my experience:  DiverDave   Jan-26-06 08:00 AM   #140 
  - Hey..  sendero   Jan-26-06 08:01 AM   #141 
  - Here. Have a granite cookie. They're good for the complexion.  Midlodemocrat   Jan-26-06 10:16 AM   #142 
  - I chose to view it as anew chapter in my life  classic1   Jan-25-06 02:54 PM   #46 
  - how much were you making at the time  insane_cratic_gal   Jan-25-06 03:13 PM   #64 
  - WOW, look up the word, supercilious, memorize it  juajen   Jan-25-06 03:51 PM   #79 
  - Hey, Princess Warbucks  TheWatcher   Jan-25-06 08:26 PM   #125 
  - I work for the program that is supposed to provide retraining!  Lisa0825   Jan-25-06 03:11 PM   #62 
  - "Let him eat cake!"  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jan-25-06 01:55 PM   #7 
  - The world hasn't been like that for a long time.  Diane R   Jan-25-06 01:58 PM   #8 
  - "A long time" is within the past twenty years  kgfnally   Jan-25-06 02:41 PM   #36 
  - i desperately want the cable news channels  realisticphish   Jan-25-06 01:58 PM   #9 
  - Yeah, outsource the anchors!  classicfilmfan   Jan-25-06 02:35 PM   #31 
     - Oo good idea, we might get real news again!  insane_cratic_gal   Jan-25-06 04:07 PM   #86 
  - Comment in our paper (The Indy Star) this morning: Blame Unions.  hippiechick   Jan-25-06 01:58 PM   #10 
  - bastards...  katsy   Jan-25-06 02:01 PM   # 
  - It is a rightwing rag. I'm sure it was presented as news.  izzybeans   Jan-25-06 03:32 PM   #73 
     - It was in Let It Out ...  hippiechick   Jan-25-06 05:26 PM   #103 
        - I do that sometimes too.  izzybeans   Jan-25-06 09:02 PM   #126 
  - no problem, kyra says she going to track his progress  GreatCaesarsGhost   Jan-25-06 02:01 PM   #12 
  - Just another example of Bush's Reganomics!!  dogday   Jan-25-06 02:02 PM   #14 
  - Saw it -- It was the kind of reality that ought to get on CNN more often  Armstead   Jan-25-06 02:04 PM   #17 
  - Damn, isn't that the truth...n/t  petersond   Jan-25-06 02:13 PM   #20 
  - Do you really think "education is just a smokescreen"?  Boojatta   Jan-25-06 02:39 PM   #34 
     - No amount of education can help you if there are no jobs  justabob   Jan-25-06 03:04 PM   #59 
     - I didn't mean it is irrelevant  Armstead   Jan-25-06 03:27 PM   #71 
  - Well, if they'd all get off their asses and work three jobs Bush would  DS1   Jan-25-06 02:15 PM   #21 
  - That is the same thing Reagan told GM workers when they  izzybeans   Jan-25-06 02:16 PM   #23 
  - Manufacturing is dead in this country!!!  Broke In Jersey   Jan-25-06 02:22 PM   #26 
  - What are you going to sell  gizmo1979   Jan-25-06 03:43 PM   #76 
  - It's not just the Ford workers, but any businessperson or  raccoon   Jan-25-06 02:24 PM   #28 
  - 40/50-somethings do not WANT career `counseling  SoCalDem   Jan-25-06 02:48 PM   #38 
  - Like you can simply put your life on hold while you retrain.  HughBeaumont   Jan-25-06 03:38 PM   #74 
  - and lots of businesses won't hire them  kineneb   Jan-25-06 09:57 PM   #133 
     - That's why a lot of them kill themselves  SoCalDem   Jan-26-06 12:50 AM   #135 
  - Bush isn't the only guily party, the Unions share some of that blame. n/t  Leftist_Warrior   Jan-25-06 02:48 PM   #40 
  - Why?  GOPFighter   Jan-25-06 02:55 PM   #50 
  - Because if they'd never had raises, benefits, or protection they  elehhhhna   Jan-25-06 05:17 PM   #102 
  - Thats a right-wing talking point!  B Calm   Jan-25-06 03:19 PM   #70 
  - Wow.  gizmo1979   Jan-25-06 03:46 PM   #77 
  - God you are so right  lastliberalintexas   Jan-25-06 05:27 PM   #104 
  - Maybe Ford should try to build some cars people actually want to buy!  Beaverhausen   Jan-25-06 05:53 PM   #112 
  - hun?  senseandsensibility   Jan-25-06 09:29 PM   #130 
  - My mother/Union Worker is retiring after 30 years....  Niche   Jan-25-06 02:52 PM   #45 
  - But even after you retire...  Marie26   Jan-25-06 02:55 PM   #48 
  - Kyra is an asswipe. Education and retraining is becoming a  The Backlash Cometh   Jan-25-06 02:58 PM   #52 
  - These bottom feeders aka media news readers are sooo smug  Blue State Native   Jan-25-06 03:01 PM   #55 
  - We're in a class war...  TheGoldenRule   Jan-25-06 03:01 PM   #56 
  - And the more layoffs the sooner  malaise   Jan-25-06 05:00 PM   #93 
  - What do you train for, white collar is going offshore.  newportdadde   Jan-25-06 03:15 PM   #65 
  - Yes, the ripple effect should be huge, unfortunately  lastliberalintexas   Jan-25-06 05:33 PM   #106 
  - And when they made $25/hr, they paid more payroll & sales taxes too  havocmom   Jan-25-06 06:28 PM   #115 
  - I retrained and now make 1/2 as much as I use to...  B Calm   Jan-25-06 03:18 PM   #68 
  - CEOs  ArmchairMeme   Jan-25-06 04:06 PM   #85 
  - CEOs realize what you are saying perfectly well.  Selatius   Jan-25-06 04:17 PM   #90 
  - Because they have a new consumer class  lastliberalintexas   Jan-25-06 05:34 PM   #107 
  - Corps/CEOs act as though they no longer depend on US consumer market  rman   Jan-26-06 07:15 AM   #137 
  - Same boat.  brook   Jan-25-06 05:05 PM   #95 
  - It shouldn't take long to learn to flip burgers!  Hubert Flottz   Jan-25-06 03:47 PM   #78 
  - Or "paper or plastic?" n/t  Cobalt Violet   Jan-25-06 03:54 PM   #80 
  - This is just the beginning.  Swamp Rat   Jan-25-06 04:05 PM   #84 
  - In sourcing should take of those professions.  Blue State Native   Jan-25-06 05:02 PM   #94 
  - Lay F*cking Kyra off  Southpawkicker   Jan-25-06 05:06 PM   #96 
  - This guy was 59 years old-been with Ford 38 years  w8liftinglady   Jan-25-06 05:29 PM   #105 
  - I ihear the coalmines need a few more people lately.  elehhhhna   Jan-25-06 06:17 PM   #114 
  - It's sad.  Jamison   Jan-25-06 05:42 PM   #108 
  - he would be better off moving to India where the jobs are going...  bleedingheart   Jan-25-06 05:50 PM   #111 
  - Well life is what you make it - so too f***ing bad!  devilgrrl   Jan-25-06 06:54 PM   #116 
  - Deliberate brain drain...  HypnoToad   Jan-25-06 06:58 PM   #117 
  - see Pittsburgh circa 1984  RPM   Jan-25-06 08:11 PM   #121 
  - Like what, Kyra? Not everyone is cut out to be soldiers or nurses.  Ilsa   Jan-25-06 09:21 PM   #127 
  - Is Congress making $ available for retraining Kyra?  Ilsa   Jan-25-06 09:22 PM   #128 
 

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