You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #12: Yep - complete bullshit... [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-28-09 10:10 PM
Response to Reply #9
12. Yep - complete bullshit...
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -College grads getting left with low-level jobs marmar  Jun-28-09 09:28 PM   #0 
  - We should all become plumbers.  virgogal   Jun-28-09 09:29 PM   #1 
  - As long as we aren't named 'Joe'  TheCowsCameHome   Jun-28-09 09:31 PM   #2 
  - This crap started thirty years ago.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jun-28-09 09:32 PM   #3 
  - The Democratic Party Leaders would be wise to....  Kansas Wyatt   Jun-28-09 09:45 PM   #8 
  - I would love to tell you that, but my dear, dead mother taught me that lying was wrong.  Greyhound   Jun-29-09 02:58 AM   #37 
  - to be fair, there are lots of folks with different experiences....  mike_c   Jun-28-09 10:08 PM   #11 
  - Lots of folks got screwed with their pants on, too.  Greyhound   Jun-29-09 03:19 AM   #38 
     - Oh what? No reply? Why not?  Greyhound   Jun-30-09 02:12 AM   #64 
  - I got my Bad Attitude in 1985  hfojvt   Jun-29-09 02:24 AM   #34 
  - Tell Me About It  RobinA   Jun-29-09 02:51 PM   #49 
  - Oh cry me a river  supernova   Jun-28-09 09:34 PM   #4 
  - I'm in the same boat you are..  virgdem   Jun-28-09 10:40 PM   #15 
  - Nothing like solidarity with people as fucked over as you are.  readmoreoften   Jun-28-09 10:43 PM   #17 
  - Thank you  WildEyedLiberal   Jun-29-09 02:14 AM   #33 
  - Of course, because younger generations are whiny brats addicted to their iPhones  PVnRT   Jun-29-09 12:58 PM   #44 
  - what you said  fishwax   Jun-29-09 03:03 PM   #51 
  - The Problem is Not  RobinA   Jun-29-09 03:08 PM   #54 
     - It is new  rockymountaindem   Jun-29-09 09:27 PM   #61 
  - bootstraps?  arcadian   Jun-28-09 10:52 PM   #20 
  - This Is Exactly  RobinA   Jun-29-09 03:00 PM   #50 
  - Sounds familiar  JerseygirlCT   Jun-30-09 10:00 AM   #68 
  - Well At Least I'm Not Alone  wellst0nev0ter   Jun-28-09 09:35 PM   #5 
  - They've got jobs?  Iggo   Jun-28-09 09:38 PM   #6 
  - Its been happening for years. College education is a joke to many who've walked the hallowed halls.  glowing   Jun-28-09 09:43 PM   #7 
  - All this talk about the value of an education means shit.  The_Casual_Observer   Jun-28-09 09:54 PM   #9 
  - That's the fucking truth. n/t  OhioChick   Jun-28-09 10:07 PM   #10 
  - Yep - complete bullshit...  BlooInBloo   Jun-28-09 10:10 PM   #12 
  - Oh, Don't even bother showing the 2009 data!  ChromeFoundry   Jun-28-09 10:56 PM   #22 
  - (facepalm)  OhioChick   Jun-28-09 10:59 PM   #23 
  - 1) 2% ---> 4% is a 100% increase. 2) Oh noes 4% unemployment....  BlooInBloo   Jun-28-09 11:07 PM   #26 
     - About your comprehension skills...  ChromeFoundry   Jun-28-09 11:19 PM   #28 
        - (facepalm) "of" = multiplication. "increase", "higher than", etc. = addition.  BlooInBloo   Jun-28-09 11:24 PM   #29 
           - Didn't you once say you were a teacher? LOL  ChromeFoundry   Jun-28-09 11:37 PM   #31 
              - You are completely wrong, and BlooInBloo is completely right.  BzaDem   Jun-29-09 09:45 PM   #62 
  - Proud to be dragging down the median for bachelor's degrees...  LooseWilly   Jun-29-09 02:47 AM   #36 
  - I'm Not Going to Argue  RobinA   Jun-29-09 03:13 PM   #55 
  - I'm sorry you feel that way, but it simply isn't always true....  mike_c   Jun-28-09 10:20 PM   #13 
  - You took a giant ass risk & it sort of panned out, sort of. Why does it have to  The_Casual_Observer   Jun-28-09 10:36 PM   #14 
  - but I'm quite happy with my "shit" life....  mike_c   Jun-28-09 10:47 PM   #18 
     - Brother Mike, I am talking about right now, newly minted graduates,  The_Casual_Observer   Jun-28-09 11:00 PM   #24 
        - that's really terrible....  mike_c   Jun-28-09 11:09 PM   #27 
  - It is BECOMING true  TwixVoy   Jun-28-09 10:41 PM   #16 
  - well, I certainly don't have any "connections...."  mike_c   Jun-28-09 10:54 PM   #21 
  - "Highly technical skills" don't mean anything.  tomreedtoon   Jun-29-09 11:37 AM   #42 
     - damn, you're talking about my LIFE as "self-serving and full of lies...."  mike_c   Jun-29-09 07:54 PM   #57 
        - I'm just speaking truth, which intellectuals don't want to hear.  tomreedtoon   Jun-30-09 09:05 AM   #65 
           - So now "intellectuals" is a bad word  PVnRT   Jun-30-09 10:01 AM   #69 
              - Intellectuals should be called "ineffectuals."  tomreedtoon   Jun-30-09 12:56 PM   #75 
  - And more people's stories go like this: go into debt, work for less than minimum wage as an adjunct.  readmoreoften   Jun-28-09 10:51 PM   #19 
  - I'll take your word for it, but my experience is different....  mike_c   Jun-28-09 11:03 PM   #25 
  - Well said, Mike nt  JerseygirlCT   Jun-30-09 10:05 AM   #72 
  - Wish I could rec your reply here.  TransitJohn   Jun-29-09 02:39 PM   #48 
  - Not if you value an education for its own sake  JerseygirlCT   Jun-30-09 10:04 AM   #71 
  - My daughter in law took college on in an unusual way. she went to Cosmetology school first  SoCalDem   Jun-28-09 11:31 PM   #30 
  - Smart DIL!  Creena   Jun-29-09 02:39 AM   #35 
  - That's a smart young woman! nt  mamaleah   Jun-29-09 03:04 PM   #52 
     - and she's gorgeous too.. My son has great taste (pic)  SoCalDem   Jun-29-09 07:23 PM   #56 
        - Such a lovely young lady!  mamaleah   Jun-30-09 01:36 AM   #63 
  - The market crash only made the situation worse.  KillCapitalism   Jun-29-09 01:05 AM   #32 
  - I graduated with a BBA from a small liberal arts  Pharlo   Jun-29-09 06:22 AM   #39 
  - You said it well. I'm telling my college attending daughter the same thing.  LuckyLib   Jun-29-09 02:22 PM   #47 
  - Funny that there's no discussion at all that maybe folks were sold  BR_Parkway   Jun-29-09 06:52 AM   #40 
  - Old news (very old news). Welcome to the real world, kids. n/t  LeftinOH   Jun-29-09 07:48 AM   #41 
  - entrepreneurship (sp?) is mostly dead in America  cbdo2007   Jun-29-09 12:25 PM   #43 
  - Funniest post I've read all day (n/t)  PVnRT   Jun-29-09 01:02 PM   #45 
  - ANd hope they never get sick or injured because they won't have health insurance  Kat45   Jun-29-09 08:01 PM   #58 
     - why won't they have health insurance?  cbdo2007   Jun-30-09 09:49 AM   #66 
        - I can tell from this reply you've never practiced what you preach.  Ikonoklast   Jun-30-09 10:42 AM   #73 
           - I'm one of those entrepreneurs I'm talking about also...  cbdo2007   Jun-30-09 11:47 AM   #74 
  - You are taking jobs away from the working poor and teens!  Rex   Jun-29-09 01:04 PM   #46 
  - Perhaps instead of just preaching, "go to college"  mamaleah   Jun-29-09 03:06 PM   #53 
  - I graduated over 30 years ago, have an advanced degree, and always had low level jobs  Kat45   Jun-29-09 08:03 PM   #59 
  - College Degree  Brooklyns_Finest   Jun-29-09 09:25 PM   #60 
  - That's the way it worked when I graduated in '82 as well  JerseygirlCT   Jun-30-09 09:57 AM   #67 
  - I have always worked with college grads at retail jobs and was glad I am not in debt  EndersDame   Jun-30-09 10:02 AM   #70 
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC