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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-13-10 10:27 PM
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2. A-FUCKING-MEN!!! K&R!!!
My mom has a degree in accounting, but yet the local bank in my hometown will never hire her. Why? because she doesn't have the right connections and because she isn't originally from that little town.
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  -Despite what some may think, I have dreams. And I get tired of hearing I don't. The Straight Story  Jun-13-10 10:19 PM   #0 
  - Welcome to the Corporate States of America....  OhioChick   Jun-13-10 10:24 PM   #1 
  - A-FUCKING-MEN!!! K&R!!!  Odin2005   Jun-13-10 10:27 PM   #2 
  - Little towns can be very clanish..or klanish...  movonne   Jun-13-10 11:20 PM   #11 
  - Yes. ... a-fucking-men!  Bozita   Jun-14-10 02:09 PM   #39 
  - ::hug::  SocialistLez   Jun-13-10 10:28 PM   #3 
  - +1000 nt  awoke_in_2003   Jun-14-10 02:30 PM   #42 
  - That's an incredible summary...loaded with honesty and wisdom  BeyondGeography   Jun-13-10 10:31 PM   #4 
  - After six years with the company I work for, all I have to show for it.:  mrbarber   Jun-13-10 10:33 PM   #5 
  - It's been almost a year since full-time employment for me  Berry Cool   Jun-13-10 10:35 PM   #6 
  - I really enjoyed reading this. I think the skill that springs off the page is time management.  midnight   Jun-13-10 10:37 PM   #7 
  - But isn't that the whole point of technology in a way?  Bonobo   Jun-13-10 10:41 PM   #8 
  - Calvinistic nonsense  Odin2005   Jun-13-10 11:58 PM   #15 
     - "A post-scarcity society" like in Star Trek"  Bonobo   Jun-14-10 12:06 AM   #16 
        - Why is it naive?  Odin2005   Jun-14-10 08:04 AM   #25 
           - You ignore the true economic incentive behind things like ATM machines, etc.  Bonobo   Jun-14-10 11:22 AM   #28 
  - Good luck chasing that dream. It's tough to do. rec  obxhead   Jun-13-10 11:01 PM   #9 
  - "They don't hire the best.....  handmade34   Jun-13-10 11:05 PM   #10 
  - Most of 'em also hire people who are no threat to them, professionally.  elehhhhna   Jun-14-10 07:44 PM   #51 
  - I know you have dreams, my dear Straight Story...  CaliforniaPeggy   Jun-13-10 11:23 PM   #12 
  - You seem like a smart and capable person...  cameozalaznick   Jun-13-10 11:33 PM   #13 
  - I get furious when people say that hard work is all it takes to make a good life  clyrc   Jun-13-10 11:42 PM   #14 
  - And so often those making the most money are not the ones doing the hardest work. And don't tell me  lib_wit_it   Jun-14-10 01:59 PM   #38 
  - If that were true we would all be rich. Because Americans still work harder than any other country  Go2Peace   Jun-14-10 08:34 PM   #54 
  - That's why we need to get rid of bad politicians  Bryn   Jun-14-10 12:07 AM   #17 
  - This is the inevitable result of the economic policies from both parties  Taitertots   Jun-14-10 12:21 AM   #18 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Jun-14-10 12:29 AM   #19 
  - My saga too  Hydra   Jun-14-10 12:33 AM   #20 
  - +1...  TriMera   Jun-14-10 12:45 AM   #21 
  - Great post  skygazer   Jun-14-10 12:59 AM   #22 
  - Is your store national? I'd like to do my part to support union retail places.  SocialistLez   Jun-14-10 05:32 PM   #48 
  - Your resume  MamaMia   Jun-14-10 01:15 AM   #23 
  - Welcome to DU, MamaMia!  CaliforniaPeggy   Jun-14-10 01:18 AM   #24 
  - Thanks!  MamaMia   Jun-14-10 01:12 PM   #36 
  - Welcome to DU!  livetohike   Jun-14-10 12:43 PM   #33 
  - You are missing the point in a very big way. All of this is NOT an individual problem,  bobbolink   Jun-14-10 07:28 PM   #50 
  - Unfortunately this is the America we live in, 'go capitalism, down with workers'  jp11   Jun-14-10 08:18 AM   #26 
  - K&R /nt  Spheric   Jun-14-10 11:19 AM   #27 
  - I feel ya. Since 2002 I've gone through four shutdowns, two cutbacks, a couple more mass pay cuts,  TheKentuckian   Jun-14-10 11:38 AM   #29 
  - I hear you!  KansDem   Jun-14-10 12:18 PM   #30 
  - My dream is to just be able to retire before I die  CLANG   Jun-14-10 12:35 PM   #31 
  - Poignant and brilliant and honest and wise....  OneGrassRoot   Jun-14-10 12:39 PM   #32 
  - You really described the problems perfectly.  Altoid_Cyclist   Jun-14-10 12:56 PM   #34 
  - May all your dreams come true...finally  pinboy3niner   Jun-14-10 01:03 PM   #35 
  - Vote Democratic, or vote Republican, nothing will change. Vote only for incumbents who voted for  pundaint   Jun-14-10 01:49 PM   #37 
  - K&R. Thank you for sharing that.  Mad_Dem_X   Jun-14-10 02:26 PM   #40 
  - K&R...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-14-10 02:29 PM   #41 
  - ugh..  indimuse   Jun-14-10 03:32 PM   #43 
  - It is ATROCIOUS  Utopian Leftist   Jun-14-10 03:43 PM   #44 
  - I wish you had the resources to start your own business  rox63   Jun-14-10 04:23 PM   #45 
  - For what it is worth. I know EXACTLY how you feel.  BrklynLiberal   Jun-14-10 04:35 PM   #46 
  - You speak for a lot of us.  AngryOldDem   Jun-14-10 05:25 PM   #47 
  - you know if there were ANYTHING  lost-in-nj   Jun-14-10 07:21 PM   #49 
  - K&R I hope you get that alt position  Liberal_in_LA   Jun-14-10 07:49 PM   #52 
  - {{{The Straight Story}}} You are very admirable. Best wishes to you.  WinkyDink   Jun-14-10 07:51 PM   #53 
  - I hear ya on being overqualified  NewJeffCT   Jun-14-10 08:39 PM   #55 
  - I hope your dream comes true, don't give up  kgnu_fan   Jun-14-10 08:57 PM   #56 
  - I stand with you.  grantcart   Jun-14-10 09:02 PM   #57 
  - And that boys and girls pretty much sums up the state of corporate America today.  Liberal In Texas   Jun-14-10 09:09 PM   #58 
  - I want your dream to come true  sonias   Jun-14-10 09:18 PM   #59 

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