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Coyote_Bandit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-09-10 04:45 PM
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88. (((((((((((((( HUGS )))))))))))))))
Thank you.

I hope your experience is better than mine.

I wish you well.
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  -Too Old For A Job, Too Young For Medicare Or Social Security Phoebe Loosinhouse  Jul-08-10 06:28 AM   #0 
  - That's me.. that's why I am working as a consultant now..  DCBob   Jul-08-10 06:31 AM   #1 
  - more like a Working Class Hero it seems to me  CountAllVotes   Jul-08-10 06:51 AM   #5 
  - Thanks for the hug.. we all need a little comfort these days..  DCBob   Jul-08-10 06:56 AM   #8 
  - You are not expensive, you are the victim of inflation.  Grinchie   Jul-09-10 04:35 AM   #66 
  - How do they determine your age just from a resume?  wisteria   Jul-09-10 06:55 AM   #74 
  - Nobody Loves You (When You're Down and Out)  CountAllVotes   Jul-08-10 06:44 AM   #2 
  - Here's another.. Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out"  DCBob   Jul-08-10 06:50 AM   #4 
     - that song was written by jimmie cox in 1923 & was originally recorded by bessie smith.  Hannah Bell   Jul-08-10 07:01 AM   #9 
        - Yeah, I did not realize that wasnt a Clapton original..  DCBob   Jul-08-10 07:03 AM   #11 
           - Nothing Clapton has done has ever been original  devilgrrl   Jul-08-10 10:19 PM   #61 
              - The GREATEST hack?  meowomon   Jul-09-10 03:16 AM   #65 
                 - The most overrated guitarist ever.  devilgrrl   Jul-09-10 10:56 AM   #83 
  - I will most likely be unemployed by the end of the summer  Tailormyst   Jul-08-10 06:48 AM   #3 
  - me too, tailormyst  dana_b   Jul-08-10 01:00 PM   #32 
     - Can you get on disability?  glinda   Jul-08-10 11:46 PM   #63 
        - Been working on that for over 5 years ...  mntleo2   Jul-09-10 04:48 AM   #67 
           - Wow. That is all I can say....  glinda   Jul-09-10 04:25 PM   #87 
  - imo why we must have nationalized health care  corpseratemedia   Jul-08-10 06:52 AM   #6 
  - +1  area51   Jul-08-10 01:19 PM   #38 
  - I lived on myh investment money for several years till I started Social Security at 62...  old mark   Jul-08-10 06:53 AM   #7 
  - I'll be 60 in a week  hobbit709   Jul-08-10 07:09 AM   #12 
  - My medical coverage went from $229 a month to $629 with almost no warning...  old mark   Jul-08-10 12:50 PM   #30 
  - We did the same thing, seeing what was coming.  dixiegrrrrl   Jul-08-10 11:01 AM   #27 
     - It is always a good idea to have the ability to make a living without relying  old mark   Jul-08-10 01:36 PM   #39 
  - Jethro Tull was prophetic, eh?  Fumesucker   Jul-08-10 07:01 AM   #10 
  - hell no  dana_b   Jul-08-10 01:01 PM   #33 
  - I have always  pipoman   Jul-08-10 07:10 AM   #13 
  - I started my own business this year.  CrispyQ   Jul-08-10 07:38 AM   #16 
  - A very good idea for everyone. Encouraging kids to develop multiple  MineralMan   Jul-08-10 08:31 AM   #21 
  - People who want to raise the retirement age are myopic.  donco6   Jul-08-10 07:11 AM   #14 
  - Ahhh, another donut hole for the People!  CrispyQ   Jul-08-10 07:32 AM   #15 
  - And their represenatives and their pundits expect them to do the following  Jkid   Jul-08-10 07:39 AM   #17 
  - Elders?! yes some of them but  dana_b   Jul-08-10 01:03 PM   #34 
  - K&R. I saw the handwritiing on the wall several years ago when the company I was working for started  Liberal In Texas   Jul-08-10 08:06 AM   #18 
  - this touched a nerve  dana_b   Jul-08-10 01:07 PM   #36 
  - Not only do they want to build a case for incompetence,  Liberal In Texas   Jul-08-10 02:02 PM   #41 
  - that's okay - I appreciate commiserating  dana_b   Jul-08-10 10:04 PM   #60 
  - Yours and other posts on this topic are the reason we need to ..........  pattmarty   Jul-09-10 06:49 AM   #73 
     - I agree. But the general attutide about unions needs to be changed as well.  Liberal In Texas   Jul-09-10 07:34 AM   #78 
     - It just would help a hell of a lot if we just had labor laws that actually......  pattmarty   Jul-09-10 07:50 AM   #81 
        - Yes, "right to work" is more correct terminology.  Liberal In Texas   Jul-09-10 08:09 AM   #82 
     - thank you  dana_b   Jul-09-10 01:43 PM   #84 
  - Many of us are having the same experience.  pink-o   Jul-08-10 06:57 PM   #57 
     - Yes, I was also accused of not liking change when some new hot-shot  Liberal In Texas   Jul-09-10 07:43 AM   #79 
  - Did someone call me?  mmonk   Jul-08-10 08:14 AM   #19 
  - This is a real problem  Yo_Mama   Jul-08-10 08:22 AM   #20 
  - I guess they can all become real estate agents like me.  mmonk   Jul-08-10 08:49 AM   #23 
  - I know this story all too well,........ K&R  Lost4words   Jul-08-10 08:45 AM   #22 
  - I've given up ever again finding a real fucking job  Coyote_Bandit   Jul-08-10 10:12 AM   #24 
  - (((((((((((((( HUGS )))))))))))))))  Pooka Fey   Jul-08-10 04:50 PM   #51 
     - (((((((((((((( HUGS )))))))))))))))  Coyote_Bandit   Jul-09-10 04:45 PM   #88 
  - I think it was about twenty years ago  SheilaT   Jul-08-10 10:18 AM   #25 
  - A few of the old-unemployable can leverage their experience by starting small businesses in niche  jody   Jul-08-10 10:38 AM   #26 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-08-10 11:03 AM   #28 
  - Yeah, because getting SSDI etc. is so much better than actually working.  Liberal In Texas   Jul-08-10 11:28 AM   #29 
  - Yeah, the welfare queens in Cadillacs.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-08-10 01:04 PM   #35 
  - oh yea. cause being in poverty and in pain  Viva_La_Revolution   Jul-08-10 02:41 PM   #42 
     - Pizza Delivery For Mr Dank Nugs n/t  Binka   Jul-08-10 02:51 PM   #45 
        - and his buddy!  Viva_La_Revolution   Jul-08-10 03:24 PM   #48 
           - 'bout time n/t  Greyhound   Jul-08-10 06:59 PM   #59 
  - I will soon be too sick to work because I cannot afford medical treatment  mdmc   Jul-08-10 12:51 PM   #31 
  - Pheobe, thanks for posting this  Missy Vixen   Jul-08-10 01:14 PM   #37 
  - I'm 57, with no health problems, yet . . .  tilsammans   Jul-08-10 01:43 PM   #40 
  - And all of this while the administration is quietly getting rid of people on disability.  bobbolink   Jul-08-10 02:42 PM   #43 
  - What do you mean by that? It WOULD help if you gave some explanations.  pattmarty   Jul-09-10 06:58 AM   #75 
  - Rec # 50. Or, should I say wreck @ 50?  HCE SuiGeneris   Jul-08-10 02:50 PM   #44 
  - Good one. n/t  Liberal In Texas   Jul-08-10 03:17 PM   #47 
  - Welcome to the new economy!  njalbertini   Jul-08-10 02:55 PM   #46 
  - K&R  Pooka Fey   Jul-08-10 04:38 PM   #49 
  - kick  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-08-10 04:39 PM   #50 
  - Beenthere. done that. :(  BrklynLiberal   Jul-08-10 05:07 PM   #52 
  - ...And too sick for Unemployment  libodem   Jul-08-10 05:19 PM   #53 
  - Stop complaining and start demanding of any congressperson or candidate  eridani   Jul-08-10 05:23 PM   #54 
  - I have been  femrap   Jul-08-10 06:27 PM   #55 
  - If 45 is too old to get a job, then there are about 40% too many workers.  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-08-10 06:44 PM   #56 
  - I can't find anything wrong with your statement, but try getting it enacted.....  pattmarty   Jul-09-10 07:05 AM   #76 
     - The problem is simple for a math major. Less so for a poly-sci major.  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-09-10 03:32 PM   #85 
  - K&R for more of that "change".  Greyhound   Jul-08-10 06:58 PM   #58 
  - And the way to open up jobs is to force the retirement age to 70. Makes sense if  tsuki   Jul-08-10 11:37 PM   #62 
  - Count me into that growing line of throw away professionals.  Rex   Jul-09-10 12:09 AM   #64 
  - I totally agree. but you and I know that what they SHOULD do............  pattmarty   Jul-09-10 06:05 AM   #68 
  - My choice of enjoying a life of simple contentment rather than pursuing an ambitious climb  elocs   Jul-09-10 06:09 AM   #69 
  - Tell me about it  droidamus2   Jul-09-10 06:39 AM   #70 
  - Since when is 45 "old"?  wisteria   Jul-09-10 06:44 AM   #71 
  - The work world does not value experience and wisdom. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-09-10 03:33 PM   #86 
  - That is the real doughnut hole  The Wizard   Jul-09-10 06:46 AM   #72 
  - Supreme Court decision last year made age discrimination impossible to prove  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jul-09-10 07:32 AM   #77 
  - kick  xchrom   Jul-09-10 07:48 AM   #80 
 

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