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xmas74 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 01:03 PM
Response to Reply #29
33. Mine is just going to people
with less experience in the field.

They want the cheapest people possible to work for them and then wonder why they can't keep anyone around.
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  -In a twisted way, I'm kind of loving these fuel prices... youthere  May-16-07 12:32 PM   #0 
  - I know exactly what you mean. I can fill my little Civic for $30  karlrschneider   May-16-07 12:35 PM   #1 
  - me, too. Bought it 5 yrs. ago when I saw the writing on the wall. Had a 40 mpg Civic since '88  wordpix   May-16-07 08:36 PM   #58 
  - True, but unfortunately it'll effect us all before too long..  Virginia Dare   May-16-07 12:36 PM   #2 
  - and even if the gas prices go down  mediawatch   May-16-07 12:37 PM   #5 
     - Yep, and unfortunately it hits small businesses first..  Virginia Dare   May-16-07 12:39 PM   #8 
  - I can relate  mediawatch   May-16-07 12:36 PM   #3 
  - But what about us who already have smaller cars?  xmas74   May-16-07 12:39 PM   #7 
  - I hear you  mediawatch   May-16-07 12:48 PM   #17 
     - I'm waiting to be fired from my job.  xmas74   May-16-07 12:53 PM   #22 
        - my job is going to India  mediawatch   May-16-07 01:00 PM   #29 
           - Mine is just going to people  xmas74   May-16-07 01:03 PM   #33 
  - I assume you eat, right? Unless you grow your own food, every bit of it,  Blue State Native   May-16-07 01:03 PM   #32 
     - They got it later on.  xmas74   May-16-07 01:04 PM   #34 
        - It affects us all, It isn't just what we pay at the pump. It's all goods and services. ie, food  Blue State Native   May-17-07 10:38 PM   #62 
  - But it also screws people like me over.  xmas74   May-16-07 12:36 PM   #4 
  - I hear you..  youthere   May-16-07 12:38 PM   #6 
  - I just feel screwed over anymore.  xmas74   May-16-07 12:42 PM   #10 
  - Yeah, I'm not loving it at all  renate   May-16-07 12:49 PM   #18 
  - I haven't been to the doctor in so long  xmas74   May-16-07 01:02 PM   #30 
  - You obviously aren't doing what you can. You should strive to be "uniquely American"!  Roland99   May-16-07 04:35 PM   #46 
     - I do work a few jobs.  xmas74   May-16-07 06:03 PM   #50 
        - Nor for me!  Roland99   May-16-07 08:14 PM   #56 
           - I hate that man  xmas74   May-16-07 08:34 PM   #57 
  - it's really hurting lower income people.  chimpsrsmarter   May-16-07 12:40 PM   #9 
  - Oh I know, and I don't want to give the impression I want prices to stay high by ANY means..  youthere   May-16-07 12:42 PM   #11 
  - i understand what you're saying. My Friend who is looking for work and  chimpsrsmarter   May-16-07 12:59 PM   #27 
  - And I'm one of them.  xmas74   May-16-07 12:42 PM   #13 
     - i'm sorry, i really hope your situation improves asap.  chimpsrsmarter   May-16-07 01:02 PM   #31 
        - I'm applying at fast food places now.  xmas74   May-16-07 01:06 PM   #35 
  - I get a satisfaction too  MikeE   May-16-07 12:42 PM   #12 
  - Yeah, but at least both he and you can still afford to fill the tank  MadHound   May-16-07 12:44 PM   #14 
  - The best thing that could come of this is that it'll create demand for  Winebrat   May-16-07 12:45 PM   #15 
  - Honestly? I just don't see it happening...  youthere   May-16-07 12:53 PM   #23 
     - It's a hope...  Winebrat   May-16-07 08:42 PM   #60 
  - Wait until the food prices start increasing because of  malaise   May-16-07 12:46 PM   #16 
  - They already have,  xmas74   May-16-07 12:49 PM   #20 
  - start increasing?  youthere   May-16-07 12:50 PM   #21 
  - Not just coffee and sugar  xmas74   May-16-07 12:54 PM   #24 
  - YES! Outrageous. I'm going to have to start collecting Montgomery Wards catalogs. LOL!  youthere   May-16-07 12:56 PM   #25 
     - It's almost doubled in price  xmas74   May-16-07 12:59 PM   #28 
        - yeah..  youthere   May-16-07 04:23 PM   #41 
           - exactly.  xmas74   May-16-07 06:18 PM   #51 
  - Guess that explains the 24% support  malaise   May-16-07 01:08 PM   #36 
  - Grow your own. There's a guerilla gardening movement. Take over a neglected plot  wordpix   May-16-07 08:38 PM   #59 
     - I love it I garden and have fruit trees etc..  proud patriot   May-16-07 08:44 PM   #61 
  - I get 100mpg on my scoot!  vvera   May-16-07 12:49 PM   #19 
  - I love how you think about others.  xmas74   May-16-07 12:58 PM   #26 
  - My income has dropped because people are not able to afford much anymore  uppityperson   May-16-07 04:31 PM   #45 
  - It's the bitter pill we have to eventually swallow...  Ron_Green   May-16-07 01:23 PM   #37 
  - Hmmm... I Find It Tough To Find Joy In Things That Bring Pain To Already Struggling Families.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   May-16-07 01:26 PM   #38 
  - Like the poster above  xmas74   May-16-07 04:16 PM   #39 
     - Yup. Pretty Selfish And Disgraceful Of A Sentiment To Hold. Some People Never Cease To Amaze Me  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   May-16-07 04:31 PM   #44 
        - Thank you.  xmas74   May-16-07 05:17 PM   #47 
  - I get 80 cents a gallon off!  mwb970   May-16-07 04:21 PM   #40 
  - Does that store offer a comparable incentive to people who bike or walk?  taterguy   May-16-07 04:28 PM   #43 
  - The places I go to are too far to bike or walk.  mwb970   May-16-07 06:58 PM   #55 
  - Delete.  roamer65   May-16-07 05:28 PM   #48 
  - Food prices are raising fast due to fuel prices. Going to hit us all hard soon.  uppityperson   May-16-07 04:26 PM   #42 
  - I'm waiting for our mental midget pResident to announce...  roamer65   May-16-07 05:31 PM   #49 
  - your gas prices are only catching up with the rest of the world  anakie   May-16-07 06:45 PM   #52 
  - well at least in Europe they're getting something for it--health care and education.  chimpsrsmarter   May-16-07 06:46 PM   #53 
  - Too bad much of the higher prices in rest of world is for taxes, here sheer profit  uppityperson   May-16-07 06:47 PM   #54 
  - You are twisted if you think only owners of SUV will be affected badly. It's about the cost of all  Blue State Native   May-17-07 10:42 PM   #63 
  - if you love them so much, how about we charge you more  Endangered Specie   May-17-07 10:54 PM   #64 
 

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