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JoeyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-11 02:42 AM
Response to Reply #16
23. +1
Fuck these farmers. My family never had a problem getting people to work in their orchard. Of course my mother treated her employees like human beings and paid decent wages. That seems to help.
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  -Normally, This Would Be Funny... 'Gas Farm-Labor Crisis Playing Out As Planned' - AJC WillyT  Jun-22-11 08:38 PM   #0 
  - Because they'd rather food rot on the vine than pay any worker minimum wage,  Dappleganger   Jun-22-11 08:39 PM   #1 
  - The other part are the horrible working conditions  csziggy   Jun-22-11 08:49 PM   #4 
  - Enter a decrease in unemployment  Whoa_Nelly   Jun-22-11 08:44 PM   #2 
  - penny wise, pound foolish  pansypoo53219   Jun-22-11 08:48 PM   #3 
  - Another link on this from Politico  eridani   Jun-22-11 08:56 PM   #5 
  - K&R #23 for, Bwah-ha-HAH!1 Jobs even American CONVICTEES won't do!1  UTUSN   Jun-23-11 02:23 PM   #32 
  - It is easy to blame the farmers here  dsc   Jun-22-11 09:01 PM   #6 
  - Consumers are likely harmed either way.  some guy   Jun-22-11 09:09 PM   #8 
  - Ignorant people passing laws without any facts  Angry Dragon   Jun-22-11 09:03 PM   #7 
  - ideology first, last and always.  rurallib   Jun-22-11 09:33 PM   #11 
  - I've driven through Georgia. I thought their largest industries were churches, fireworks & porn n/t  Ian David   Jun-22-11 09:11 PM   #9 
  - Naw, fireworks is South Carolina. eom.  Raine1967   Jun-22-11 10:53 PM   #21 
  - Nope, more like churches.  RebelOne   Jun-23-11 02:15 PM   #30 
  - So shouldn't they let people help themselves that need food? About like the war/occupation shit and  lonestarnot   Jun-22-11 09:14 PM   #10 
  - That's property, you Communist!  izquierdista   Jun-22-11 09:45 PM   #13 
     - !  lonestarnot   Jun-22-11 10:44 PM   #18 
  - Waddya know, the real world!  elleng   Jun-22-11 09:33 PM   #12 
  - Oops. nt  MrScorpio   Jun-22-11 09:51 PM   #14 
  - Like I've always told my son, I don't have to beat your ass cause you will beat it yourself!  notadmblnd   Jun-22-11 09:51 PM   #15 
  - I'll bet many if not most of those farmers considered themselves to be "self-made" and bragged about  Maru Kitteh   Jun-22-11 10:09 PM   #16 
  - Disgusting fucks!  lonestarnot   Jun-22-11 10:45 PM   #19 
  - Actually not. The farmers here in Georgia were expressing  RebelOne   Jun-23-11 02:17 PM   #31 
  - +1  JoeyT   Jun-23-11 02:42 AM   #23 
     - Amen  JustAnotherGen   Jun-23-11 05:39 AM   #28 
        - Now that is admirable  999998th word   Jun-23-11 02:04 PM   #29 
  - Awesome  999998th word   Jun-22-11 10:40 PM   #17 
  - So far, probationers dont cotton to farm life  CatWoman   Jun-22-11 10:49 PM   #20 
  - Pretty soon, Republicans are going to require circumcision at the base of the penis...  saras   Jun-23-11 12:21 AM   #22 
  - At least this guy admits that the Ag Commissioner was lying through his teeth when he claimed the  JoeyT   Jun-23-11 04:13 AM   #24 
  - Exactly  JustAnotherGen   Jun-24-11 05:39 AM   #36 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-23-11 04:57 AM   #25 
  - Damn  Solly Mack   Jun-23-11 05:01 AM   #26 
  - We're back to the 1930's.  Starry Messenger   Jun-23-11 05:12 AM   #27 
  - "Hoist by their own petard." - K&R - n/t  DeSwiss   Jun-23-11 02:38 PM   #33 
  - Bullshit. The could pay a living wage, and hire Americans to do that work. nt  Critters2   Jun-23-11 02:38 PM   #34 
  - Just like the Civil War was a real blow to the business model of a lot of "Southern Planters".  Romulox   Jun-23-11 02:51 PM   #35 

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