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Fri Oct 4, 2019, 02:34 PM

Used to be the yardstick was if your Mom didn't have to work...

this is back in the 60's and 70's... your family was doing okay, and living the nuclear family's American Dream.

Today's version seems as if you're working one job, you're doing it.

Unemployment is so low because so many have two or more jobs.

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Reply Used to be the yardstick was if your Mom didn't have to work... (Original post)
bmpbmp Oct 4 OP
Thomas Hurt Oct 4 #1
bmpbmp Oct 4 #2
Wellstone ruled Oct 4 #3
bmpbmp Oct 4 #4
Wellstone ruled Oct 4 #5
MuseRider Oct 4 #9
MontanaMama Oct 4 #6
msongs Oct 4 #7
MuseRider Oct 4 #8

Response to bmpbmp (Original post)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 02:36 PM

1. and procreation is down, white procreation being down has the christofascists scared.

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Response to Thomas Hurt (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 02:38 PM

2. Yeah, "our back yard, our back yard!"

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Response to bmpbmp (Original post)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 02:40 PM

3. And,at that same period of time,

if you asked what the price of a loaf of bread was and the person could not answer that question,then you knew they were okay not to worry about money matters.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #3)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 02:42 PM

4. True that!

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Response to bmpbmp (Reply #4)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 02:44 PM

5. One of my early Childhood

mentors always used that analogy. So friggin true. More so today than 1960's.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #3)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 03:04 PM

9. My mother knew down to the penny

what we needed would cost and that is how much she took because we really could not afford much else.

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Response to bmpbmp (Original post)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 02:48 PM

6. There are jobs available everywhere in my city.

I mean everywhere...I don't know what it means but I've never seen anything like it. I could get 10 jobs today from Arby's to Target to hotels, restaurants etc...Our two hospitals are begging for internists and gastrointestinal specialists. Surgery centers are offering great compensation packages to lure nurses away from each other. My sister had a job as an insurance biller for a medical practice and she hated the doctor she worked for...she recently applied for two other positions and got offers from both offices within a week and had them bidding for her services. I do think some people here have more than one job...the cost of living is relatively high here...especially housing.

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Response to bmpbmp (Original post)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 03:01 PM

7. loads of part time jobs in honolulu - min wage no retirement maybe some benefits nt

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Response to bmpbmp (Original post)

Fri Oct 4, 2019, 03:03 PM

8. I remember one of my friends in grade school

had a mother who worked. The only one I had ever heard of. It went like this. "She works. Not always but someone else always has to bring her daughter home from school or else she would come home to an empty house." *eyes would go back and forth and heads would nod side to side in judgement* "She doesn't even have to work!" "When she does not work she plays golf can you imagine?" There were only 3 girls my age in the neighborhood and the other 2 of us were rarely allowed to play with the other girl. She was a nice girl too. Such a damned shame. Good old white suburbia. Straight up middle class. We went to school with the richest in the city so you can imagine what was said of us as well. "They only go on vacation to visit family!" lol

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