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Response to lumberjack_jeff (Reply #13)

Tue Feb 28, 2012, 02:53 PM

14. And 200 years ago, most jobs involved farming. Things change. There have been tectonic shifts across

the board. Not only is the labor pool different than it was 30 years ago, the labor pool is competing for a whole different batch of jobs requiring a whole different batch of skills to participate in a completely different world, both domestically and globally.

I think you're oversimplifying, but I also am a firm believer that everyone should have the opportunity to pursue the life they desire. I think it's better for families if incomes (and benefits) are good enough that one parent can stay home with small kids, but I also think it's better for everyone that we live in a world where little girls can grow up to be anything little boys can.

I agree with you about government policy and families; if you look at, say, Germany or France, the family-friendly policies they have compared to the US.. it's no contest.

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