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Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Earth Wind and Fire, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. Earth Wind and Fire

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    Well if amnesty gets a go that will help out the situation ....WAIT....that would just make things worse!
     
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    Funny you should say that! A nice(I think) young fellow / a Latino & his family just moved I to the neighborhood. When he started his 1st vegetable garden I helped him along and we were talking...come to find out that like me he is outa work & like me he is in sales. Now he is younger & speaks Spanish so he is more marketable because he supposidely can get into more markets. Well he just got a new job a month ago....I congratulated him... but the interesting thing I'm noticing is he is often out in the backyard during times I would think he should be working. Now maybe its me but if I started a job (particularly in sales) id be spending a ton of time in the field cultivating potential clients. Always operated off the belief that if I took any job that id perform like it was my own business (you know with expenses, planned worktime etc) especially the first 90 days of my initial employment....but that's me....& when I fill out an employment application I have declare myself white....not Latino black or American Indian. Does being white today mean I'm at a disadvantage--probably. Does being 56 yo put me at a disadvantage --don't know & does operating as an English only guy hurt me--oh yea. But I wouldn't be in my back yard at 2pm playing with my dog either...id be in the field working to bring in revenue for my boss. & using both my time & my 30 years experience for the betterment of myself and my company. So go figure!
     
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    As much as I like as shopping at Walmart (at 3 AM):tonofbricks:
     
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    Hey that is when the crowds are slack.
     
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    In Scranton they have shootouts with the cops at that time. Bonus, you can shop in your jammies.
     
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    Don't get me started on that.
     
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    esprit de corps
     
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    You just need a new product. Maybe you could start a tourism company with one bus. You could run tours into the forests of New Jersey in search of the Jersey Devil. Maybe the SyFy Channel would start a series on you.
     
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    I sincerely hope so...bravo has a coupla other shows about Nj soooo. ANYTHING FOR MONEY HONEY!
     
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