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Posted: Oct 29, 2014 - 3:17pm

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Seems to me paying for sex and paying for sex while on a work trip are different things (I'm to cheap for either).  Then again, a woman in Australia successfully claimed work-cover compensation for injuries sustained after hours while on a business trip.  Seems she received cuts and was traumatised when she ripped the lamp above her bed out of the wall while having sex.
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Posted: Oct 29, 2014 - 12:28pm

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{#Doh} 
I guess it could only have been more ironic if he were accused of turning tricks.

"Which one gave you 50¢?"
"They all did."


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Posted: Oct 29, 2014 - 12:02pm

Secret Service prostitution scandal investigator resigned after being accused of paying for sex
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Posted: Oct 27, 2014 - 9:57am


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Posted: Oct 18, 2014 - 6:21am

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 It's not "capitalist greed," but an understanding that it puts a barrier between small organizations with limited funding and low-skill workers who want to earn experience.
 
Great. So if we can guarantee that the minimum wage will only be used for low-skill workers who want to earn experience, and then will be ushered into a living wage as soon as that does not apply (and I do not mean 10¢ above minimum), then sure, leave it where it is. Because if you're paying someone minimum wage for 40 hours a week and the experience they're earning cannot or will not translate to significantly higher wages with your company or another within, say, 6 months, then we're back to capitalist greed.
 
However: Irony duly noted. 
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Posted: Oct 18, 2014 - 6:14am

Socialists Push For $20 Minimum Wage But Won’t Pay Workers That Much


One could argue that it's not fair to pick on small organizations like the Freedom Socialist Party, because they can't afford high-pay web developers. Given the requirements they list, chances are they're looking for a high school or college student who is just starting out in the field. But, these are exact reasons why people argue against artificially high minimum wages. It's not "capitalist greed," but an understanding that it puts a barrier between small organizations with limited funding and low-skill workers who want to earn experience.




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Posted: Oct 17, 2014 - 12:21pm

Irony spanning the centuries.

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Posted: Oct 15, 2014 - 7:24pm


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Posted: Oct 15, 2014 - 11:13am

Retired stuntmen who worked on ‘The Wild Bunch’and 'Hooper' killed in traffic accident


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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 11:33am

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Meh, I wasnt seeing it as a blunder, as much as I was seeing it as simply horribly ironic.

 
Horribly is right.
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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 11:26am

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yesterday's NYT, with Yoko's message on John's B'day   

 
I wouldn't be surprised if she asked them to place it opposite all those articles about war and mayhem. She's cool like that.
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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 11:20am

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I guess I'm supposed to imagine this as a terrible blunder by the NYT, soiling the message of the ad. But I'm guessing they deliberately arranged the paper to have only horrible stories on the facing page. Kind of helping to make the point, I think.

 

Meh, I wasnt seeing it as a blunder, as much as I was seeing it as simply horribly ironic.
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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 11:09am

 meower wrote:

yesterday's NYT, with Yoko's message on John's B'day   

 
I guess I'm supposed to imagine this as a terrible blunder by the NYT, soiling the message of the ad. But I'm guessing they deliberately arranged the paper to have only horrible stories on the facing page. Kind of helping to make the point, I think.
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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 10:58am

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 sirdroseph wrote:


 
i will give India $27 million if they will send Bullock and Clooney to mars
 
Buzz & Dave

Another Buzz seems to agree with your sentiment.
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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 10:28am

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 sirdroseph wrote:


 
 
i will give India $27 million if they will send Bullock and Clooney to mars
 

Amen to that.
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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 10:22am

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i will give India $27 million if they will send Bullock and Clooney to mars
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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 10:21am

 meower wrote:

yesterday's NYT, with Yoko's message on John's B'day   

 
Ffs.
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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 9:46am


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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 - 6:47am


yesterday's NYT, with Yoko's message on John's B'day   
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Posted: Sep 29, 2014 - 2:59pm

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*song comment slagging Ramones*
  


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