When the standard for courage is acknowledging objective reality, we’ve sunk to a pretty dark place.
I find your take on the Colin Quinn comeback to be quite different from my own. “I was not conditioned in a family of abuse to accept that abuse” is the message I take, and the ‘child of alcoholics’ line both makes it specific (therefore funny) and stingingly personal, since Quinn gives off a ‘Family of Boozers’ vibe.… Read more
In food at least, a lot of business owners feel like everyone owes them cheap labor because the business was “their dream”. I had someone offer me $14/hr for an exec chef position, to which I replied “Lol, no.” and informed her that anyone actually qualified wouldn’t work for that rate. She cried that opening the… Read more
Unemployment typically does not cover 100% of your lost wages. Even with the $300 supplement, the Chamber of Commerce’s own analysis shows that 75% of people collecting unemployment are getting less than they got from working. It’s highly unlikely that there are a significant number of people turning down jobs because… Read more
Yeah, the fact that said he “didn’t think it would be this ridiculous” would be hilarious if it wasn’t so twisted and sad. When you admit out loud that ridiculousness is OK - but only up to a point! I have standards, you know! - you need to take a long look in the mirror.
This is a very telling remark. He and every other GOPer knew this was ridiculous from the start, but just like with Dump, they thought it would be useful, controllable idiocy that they could steer to the voting booth. When the absolutely 100% predictable result of rabbit holing and lunacy appeared, destroying the last… Read more