Hi guys, I've been coming on AOM for about a year or so and only recently starting coming on the forum more often, so I thought now might be a good time to ask for some advice.I'll be 22 years old…Continue
"Thanks for the replies & advice guys. Definitely some stuff to take into account and keep in mind. The best thing I do I s'pose is just go for it, give it my all, and hope for the best. Thanks again."
"My first thought was, "Jump in!"
But, to flesh it out, I would say that the best way to learn it to do it. I would not suggest quitting a job right away, but start a few projects that will challenge you, and, if you do it well, could…"
"Speaking as someone who failed at this, I wish you luck. I can give you a few observations based on my own mstakes:
1: Job number one is sales. You may become an excellent craftsman, but if you have no sales you will be dead. …"
"For a man on a budget, I'd recommend thrift stores. You just have to get over the stigma that comes with shopping at a thrift store. I've been shopping at thrift stores for years and it's very rare that I'll actually update my…"
Hi guys, I've been coming on AOM for about a year or so and only recently starting coming on the forum more often, so I thought now might be a good time to ask for some advice.I'll be 22 years old this summer, I've worked a lot of different jobs over the years, been working since I was 15 and I've done it all, customer service, landscaping, plumbing, construction, etc. I FINALLY decided that for a career I really think I'd like to get into wood-working, it was a course I really enjoyed in High…See More
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"Alot of things decide sentence severity. One of those is previous record.
I could be wrong but my understanding of most of the statistics only include severity of the single crime, not previous offenses."
"and so there is a good argument to be made that the differences in sentences were motivated by racial animus, rather than a desire to punish trafficking in more dangerous substances more severely.
My instincts would be that the differences in…"
"There is documented evidence that, for otherwise identical crimes, whites routinely receive a significantly lighter sentence than people of color. So, yes, it does appear that a racial bias does exist.
Whether this is an institutional…"
"It's definitely the case that most people, and most blacks, in prison are there for non-violent crimes. It's also definitely the case that different forms of cocaine are treated differently by the sentencing statutes. It is my…"
"Unless you think blacks are locked up for usually victimless, definitely non-violent, crimes, and that the sentencing provisions either explicitly or implicitly discriminate on the basis of race through meaningless distinctions regarding…"