"Gladly, if you can get me the time off and the money to do so. But, oh, wait, I'm supporting myself and my unemployed, disabled husband on a below-median, if First World, salary. Cash and PTO are short.
And I disagree with your whole economics.…"
""Educational budgets have been shrinking for years."? Really? Then please, please tell me why my property taxes have been rising all these years? Why has both states I've lived in for the past 20 years increased spending on education…"
"Why would you blame your 'failings' on your father's death? That has nothing to do with the state of the economy (which is directly affecting the job market), nor does it have anything to do with your having to drive an old truck, or…"
"There are weekly reports out of North Dakota of jobs but no housing, or promised jobs that disappear upon arrival.
Education may not be a growth industry. America's fertility rate is barely at replacement. But it's a steady industry. There…"
Try applying to OCS or other mental health jobs. They are always hiring here. These are tough jobs but they will tend to toughen you up too and your education is probably close enough for them.
If you still can't find a…"
"To be honest the onyl good things about my life is that I have a strong faith, and that I have good morals since I don't get drunk, and I don't smoke
You are NOT a loser. Look at the above; you already have a strong foundation, things…"
"Sounds like mild depression. If you have health insurance, see a mental health professional. If you don't, and even if you do:
*Get plenty of sleep
*Make a point of catching some rays (wear sunscreen)
*Have some dark…"
"How am I racist in stating that "Black N' Mild" cigars are particularly popular among poor, uneducated black youths? Are you oversensitive, entirely new to the world of demographics and marketing, or just plain deeply stupid? "
"May have posted this before, but here: I'm a member of the Barbershop Group here and have been going to old-time barbers for 30 years now.
The traditional barbershop is a mancave that I socialized into as a boy with my Dad and…"
"I guess my categorization of southerners isn't sufficiently developed. Oh well. Take the southern piece out of it and it's all the same: Denny is stupid, racist, and is the (ostensible) adult whose day apparently is not busy enough that he…"
"First signs of spring finally in FL panhandle today. So, my youngest son and I put up a new Eastern Blue Bird box where old one had started falling apart. Was nice to see the blue birds nearby waiting for their new real estate. Good bonding/teaching…"
"It's true Chuck, there are many fine Southerners, such as yourself. Denny, I think, represents some of the darker tendencies of the South that stem from its racist past, which seems to be eroding (but not fast enough)."