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zzyzzx   Wed, 22 Jul 2015, 7:46pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (1)   Delete  Comment 1

You realize that this person moving these jobs is a typical liberal hypocrite.

iwog   Tue, 21 Jul 2015, 8:27am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (1)   Delete  Comment 2

Women preferred 2:1 over men for STEM faculty positions with same qualifications
http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2015/04/women-preferred-21-over-men-stem-faculty-positions

Sexism exists. Unfortunately it's all aimed at men.

iwog   Tue, 21 Jul 2015, 7:50am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (6)   Dislike (2)   Delete  Comment 3

YesYNot says

A child partakes in some art form which includes swearing

If you really think this is art, then anything is art. Anything including the porn that you'd be so devastated to find your daughter participating in.

DieBankOfAmericaPhukkingDie   Sat, 25 Jul 2015, 11:15am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 4

It's been all the fuck downhill since the 13th Amendment!

You tell 'em, Nigel! A buck an hour is more than generous. Anyone willing to work 1000 hours a week can bring home $52,000 a year - just for making coffee! That's outrageous and the mark of a real opportunity society!

It's time to outlaw unions and allow the National Guard to cull unionists for bounties, too.

zzyzzx   Fri, 24 Jul 2015, 5:10pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike (1)   Delete  Comment 5

CaptainShuddup says

I'm not angry why are you angry?

Iwog is still angry over has failed stock market prediction from last year. That, and for some reason he thinks that Trump is a serious candidate.

zzyzzx   Thu, 23 Jul 2015, 12:06pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 6

Call it Crazy   Thu, 23 Jul 2015, 10:01am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike (3)   Delete  Comment 7

Dan8267 says

I was testing the hypothesis that trolls like CIC Dan are motivated by their sexual frustration.

Hmmmm... I guess all your exhaustive research for hours and hours must really pay dividends... Do you share your research with your "friends" at Georgie's?

Dan8267 says

If I were gay, ...motivated by sexual frustration.

Says the fat nerd searching for fat naked guys on the web...

zzyzzx   Thu, 23 Jul 2015, 8:58am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 8

And the reason you were looking at CIC's tinder profile was???

Blurtman   Wed, 22 Jul 2015, 6:59pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 9

Sounds like a job for Ellen Pao.

CaptainShuddup   Tue, 21 Jul 2015, 8:14pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 10

Involentary Democrats.

iwog   Tue, 21 Jul 2015, 9:17am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (5)   Dislike (3)   Delete  Comment 11

I earned two scholarships at University. One was in undergrad biology and one was in zoology. I also tutored Chemistry after getting the only A in the class my Princeton PhD professor awarded that semester. I have experience both learning and teaching science at the University level.

My zoology class was taught by a short woman with thick glasses and a great Jew fro. She was terrific and obviously loved her work. We also had a lot of women in that class because it was a required course for the Doctor/Nurse/PA track.

About half way through the semester, it came time to dissect frogs. To accomplish this, the frogs had to receive brain damage but we also had to leave the brain stem intact so the organs continued to function. The students were required to do this themselves via a sharp needle. Squeamish stuff but when you sign up for biology, you need to get over yourself.

Well what do you think happened? Three girls in the class decided to revolt. They said they could learn everything they needed to know without killing the frogs. My hero, the female maestra, told them they were not going to be allowed to pass the class unless they completed the dissection. They still refused and were kicked out of the class. They appealed but of course were slapped down.

However even that revolt wasn't enough for them. The three girls actually came back to the lab later, grabbed the live frogs that remained, and released them. It wasn't enough for these women to demand special treatment from a female teacher. It wasn't enough for them to make some idiotic PETA point in a field that REQUIRES animal testing. They had to take it one step further and introduce an alien species into the local environment.

So tell me again how this very competent female PhD teaching zoology inspired young girls to excel? Also for the record, I didn't go to school until I was 30 so this isn't ancient history.

zzyzzx   Mon, 27 Jul 2015, 7:39am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 12

zzyzzx   Mon, 27 Jul 2015, 7:39am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 13

zzyzzx   Mon, 27 Jul 2015, 7:28am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (2)   Delete  Comment 14

tatupu70 says

My tax dollars are subsidizing large corporations.

No, they are subsidizing lazy losers who think McDonald's is a career.

BayAreaObserver   Sun, 26 Jul 2015, 3:32pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 15

iwog says

giving most of the money to the driver

iwog says

Nope, from what I've read cab drivers love it and are jumping ship

Things seem to have changed rather quickly from another iwog proclaimed utopian dream - in this case the greatest invention in the world. Spend some time at this site - http://uberpeople.net/ and read how the bored millennials, paralegals, and just plain old people who need a job etc. and others are doing and what they're feeling, they sure don't seem to share these feelings...

Uber Finally Admits The Obvious | Uber Has A Driver Retention Problem

http://uberpeople.net/threads/uber-finally-admits-the-obvious-uber-has-a-driver-retention-problem.28837/

Uber Can't do Math - http://uberpeople.net/threads/uber-cant-do-math.29272/

Uber takes the first $1 as SRF THEN Uber takes 20%. Also your paycheck will say $3.20 but your 1099 at the end of the year will say $4.20 so keep track. You may have to send Uber a 1099 back. And you need to write off the $1 SRFs that Uber pretends it gave you.

WARNING WARNING WARNING BEWARE UBER ICECREAM GENERAL RELEASE - http://uberpeople.net/threads/warning-warning-warning-beware-uber-icecream-general-release.28898/

Uber now spending more on lobbyists than Wal-Mart, Bank of America or Wells Fargo. The stakes for Uber are high. Having to treat drivers like employees would pose huge costs and headaches for a company that says it only manages a smartphone app — and could dramatically affect the start-up's estimated $40-billion valuation. Turning over troves of ride data could lead to even bigger headaches, opening the door to intense regulatory scrutiny of issues such as worker hours, traffic violations, accommodations for the disabled and service in impoverished neighborhoods.

More: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-uber-california-20150726-story.html#page=1

HydroCabron   Sat, 25 Jul 2015, 11:37am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (2)   Delete  Comment 16

1790: Requiring ventilation in mineshafts and lead smelters will "hurt workers and their families."

1840: Limits on burying and dismembering coal miners will "hurt our business and the miners' families."

1860: Ending slavery "will burden working families and destroy small businesses."

1880: Emergency fire exits in factories will "hurt small businesses, cost jobs and destroy working families."

1890: Limits on child labor will "hurt small business and working families."

1915: Letting workers live outside company towns will "hurt small businesses and working families."

1933: Paying workers in cash instead of scrip will "hurt our business, as well as working families everywhere."

1970: Laws against pouring mercury, cadmium and arsenic down storm drains will "hurt you-know who: small businesses, small families, and large families."

1975: Vehicle and factory air emissions rules "will destroy every planet from Mercury through Saturn, thereby killing jobs and hurting franchises and average-sized families."

1980: Banning leaded gasoline will "destroy the U.S. economy and hurt small working businesses and small-to-medium-sized families, leaving single mothers and huge Mormon families slightly worse for wear."

1990: Even mentioning that carbon emissions are a factor in the Earth's climate "will destroy the Orion Arm of the Milky Way Galaxy, and all the small businesses, large businesses and working families of small to very large size contained within that region."

marco   Fri, 24 Jul 2015, 5:36am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 17

Do housing prices go down when no water comes out of the taps ?

Call it Crazy   Thu, 23 Jul 2015, 8:19pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (2)   Delete  Comment 18

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mmmarvel   Wed, 22 Jul 2015, 6:11am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike   Delete  Comment 19

Strategist says

She flatly said the H1B people:

Are more motivated.

Work a lot harder.

More deligent.

Don't complain.

Willing to work at any shift.

Willing to work over time.

Get the job done the right way.

Damn, what's wrong with these people? Do they want to get ahead? Even in the trades I've seen the younger generation turn down overtime -'because it interferes with my time off' - duh, dum-dum. And check your paycheck at the end of the pay period, the fellow next to you (usually an older worker) will have a much better looking paycheck than you. When I was pushing a wheelbarrow, I welcomed and sucked up any and all overtime that was offered.

iwog   Tue, 21 Jul 2015, 8:45am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike (2)   Delete  Comment 20

YesYNot says

When I grew up, it was certainly the case, and girls were encouraged to do different things than boys.

This is not the definition of sexism.

YesYNot says

In a narrowly defined category, as colleges try to improve the ratio of role models to match the ratios of students.

What is being done in law enforcement to improve the ratio of women to men in prisons? Obviously if both men and women are the same on the inside, the huge surplus of men in prison can ONLY be the result of sexism correct? Maybe we should start having quotas for arrests so more women are represented.

BTW I find it disgusting and offensive that a fully qualified man would be rejected over a woman because someone thinks that girls need more role models. It's also the very definition of sexism.

Here's a radical thought. Perhaps men and women are DIFFERENT.

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