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jimthorne73 Oct 31, 4:28 p.m.
unemployment is welfare
storchheim Oct 31, 1:01 p.m.
fayncmike, this article is about unemployment, not welfare. But as long as you want to throw in bitter comments about how cruel life is for "TheNeedy":
If you want to contribute directly to agencies and foodbanks that serve TheNeedy, no one's stopping you. Otherwise, it's getting mighty old.
What part of "cannot keep spending money they do not have" did you not comprehend?
The economy's been in the pits for 3 years now. One would think there would be no children under 4 years old born to TheNeedy, but that's not the case, is it? No, they want a baby, they by g*d have as many as they want! And then cry about being "single moms" who can't support a "family" (brood of kids) on minimum wage, so the employers should be forced to pay her a "living wage" - not that she should practice birth control.
What will it take for us to agree that sometimes, it IS wasted money? What will it take for you to entertain the notion that TheNeedy must help themselves too?
storchheim Oct 31, 11:30 a.m.
At least for a change the taxpayers won't be on the hook for this. It isn't the taxpayers firing people, why should we have to pay for businesses that couldn't plan and/or hire properly?
I was hired into a position for which I was barely qualified, given nothing but hostility instead of training, let go at the end of 90 days probation, saw the job advertised a week or so later, and then again about 100 days after that. The person before me had also been too overwhelmed, and let go end of probation. So this company can't get its act together and do a proper job of choosing candidates, but hey, all they have to do is pick another resume. They're not damaged, the string of unemployed people they leave in their dust is. I'm now in my 5th month of unemployment, looking every day for a job, and updating my skills...won't have any experience though, so wish me luck.
They're playing with our livelihoods. Let them pay.
storchheim Oct 31, 11:22 a.m.
I've brought a coverup to the attention of WRAL, News & Observe, and last week to my state Representative. So far have not heard back from anyone, and I've got it in writing!! And the people involved still have their jobs, fat salaries, and generous pensions.
I feel there's no point in bringing it to the top execs at ESC. They'll protect their own.
All those involved are black. Think that has anything to do with why they haven't been fired?
visionofsamsara Oct 31, 11:13 a.m.
if the companies are going to have to pay for them anyway, they mightas well hire them. on the other hand if they weren't paying for them already they might be able to hire.
fayncmike Oct 31, 8:34 a.m.
I agree this is a state issue, but it does involve Obama and the liberal mentality of spend money and give money and we will worry about how to pay for it someother time and hopefully when it is a republican in office. The states and the federal gov't cannot keep spending money they do not have to keep entitlements going to the people that do not put into the pot. didisaythat"
Yes, we shouldn't waste money on the needy. If they have no bread, than let them eat cake.
T5050 Oct 28, 7:40 p.m.
"Everyone wants the rich to pay more. They are paying the majority of taxes." didisaythat
What news have you been watching/reading??? The problem is the rich are NOT paying near their fair share. Due to tax write offs and incentives available to the rich they are able to shelter the majority of their money thereby avoiding taxes. Maybe if they did pay a fair share us middle class could get a little ahead.
didisaythat Oct 28, 7:21 p.m.
I agree this is a state issue, but it does involve Obama and the liberal mentality of spend money and give money and we will worry about how to pay for it someother time and hopefully when it is a republican in office. The states and the federal gov't cannot keep spending money they do not have to keep entitlements going to the people that do not put into the pot. It will never work when we have the numbers of have nots that we have today. We also have that number because we are making this country an welfare country. Our system does not work well as a welfare or socialist state. Everyone wants the rich to pay more. They are paying the majority of taxes. If that is not enough for the ones that don't pay then they need to get a job and put into the pot.
Rebelyell55 Oct 28, 7:19 p.m.
Wonder when the next raise is coming for the other milion dollar mistake, this only address the 1st one.
Rebelyell55 Oct 28, 7:18 p.m.
...Sometimes i wonder how the "smart" politicians think
Ladyblue- the Phoenix.....
That was a joke right? Smart? lol, ya got the best posting of all to day...
Alex25 Oct 28, 7:15 p.m.
F-L-E-E-C-I-N-G the Tax Payer, yet again...........wow
ladyblue Oct 28, 7:09 p.m.
When when our state realize that the more they put their boo boo's off on businesses, the more lay offs will come...Sometimes i wonder how the "smart" politicians think
Rebelyell55 Oct 28, 6:57 p.m.
Once again business are on the hook for Obama's extensions of unemployment insurance.jlhpcarew
October 28, 2011 8:09 a.m.... Don't keep up much huh? This is due to mis-management of the NC ESC, (Obama don't get that low) and our elected leaders not address the issue. All they want to do is throw more money at the problem instead of firing the director, agency head what ever they're call and half the staff along with them. It's buyer market for qualified personnel now and NC can do a lot better.
Rebelyell55 Oct 28, 6:53 p.m.
Woe is us, ya know the companies will just pass this along. The American people pay this, and increase like it. I still say someone should of lost their job over this.
jlhpcarew Oct 28, 8:09 a.m.
Once again business are on the hook for Obama's extensions of unemployment insurance. The small businesses that have managed to hang on for the past 3 years will surly have to layoff/not hire due to increased taxes. every time the government gets involved in something costs skyrocket - for businesses and individuals.
Rebelyell55 Oct 27, 7:19 p.m.
Why has the Gov. not removed this person from this job? How many mistake can a public employee make before they are fire? As many as they want, because they're never fired, they just move em or make em managers....
Published: 2007-10-05 09:38:00
Updated: 2013-09-05 17:25:12