pepper99

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  • pepper99 commented on the diary post In America Being Poor is a Criminal Offense by Rania Khalek.

    2011-05-15 09:30:10View | Delete

    Thanks, C-S. For every one of you, unfortunately, there are two or three “stewartm’s” waiting in the shrubs to assassinate one’s character or drone into a Patton shriek. So, “stewartm,” here are some things that could help you understand better and upgrade your ticket from balloon-atik to American or maybe even United. 1) Suggesting or [...]

  • pepper99 commented on the diary post In America Being Poor is a Criminal Offense by Rania Khalek.

    2011-05-15 01:03:30View | Delete

    I, too, appreciate this article and its author. Here’s a trifecta for some more perspective. My job ended five years ago with my employer declaring me “unfit for duty.” It had nothing to do with abuse of substance. It had everything to do with substantial abuse by my employer. I filed confidentially with the EEOC [...]

  • pepper99 commented on the diary post Unemployed Are Not the Reason Unemployment Funds Are Broke by dakine01.

    2011-05-09 01:45:26View | Delete

    There were two seminal moments during 2010 about unemployment but the one that sticks in my craw just a little more than the other is the Rose Garden Speech. Coming up on a year since the POTUS walked 4 unemployed people to the RG to stand by his side while he gave a modest overview [...]

  • pepper99 commented on the blog post Save it for Broder

    2011-01-19 02:16:45View | Delete

    The staffer who (allegedly) leaked this news said that JL “didn’t want to go out feet first.”

    I would have settled for the more traditional handcuffed-with-a-trenchcoat-over-his-head visual.

  • If Agent Orange had an education, a PR person, and marketing skills, he’d be way out in front of a book: Chicken Crap Soup for the Soul. To be followed with CCS for the Unemployed.

  • pepper99 became a registered member

    2010-12-03 02:21:53View | Delete