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Re: Politics

Post by PacificGoldenPlover » November 22nd, 2011, 6:29 pm

Just a few comments:
1) This does not show number of jobs created, just total number of jobs; it shows that the number of jobs in the private sector has recently been going up, while the number in public sector is going down the number in private sector has increased.
2) The chart is sort of out of date, showing that the turn around occurred relatively recently. In reality, the graph was compiled from data only reaching into late 2010. Since then, the trend has continued, as shown by my graph.
3) The chart overestimates the decline in private sector jobs and increase in public sector jobs. If you notice, the lowest number on the y-axis is 106 million, and the top number is 118 million. If you were to set the graph so the lowest y value was zero, these would technically be minor statistical flukes.

I do not approve of radical redistribution of wealth, or radical redistribution of gpa. However, I believe whoever has higher gpa or wealth, has an obligation to help, or at least not hinder, anyone who has a lower gpa/wealth, AND WHO WANT TO DO BETTER (your scenario does not apply to the masses of american youth who sincerely do not care that much about gpa.

And now, I give you a scenario?
1) A student gives a teacher money to give them an "A"
A corporation gives the government money to lower taxes.

fmtiger, if the graph came from the bureau of labor statistics it is legitimate. However, the blogger came up with it, then yes, I call butterfly.
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Re: Politics

Post by rkoopma2 » November 23rd, 2011, 3:57 pm

PacificGoldenPlover wrote:I do not approve of radical redistribution of wealth, or radical redistribution of gpa. However, I believe whoever has higher gpa or wealth, has an obligation to help, or at least not hinder, anyone who has a lower gpa/wealth, AND WHO WANT TO DO BETTER (your scenario does not apply to the masses of american youth who sincerely do not care that much about gpa.
And now, I give you a scenario?
1) A student gives a teacher money to give them an "A"
A corporation gives the government money to lower taxes.
1. Some people do not want to make more money when they can sit at home and collect unemployment benefits for two years.
2. scenario for you! Government gives money to Solyndra as part of stimulus, Solyndra executives give money to Obama
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Re: Politics

Post by benk » November 23rd, 2011, 4:00 pm

Finally, a non left wing nut-job :D :) ;) :P
Government is not the solultion to our problems, government is the problem - Ronald Reagan

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Re: Politics

Post by rkoopma2 » November 23rd, 2011, 4:01 pm

How do you guys feel about the occupy wall street protesters?
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Post by benk » November 23rd, 2011, 4:03 pm

They are a bunch of wack jobs and need to target the real problem: the overly large US government
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Re: Politics

Post by rkoopma2 » November 23rd, 2011, 4:05 pm

couldn't they be seen as a leftwing teaparty?
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Post by benk » November 23rd, 2011, 4:07 pm

The tea party is a group of people that are respectful to others and are peaceful.
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Re: Politics

Post by rkoopma2 » November 23rd, 2011, 4:15 pm

I find it a bit odd how the negatives such as crimes, and racial slurs, and generally disrespectal behavior of the wall street protesters have been largely ignored by the media, while during the height of the tea party movement, any non politically correct sign, gun or anything else was closely scrutinized and condemned by the media.
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Re: Politics

Post by benk » November 23rd, 2011, 4:18 pm

Not main stream media, lame stream
NBC: now barock channel
ABC: all barrock channel
PBS: praise barrock station
CBS: current barrock station
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Re: Politics

Post by rkoopma2 » November 23rd, 2011, 4:20 pm

We are not trying to ridicule our oppenents here, just discuss respectfully political issues.
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