It would be great to have bike corrals strategically located but I doubt seriously that it will reduce the need for parking. Don't take away parking spaces for Bikes, just put smaller corrals on the sidewalks. I don't have a problem sharing the road but there are just as many rude bikers as there are drivers. Slow down and enjoy the scenery.
As for no signs being posted, there is probably some sign ordinance to prevent the posting of signs and a sign patrol to make sure unlawfully posted signs are confiscated to be placed in a sign impound area where they are kept until someone pays a fine...
"However, if I asked my boss for a 100% raise, he would laugh in my face."
So would mine, and I'm self employed.
I seem to see a strong correlation between people that:
1. Pillory Mandela and African nationalists for employing force against one of the most oppressive systems of government in the latter 20th century and
2. Brag of their "2nd Amendment solutions" to political issues like Obamacare and gun control, of the "coming revolution" and whatnot.
@spartan300. You (among others) are a neanderthal and I think employers should be able to fire you just for being a neanderthal. So let's make sure we keep Neanderthal out of ENDA protections. For us, it is not all about the sex no more than it is all about the sex for heterosexual couples. Did you get married just for the sex? If you did, then you will divorce soon, if not already. It is about what is natural for us as it is for you and your ilk. Many times, employers find out about an employees sexual orientation thru normal conversaition and that is the end....competency be d*amned! It is perfectly OK for straight folks to talk about their weekends with their family but not for gay folks. But wait, we don't get the rating of family so that becomes a moot point. Another consideration is ENDA's protection of gays is only a small part of the legislation, which also protects employees based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age and disability. Which is to protect competent employees from being fired just because they are not white (etc), or a woman, or a Catholic (etc), or an athiest, or a Mexican (etc), or a senior citizen or a person suffering from PTSD (etc). And a tax break? What the h*ll are you talking about? You just don't like anyone who is different from you so you just start to babble meaningless gab just to gain attention. Pathetic, at the most and downright stupid st the least.
@CharlestonNative...Now we know who was complaining-Get a life...
@Trollslayer. Perhaps there are no "good" apples to offer.
@Dislikers. Will the "dislikers" kindly explain why you are against protecting the citizens from overzealous solicitors trying to further their political careers at the expense of the innocent instead of just disagreeing? I am willing to listen to opposing views if giving valid points.
"ha ha, a bunch of privileged ppl talking like they know anything about growing up having nothing."
What does growing up having nothing have to do with working fast food? I was never wealthy, but I did grow up in a lower middle class family. I worked in fast food while in high school, when the minimum wage was $5.15. It sucked, but it was friggin easy. Mindless work, that only required a bit of speed. I decided I wanted to make more money, and landed a job at a pizzeria. There are always options if you feel that you have been underpaid and overworked.
"you can ask for a raise but they can't???"
No one ever said fast food workers shouldn't ask for raises. This isn't about a raise for hard workers that deserve it. This is about having the government force the businesses to give raises to everyone. I am not necessarily against that, if the raise is reasonable. However, if I asked my boss for a 100% raise, he would laugh in my face.
So umm Sark, then what are those replaced by the machines going to do once the machines are doing their jobs?
ha ha, a bunch of privileged ppl talking like they know anything about growing up having nothing. you can ask for a raise but they can't???
"So it's better for people to be unemployed than work low paying jobs?"
Did I say that? No. If more and more work can be don't by machines, than there's less work that humans have to do. Which is a good thing. The problem is that the wealth from those automated processes are accruing to a tiny subset of the population instead of to society at large.
"Where did I go wrong?"
You met Buddha on the road, and you didn't kill him.
I didn't see any Chic-fil-a people protesting. Why do you suppose that is? It's ironic how they defy the "fast food" stereotype and manage to recruit exponentially better people to do the exact same jobs.
"I did not get a degree in Black Studies or Gay History in America or any number of absolutely useless degrees many have received "
My advisor in college referred to these as degrees in "underwater basket weaving".
I have to wonder why solicitors or anybody else would not want the bad apples weeded out of their profession.
Medicare, the VA...
"That's what we should be aiming for: automating as much mundane work as possible so humans don't have to do it."
So it's better for people to be unemployed than work low paying jobs?
Who is Lee Bright? A copycat of bad ideas, obviously. John Galt would not have approved of this garbage, I'm sure.
And I thought the plywood was bad! Whoever is responsible for this needs to be cited for littering. With such a disrespect for the aesthetics of my town, what can we expect from him in the Senate?
"People who have families to support don't have that luxury."
I have a family, and I refused to even get married before I could support my family.
"Than you can volunteer to work for less if you don't think you're worth more."
That doesn't really make any sense. You being complete irrational here and allowing emotions to get in the way of common sense.
"That is exactly why you do not have a family that YOU cannot support."
Wow, we agree on something. Birth control is cheap and readily available.
I will repeat my comment above. I do think these people are worth more than the current minimum wage. $15 an hour is a silly request. If you want support, be reasonable.
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