My, my, my. Some bad foreigner must have got into this poor man welfare
line. What where you doing there? Too lazy to work?
It will be a surprise for you, but there is no such a thing as "our
jobs" anymore. It's called global economy, sweetheart, put up with it
or shut up!
Because I treasure the opportunity of meeting such refined gentlemen
such as yourself, asshole! Now grab your banana, go back to your cage
and stay there.
Bull Crap. Read the job applications. I interview some of these dropouts.
I ask them why they did not finish school. They CHOOSE to drop out. I
see them all the time. I rarely hire them. Sure, in some cases it is a
real problem, (and I did hire this young man) but most are just too damned
lazy to finish school. I get answers like "it was too hard" or "the
teachers were not very good" or "I didn't like the way the school was run"
How about "I don't think I need no English classes"
Next question I ask is about getting a GED. Typical answers are "my
probation officer tell me I should" and some have genuine reasons like "I
ain't gota car so I can't get there". Of course "there" is less than a mile
Don't display your ignorance in newsgroups.
Hmm- can't argue with teaching kids that learning a marketable skill is a
good survival tactic. But along with that, maybe we need to teach them to
DON'T FRIGGING BUILD YOUR HOUSE BELOW SEA LEVEL, OR MOVE INTO A NEIGHBORHOOD
BELOW SEA LEVEL. (Or the Califirnia variant, don't build your house on
telephone poles on the side of a bare mountain, or over a fault line.)
I agree with this line of thought. Kids should be taught at an early age
that the government can't offer them a handout all their lives. Education
will put these very kids in charge of their own destiny and not keep them
dependent on someone else (govt) for a handout. Reading, writing,
arithmetic and being able to understand follow simple, but important,
instructions like... "you need to evacuate right now" will help them in
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