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Forum Post: going once...number one male job in America: Sold!!!...to Jeff Denham/war on workers continues

Posted 4 months ago on May 2, 2018, 4:27 p.m. EST by elf3 (4011)
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https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2015/02/05/382664837/map-the-most-common-job-in-every-state

Did you know truck driver is the most occupied job in america...did you know it pays well and has excellent benefits? well recently the wallstreet journal has been discussing the demand for drivers and high cost of their pay. Just article after article about how in demand and how drivers get paid very well ( costing companies more than your average wage slave) This field is in demand American workers...but wait for it

What ? Workers making money you say? Um not so fast Republican House members voted this week on an Aviation amendment ( yes they hid it in there as a gift to corporations) to federally deregulate state regulations on trucker hours and pay.

So the attack on American workers continues thanks to the House and the Republican member Jeff Denham who introduced the bill. This bill will strip away pay and hour protections as well as rights of truckers to be classified as real workers as opposed to independent contractors. So truckers, families of truckers, dust off those resumes and get ready to look for something that hasn't been outsourced pays enough to live and feed your family and hopefully offers insurance. Oh wait that's all been outsourced ...maybe get out pitchforks instead...there isn't too much left you can do.

The wsj has been pretty hush on this...they are busy investing in the insider trading...think of how much the shareholders will make now that Mexicans and subcontractors and such can replace American workers for peanuts with no safety regulations to consider. "Oh those dickhead drivers trying to feed their kids actually needing to stop and sleep and wanting to be paid fairly for their hard work. Let's toss them some cake in the unemployment line shall we Frederick...no worries they are just dumb shmoes they dont deserve living wages fah fah fah? And who cares about the families in cars killed and run off road by sleepy drivers...that's the cost of our billions they will just have to realize our money is worth the lives of their kids and families. Well to us anyway fah fah fah fah...we will get some cake to the funerals. And yes its an easy way for terrorists to drive bombs throughout America...but that is a chance we must take too...let the taxpayers worry about the fallout ...dumb shmoes fa ha fah haa"

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[-] 1 points by elf3 (4011) 4 months ago

Also the unemployment numbers are probably going to skyrocket being this was the number one male job in the country. But minimum wage pay will fix that very fast. So to invest or pull invest pull...hmmm lots.of high paid truckers wont be affording to consume soon so there will also be a dent in product sales coming soon and of course the opportunity to buy up their forclosed houses cheap and rent them back to said truckers for more than their mortgages fa ha ha... and so what is there is a nasty weapon transported in a truck from Mexico since trucking is set to be uniformly deregulated the taxpayers can worry about fixing all that while we use our profits for more yachts while using their bridges and roads to transport our overweight unregulated goods dumb fucking taxpayer shmoes fah fah fah suckers."

Perhaps even more importantly do you want to stay living in America when it turns into a post apocolyptic shithole with no jobs or viable employment? Scary.

[-] 1 points by grapes (5184) 4 months ago

Nature's tendency is always towards balance. The Biblical Four Horsemen are the instruments of God for rebalancing. It has always been so and it will always be so. The carrying capacity of any niche is affected by how the denizens behave while occupying it. We have an excess of truckers coming up in the U.S. What is needed is a reduction in the labor supply of truckers. The crux of the matter is that most societies don't regulate fertility rate well. It's truly a hit-or-miss business. Women being the Frigidaire Babymakers for all societies are the single most effective point of control on the fertility rate. The long latency time between working this control and the changed adult labor supply is not conducive to the perhaps more humane artificial rebalancing as opposed to natural rebalancing.

A different way is to invent a kind of suspended animation of excess labor supply. Labor supply can be sent abroad or repatriated as needed or desired. It's often more preferable than the natural rebalancing so border controls need a certain amount of flexibility. Hmm, how many refugees did Rustia and Rus China accept in recent years? Yeah, they're U.N. Security Council's permanent member states talking the high talks of state sovereignty for shitholes to justify inaction. This is why the U.S. should stop funding the U.N. We should be able to rent a men's room from Stanford University for our pissing contest to jumpstart a Silicone Volley for men ( warning: beware of fainting from a double solar eclipse... einfach fraulich! ) It's funner and cheaper!

Corporatocracy welcomes excess labor supply in all trades to lower wages. Why the standard of living is kept low is because women couldn't keep their legs together for many different reasons. For any given amount of goodies, the more people sharing them the less one often gets. Women have historically been subjected to the devastation of less investment in their health, education, livelihood, and passion relative to men in most societies. Where women enjoy high social status, one often finds good standards of living. The macho countries tend to monopolize the worst ranks ( the shitholes.) I'm not condemning large populations per sé but I am condemning the imbalance and chaos caused by them. Large populations can be great if well organized or terrible if not. Organization is the most important factor. Compare BRD with DDR, ROK with DPRK, ROC with PROC, Rhodesia with Zimbabwe, Dominican Republic with Haiti, etc.

It's not entirely natural resources. Silicon Valley in the 1950's had much fertile farmland for orchards so one might have thought that it would become a productive agricultural district. I wonder whether mercury-in-cinnabar mining had something to do with the direction it had taken. Instead of farming, the people of Silicon Valley have been mining beach sand and turning it into sometimes-more-valuable-than-gold silicon chips sold worldwide. It could have been done just about anywhere close to a shoreline, right? Not quite!

As I turned around to face my father's grave, feeling my young kid's warm soft hand in the autumn chill, what else could I have said to the man who bulldozed the soil onto the grave of the Dad I barely knew? "What can I help you with?" . . . . . "Nothing. . ."

Typhoid fever killed Leland Stanford jr. so his father the Governor bequeathed "the Farm" for all the children of California ( the "lotus seed" sprouted--"why did the earliest crystal radios work Regardless of which type of metal was used as the sharp cat's whisker?" "let's start with that grain of sand [in my land and that bite of soot in my food]" ) to found Stanford University which has in recent years become the most selective university in the whole world for college admission. It's special due to the "traitorous" culture, climate being benign enough that people are comfortable to socialize, people, capital, and knowledge resources. I'm being facetious but there's a grain of diamond-hard truth in this semi-yoke, "come to the men's room with me for your job interview; we're starting up!" Stanford is famous worldwide for its college dropouts who have become high-tech industry titans who have to piss, just like anyone else. It's urgent! "There's gold in them Pis." With wine added outcomes silky soft golden polyurethane.

Studying soot's structures yielded one of the greatest if not the greatest breakthrough in material science. I was eating, breathing in, and smearing soot on my face and clothes every day in my youth ( but I didn't have an electron microscope.) Now with buckminsterfullerene/graphene under the scope, it's not "plastics" anymore but "soot" of course; after the financial conflagration, what else could it be? "Come with me for a minute"--"there's a great future in soot"--I cut my milk teeth on it. It's Not just in the men's room anymore. Pis can squirt anywhere. Even the Gulf, Northeast Asia, and North America, too.

Perhaps women's high social status preventing countries from being shitholes is only a correlation on a wider scale but I know for sure that it is definitely causal in my clan at least in which young girls who desired an education have been deprived of one due to crowding, and perhaps patriarchal attitudes ( oh, my male ancestors may curse me for saying this but men died early so we tended to live in matriarchy with the wise old and decisive women in charge and I believe that we were better off culturally though not financially [men were great producers of financial wealth and they died early in the olden days.] )

There are five ways to gain wealth: birthright, good education/job, owning profitable business, marriage into an upscale family, and inheritance. Culture figures into all of them ( cultures with heavy censorship tend to be stagnant and miss out on non-traditional innovations--praying to the Supreme Fascist for millennia, being uncivil, got people Nowhere closer to easing their daily struggles { nor could very cool rides on a "pocket rocket" surmount the educational hurdle although they got a rich girl interested enough.} India, Israel/Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Peru, etc. are/were all spiritual-origin homelands with tons and millennia of prayers--do the refugees clamor to make their new lives there?) Women are dinged so they offer the opportunity to improve.

[-] 2 points by elf3 (4011) 4 months ago

That is a lot of nonsensical jib jab in that response...care to make a point? Here is my view: ( no jib jab)

At some point the world will realize there are 500 or so of ruling elites...and 7 billion of us ...give or take a few

The "Federal" bank is like Santa Claus once you realize he is made up...we stop leaving cookies and milk

[-] -1 points by factsrfun (8360) from Phoenix, AZ 4 months ago

good post, do you have a link to the vote?

[-] 1 points by elf3 (4011) 4 months ago

No...people know how to google. It is not hard to find.

[-] 0 points by factsrfun (8360) from Phoenix, AZ 4 months ago

I guess everybody but you....

[-] 1 points by elf3 (4011) 4 months ago

Why what is it am I missing? I try to learn and adapt as circumstances change...( parenthesis are just annoying to type aren't they?) happy to be better informed and I don't claim to be an authority on any subject and I often change my mind (but hopefully never my moral compass) and it is the free will of every person to change opinions as more information becomes available as well. Will you explain?

[-] -1 points by factsrfun (8360) from Phoenix, AZ 4 months ago

elf you claim that there is this amendment to a bill but you can't reference it? that is odd you know given people got google and all makes me wonder if you're lying, maybe i will look but if you don't care enough to why should I?

[-] 1 points by elf3 (4011) 4 months ago

Look up denham amendment...hidden in the recent aviation bill. Why would I make it up? I had no problem googling it. Is your ISP is censoring you now that Net Neutrality was repealed?

[-] -1 points by factsrfun (8360) from Phoenix, AZ 4 months ago

and yet you still couldn't post the link, what's a matter U?

[-] 0 points by elf3 (4011) 4 months ago

But in case you are interested former WalMart exec Scott Price has been hired to go into UPS and bust up the union. Truckers unions are the last unicorn of worker protection and rights in America and set the beacon for standards of all labor; Fighting for workers in a sea full of yachts on their much smaller working man vessel.

The Atlanta-based logistics giant said that Scott Price will join the company as chief transformation officer (actual title)driving and facilitating organizational change." (Aka Restructuring/ firing and emotionally abusing and over working workers while cutting pay or insourcing their jobs.) Who backed the Dedham amendment anyway? Which lobbyist pushed that one? Hmm friends of Price? ( or Walmart?) And if so does it speak to a shipping alliance with the megalopoly retailer? Does Price still have Walmart holdings?