Stuart Carlson by Stuart Carlson

Stuart Carlson

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  1. Enoki

    Enoki said, almost 3 years ago

    Thank the White House and Democrats for that. But, don’t use it for heating as Obama’s EPA has regulated against it.

  2. echoraven

    echoraven said, almost 3 years ago

    well said.

  3. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Walmart in D. C. stared taking job applications, and the number of applicants was making getting a job more like winning the lottery. NOT everyone on assistance, or out of work, is lazy. There just AREN’T THAT MANY JOBS IN MANY AREAS OF THE COUNTRY! (At least well-paying ones!)

  4. jack75287

    jack75287 said, almost 3 years ago

    You got that right.

  5. rpmurray

    rpmurray said, almost 3 years ago


    You mean there aren’t that many well-paying jobs for unskilled unmotivated high-school dropouts.

  6. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    ^Check out how many with degrees in sciences, engineering,and many other “not liberal arts” degrees are still unemployed, IN THEIR 50’s, after being laid off when their jobs were shipped overseas, or taken by foreign workers “imported” on worker visas. You can also look at the highly skilled labor, not just journeymen, out of work because a robot has taken their jobs.

    While some of those folks ARE going back to work, the myth that only the “unskilled and unmotivated” are unemployed is a dangerous, right-wing inspired, ignorance.

  7. AlnicoV

    AlnicoV said, almost 3 years ago

    You come across as someone who’s never been without a job not knowing where next months rents going to come from or worse been out of doors. I wouldn’t wish that on anyone but in your case I think you learn a lot from the experience.

  8. Fuzzy Thinker (I)

    Fuzzy Thinker (I) GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    It is time to Build 1,000 Colonies in America. Newcomers to America established communities that produced food or some other commodity. We can do it again. Build products to be sold in Walmart that are currently imported. The Federal Reserve could print money to build an On-The-Job Training Factory in areas of poverty. People receiving govt assistance would work there and learn (Jr. College on site) to do jobs from Manager on down (or their govt payments would be cut in half). You keep your current govt payment and get profits from production. 4 hour shifts gives plenty of time-off for personal activities. Run the operation 24/7/365. That means 6 people at a time could be practicing in one job slot before rotated in six months to another job (there would be a job opening every month). Jobs can be structured for Disabled/Handicapped people. Day-care and Pre-school and After-school care would be on-site and staffed with trained welfare people. The factory could own buses to transport people that can’t walk to work. Free meals could be served every 6 hours. As the first colonials said: “If you don’t want to work, then you don’t eat”. People that don’t work as a team can be voted off the work team.

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