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Old 02-25-2010, 07:50 PM
 
Location: Planet Eaarth
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Err, what are they going to do to strike? Start working?
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:09 PM
 
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Err, what are they going to do to strike? Start working?
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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Err, what are they going to do to strike? Start working?
Demanding a better jobs bill would be a start.
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:32 PM
 
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Demanding a better jobs bill would be a start.
Maybe a bit more effort should be focused on making themselves more marketable instead.
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Old 02-25-2010, 08:35 PM
 
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Err, what are they going to do to strike? Start working?
hee!
+1 fer subbie.
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Old 02-26-2010, 01:10 AM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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Err, what are they going to do to strike? Start working?
LOL! I can see that now!
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Old 02-26-2010, 01:11 AM
 
Location: The Chatterdome in La La Land, CaliFUNia
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Maybe a bit more effort should be focused on making themselves more marketable instead.
100% agreed.
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