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Old 12-07-2010, 07:22 PM
 
Location: South East
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The church crowd tipped lousy for all the waitresses. Nope, the church crowd are lousy tippers. Ask any wait person.
Well, I attend church and do enjoy brunch after church services are over. I am an excellent tipper and give good wait staff well over 20%.
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Old 12-07-2010, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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It is a common saying - don't get yourself all hot and bothered trying to find links that I will not waste my time reading. Find another 'cause' please.

I have a very high level of education, btw. And don't send me a link for btw.
"The earth is flat" was once a common saying...wasn't ever a correct saying, but whatevs...

I stand by the irony of your username
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Old 12-07-2010, 07:26 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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Well, I attend church and do enjoy brunch after church services are over. I am an excellent tipper and give good wait staff well over 20%.
You should be an example for the other church goers who are cheap tippers.

Here is another forum that discusses this.

Why are Christians the worst tippers? - The Fighting Fundamental Forums

http://www.holyobserver.com/schedule...wd-hello-tips/
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Old 12-07-2010, 07:26 PM
 
Location: 3rd rock from the sun
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Republicans wouldn't recognize Jesus. Back in the day they'd be the ones clamoring to silence this rabble rousing leftie.
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Old 12-07-2010, 07:30 PM
 
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Why can't you admit that you are wrong?...Just reading the comments on the page she posted convinced me that the after church Christian crowd are the worst tippers in the US, and also use a restaurant as if it were a social club by overstaying their welcome....Jojajn is right...You are not.
And you are cleverly "off topic!"

Just in case we forget that the real topic here is the Government's Control of the Arts, which is approaching Fascism for any of you interested in Freedom.This is not about whether you approve of or liked this book or how well Church Lady tips. It is about an agenda being pushed by the government.This is but one example. Proof? Read the link.

Big Hollywood » Blog Archive » The National Endowment for the Art of Persuasion?

Similarity to Hitler's Germany? Read the Link.

Fascism and the Cult of Nation
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Old 12-07-2010, 07:35 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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And you are cleverly "off topic!"

Just in case we forget that the real topic here is the Government's Control of the Arts, which is approaching Fascism for any of you interested in Freedom.This is not about whether you approve of or liked this book or how well Church Lady tips. It is about an agenda being pushed by the government.This is but one example. Proof? Read the link.
Any book can be accused of promoting an agenda. What is the agenda of "Nickeled and Dimed?"
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Old 12-08-2010, 05:56 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Smile Try it

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Are you really that naive or are you just playing it? This is going on all over the country and if you read through the thread and links you would know that it is not simply about religion. The author is a member of the Democratic Socialist Party and this is a blatent anti-Capitalist philosophy book. It is use of literature to push a progressive agenda. Read the link about the artist who tells first hand how the government is using the National Endowment of the Arts to push their political programs. They know that weapons are not needed to overturn our capitalist government, they just need our kids day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year so they can feed them massive amounts of propaganda. End result at graduation - Wheee! We've got a Die Hard Liberal/Progressive who if we are lucky is an Activist!

If you are a liberal/progressive, you probably won't be bothered by this; but wait until the pendulum swings...

Are you really that paranoid or just playing it?

Forever, schools have been tasked with attempting to educate kids to use something called critical thinking. That process involves more brain cells than just repeating what someone has told them. That process involves evaluating different points of view rather than blindly clinging to a single narrow opinion. Critical thinking removes much of the irrational fear of differing ideas and replaces it with the ability to assess the merits and/or disadvantages.

Obviously, this process is not taught in all school distircts across our great land. Or maybe it is and it's just that not everyone can "get it."
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Old 12-08-2010, 07:45 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Thumbs down Public School Kids Read About "Wine Guzzling Socialist Jesus Christ"

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Another reason to get your kids out of the public school of indoctrination!



Teacher Assigns Students to Read About ‘Wine-Guzzling Socialist’ Jesus Christ | The Blaze

Relax.

That book is not all about "Wine Guzzling Socialist Jesus Christ"


Here's the Amazon review. It's a lot more revealing than your link.

What are you so afraid of?


Amazon.com Review

Essayist and cultural critic Barbara Ehrenreich has always specialized in turning received wisdom on its head with intelligence, clarity, and verve. With some 12 million women being pushed into the labor market by welfare reform, she decided to do some good old-fashioned journalism and find out just how they were going to survive on the wages of the unskilled--at $6 to $7 an hour, only half of what is considered a living wage. So she did what millions of Americans do, she looked for a job and a place to live, worked that job, and tried to make ends meet. As a waitress in Florida, where her name is suddenly transposed to "girl," trailer trash becomes a demographic category to aspire to with rent at $675 per month. In Maine, where she ends up working as both a cleaning woman and a nursing home assistant, she must first fill out endless pre-employment tests with trick questions such as "Some people work better when they're a little bit high." In Minnesota, she works at Wal-Mart under the repressive surveillance of men and women whose job it is to monitor her behavior for signs of sloth, theft, drug abuse, or worse. She even gets to experience the humiliation of the urine test.
So, do the poor have survival strategies unknown to the middle class? And did Ehrenreich feel the "bracing psychological effects of getting out of the house, as promised by the wonks who brought us welfare reform?" Nah. Even in her best-case scenario, with all the advantages of education, health, a car, and money for first month's rent, she has to work two jobs, seven days a week, and still almost winds up in a shelter. As Ehrenreich points out with her potent combination of humor and outrage, the laws of supply and demand have been reversed. Rental prices skyrocket, but wages never rise. Rather, jobs are so cheap as measured by the pay that workers are encouraged to take as many as they can. Behind those trademark Wal-Mart vests, it turns out, are the borderline homeless. With her characteristic wry wit and her unabashedly liberal bent, Ehrenreich brings the invisible poor out of hiding and, in the process, the world they inhabit--where civil liberties are often ignored and hard work fails to live up to its reputation as the ticket out of poverty. --Lesley Reed
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Old 12-08-2010, 07:51 AM
 
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Hi I think that its great for kids either In a private or public school to have the different religions or cultures, just because some may believe in different gods / or none everyone is the same no one is better than u and it teaches people respect for other peoples lifestyles, it also depends on how the child is raised in the home to determine how they will end up in life.
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Old 12-08-2010, 08:34 AM
 
Location: West Coast of Europe
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Here are two passages which state or imply that Jesus was a drinker:

I would probably be a drinker too if I had had his father
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