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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    Americans already work longer hours than the rest of the industrialized world. We take less vacation. We are poorer, sicker, more stressed, and less happy with our lives than the rest of the industrialized world. Further turning Americans into serfs for billionaire owners is not the correct vision for this country. It is definitely the one that Bush's billionaire sponsors would like to push, though.
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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    Sounds more like 42 hours per week on average, not 84 as you say.
    Also sounds like some hometown rag took his words out of context. Labor force participation is low and many are working part time. Looking at it that way he is correct. GDP growth depends on more workers X productivity growth. Just math that partisans want to distort.

    Wrong.

    The week that I worked, I worked all 7 days, 12 hours every day. Do the math, that's an 84 hour week.

    The only way that Jeb Bush will see the inside of the White House is as a guest.

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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    We already work longer than pretty much all the rest of the industrialized world... We are soo exceptional. Americans Work More Than Anyone - ABC News
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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    And why should Americans work more for 'the same' standard of living? Or maybe even less? Nothing like accepting that the economy sucks...just tell folks to suck it up and get used to it! Great platform...I hope he runs on that
    Keep you doped with religion and sex and TV and you think you're so clever and classless and free but you're still ****ing peasants as far as Jeb Bush can see. A working class hero is something to be.

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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    I am not into conspiracy theories. I do not believe the administration is lying when they say millions of people are working part time but want to work full time.
    Millions are, but the vast majority are working nearly 50 hour weeks.

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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    The philosophy of people like the Bush Family is keep people hungry and they will work for peanuts. They just want people to work harder and harder for the peanuts they are willing to hand out.

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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    Quote Originally Posted by MrT View Post
    Your post appears to have gone dead, so here is a link to ABC's version of the story.

    Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours - ABC News

    And it should be noted that it appears this quote could be out of context because he does not specifically note that he is referring to individuals working more than 40 hours,
    but there is one primary reason why this comment comes off so bad and that is the fact that Americans already work more than any other industrialized nation.


    Americans Work More Than Anyone - ABC News


    Jeb Bush, like some other Republicans, is out of touch with reality.

    Next years election will probably wake him up.




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    Remember you filthy peasants, just work harder, longer, and faster and you'll make it to the top! It'll trickle down..... Eventually... Maybe....
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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Today, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, who as of-late has gone relatively gaffe-free, uttered a phrase that may not go over too well with the constituency he wishes to reach.

    Read the article here: http://new.yahoo.com/jeb-bush-people...235206730.html

    Does anyone on this forum agree with Mr.Bush?

    I don't. I'm retired now but most of my life I worked 7-days on, 7-days off, 12 hours a day. That's an 84 hour week. How many more hours does this guy think that I should have worked?






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    Link no longer works. Major news companies will do that to a story if it has a major problem.

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    re: Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours [W: 64]

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Today, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, who as of-late has gone relatively gaffe-free, uttered a phrase that may not go over too well with the constituency he wishes to reach.

    Read the article here: http://new.yahoo.com/jeb-bush-people...235206730.html

    Does anyone on this forum agree with Mr.Bush?

    I don't. I'm retired now but most of my life I worked 7-days on, 7-days off, 12 hours a day. That's an 84 hour week. How many more hours does this guy think that I should have worked?






    "Better days are coming." ~ But not for today's out of touch, running out of time, GOP.
    I wish I had that schedule. I am 84 hours a week plus 50 weeks a year.
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