Semper Fidelis, Semper Liber.
Stolen fair and square from the Capt. Courtesey himself.I spit at lots of people through my computer screen. Not only does it "teach them a lesson" but it keeps the screen clean and shiny.
Why don't poor people just buy more money?
The problem isn't that we aren't working enough. The problem is that we (the 99%) are not earning in proportion to our productivity.
This only shows how utterly out of touch he is with the reality of people's situations.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics says it is 34.5 hours in June of 2010.
Table B-2. Average weekly hours and overtime of all employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted
Um, many businesses cut hours to avoid paying people overtime, benefits etc...
Jeb Bush: People Need to Work Longer Hours - ABC News“For several years now, they have been recklessly degrading the value of work, the incentive to work, and the rewards of work. We have seen them cut the definition of a full-time job from 40 to 30 hours, slashing the ability of paycheck earners to make ends meet," he said. "We have seen them create welfare programs and tax rules that punish people with lost benefits and higher taxes for moving up those first few rungs of the economic ladder.”
Error in wording? Yes. Will it be costly? Very possibly. It fits within a common trope about the GOP and conservatives in general: they don't care about the working man.
Is he saying what people accuse him of saying? No. Anyone who has been following his and most Republican races knows that since the passage of the ACA (let alone the crowd that Bush hangs around with), a common talking point has been about an unintended consequence of the ACA's employer requirements.
"We all of us know down here that politics is a tough game. And I don't think there's any point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually."-Daniel Patrick Moynihan, December 5, 1963