f***ing low wages low hours... f*ck capitalism

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DizzleJWizzle
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10 Oct 2013, 11:47 pm

having no f*****g money....
example... work for a university for 2 hours minimum.... hours depend on speed of posters taken down and put up.. dates of ones expired... check for ones that already up there..
paid sh***y wage...
like 10.25 for 2 hours for 2 days for 4 weeks

expenses are 1.90 bus tickets
60 dollar internet
30 dollar cell phone
food not included... parents
odsp gives me s**t
100 right now
700 total paid...
afraid of the cost of living on my own with sh***y jobs and odsp
but parents are a problem for me.

any idea how aspies can get the hell out of their parents house
or get more money :evil:



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11 Oct 2013, 12:54 am

I'd cut out the Internet and the Cell Phone.



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11 Oct 2013, 1:27 am

one of my parents threatens to cut off odsp if i don't have a cell phone


i don't need cell... btw no friends

internet is for talk radio and youtube
tpia internet not rogers...

sucks to have no money in a world that requires money... and centralized system



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11 Oct 2013, 2:01 am

my parents follow government control freaks + no job + internet making everything copyright + no friends
cell isn't needed
they force me to spend money on a cell
monthly
with low odsp pay
it's 100 dollars
out of the 700 dollar check
making videos isn't possible yet... no hd 1080 camera
or required equipment for streaming ... privacy
i got to many interests and expensive habits of downloading media... hdd storage
i hate to have no money and sh***y internet making me stay up late



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11 Oct 2013, 2:05 am

the worst part about being poor is that it takes up all your time.



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11 Oct 2013, 2:13 am

i think some robbing of the poor and super rich - trillions of dollars is necessary... when a riot happens take advantage of getting free stuff....
aspergers is a no go in employment - DSM Manuals.... unfair against us... aspies



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11 Oct 2013, 2:45 am

Virgin Mobile and (I think) Boost Mobile have some really cheap plans. With VM it's $20 every three months, and IIRC the phone cost $25. It's a good plan if you rarely make any calls.



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11 Oct 2013, 8:10 am

Apple_in_my_Eye wrote:
Virgin Mobile and (I think) Boost Mobile have some really cheap plans. With VM it's $20 every three months, and IIRC the phone cost $25. It's a good plan if you rarely make any calls.


My and my mother both have the Virgin Mobile $20 every 3 month phones. We don't use them much so it's all we need.



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11 Oct 2013, 8:17 am

DizzleJWizzle wrote:
having no f***ing money....
paid sh***y wage...
like 10.25 for 2 hours for 2 days for 4 weeks


I know it's not a lot, but that wage for the work you are asked to do is more than fair compensation.

I make about $12.50/hour and I do a LOT more than that.



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11 Oct 2013, 9:10 am

Dizzle, capitalism per se is not your problem. Rather, it is the liberalism which accompanies capitalism. Here is the gist of the problem.

The cohort born between 1954 and 1965 used to be considered part of the Baby Boom cohort. Now they have been separated into something called Generation Jones. Why? Because this cohort--my cohort--was the first in American history not to do as well as their parents. And things have only gotten worse for each succeeding cohort, until now it is very difficult to find a decent job, even with good training. Here is why:

Since the early seventies, when my cohort began to come of age, the hostile elite class has co-opted what is supposed to be OUR government and used it to enact free trade policies that have encouraged businesses to offshore every job possible, meaning there are fewer good-paying jobs. Baby boomers and preceding generations could easily land a decent-paying job that would support a family on nothing but a high school education. These jobs have been offshored now to places like China and Mexico.

At the same time, the hostile elites opened up the borders in 1965, thereby admitting countless millions of immigrants to drive down wages on those jobs that are left.

As far as capitalism being the culprit, socialism is the alternative. I have seen socialism, and it isn't something I would wish on anybody. We need to reform the system we have.



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11 Oct 2013, 12:00 pm

capitalism only works properly for capitalists.



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11 Oct 2013, 12:05 pm

auntblabby wrote:
capitalism only works properly for capitalists.


Blabby, because of the problems described in this thread, I am at best a reluctant capitalist, and only because I have seen the misery wrought by socialism. I could add that at its best, capitalism provides a standard of living unrivaled by any other system or time period, including things like the Internet. But it is not without serious problems that have to be acknowledged.



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11 Oct 2013, 12:06 pm

let me say then, that I always ended up on the short end of the capitalist stick. I was never able to game the system to work for me. that takes talent, cunning and sheer good luck, none of which I have had the good fortune to meet.



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11 Oct 2013, 12:07 pm

Don't cut out the Internet.

Can't you apply for disability or welfare?


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11 Oct 2013, 12:09 pm

the OP likely needs some sort of ombudsman to help him navigate the benefits application process.



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11 Oct 2013, 12:11 pm

auntblabby wrote:
let me say then, that I always ended up on the short end of the capitalist stick. I was never able to game the system to work for me. that takes talent, cunning and sheer good luck, none of which I have had the good fortune to meet.


I agree. If you read my original post, I explain why--assuming, of course, that you are younger than about sixty.

Having said this, allowing the best and brightest free reign is directly responsible for our standard of living. Socialism, as was the case with serfdom and slavery, provides for the less capable and inhibits the most capable, and tends to result in an innovative stasis.