The Story of Steve Jobs - An Inspiration or a Cautionary Tale

Alejandro Tejada capellan2000 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 13:35:37 EDT 2012


Chipp Walters wrote
> 
> [snip]
> I was hired as a consultant at Apple and knew a bunch of
> employees, and most every one of them had a real entitlement
> issue-- so much so they thought they didn't have to do their
> work and hired folks like me to do it for them.
> 

That sounds like the exact description of some government
office workers... at least where I live. :-((


Chipp Walters wrote
> 
> As a consultant, you're not guaranteed a salary from month to
> month. (Of course, come to think of it, the same is true for
> employees these days-- with a net loss of over 300,000 jobs
> in America these past 3 years..
> http://www.libertynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/prez-jobs-1024x791.jpg)
> 

300,000 jobs lost! How many more websites like this would appear?
http://www.suddenlyunemployed.com/forums/index.php

This sad statistic probably explains news like these:
http://money.cnn.com/2012/02/07/news/economy/government_assistance/index.htm

"when Social Security, Medicare and unemployment benefits are included,
nearly half of the nation lived in a household that received a government
check, according to the analysis of third-quarter 2010 Census data done
by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, a libertarian-leaning
think tank. That's more than 148 million Americans."

Al



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