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#200 - redangelonethree
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(09/24/2012) [-]
the army haven't protected us from a legitimate threat in over 50 years, nowadays they fight and kill over petty socio-economic reasons.
imo, lets no pay them at all
>inb4 hurr durr 'merica
#213 to #200 - anon
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(09/24/2012) [-]
Hey man dont be a disrespectful **** alright?
There are men and women who risk their lives on a daily basis so that you can keep on living the way you do.
Even if you disagree with the war remember that these people are there to protect your way of life.
show some respect alright?
#225 to #213 - redangelonethree
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(09/27/2012) [-]
>protect my way of life
but they don't, and that was my point.
post ww2. they haven't.
not a difficult concept to understand.
#226 to #200 - anon
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(11/16/2012) [-]
those of us in the military follow orders. we dont decide where we go or who we fight. the president tells us what to do to help the country and we do it. to keep our families and our homes safe
#210 to #200 - sketchE
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(09/24/2012) [-]
do it just try. heres what will happen
1. we will all quit because its an all volunteer military we dont have to
2. one of two things will happen
a. your ass is getting drafted (if your american)
b. nothing because a dumbass is in charge that doesnt want to pay soldiers
3. we will be attacked by a country that doesnt like america
4. due to our lack of a properly trained and willing army we will be taken over
5. you will be shot for disagreeing with the new regime
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#180 - Sethorein ONLINE
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(09/24/2012) [-]
much less since his job requires much less training to do. Let's face it, the job market is supply and demand... there are tens of thousands of dudes capable of becoming soldiers, only a handful are smart enough to become bankers...
#188 to #180 - Griffinwish
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#21 - mrgoodbunny
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(09/23/2012) [-]
It takes little work to get into the military.

You get out of college, with a healthy physique, and you train for a while, then you are shipped out.

I'm not devaluing the soldiers, but the people who run the banks and stuff have worked their whole life to get to where they are now, and they have built up their carrer to the point where they run or is i higher up in a company that provides services to thousands of people. I'm just saying. Its harder to be a intelligent business man who makes millions than a soldier.
#25 to #21 - iibulldog
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(09/23/2012) [-]
I agree with most of your statement, however. Do bankers or accountants go months without seeing their families? Or get shot at or killed? Not usualy. Im not saying pay soldiers millions each. But they deserve as much or more than these bureaucrats who sit in an office all day
#24 to #21 - noblexfenrir
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(09/23/2012) [-]
Absolutely have to agree with you.

Again not devaluing a soldiers worth, but unless you are one of the elite, your skills are a dime a dozen, while useful, most people can develop them. To be the CFO of a multi-billion dollar company, you have to be very very good at what you do, and the skills required for that are incredibly rare.
#11 - lucidria
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(09/23/2012) [-]
About tree fiddy.
#1 - yukithekid
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(09/23/2012) [-]
OORAH! I've worked longer shifts on "special projects" and I haven't seen an eighth of the money those W.St.B. panzies make. These guys put their lives on the line for them and make even less. What the heck?
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#4 to #3 - yukithekid
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(09/23/2012) [-]
That about sums it. Then they forget about out nations motto.. The same one written in bronze resting at the feet of our Lady Liberty. (Well most people have) The worst part is that there are guys like Romney who says he knows what it's like... Um... Yeah living in a nice house never having to actually work tell me how hard your life was. I wish that there were enough people who still care enough to save our country. Too bad kids these days are concerned with swag and not in education. They grow up to be the same people who vote the jokers in who allow this corrupt system. Then complain instead of doing something. Welcome to America...
#14 to #4 - psydoc
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(09/23/2012) [-]
"never having to actually work"

The guy worked himself up from being a management consultant to being Vice President. Then he started another company. You really think he did no work and his company just magically became successful?

Also, you show no respect for Romney's line of work, then you complain about how kids aren't getting enough education. So if someone doesn't get an education then dig ditches for 16 hours a day they're not doing "actual work"?
#18 to #14 - yukithekid
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(09/23/2012) [-]
Romney didn't earn anything he used his father to get ahead... Common knowledge and most used line against him. Truth hurts.

Romney knows nothing about the school systems or about the common man. He is too deluded and spits out lines that only hurt his chances. At the moment he is down 12% in comparison to Obama (I don't like him either, but I prefer him)

Your last argument is invalid and has nothing to do with my point. Here in America we get about 13 years of education before being sent off on our way. Although very inadequate it is still better then nothing. There are two types of education one set up for those with money (Romney) and those without (the 99%) If you don't believe what i'm about to say then you should research this for yourself. The system is set up to let people fail. They will always need trench diggers and fast food chefs. It's why people are unhappy. However I will add that sometimes people do it to themselves.

TL:DR; Romney is just in it for the 1% Even his website if you read it carefully says it as plain as the day. All you have to do is read and look at the way he tries to hide his message in his wording.
#19 to #18 - psydoc
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(09/23/2012) [-]
Okay, some of this stuff is really ignorant, which probably isn't your fault because you probably don't have enough life experiences to know better.

First, Romney could have tried to leverage his fathers career and gone into the auto industry, but he chose not to and went in his own direction. Romney went to school, graduated as valedictorian, then went to Harvard, where he earned a joint MBA/JD (that's an advanced degree in both business and law). He graduated at the top of his class in both schools, becoming a Baker scholar. After school, he joined a management consultant firm in Boston, nowhere near Michigan. Then he joined another management consultant firm, Bain & Company, that takes a real hands on approach. He worked himself up to Vice President, then was asked to start a private equity company. While CEO of Bain Capital he basically invented a new way of doing business. He leveraged the management expertise they already had to start buying struggling companies which they would turn around. That's how he made his millions - basically inventing a new type of business.

The inheritance he received from his father he donated to create an entrepreneur center in his father's name.

Also, he's not down by 12% - that's way off. In the two most serious polls, the two that poll daily, he's down by 2% and even. In the RCP poll average he's down by 3.7%. Plus in most of those polls they oversample democrats (sometimes by a large margin).

The truth is in America you can go to whatever school you want to as long as you do well enough to get in. Anyone can take out loans and get grants to cover their tuition. Honestly though, there's not as much difference between the schools as far as education is concerned as people like to believe.
#29 to #19 - yukithekid
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(09/23/2012) [-]
Someone is a proud republican. Too bad your information is not valid at all. That's just sounds like something you'd hear off fox. Go ahead thumb me down for accurate information. Like it would change the facts. I know the background of Romney and that's the main reason I don't like him.

Do as you will arguing with someone on the internet even when the facts are out there is like arguing with a donkey. You may win... but you still look silly.
#31 to #29 - psydoc
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(09/23/2012) [-]
You have no information you only have opinion. I'm not sure you know what the word information means. Or the words valid, accurate, or facts.

Also I'm not the one thumbing you down.
#34 to #31 - yukithekid
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(09/23/2012) [-]
I wasn't referring to you on the thumbs.

My sources are, wiki, Mitt Romney's Website, John Stewart, Stephen Colbert, press conferences that i've sat through, and a bit of google work. Where do you get your information? Fox?
#178 - bizzarenight
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(09/24/2012) [-]
**bizzarenight rolled a random image posted in comment #1227309 at FJ Pony Thread 14 **
#171 - Coolinbny ONLINE
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(09/24/2012) [-]
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#165 - randompersonthingy
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(09/24/2012) [-]
He's probably worth about three fiddy
#156 - bigbaddrag
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(09/24/2012) [-]
I've worked 16 hour days before, yet I only get $8 an hour, and no extra for the 16 hour shift.
#211 to #156 - sketchE
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(09/24/2012) [-]
unless you live in a state thats overtime laws is over 40 not 40 or 8 or your in the military then your boss is breaking the law
#216 to #211 - bigbaddrag
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(09/24/2012) [-]
here, the only overtime is when we work more than 40 hours per week, and we get 8+ hour shifts pretty often, though more than 10 hours in one shift is pretty rare
#150 - anon
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(09/24/2012) [-]
HEY I HAVE OPINIONS AND THE LOUDER I TALK THE MORE RIGHT I AM
#169 to #150 - trimageryan
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(09/24/2012) [-]
Nope
Nope
#193 to #169 - TheFixer
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(09/24/2012) [-]
that shouldnt say anon that should say opinions.
#196 to #193 - trimageryan
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(09/24/2012) [-]
Either works.
#117 - redwolfradolf
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(09/24/2012) [-]
All the damn money man.
There is no end to my respect for these people.
#97 - tmlfana
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(09/24/2012) [-]
all the pointless arguments below me in the rest of the comments...
all the pointless arguments below me in the rest of the comments...
#73 - tommycallahan
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(09/24/2012) [-]
**tommycallahan rolls 85** A-
#86 to #73 - datassman
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(09/24/2012) [-]
I'm thinking the A-85 will have a 3rd engine vertical the other two and a FAR bigger payload. Which is why I'm becoming an Aerospace Engineer to design just such a monster.
#133 to #86 - tommycallahan
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(09/24/2012) [-]
Im majoring in Commercial Aviation but looking to go military after college. Maybe ill fly you beast one day.
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#72 - durkadurka
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(09/24/2012) [-]
That guy (and others like him) are priceless. That's why we give them our utmost respect and we do whatever we can for them.

Self-worth is assessed in more than just salary.
#109 to #72 - switchblayde
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(09/24/2012) [-]
An extra dollar never hurts though.
#60 - anon
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(09/24/2012) [-]
Because what you "deserve" isn't about how many hours you put in, it's about other factors you contribute as well (risk, innovation, capital, responsibility etc.), most of which nobody on this website has any concept of.

P.S. Anyone who thinks that people get what they "deserve" is a moron, as are the people who think they or the government or whoever should enforce people getting the salaries they "deserve" rather than the ones that they get as a result of voluntary economic decisions by themselves, their employers and the consumers.
#64 to #60 - shogg
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(09/24/2012) [-]
OPs content was saying about how Wall Street bankers are overpaid and they think that because they work long, they deserve it, and OP was saying that soldiers (who work for way longer than that, and have so many risks like you said) are underpaid and deserve the bankers wages more than they do
#57 - anon
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(09/24/2012) [-]
*roll image*
#61 to #57 - bulletstopper
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(09/24/2012) [-]
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#50 - bulletstopper
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(09/24/2012) [-]
well if i die my mom gets $400,000, she hopes she never gets it
#67 to #50 - mylazy
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(09/24/2012) [-]
hey bulletstopper. Guess what. I can stop a bullet too. Once.
#83 to #67 - bulletstopper
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(09/24/2012) [-]
that's actually my standard reply when people ask about my name   
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that's actually my standard reply when people ask about my name
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#52 to #50 - waffies
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(09/24/2012) [-]
Soldier with account called "Bulletstopper".... Might want to work on that self-esteem my friend.
#55 to #52 - bulletstopper
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(09/24/2012) [-]
my self esteem is just fine the corps assured that
#58 to #55 - waffies
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(09/24/2012) [-]
good man
#85 to #58 - bulletstopper
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#45 - seventen
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(09/24/2012) [-]
respect because if he's doing it for money it would be wrong
#13 - swordguyoxd
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(09/23/2012) [-]
salary isnt based on working hours alone. The person that told you that probably mentioned it in his reasoning of why they make so much, but it's not the sole reason, so the "therefore..." is all invalid.
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