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Jun 22nd 2011 4:41PM Carol- why is it exactly that you think pilots are not 'highly educated'? is a bachelors degree or higher, plus hundreds of hours of training not considered by you to be enough to be 'highly educated'? flying IS a skill yes, and it is learned through a pretty rigorous educational process. unfortunately, just as in any HIGHLY EDUCATED profession, education does not automatically mean that someone will also learn how to not be crass and rude.
Jun 10th 2011 12:48AM Libby: it is a remake of the original movie, which is Swedish. like the book. and IN Swedish. worth a rent for sure! the original kicked a*^, we'll see if the Hollywood version does as it should
Oct 18th 2010 1:02PM Jan, I'm an LPN. I'd love to make $30 an hour- but I don't know of any LPN that does. my first LPN job paid $14 an hour. I have a friend who works at a VA hospital, and after 7 years she's up to $22 an hour. so please, tell me where you work that the LPN's are making $30 an hour please. either way though, this is a list of jobs that pay $50 an hour, and I am 100% confident that you don't know an LPN who makes that much. an RN who makes more than $40 an hour is getting into either highly specialized licensing/training or additional education beyond 2 years of nursing school. a nurse making more than $50 an hour is an aberration, not the norm.
Oct 18th 2010 12:55PM well Vince, the biggest missing piece here on the info about a co-pilot is that it requires more than just a high school diploma and a pilot's licanse to get an airline job. aside from the fact that just the pilot's license, instrument ratings, and air transport carrier ratings, you have to have a minimum of 500 hours flight time to go to a regional (not sure how much of that is PIC). going rate around here for rental and fuel is about $52 an hour right now. point being, you have to invest, conservatively, $60,000 of your own money, minimum, before a regional will even look at your resume. and going through a private training program to get a type rating in a private jet, will run $18k to $25k- and that's if you're going through training with a job promised by a company. being a pilot is not financially beneficial for many many years, and it isn't anything like it was back in the 70's when you were flying. and the cost to your family and personal life is enormous. for them to put it on this list is misleading
Oct 18th 2010 12:45PM don't bother to fight with people who want to insist, in the face of FACTS, that teachers make a huge salary. their argument with teachers has to do with their political leanings and is a reflection of their selfishness. they don't want to pay taxes to fund education, (despite the fact that education is as vital to our survival as a nation as a strong military is), so they believe and promote the lies about how teachers are overpaid. just like the many other lies they tell and believe about why taxes are bad- they just want to not pay taxes, no matter what the end result is for our country.
Oct 7th 2010 4:31PM I think maybe people on here should be questioning why this obvious advertisement for a product line from a company is being presented as a factual, accurate 'news' article? yeah, it's in the style section and all that, but the 'expert' being quoted here isn't a doctor, dermatologist, or apparently even an aesthetician; she is a paid promoter and employee of a company that is trying to sell you something. dermatologists will tell you pretty much exactly the opposite of what this ding-dong is saying- physically stressing/manhandling your scalp and hair shafts WILL damage the follicles they grow out of and cause hair loss! and over use of any shampoo is stressful to the scalp
Sep 23rd 2010 11:51AM just watched the Swedish-language version of this last week, and it is a really good movie! oddly enough, after about the first ten minutes or so of being conscious of reading subtitles, you kind of stop noticing it and just get drawn in by the story. and it's kind of cool to hear the occasional Swedish word that you can recognize because we use it in English too
Sep 8th 2010 4:27PM @DMG you say $100 for 4 hours = $25 an hour and that is more than you make as a CPA? well, you seem to be missing the point that that 4 hours is your whole work day sometimes! so, $100 for a whole days work is $12.50 an hour before taxes, not to mention you have to tip-share out at least $10 to $15 of that $100 to your busser, bartender, etc. so, I'm pretty sure that you ARE making more as a CPA than a server. and I promise you, MOST servers aren't making a hundred bucks for a 4 hour shift anyway
Aug 19th 2010 11:13AM this article is mostly about a very specific palce that has banned chains- Springdale Utah. right at the gate of Zion National Park. obviously you've never been there, because you didn't mentioned being there specifically. how do you know that they need jobs there, in that particular place? cause it's a tiny little town, in the middle of nowhere. not tons of people living there, so where exactly are the people to staff a bunch of fast food cr*p-holes going to come from? driving 30 miles over a winding 2-lane road from St. George? if you have a paranoid unreasonable fear about where you eat, then either pack your own food, buy food at the market, or go hungry like you have before. I'm not sure what exactly the 'local delicacies' could be in UTAH that you are so afraid of experiencing.
Aug 17th 2010 12:10PM why would you need to be a 'legal expert' to get this. what about NO CONTACT do you not understand? she has a court order barring him from making any contact with her. he made contact with her by CONTACTING HER on Facebook. you have to form an intent to contact a person in order to send them a friend request. yes, she can decline but she shouldn't have been asked in the first place. it is no different than if he had phoned her and asked "do you want to be friends?". you have to have proof to present to the court in order to get a restraining order in the first place- the guy is abusive; he is harassing her. no, she is not guilty of anything except the misfortune of getting tangled up with an abusive man in the first place