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  •  Becha those average college incomes would go (1+ / 0-)
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    up if you weeded out the kids who don't want to be there, don't belong there, and would be much happier doing something else.

    And you're right about making a hell of a lot of money, especially if they expand into contracting and hiring others.

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    by dinotrac on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 05:26:39 AM PST

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    •  We have a family friend (4+ / 0-)

      That is a master electrician. He makes beaucoup bucks. He got contracts from the school board to wire the new middle and high schools, he's quite a happy camper. But Republican as all hell. Guess they dont teach irony in electrician school.

      •  Republican probably makes sense for him. (0+ / 0-)

        At this point, he's a businessman, not an employee.

        Not only that -- but he's sitting pretty compared to a lot of college graduates who do work that can be farmed out all over the world thanks to global communications.

        Very hard to get somebody in Bangalore to wire up a house in Muskogee.

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        by dinotrac on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 06:41:31 AM PST

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