Are conservatives REALLY this disconnected from reality?

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    A Republican State Representative in New Hampshire has found a way to create a new front in the war on workers, proposing a bill that would repeal the state’s law requiring that workers get a 30-minute lunch break after five hours of labor.

    State Rep. J.R. Hoell (R), a supporter of libertarian-leaning Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) for president, told a New Hampshire General Court committee this week that he believes the law is unnecessary because it is in employers’ interest to treat workers well, according to The Concord Monitor.

    His argument was seconded by state Rep. Kyle Jones (R), a 20-year-old Ron Paul backer who earned a seat in the New Hampshire General Court during the last election as part of a mother-son candidate slate. Jones said that his days working as a shift supervisor at Burger King taught him that employers will always treat employees well because human resources departments require it.
    New Hampshire Republican proposes end to lunch break law | The Raw Story


    Jeez...what these two need is a real dose of workplace reality.

    I guess they can go ahead and repeal all those affirmative action laws too as HR departments frown on racism too!

    Want proof that employers treat workers well?
    Are they covering more of our retirement costs or less?
    Are they covering MORE of our healthcare costs or less?
    Have wages increased alongside the rise in productivity in the last 20 years or not?

    Yeah, perhaps in the gumdrop house on Lollipop Lane you live in, but here in the real world, employers treat employees like shit because they can.

    Look at what minimum wage jobs say to the workers...."If I could pay you less I would, but it would be AGAINST THE LAW" Does that sound like a benevolent master?

    I think all politicians should be forced to survive on a middle class income for one year to qualify for public office.
     
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    Affirmative action laws should be repealed
     
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    I remember when i was younger and i worked a 5-6 hour shift I hated it when my boss said I had to take a half hour break. Would much rather have gotten my shift over a half hour early.


    But instead, gov't got to decide my shift for me. Hooray freedom!
     
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    Affirmative action laws should be repealed
     
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    You demogogue with factual disregard like a heavy weight champ. Congrats on that....I guess.
     
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    This isn't republican, this is right from a couple of Ron Paulbots!

    Does Ron Paul need a dose of reality? Yes, and so do all his bots.
     
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    maybe ... so are democrats though.
     
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    Heck..give the bossman a whip too!

    :lol:
     
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    Well reparations would be a heck of a lot more expensive..but..if that's what you guys want..
     
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    Which current minority persons in the workforce were slaves?? Any of those people would maybe have a case for reparations

    And GOD forbid people get jobs based on the merit instead of quota :rolleyes:
     
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