“It feels out of scale–standing on (or on a rock maybe 100 feet from) the shore of the Atlantic Ocean and casting out a matter of yards. Sometimes it seems ridiculous to think that I can catch anything from a water body so vast. Is there even one fish in the area to see the lure I’m casting out? At least in a small lake you know that the fish are there, it’s just a matter of whether they are biting or not. Out here, there may not be a fish within a mile of my lure, and I would be none the wiser.”
“…With modern technology, businesses and their employees can be connected from anywhere, so it’s easy to pick a new home for your company based on cheaper taxes, lower wages, or whatever else a company is looking for…”
43% of respondents from the National Business Research Institute study said that “the need to fill the positions quickly” was the main reason that bad hires are made.
So, if you bring lower wage jobs into the same wage range as other middle-class jobs, does that mean that the two groups are now in competition with each other? Does this mean that qualifications and standards for employment in those once low-paying jobs will go up too?”
“Use anti-seize on everything you can use it on. Put it between your brake rotors and hub flange, and between the rotor and wheel. Put it on exhaust parts too. I once put anti seize on a tailpipe and later, I could slide the pipe out of the muffler (after the tailpipe rusted away again).”