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shefjr New York
12/20/12 1:54 pm

I wish there was a race pie chart for this question.

opie123 Washington
12/17/12 3:02 pm

I worked 30 hrs a week from age 14-18. 40 hours a week age 18-30(while earning a BA full time school for 4 years) I am now happily employed per-diem and staying home with our young son.

snuzzy
12/16/12 5:53 pm

I'm not employed but I work a LOT! Stay at home mom & quite a bit of volunteer work. I just don't get paid but I love it far more than my previous career.

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USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
12/16/12 2:32 pm

No completely retired

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BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
12/16/12 11:41 am

I'm a full-time caretaker for elderly family members.

susanr Colorado
12/16/12 1:28 am

Nope, not employed at all, since 2/1/11. Had an interesting job with sorta decent pay & good benefits. Lost it mainly because of poor funding for scientific research. Not much chance of getting hired at 64 (now 66) when my last position was a postdoc, so I basically retired.

halsnobordrgrl CT
12/15/12 4:56 pm

part of the reason the polls look so weird, is because there are a bunch of people who are kids. Just saying!

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mjohn620
12/15/12 4:47 pm

Didn't realize kids were on this app... No wonder the polls seem so skewed.

Stay in school, kiddo.

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mjohn620
12/15/12 4:43 pm

That's what I said. See the last sentence of my comment? *sigh*

dustbunny
12/15/12 4:36 pm

Because they're not the same thing as being a full time employee!
Poor you, having to read books and taking tests or staying home with the kids and having to make lunch for them and clean the house.
Most ppl wouldn't choose to work. Ppl choose to study or have kids (mostly).

dustbunny
12/15/12 4:32 pm

My sister in law stays home, has 2 kids. She went to college, worked about 4 years. Married and had kids. She complains about things like, burning a soufflé or the kids waking her up before 8....she has no idea what working your butt off for a paycheck means. Wish I could stay home and play house.

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dustbunny
12/15/12 4:29 pm

No. As a full time employee I find it insulting that stay at home moms compare what they do to what I do.
I'm not saying it's easy raising kids but it doesn't compare to the commute, deadlines, bosses, coworkers, fear of lay offs. Some ppl have more than 1 job.
I'll take the kids any day. Easy.

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dustbunny
12/15/12 4:23 pm

Full time, benefits, nice vacation and sick days, great hours, decent commute. I should be happy but I hate my job. Can't leave because I couldn't find any other job that offered the things I mentioned. I want to work with dogs, pets. I'd be so happy...

repubkloh36
12/15/12 4:00 pm

I'm also only 14 and don't have time for a job right now or a way to even a part time job. It i had the time then maybe. Then again there are people who need jobs more then me right now.

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okcougar
12/15/12 7:48 am

I believe the profile question is based on household income. So it could be your spouse or parents who earn that much...

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RayX quit
12/15/12 6:53 am

I work full time but don't get paid full time.

chi
12/15/12 5:24 am

I totally agree. My mom worked full time growing up and she was a fantastic wife and mother. I don't feel like I missed out on anything growing up. My wife is a more than full time physician and a mom...now that is hard work.

mac007 Mars
12/15/12 3:16 am

I'm retired and have no desire to return to work. ????????

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DakotaJames seattle
12/14/12 11:12 pm

You're an inconsiderate asshole sir

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DakotaJames seattle
12/14/12 11:10 pm

I'm confused on how 24% of people making "over 100k a year" are not full time? Can I have your job instead please!

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kellyw The Mississippi Delta
12/14/12 10:03 pm

Some of us are unemployed by choice. That is, we live with spouses that make money and choose to use our talents at home.

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minralph Florida
12/14/12 10:00 pm

@loadmaster Thank You! Seriously, your comment made me smile :)

mjohn620
12/14/12 9:46 pm

Breed, I've read your comment 5 times and, in the context of the question digital asked, I have absolutely no idea what you're saying....

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PeppyHare Do a barrel roll
12/14/12 9:35 pm

Makes sense to me. If you're financially comfortable you probably want to have a job to stay busy and stay financially comfortable but at the same time you want to take a break and enjoy life.

PeppyHare Do a barrel roll
12/14/12 9:27 pm

I think you were fired for being an ahole. What's that tell you if they'd rather have that person working for them?

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PeppyHare Do a barrel roll
12/14/12 9:24 pm

30 hrs week/ 5 credit hour calc 2 class this semester (finals week).

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dreamitliveit IDLH
12/14/12 8:56 pm

College students tend to be democrats and they tend to not work full-time.

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gramps
12/14/12 8:42 pm

WHEN did our president tell people to stop buying those products?

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gramps
12/14/12 8:39 pm

Blaming some one else for your own failures in life??? You sound like a FIRST CLASS BIGOT!

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happywifey Maryland
12/14/12 8:37 pm

Stay at home and loving it ????

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okcougar
12/14/12 8:36 pm

I'm a full time student and a stay at home mom. I go to school through an online program so that I can be home with my kids. When I was working my youngest developed issues related to being in daycare that he needed me home to deal with. Once I graduate its back to work for me.

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KnightParty666 Tennessee
12/14/12 7:58 pm

My boss fired me and I was replaced by some broke ass nigga on welfare. These black people are ruining this country. If it wasnt for him, I wouldn't be homeless, and my wife wouldn't have left me!!

rastamonsta
12/14/12 7:56 pm

Inge, stop you're making him think too hard.

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hbmyers13
12/14/12 7:37 pm

ap euro

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jonny323
12/14/12 7:29 pm

An internship is not a job. You do that same amount of work, but you do not get paid, so it's not a job. Parenting is not a job, it's a series of chores and obligations. You don't get paid, it's not employment. No one is saying its not hard work, their just using the actual definition of job.

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jonny323
12/14/12 7:26 pm

Not all work is employment. If you do it without getting paid, it's not employment.

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jonny323
12/14/12 7:25 pm

Why did Obama tell people to stop buying your husbands company's products, or did he recently start a rival business?

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tommysq Chicagoland
12/14/12 6:45 pm

Thanks to Bush War II, our country has no money.

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kateXcore Dark side of the moon
12/14/12 6:41 pm

Yes, but I only work about 35 hours. I'm extremely thankful to have a job right now in this horrible economy.

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annalizer Texas
12/14/12 6:34 pm

Yes it is. I would love to sign up for that job. Unfortunately I am not able to do that now.

mjohn620
12/14/12 5:44 pm

I think you can equate the work, but not the terms. Any job or employment assumes an earned income. It's not an insult to people who are home, as I said, the workload is equal. I just don't think the terms can be used the same way.

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besmart
12/14/12 5:39 pm

I was part time for Years, but thanks to the Obama economy, I've had to go back full time. Hubby used to get quarterly bonuses but sales are waaaay down.

cat64
12/14/12 4:37 pm

I work a desk job 40 hours a week, am a dialysis nurse for my husband three nights a week (for NO pay, of course), sell Avon and am raising 4 kids.
I work FULL time.......and them some.

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cat64
12/14/12 4:31 pm

The hardest job in the world! Although, I now work outside the home full time and would LOVE to be a full time mommy again! Got to stay home for 10years and loved it. Kudos to moms!

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Liberty 4,032,064
12/14/12 3:56 pm

The poll includes women and children...

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gramps
12/14/12 3:55 pm

Retired. I work 2 days a week, just to get out of the house!

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EarlyBird Portland
12/14/12 3:45 pm

Next debate question: Is staying at home, raising children a full time job?

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