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Friday p-Op quiz: 'jobs' edition

Jobs are on the brain today because the national unemployment numbers for September hit. But all the chatter this week has been about jobs centered here in the Washington bubble. Christine O'Donnell, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Donald Trump and President Obama have folks speculating about what's next for them. Look, as long as none of them pulls a Levi Johnston and appears semi clothed in a ripped-from-the-headlines music video with an unknown singer who looks more mature than her 24 years, I'll be fine with whatever choices they make.

If you want to see what Oprah, Sarah Palin, Arnold Schwarzenegger and baseball have to do with anything, take the quiz.

By Jonathan Capehart  | October 8, 2010; 12:25 PM ET
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America can't you all see its people in Government an running for Government seats are the only ones with jobs an they are doing a lousy miserable horrible job of it. Why no wonder everyone likes to run for Government Office so they can become multi millionaires from Big Business pay offs. Why are they all not in jail because they influence the Government with money for things to go there way. Hum Hum Hum Hum Hum Hum!

Posted by: JWTX | October 8, 2010 1:27 PM | Report abuse


My friends always ask me: "Why in the world would you vote for a Republican?" If you must know, these are the issues that make me "very enthusiastic" about going to the polls:

--Drill, Baby, Drill.

--"Deficits don't matter."

--"Deficits DO matter (when the Democrat Party is in power)."

--Give me Liberty or give me Death Panels.

--Get a load of my Snake Flag!

--Mice with fully human brains.

--Right to life for the Brain Dead.

--"I'm not a witch."

--$2,000 Medicare deductible: Bring it on!

--Segregated lunch counters as a basic human right.

--Trickle down again (That felt Good!).

--Tax cuts for the rich (China will lend us the money).

--Sanctity of marriage (and divorce), just like Ronald Reagan's.

--Free speech isn't free. It costs a lot of money, and only corporations can afford it.

--Only by waging preventive war can we prevent war.

--"I know how hard it is to put food on your family."

--"The fundamentals of the economy are strong."

--"We do not torture!" (because we've got this guy who's really good at making words mean the exact opposite of what they used to mean).

--I am not a racist! (I just really hate black people). Some of my best friends are black.

--Guns on campus, guns in church, guns in kindergarten.

--When crazy people aren't allowed to have guns, only crazy people will have guns.

--Common sense doesn't have to make sense.

--Do what I say or my personal savior, Jesus Christ, will annihilate your asss!

--I'm really scared of The Evil One.

--I hate our Freedoms.

Posted by: motorfriend | October 8, 2010 3:27 PM | Report abuse


More pain and suffering in the OBAMA DEPRESSION.

Vote right for Republican, not wrong for Democrat on November 2nd.

Posted by: Jerzy | October 8, 2010 6:17 PM | Report abuse

In the Midwest, some factory employers only hire through Temporary work agencies. This is one current version of what it's like to feel like an illegal immigrant waiting at the corner of some bean field in California, or being an American born citizen.
With pride, some tier one auto parts makers now offer to give a worker at least 2 hours of pay that shift, if called in by telephone, yet free to send them home without a jot of work being done by that employee and only 2 hours pay.
This is nothing more than engendering a desperate resentment in these would be employees, ... just before a general election. ... Lean, mean and angry.

Absolute Truth. Fully documented. Common practice. ... "State" of Ohio. "Boehner Country".

Posted by: deepthroat21 | October 8, 2010 9:09 PM | Report abuse

(R - Portman) Country too. Senate race 2010. Bush Jr.'s old pal.
Kasich - R, Lehman Bros. old pal too.
Absolute truth in terms of scientific absolute zero studies.

Posted by: deepthroat21 | October 8, 2010 9:15 PM | Report abuse

Here's a quiz for you:

1. Since American citizens with a high school education or less have a 25% unemployment rate, why are we allowing millions of illegal immigrants to enter and take all the unskilled jobs?

2. Since we want to have manufacturing jobs in this country, why to we continue to impose excessive and burdensome environment regulations?

3. Since we need more educated workers, why do we allow poor teachers to remain in schools year after year?

Posted by: vinyl1 | October 11, 2010 8:52 AM | Report abuse

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