“Real jobs” have bonuses, guaranteed up front sick time, guaranteed up front vacation time, awards for top performers, spiffs, commissions, and salaries. I have worked both types of jobs, Starbucks is as much a real job as any of the corporate BS jobs I worked, if anything it more difficult. The fact that we don get these benefits is a sign that the general opinion of society on this class of worker has changed so that they think we do not deserve to live in this society if that all we can contribute..

But this is different than the Rice, Peterson and Hardy cases, in which the league’s discipline was imposed under the personal conduct policy. The league announced last summer that it was toughening its penalties under that policy for players and other employees involved in domestic violence cases. In the Rice, Peterson and Hardy cases, the union was able to argue that the NFL was improperly applying its new policy retroactively by punishing players for conduct that occurred prior to the new disciplinary guidelines being put in place..

26 points submitted 3 days agoFrance always makes it. I just assume it and can’t wait every four years. Partner is Peruvian and has been overjoyed for like six months. I had no idea Flickr had quietly switched that on for over a year. I have all sorts of private things uploaded to Flickr. They were marked as private, but still the point is my photos were in the hands of an organisation I had no idea had them.

Abdul Haq Wasiqserved as the Taliban deputy minister of intelligence and had direct access to the Taliban leadership. ‘He was central to the Taliban’s efforts to form alliances with other Islamic fundamentalist groups to fight alongside the Taliban against US and coalition forces after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks,’ according to military records.

Cruising the sports pages the other day, I noticed that there is a free agent out there who’s hitting .314 lifetime with 527 home runs and who, last year, almost singlehandedly lifted a mediocre bunch of Los Angeles Dodgers into the playoffs. He hit 17 home runs down the stretch and knocked in 53 runs in as many games. And, almost unbelievably, he’s on the market.

After leaving the bank, Mnuchin worked for famed billionaire investor George Soros a well known Democratic donor. He then founded his own private equity fund, Dune Capital Management. Among its most notable investments was the purchase of IndyMac from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the depths of the financial crisis in 2009..