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To: ConorMacNessa

Having been a woman in a so-called “man’s” business for most of my hot-looking years, it certainly passes the smell test for me. I was manhandled in supply closets, under the table at business meetings in front of my boss, in elevators. One of my bosses (from a Fortune 500 corporation) actually drove 40 miles to show up at my doorstep and explain that his wife was out of town and he knew that I wanted him. The only way I could get rid of him was to say, “Please, no birth control — I want to have your baby!” He was out of there in a flash. He refused to promote me unless I went “with” him on a business trip. That’s when I left and started my own business, which I ran on my own terms. But successful self-employment is infinitessimally harder than corporate employment— you’re never not working — and my health suffered accordingly. Thanks so much, pigs.


22 posted on 02/15/2011 8:32:44 AM PST by Albion Wilde (Government does nothing as economically as the private sector. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Albion Wilde

Sorry for your trouble but your ‘smell test’ doesn’t relate to this. You guys see a headline and jump right in on her side. Hell, who files a lawsuit against a guy who JUST launched his book? Plus Gates was Bush. Fine, Identify the guy who raped you, identify the guys who molested you and have them arrested. Press a criminal suit, not a civil action. How about waiting to see further proof?


27 posted on 02/15/2011 8:38:02 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Albion Wilde
But successful self-employment is infinitessimally harder than corporate employment

The word is "infinitesimally", and it doesn't mean "a whole lot more"; it means "practically no more at all."

37 posted on 02/15/2011 8:56:31 AM PST by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Albion Wilde
But successful self-employment is infinitessimally harder than corporate employment...

Huh?

38 posted on 02/15/2011 9:01:02 AM PST by TankerKC (Confucius say, he who rushes to vote on bill before reading, might forget severability clause.)
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