Buttle's World

7 August, 2009

Rant OTD

Filed under: Posts — clgood @ 15:54

The Old Jarhead is tired.

I’ll be 63 soon. Except for one semester in college when jobs were scarce, and a six-month period when I was between jobs, but job-hunting every day, I’ve worked, hard, since I was 18. Despite some health challenges, I still put in 50-hour weeks, and haven’t called in sick in seven or eight years. I make a good salary, but I didn’t inherit my job or my income, and I worked to get where I am. Given the economy, there’s no retirement in sight, and I’m tired. Very tired.

I think he’d be disappointed in Condi Rice, and I have a few other quibbles but, for the most part, he nails it.

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