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why do people think that community organizers do not have jobs? I work 45 hours a week and I still volunteer?

to organize and help people in my and other communities. I've seen people state that they are not community organizers because they have jobs. Well NEWSFLASH!!! Being a community organizer does not mean you do not work, it just means you care about your community enough to help it grow. Got it?

Asked By: r***i Rhodes Rocks! aka Lola - 9/6/2008
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And this after touting "service" at the very same convention. This is very schizophrenic in my view... More
Answered By: Page1344 - 9/8/2008
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"There's no cure for dumb." and all of the McCain/Palin followers are dumb. This election is as easy as 1+1=2. How dumb can one get not to realized this? I mean that from the bottom of my heart. The Independent Mind
Answered By: diegs - 9/6/2008
 
What people are these?
Answered By: Marina - 9/6/2008
 
Community organizing is very low on the totem pole for what I'd consider qualifying one to be president McPalin 08
Answered By: Sarra Cuda - 9/6/2008
 
can you organize a real question plz
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Answered By: Yep I said it! - 9/6/2008
 
Please enlighten me, what are you organizing?
Answered By: Real Grit - 9/6/2008
 
I haven't seen anybody put down community organizers.
Answered By: tys7344 - 9/6/2008
 
I think that you can thank Ms. Palin for that misconception.
Answered By: nanabanana - 9/6/2008
 
Community organizing is often work. When I was teaching there were moments for organizing and when I was in Peace Corps my life was organizing a community... More
Answered By: Forget War Buy More - 9/6/2008
 
They are ignorant and they don't believe in community or volunteering. They only care about their money and how they can make more. They think selfishness is the American way.
Answered By: Taylor - 9/6/2008
 
alot of people volunteer in their community. are they not worthy of leading the US?
Answered By: hint0122 - 9/6/2008
 
It's shouldn't matter if that's your only job and you're not making any money because you're volunteering. It actually means more if you're not doing it for money! It only matters to elitists who only consider jobs real jobs when it's given to them by their wealthy and well-connected family members or relatives and... More
Answered By: dumdum - 9/6/2008
 
but does being a community organizer qualify you to be president?
Answered By: just words just speeches - 9/6/2008
 
When you know better you do better!! Every city, town, state have community organizers and they play an important part in a lot of peoples lives. Especially people that don't have access to the political side of getting things done. Like improving schools, housing, etc. You may be living high today, but one day you may... More
Answered By: shanekia H - 9/6/2008
 
Exactly who said they don't have jobs... More
Answered By: eileen4330 - 9/6/2008
 
People who belittle Community Organizers are Trash.
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Answered By: mrjonessr41 - 9/6/2008
 
I think they were suggesting it doesn't qualify you to be President. Taxi drivers, truck drivers, Fire fighters, and others put in a lot of hours of hard work also. But that doesn't necessarily mean they are ready for the duties and responsibilities of President. Keep up the great work.
Answered By: gosam777 - 9/6/2008
 
PUT IT IS NOT LIKE BEING A MAYOR OR GOVERNOR.
Answered By: Warren T - 9/6/2008
 
And I suppose you think your qualified to be POTUS too?! I think what you are doing is great. I commend you for you efforts and wish you much success. But you don't think you are ready to president do you? That's the point. McCain/Palin '08
Answered By: Son of Liberty - 9/6/2008
 
It's great that you volenteer. You should be the 44th president. Obama thinks that qualifies him. BTW he was paid by Acorn.
Answered By: doggie912 - 9/6/2008
 
I have lived in a town of 2,500 people for the last 22 years. I have never even seen a Welcome Wagon here. The most I have ever seen is a sign in some neighborhoods that we have "neighborhood watch" against crime. I don't know who watches. In fact, they may have removed the sign. Urban life is far different than... More
Answered By: BekindtoAnimals22 - 9/6/2008
 
rove (rōv... More
Answered By: Rico Eifo Ata - 9/6/2008
 
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