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Oct 14 2016

Unemployment Linked to Discrimination

The current unemployment rate is fine, but unfortunately it is meaningless, because workforce participation remains dismally low. Some say this is due primarily to excessive taxation, suffocating regulation, and the ease of living off disability or other types of welfare. The Onion has found another explanation — facial tattoos:

No worries; if we could come to accept homosexual marriage as normal, facial tattoos will surely follow closely behind, putting an end to this stigmatization and discrimination.

On a tip from Bodhisattva.




14 Responses to “Unemployment Linked to Discrimination”

  1. NotKennedy says:

    He is more believable than Elizabeth Warren.

  2. Dr Why says:

    Any Tattoo is a “F%CK YOU”. Face tattoos are two orders of magnitude beyond that. If I was in a burning building and the fireman on the ladder came to the window to take me to safety and he had face tattoos I wouldn’t go.

  3. Feet2Fire - The Deplorable says:

    Yeah, sure, PREJUDICE must be why that guy can’t get a job! /sarc

    In other news:

    Donald Trump has some convincing material posted on his website that refutes what Summer “Zeros” has alleged:

    https://www.donaldjtrump.com/press-releases/statement-from-john-barry

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/trump-images/screen_shot_2016-10-14_at_10.38.59_pm.png

    Love her line about “embracing anyone who is honest”… WHAT UNINTENDED IRONY! 😀

    GO TRUMP! “KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON and BUILD THAT WALL !

  4. Feet2Fire - The Deplorable says:

    Research has proven that people with tattoos tend to go on to become criminals. (Also many get their tattoos in or after being in prison.)

  5. Mr. Freemarket says:

    Dear Tattooed Job Applicant:
    I operate a business. As an employee of mine, when people see you, they see a representative of my business; you are literally the face of my business. If 50% of the people who enter the door of my business think you look odd or weird, or off-putting, your face has decreased the number of customers who will buy my product, and you have caused my business to take in less money, making you a less profitable employee than someone who doesn’t scare customers off.
    Maybe that isn’t fair, but it is the truth. But I’m going to hire people who don’t scare off customers.

  6. Jodie says:

    Tattoos and piercings on the face just scream, “Look at me! Look at me! Hey, what are you looking at??!!??”

  7. Eddie_Valiant says:

    Well you must be a hater…../sarc

  8. Eddie_Valiant says:

    Wow…..never saw it that way, but you may be right!

  9. Eddie_Valiant says:

    To finish that sentence: “yeah, I’m a loser!”

  10. MAS says:

    Is it just me or does it seem Onion has morphed into a real news source, lost much of its satirical punch? Yup, it has gotten just that weird around.

  11. Gene says:

    Why won’t anybody hire Rich Martin?

  12. Mr. Freemarket says:

    Yes, and I judge people by their appearance, too.

  13. Spiny Norman says:

    It’s now owned by Univision. Make of that what you will.

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