Fear and Loathing in Mahwah

Discussion in 'UPS Information Technology' started by Dfigtree, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. Dfigtree

    Dfigtree New Member

    Why are a large portion of the posts from IS’ers lately
    one-time-anonymous posts?
  2. Maybe they are just UPSr's who wish they were in IS.

    Go UPS!
  3. Anon-y-mous

    Anon-y-mous Guest

    Why so much anonymity???? Simple - No one cares, but they don't want to be identified in any posts, quotes or get a private message from a Porfolio manager ..
  4. Dfigtree

    Dfigtree New Member

    So it is Fear and Loathing in Mahwah. I hear that Ann Coulter is coming to Mahwah on Tuesday to teach diversity, ethics and morals.
  5. Who is Ann Coulter ... is she on the Comedy Channel too? Is she a character from South Park maybe?

    Go UPS!
  6. Dfigtree

    Dfigtree New Member

    P71, read below. I still think she is a perfect instructor for People's Workshop or Trust in Teamwork, heartless, ignorant and full of hate for all different kinds of people.

    From June 7, 2006 CBS evening news

    (AP) New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton accused commentator Ann Coulter of making a “vicious, mean-spirited attack” on outspoken 9/11 widows whom the television pundit described as “self-obsessed” and enjoying their husbands' deaths.

    Coulter writes in a new book, “Godless: The Church of Liberalism,” that a group of New Jersey widows whose husbands perished in the World Trade Center act “as if the terrorist attacks happened only to them.”

    She also wrote, “I've never seen people enjoying their husbands' deaths so much.”

    You wanted to know who Ann Coulter is ??? That's some of it. But of course there is a more recent example of the philosophy she spews.

    Oct 13, 2007 NYDAILYNEWS.COM

    She called 9/11 widows "witches," demanded killing and converting Muslims and branded presidential candidate John Edwards a "faggot."
    Now big-mouthed right-winger Ann Coulter has turned her slur machine on Jews.
    "We just want Jews to be perfected," she told CNBC talk show host Donny Deutsch. "That's what Christianity is."
    Claiming to speak for all Christians, she told Deutsch - who is Jewish - that Jews should discard Judaism and embrace Christianity, which is a "fast track" to God. "We have the fast-track program," she said.
    "We believe the Old Testament, but ours is more like Federal Express. You have to obey the laws."

  7. Oh...her...

    Hey...I taught both those classes! Maybe I should write the seven habits of highly disgraceful people.

    Go UPS!
    (We need Ann, else we'd have to listen to Roseanne Barr)
  8. Dfigtree

    Dfigtree New Member

    Neither of them can sing the National Anthem with respect.
  9. AmYisroelChai

    AmYisroelChai New Member

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  10. You could also visit HR to clear your conscience through sin cleansing exit interview. That's why they are always located so close to the door, that way LP doesn;t have ot walk too far to let you out. That's knid of the ultimate career opt.

    We never promised you a rose garden.

    Go UPS!
  11. 2029guy

    2029guy Member

    I was just wondering where you got the name for this thread. Was it from the great late Gonzo Journalist Hunter S Thompson?

    "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" or my personal favorite "The curse of Lono"
  12. 060683

    060683 AIS

    Horrible, horrible place to work!
  13. ramsey500

    ramsey500 Guest

    funny you should say that---I've gotten a few PMs from a particular PM who does not reside in Mahwah---they are reading this stuff !
  14. BROWN4LIFE15

    BROWN4LIFE15 Guest

  15. Bagger Brown

    Bagger Brown Guest

    AmYisroelChai posted UPS Compliance Message.
    Be careful and never trust an HR person. Remember, they are in management and their responsibility is to represent the best interest of the company. They are not your friend and they are not there to help you.