Sign up for The Wire Newsletter!

  1. Expedite Expo The 15th Annual Expedite Expo is YOUR truck show. Join over 5,000 people this July 24 - 25 in Ohio who share one common interest - the expedite trucking industry. The 2015 Expo promises to be the best in our 15 year history! New exhibits, trucks, demonstrations, networking sessions and educational workshops will ensure that your time spent is profitable. Don’t miss this important event! July 24 - 25, 2015 Roberts Convention Centre, Wilmington, OH. REGISTER NOW!

A "Wise Ol Indian Chief" on daylight savings time.

Discussion in 'General Expediter Forum' started by tumbleweeds, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. tumbleweeds

    tumbleweeds Active Expediter

    To quote the "Chief": "leave it to the government to think that cutting a foot off the top of a blanket and adding it to the bottom of the blanket, will make the blanket longer!"

    enough said.
     
  2. cableguymn

    cableguymn New Recruit

    after tax normally the blanket is shorter. So, the days are longer using their method since no tax is collected. (yet)
     
  3. AMonger

    AMonger Active Expediter

    However, if you take a foot off a part of the blanket that doesn't get used and sew it on where it will, that effectively makes the blanket bigger.

    --

    You know the problem with bad cops? They make the other 5% look bad.
     
  4. layoutshooter

    layoutshooter New Recruit

    There are exactly the same number of hours of daylight. Instead of changing the clocks, change the hours your work place operates. I can't even begin to imagine what this costs us twice a year to play this silly game. Use standard time, all the time. The sun is never wrong.
     
  5. Monty

    Monty New Recruit

    But Layout .. that would involve the government messing with private enterprise ... and we know they would NEVER do that! :rolleyes:
     
  6. layoutshooter

    layoutshooter New Recruit


    Nope, you have it backwards. As it stands now, the Federal Government MANDATES, with a few exceptions, the switching of time twice a year. Use Standard time, all the time. Then, if a company CHOOSES to change their work hours, they can. There is no valid reason to take on the expense of these changes twice a year. Talk about the government messing with private industry.
     

Share This Page