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

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

  1. tumbleweeds

    tumbleweeds Expert Expediter Owner/Operator

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

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    layoutshooter Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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