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Pew study: Young adults postpone marriage, take unwanted jobs during economic hardship

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  • Liberal Ted Salt Lake City, UT
    Feb. 17, 2012 8:35 a.m.

    But I thought we needed illegals, because Americans according to barack are too "soft". Crazy to think that Americans are willing to work when a job is opened up. Let's move 15-20 million illegals out of the country and that should solve most of our unemployment issues. We'll still have underemployment, but, at least they're working. Much better than having 50% of our country living off of the other 50%.

  • RBTJR PLATTSBURGH, NY
    Feb. 17, 2012 8:25 a.m.

    This is news? Particularly the part about unwanted jobs? How many of us, when young adults, took "unwanted jobs" to gain experience, or "pay your dues", going up through the ranks? In this economy, people of all ages feel fortunate to have and hold onto "unwanted" jobs, making that portion of this particular Pew study almost irrelevant, in my opinion.

  • Hunam Layton, UT
    Feb. 17, 2012 7:24 a.m.

    Obama has spent too much time promising the young people good jobs when they never learned to work for anything.

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Feb. 16, 2012 4:24 p.m.

    'Pew study: Young adults postpone marriage, take unwanted jobs during economic hardship' - article

    One side:

    **'Obama to promote ways for veterans to find work' - By Ken Thomas - AP - Published by DSNews - 11/07/11

    **US nets 200k more jobs in December, a better-than-expected performance By Jeff Thredgold Deseret News 01/13/12

    And on the other side:

    ** 'Senate Republicans likely to kill Obama jobs bill By Andrew Taylor AP Published by DSNews 10/11/11

    ** 'Top Republican wants vote on birth control mandate' - By Anne Flaherty - AP - 02/12/12

    Your choice.