Quoting Derp:" Pretty much this. (That's not to say I'm fond of the idea of someone making millions for playing a sport.)"
Quoting Dr. Paradigm Shift:" Pretty much goes for anything, too. If someone doesn't take the salary into consideration when ... [snip!] ... choose their career, it's their own damn fault. And, it's a dumb comparison anyway since celebrities aren't govt employees. "
Quoting Dr. Paradigm Shift:" I totally hate sports, but the people who watch 'em are the ones making sure these dudes keep making tons of money. If people really feel they're overpaid they can always stop watching. "
Quoting Dean Winchester:" some people actually join the army to serve their country.. thats what ill be doing. the pay sucks ... [snip!] ... they do get paid.. its like a waitress getting paid more then a business owner. sorta. only thing i could come up with lol."
Quoting Juliette:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Not tellin:</b>" This is a disrespectful statement ... [snip!] ... career. If we still used the draft system and it was mandatory... then by all means complain. I would complain for you."
Quoting Juliette:" If they still used the draft system then I would agree. But.... you know what your signing up for when you join the military. Don't sign up then complain."LOL! This is all the more reason they should get paid more. They aren't being forced to be in the military, they are choosing to do it. Our priorities as a country are so screwed up.
Quoting Juliette:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Not tellin:</b>" I complain for them. They provide a service ... [snip!] ... I knew it wasn't a good paying job. And I was okay with that. If I wanted a better paying job I wouldn't have tried to join."
Quoting Juliette:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Dr. Paradigm Shift:</b>" Pretty much goes for anything, ... [snip!] ... sign up for a job that they know good and well doesn't pay well... then complain about it. Not just military but any job."
Quoting Dr. Paradigm Shift:" It's the comparison that bugs me, really. It's all well and good to say "military people should have ... [snip!] ... comparison I could get behind would be that those fighting wars should be paid more than the lawmakers who send them to war. "or maybe football players shouldn't be making millions of dollars...
Quoting lovinthem04:" or maybe football players shouldn't be making millions of dollars..."