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  •  Blue Collar Here (4.00)
    I'm an in-house craftsman now having been age-sized out of my high tech job, and I've also worked commercial construction, boatbuilding and carpentry.

    I've also been quite white-collar as programmer and tech support worker.

    My experience among high tech workers was that they were overwhelmingly agreed that manufacturing was the "old economy" that America needed to shed.

    While Kossacks strike me as much more sympathetic to the blue collar than my former technology co-workers, I think the community is easily spooked when it comes down to policies that would make a significant improvement.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy....--ML King, "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Jun 24, 2005 at 03:42:02 PM PDT

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