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  •  My parents love me dearly... (0+ / 0-)

    and wanted me to work hard to learn the value of hard work...nothing wrong with that...

    Obama - Change I still believe in

    by dvogel001 on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 01:17:31 AM PST

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    •  And they were upset (1+ / 0-)
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      they could not put you to work 18 hours a day in a textile mill where children died frequently when caught in the machinery, or impress you into working in asbestos mines?

      Do you really want to go there?

      •  I do not believe relaxing.. (0+ / 0-)

        the labor laws as proposed would allow children to go back into dangerous working conditions like the sweat shops of the 1920s...we are talking about changing sheets and planting some shrubs....

        Obama - Change I still believe in

        by dvogel001 on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 02:15:02 AM PST

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