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Don't tell me what you value. Show me your budget and I will tell you what you value.
~~~ Joseph Robinette Biden, Sr. ~~~

Organized Labor is a valuable support in the emerging empathic civilization.

Do you value your fellow human being as yourself?

Do you value Liberal Democracy?

Grab the label on the back of your shirt & read it to yourself.

...that's who you are.

All this other talk is...talk.

Organized Labor creates an economic and emotional shelf that signature parties refuse to travel below.

There is a wordless being. A being I cannot touch or isolate.

It's a clam, after moral decisions I have made in my relation to the concepts & contracts of Organized Labor.

If I make the right decisions, the momentarily tough choices, at times a calm comes over me.

It makes me feel ready for death; wholly and seemingly better prepared to leave.

It's this value I value.

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  •  Tip Jar (3+ / 0-)
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    NewDealer, jbou, Dirtandiron

    I believe in the inherent good of Organized Labor.

    by Bill Wiltrack on Wed May 30, 2012 at 07:19:28 PM PDT

  •  it is a shame that we don't have... (0+ / 0-)

    a nationwide workers movement in this country like they do in European countries. We have a fractured union movement that has gotten weaker year after year. It is time to stop organizing industry by industry and to organize a nationwide workers movement. It is time for the labor movement to evolve.

    As a nation, the U.S. consumes the most hot dogs per capita. So you'd be wise to never underestimate our powers of denial.

    by jbou on Wed May 30, 2012 at 08:00:02 PM PDT

  •  We 2 Discovered Eligibility for Union Retiree Wing (1+ / 0-)
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    Dirtandiron

    membership so of course we joined faster than you can say "quick."

    I wonder how many self-employed union members there are? If there's only one, I'm him.

    Looking around, unions are fighting harder for what's immediately threatening me than Democrats are. This I remember when I look at my monthly spending allowance.

    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 Wed May 30, 2012 at 08:33:28 PM PDT

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