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Saturday, October 07, 2006

Anti-Job, Pro-Freedom Quotes Of The Week 97, 98 plus


A spiritual leader, Satish Kumar, prescribes leisure

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Despite a growing economy and rising productivity, hourly wages adjusted for inflation have declined 2 percent since 2003. Corporate profits, meanwhile, are at their highest share of gross domestic product since the 1960’s.
We are getting closer and closer to a work force with no benefits and no substantive protections. Some unions succumbed to corruption and contributed to their own decline.
Kicked While Down
New York Times
Published: October 7, 2006

Congress was about to go into recess; bills passed in the
final days included a provision to allocate $70 billion
to the Pentagon for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq,
and a clause that will allow the president to define enemy
combatants at his discretion; the bill also legalized
torture and suspended the writ of habeas corpus.
October 3, 2006


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