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Monday, March 31, 2014

Anti Wage-Slavery Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 1120-1122

"Have you done your homework?" my mother would ask.

           "I'll do it later."
 "You will do it now, young man. I don't want you winding up on the third shift at Flagg-Utica."
Flagg-Utica was a local textile plant.
Somehow, I never could figure how failing to read three chapters in my geography book about the various sorts of vegetation to be found in a tropical rain forest had anything to do with facing a life as a mill hand. But with enough guilt and fear as catalysts, you can read anything, even geography books and Deuteronomy.
Lewis Grizzard
[emphasis JS]

One applies oneself to joining the grazing herd of peeweesaurs. Its magnitude is obscured by the curvature of the earth. Foraging beezer-to-bum for goods and services, one prays to Santa Claus and to the square root of the hypoteneuse, that the demonstrable smartness of one's ass might migrate to lodge in one's standard of living.
Craig Piprell

Go to college, get out of poverty. In 2012, about 1.1 million people who made less than $25,000 a year, worked full time, and were heads of household had a bachelor's degree.
Mother Jones


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