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Mithras61 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-09-03 10:53 AM
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18. Ummm.... I read the book, and I failed to find
any bias at all. The book details what the life of the working poor is like and how they live on the wages being paid to them. If detailing what life is like under current minimum wage laws for the working poor is "liberal" then these folks have a lot of learning to do, since the working poor make up a HUGE segment of society.

I only hope that they get a clue before the revolution comes. That will likely be their only hope of survival.
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  - Ummm.... I read the book, and I failed to find  Mithras61   Jul-09-03 10:53 AM   #18 
  - Thanks for the correct comment!  mbperrin   Jul-09-03 06:54 PM   #36 
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