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jailthecrooks Donating Member (34 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-16-10 12:09 PM
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15. You drank the Capitalist kool-aid I see
Where does it say that pride for a job well done has to be connected to making obscene profits for some Capitalist a-hole who couldn't care less if you live or die? Pride in a job well done is its own reward. If your company were employee-owned would you get less pride? I'd wager that you'd get a heck of a lot more pride, along with a sense of ownership, security and feeling that you are a part of something bigger than just collecting a paycheck till you are no longer of service and get tossed out on your ass like the millions of kool-aid drinkers before you. Where do you think the elderly who have no choice but to eat cat food worked before they got too old or too ill?

What the OP is saying is that there should be a larger safety net for Americans, one that puts us all on a level playing field and ensures that any and all can bounce back from a temporary bump in the road such as we're having today. You read that to mean that nobody should ever have to work. Interesting outlook on your part one must say.
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