Category Archives: The Twentieth Man

Surplus Labor is the Cornerstone of the U. S. Economy and the basis of (Western) World Civilization

Who Are You?

Are you some kind of mindless zombie? A headless body perhaps. Bovine? Livestock? A “breeder”? One of the sheeple? This is what or how some people think of you. Who are you? This Business Commentary article appeared in the Milwaukee … Continue reading

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The Family Business

A long time ago, when I still had hope of establishing a career or to at least get a job, I attended what might best be described as a community business exposition. I don’t recall exactly how it was billed … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

You’re wondering why you’re poor or unemployed and unsuccessful as you’d like to be. You ask yourself why? You look in a mirror and what do you see? A male or a female, black, white, young, old, fat, thin, tall, … Continue reading

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On Being Thrown From A Cliff

I maintain that true stories are the best kinds of stories. This is a story about the time I was thrown from a cliff. A bit of background:   Back in 1964 Mr. Norman Miller was my 7th grade English … Continue reading

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P is for Plantation

The term Plant on this factory entrance sign is an abbreviation, shorthand if you will, for the term Plantation. Insofar as labor is concerned, little has changed aside from the name. The term Plantation implies plants or crops of various … Continue reading

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Why Suicide is Illegal

Another man committed suicide just the other day. He lived briefly just down the street from us. I didn’t know him. According neighborhood gossip he hanged himself. You won’t be hearing about him in the mass media – newspapers or … Continue reading

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See You In Church?

  With the Easter holidays rapidly approaching I am once again moved to acknowledge the people who, in my youth, gave me a conscience – a moral compass. I probably won’t be going to church again this year however. At … Continue reading

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