Tag Archives: Labor

The Accountant

This pertains to the husband of The Hobbyist. Presumably, an accountant is relatively smart. Also presumably, an accountant is formally educated if not to say college degreed and licensed for his profession. Presumably, an accountant can count past ten without … Continue reading

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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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Things Remembered: The Edmund Fitzgerald

Despite the sinking of The Edmund Fitzgerald and the haunting melody about it and also despite a four-year waiting list I was so desperate for work at one point I even applied for a Merchant Marine Seaman’s Card, Viz.:

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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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What Do You Mean, Cuckold?

What do I mean by cuckold? What do I mean by a Cuckold Nation? I should get the Nobel Prize for this. I probably won’t but I still think I deserve one. The Nobel Prize in Economics to be exact. … Continue reading

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EBOLA

A plague can do what reason cannot. When a deadly plague sweeps through the countryside it can kill ¼, ½, ¾’s or at times the entire population of villages, towns or even large cities. But some are passed over, others, … Continue reading

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Piecework

Once upon a time I worked in a factory (Actually more than one). I recall watching a punch-press operator doing his thing. The punch-press was a very large and cumbersome hydraulic/electric machine. The operator would place a piece of sheet … Continue reading

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