If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.
James Goldsmith




The workers of this country do not worry me. I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half. Jay Gould, robber baron

Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. —Thomas Sowell

This Just In

Building For Others An old man going a lone highway, Came at the evening, cold and gray, To a chasm, vast, and deep and wide, Through which was flowing a sullen tide. The old man crossed in the twilight dim; The sullen stream had no fear for him; But he turned, when safe on the…

Dreamers make the best drivers, always. They are not afraid of unknown routes, they do not complain about bumps in the road, and they like the feel of the machine roaring down the dark highways. They seldom if ever get lost because wherever they find themselves is part of what they were seeking. —Charles Bowden

Blast From the Past — 1937

On May 26, 1937, workers of 3 major independent steel mills—Republic Steel, Youngstown Sheet & Tube, and Inland Steel—voted to strike over low wages and poor working conditions. Once the workers walked out and formed picket lines, the companies brought in strikebreakers—”scab” labor—to run the factories. That decision

It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
—Hubert H. Humphrey

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