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Subject:  Re: OT: Man in the White Suit Date:  2/12/2009  7:28 AM
Author:  Lokicious Number:  25948 of 35575

We do need these things (include list of whatever's fashionable), moreso when we're young. I know that I still need my motorcycles, though I can't ride them much, anymore. It connects us to our fellow men.

Bread and roses. Bread and roses.

When increased productivity lowers the cost of bread, there is more for roses, assuming the jobs lost producing bread are replaced with jobs that pay enough to buy the cheaper bread and have money left over for roses.

There's nothing surprising about what is happening to our economy. You force American workers to compete for jobs with workers in countries where labor costs are a fraction. You utilize labor saving devices and then finance the only universe for "new and better" (the internet) on smo