Labor in America Does Not Pay
Working used to be a proud expression of manhood. Since the days of “Rosie the Riveter”, mothers and daughters joined the work force in mass. Building infrastructure, developing commercial enterprises and producing an endless assembly line of goods led to the greatest expansion of the middle class in American history. In a mere fifty years of planned and coordinated downsizing and out sourcing, the only outcome from honest work is the sweat from your brow. Folks still expend energy and labor at tasks, but few earn a living wage from engaging in industry or commerce.
General disconnect from hard dedication to achieve a project or manufacture a component and a fair reward for that effort, is the “new normal” standard for life in the 21st century America. Labor Day used to be a celebration of family, friends and fraternal goodwill. Today the picnics are a small diversion from the harsh realities that your children’s futures are destined to be austere, aimless and turbulent. Troubles faced every generation, but contemporary trends are so ominous that it requires a virtual reality hologram to locate a joyful Pollyanna.
The list is long for the intentional de-industrialization of production. Most intuitively understand that the elimination of good paying jobs is not an accident. Perceptive individuals even know the reasons and players who systematically promote the most perverted of all caught phrases, Free Trade. Yet few are willing to take the great leap to the inevitable conclusion that the country that rebuilt the world after the WWII global conflict, is actually worse off than the vanquished regimes that were beaten back to the Stone Age.
The imported disposable trinkets that divert attention from the day of reckoning are part of the fallout from a service economy that only provides illusions. With each passing day the crumbling society, that surrounds our communities sink deeper into national insolvency. Working harder or even smarter will not provide the ladder to climb out of this abyss.
The triumphant middle class is rapidly becoming the beholding subsistent underclass.
In order to reverse this debacle the entire superstructure of globalization must be overturned. It is better to face the inescapability of the inevitable fiscal cataclysm, which stems from the debt crisis. When the dollar collapses and the debt obligations repudiated, the country must demand rational and balanced trade protectionism and re-industrialization of a manufacturing economy. The goal is to re-create independence through product self-reliance. Closing of the borders from transnational dumping from abroad is imperative to put Americans back to work.
The model for a sustainable economy is not a greening of the environment, but is found in a viable “Merchant Class” commercial wealth creation system.
“The Merchant Class represents the most fundamental organization of business activities. Ownership of these ventures is private and usually managed by the proprietor. They may be small operations or large in scope, but they all hold in common the independence in management control that private ownership affords. Salaried managers are 'hired help' and lack the sole authority for mergers and acquisitions. This distinction is crucial from a public company where senior management routinely compromise the interest of the operations for self-enhancement or 'so called' share holder value. Corporate buyouts and takeovers seek to purge the expenses of the operation, usually translated into employee termination. Increasing the quarterly reporting of bottom line return on equity becomes the only objective. The real work of the company takes a back seat to cooking the books”.
The "Corporatism" controlled and "Banksters" financed economy is not compatible with a free and independent society. The Trilateral Commission claims that the world is interdependent. God does not ordain interdependency for global commerce. Interdependency is simply a creation of the New World Order.
Why then do so many people refuse to deal with the scope of the actual reasons why Americans are out of work or unable to find employment at a wage that can support a family? Denial is a contagious disease and the affliction is rampant in America. Slave labor seems to be the common job spec on every employment application!
Labor Day needs to be an everyday celebration. However, this can only be achieved when a fair days wage is again provided in the marketplace. Government subsidized make work graft are not real jobs.
This conclusion should be evident to everyone. Yet the poverty parade goes on in every town, city or suburban area. Where is the panic? When will we see some righteous outrage? How much can a society take before the lid explodes from the cooker at the barbecue?
Back in the days of the Robber Barons labor strikes were often common occurrences. Nowadays folks just apply for food stamps. Even USA Today admits that: "More than 40 million people get food stamps, an increase of nearly 50% during the economic downturn, according to government data through May. The program has grown steadily for three years".
So why should anyone want to work? Minimum wage laws just guarantee a growing underclass and permanent dependency. The alternative is to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit that built and created an upwardly mobile society. Nonetheless, government has stood in the way for decades. Their alliance is with the "Corporatism" and the "Banksters", forging their feudal fascist fiefdom.
When a voluntary military becomes the best economic opportunity for your prodigy, what does that say about the American Dream? It is on life support as long as your child is able to survive the assassination assaults on foreign soil.
Blue-collar labor and white-collar service personnel all share the same fate in this globalist vortex. The maelstrom that has stripped your security, devastated your finances and destroyed your dignity is killing you every bit as much as the troops garrisoned in hostile lands.
The ruling elites are happy to see you eat their chemical infested preservative hot dogs with macaroni and cheese on your Labor Day feast. They already own or control the financial whorehouses and publicly traded labor camps that sew your footwear. Why worry about the unemployed or the despaired who have just given up any prospects for meaningful work.
Labor Day belongs to those who are cashing their unemployment checks. As long as the economy remains in the grip and stranglehold of the global cabal, the middle class is doomed. Without an awakening that economic survival demands that independent sources of income are the only way to withdraw from the noose of tyranny, there is no future worth living. Barter and off the grid transactions walk the line of being labeled domestic terrorism. Even so, what choice do people have when Plutocrats hijack their society?
The weather will change soon and the cold harsh winds will blow first as a zephyr and build up into a CAT 5 hurricane. Remember the theme God, Family and Country means even more under the dire economic conditions of the intensified depression. Never forget that the government is not your country and is certainly not the nation. Labor in the fields of courage and protect your home from all traitors, foreign or domestic.
SARTRE – September 5, 2010
SARTRE is the pen name of a reformed, former political operative. This pundit’s formal instruction in History, Philosophy, and Political Science served as training for activism, on the staff of several politicians and in many campaigns. We invite you to visit his website at: Breaking All The Rules.
"Breaking All The Rules" is a state of mind. In order to understand its meaning, the correct essence of human nature must be known and admitted. If you fantasize that Voltaire's Candide is attainable, you are doomed to a plight of continuous confusion. Mankind is flawed at best, favors an immoral inclination and affirms a corrupt demeanor by his deeds. Perfection is reserved for the deity, while righteousness is the province of saints. The predominance of the human race is disposed towards self-centered expediency, abandoning any norm of moral virtue. Confirmed by the annals of history, the incontestable record of inhumanity and depravity is the actual legacy of social behavior.
Society is an abstract, while government is a tyrant. The State exists to survive and control. It operates on designs of dominance and its edicts are enforced by coercion. Arbitrary standards are the norm, while a pretense of lawful order is maintained. Disguised as public service, the preferable results for the favored and submissive, are the artificial rewards for compliance. Independent thinking is dangerous, dissent becomes the ultimate transgression and disobedience to the dictates of the State is the supreme sin.
The fraud of democracy conceals the curse of equalitarianism. Altruism is put forth as noble, while fairness is used as an excuse to demand conformity. Intrinsic, inherent and basic human rights are violated as the deceit of the "common good" is adopted to insure the regimentation of individuals. All the time, elites foster the rules of men, as they transgress the laws given to man, by God. Social Darwinism promotes the insanity of progress through the practice of collectivism. Secular relativism is the faith that makes possible the commands of totalitarian despots. The mob demands a more inclusive "free lunch" which invites further pretexts from charlatan politicians to consolidate their control.
Resisting depraved authority is the purpose behind the philosophy of Breaking All The Rules. Liberty entails responsibility. Because man is condemned to be free, society is damned to an eternal struggle against the partisans of enslavement. Our duty is not to any State, but resides within the advocacy and defense of principles for sensible moral human conduct. Accountability is essential. Social justice is a core ingredient of traditional values. Since each person is endowed with universal dignity, it behooves citizens to respect and protect not only the less fortunate; but also ourselves.
Sincere genuine self-interest is premised upon the reality of the human condition. Natural inborn rights of free association and property are fundamental. Authorities are obligated to attain consent of the citizen, in order to institute social policies that may conflict with individual rights. Withholding that permission is prudent, when those programs are harmful. When enactments, regulations and mandates are imposed against the will of objectors, the government violates any semblance of legitimacy.
There is no moral charge to engage or support in treating dissimilar and divergent persons as coequal, especially when they avow and retain their differences. The meaning of equal resides in the ability to accept separation. Countries succumb to national suicide when they destroy the rudimentary quality of their civilization and heritage.
When an artificial society deviates and diverts from exemplary standards, the equitable solution is to dissolve the theoretical relationship. Justification for disintegration is in the best mutual interest of clashing communities. Governments never have the rightful authority to compel coerced cohabitation. This assertion holds true for all ideologies, cultures and nations.
The multiculturalists' lunacy that underpins the social disenfranchisement of the technocrat age inevitably produces perpetual animosity. The pragmatic and ethical alternative is agreed disunion and detachment. The horrors of internationalism are a direct result of abandoning the right of individuals to disconnect themselves from unwanted social relationships. The same applies for nations and countries. The will of the world community is synonymous to a rule by elites. An attempt to foster equivalency through free trade is a scheme that diminishes independence for the innovators and creators of substance.
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