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Labor Day Thoughts

It's Labor Day Weekend. It is not Memorial Day Weekend. It drives me crazy that people always mix it up. It's not that hard. Really. If you need a litle mnemonic device to help you remember--Memorial Day is in May. Both start with M. I guess it would be easier to recall if September were Leptember..or if the holiday were called Sabre Day, but that sounds a little violent. Labor Day is supposed to be a day for recognizing all that organized labor has done for workers in this country. At one time, being guaranteed a safe place to work was not a reality. And working long ridiculous hours was the rule, rather than the exception. I've never had the opportunity to work for a union..but luckily I'm in  a profession where I don't get abused...too much. If you need a little boost to get you into solidarity with labor unions, watch this video. And feel free to sing along.

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