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Socialism in the Workplace.
« on: August 18, 2018, 10:58:43 AM »
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Regardless of the picture painted of socialism by its proponents, it ultimately removes group decision making in favor of the choices of one all-important individual.
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I found a funny thing the other day when I was at work.

You see, we have a break/lunch room that is usually stocked with "free" goodies like, nuts, drinks, breakfast bars, etc.  These free goodies are, well free, to those who work there and also to guest that might be in the building.  Coffee is also free.   This is not unlike a lot of companies that I have worked for or in. Some companies take the capitalist route and have vending machines or other means for the individual to purchase snacks and such, at exorbitant prices of course.

I was taking a much needed coffee break with the 'free' coffee in my cup when I noticed that the larder, which is usually stocked with free goodies, was reaching a low level. I kind of chuckled to myself, as I have been know to indulge in some 'free' goodies from time to time, but I am not dependent on them - except for coffee.

One of the workers came in and was looking for some breakfast bars that are usually available, but were not at this time.  We have one worker who orders all of these goodies who had been on vacation. Thus, the larder was not stocked in the usual timely fashion. The worker who was looking for a snack said, "The choices are getting very limited." My answer to that statement just popped out of my mouth. "That's what happens with socialism. One person provideth, one person taketh away, and the masses suffer from it."

I'll be bring my own snacks, from here on in, thank you.
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Re: Socialism in the Workplace.
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2018, 02:35:40 PM »
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Re: Socialism in the Workplace.
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2018, 04:37:34 PM »
Nicely done.
We now have a new aphorism to learn.
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Re: Socialism in the Workplace.
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2018, 08:20:08 PM »
Well they had better get a "Back up Person" to keep the larder stocked.
Not good running out of goodies . . . . . you know what happens next . . . . .
Once you give someone something and you do it long enough you can't take it away.
If you don't believe me just ask my dog . . . . He'll tell ya in no uncertain terms.

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See! I warned ya!
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Re: Socialism in the Workplace.
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2018, 08:24:21 PM »
San Francisco was on the verge of passing a law forbidding company-supplied treats and company-run commissaries, in an attempt to save the faltering businesses of the city's many restaurants.
But then the big employers, the treat providers, threatened to remove themselves from Babylon-by-the-Bay if such a law was passed.

So far, they've got a stalemate.
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Re: Socialism in the Workplace.
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2018, 07:52:50 AM »
One place that I frequented pop was a dime and candy bars were a quarter. The last time I was there, pop was 25 cents and cany bars were 75 cents. Oh, the coffee was free.

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Re: Socialism in the Workplace.
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2018, 11:20:35 AM »
Only two kind of people in the world, those who drive the bus of life, and those who only ride in it.

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Re: Socialism in the Workplace.
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2018, 10:31:54 AM »
Wait fo' it! Wait fo' it!

Have mercy, been waitin' for the bus all day.
Have mercy, been waitin' for the bus all day.
I got my brown paper bag and my take-home pay.

Have mercy, old bus be packed up tight.
Have mercy, old bus be packed up tight.
Well, I'm glad just to get on and home tonight.

Right on, that bus done got me back.
Right on, that bus done got me back.
Well, I'll be ridin' on the bus till I Cadillac.

- Billy Gibbons & Dusty Hill, ZZ TOP, Waitin' For The Bus
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Re: Socialism in the Workplace.
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2018, 05:32:30 PM »
It's Friday afternoon and I'm waiting for any bus to come by here and pick me up.
Busses don't run here, yet.

Catch the cannonball, now to take me down the line
My bag is sinking low, and I do believe it's time
To get back to Miss Fanny, you know she's the only one
Who sent me here, with her regards for everyone



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