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Liberal Nostalgiacs Don't Understand Jobs of the Future

Joeboo Wrote: Apr 23, 2012 10:12 AM
Liberals are luddites. They always will be. It's the natural state of people whose history goes back no further than yesterday and who look no further into the future than tomorrow.
Joseph64 Wrote: Apr 23, 2012 11:52 AM
They're worse than luddites. They're de-industrialists. They want to dismantle human civilization and take us back to hunter-gatherer days where they own all the land and a bunch of slaves do all the hunting and gathering to support them. That billions of people will die in the process doesn't concern them in the least.

I don't know how many times I've seen liberal commentators look back with nostalgia to the days when a young man fresh out of high school or military service could get a well-paying job on an assembly line at a unionized auto factory that could carry him through to a comfortable retirement.

As it happens, I grew up in Detroit and for a time lived next door to factory workers. And I know something that has eluded the liberal nostalgiacs. Which is that people hated those jobs.

The assembly-line work was boring and repetitive. That's because management imbibed...