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For Labor Day, a thought about bosses

September 3, 2012 - Harry Eagar
It's from historian Alan Taylor.

"All experience teaches that, if an elite run affairs, they do so in their own interests, and this is perhaps truer of businessmen than of any other so-called elite."

Two thoughts, actually.

We hear a lot from rightwingers about "union thugs" and the Second Amendment and how it protects our liberties. Here's an historical fact:

In the entire history of the United States, the militia has been used dozens of times to shoot down workers and their families, but never to shoot bosses.

 
 

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