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  •  Our labor unions are direct descendants (2+ / 0-)
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    historys mysteries, BlueDragon

    of the old central European guild system.  Whether he was a bread baker or wood carver, it was next to impossible for a man to earn a decent living unless he was a member of the appropriate guild.  The system did more than fix prices--it also made sure people got their money's worth.

    Never meddle in the affairs of cats, for they are subtle and will piss on your computer.--Bruce Graham

    by Ice Blue on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 10:18:19 AM PST

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