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  • My boss was running for State Representative. He had inherited his company and now he was getting into politics. The women in his life, women with pretentious diamond rings, were there stuffing envelopes at the table close to the door of my office. Having a Republican campaign office within the confines of a workplace was a challenge - and probably all kinds of illegal - listening to the rhetoric all day. It was starting to wear me down.

    The rich woman, the women of the 1%, were talking politics. There was a plaintive whine going on that had to do with increasing taxes on the wealthy. One of the broads at the table actually said - If that tax passes, we will only be able to get to the islands once this year!

    Oh dear God - I thought - as I slaved away for less money than I deserved. I let that one go. It's what happened next that was the last straw.

    I heard the women summon my secretary, Tracy. They asked her to help stuff envelopes, since she didn't appear to be very busy at the moment. Then the oldest of the rich broads said - Gotta keep the working people working!

    That was the proverbial last straw for me. As I have mentioned in previous posts- I seem to lack filters these days. So - when I heard that line I couldn't keep from shouting out -

    EAT THE RICH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    It got pretty quiet after that. Which was good. The working people work better when it's quiet...

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