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The alternative to crime in society is apparently economic slavery.

You’ve heard the saying, “crime doesn’t pay”. If you think about that, in an unfettered capitalist society like in America, crime often does pay. And in some cases, it pays very well.

I’m not going to teach you which crimes pay, or how to get into organized crime. I might…

The Profits over People design, that’s demanded by American Capitalism, has created a culture of unsustainably fragile business models that break very easily.

The way businesses do business in the United States over the last 20+ years has led to economic fragility. Everywhere you look you see problems with supply chains and short staffed businesses.

  • How many times have you had to wait in a line for one cashier when you can see…

The unwitting leeches, preoccupied with greed, who suck the life out of everyone and everything are behind why we can’t have nice things

Profits from Poverty

Some people in the United States subconsciously believe the country needs desperate and starving poor people to beg for any work available. Even horrible undignified work that doesn’t raise them out of poverty.

And when those poor people get help from the government, these greedy tyrants get all upset that…

Solutions have become a luxury few will ever realize during their lifetime — unless society changes dramatically.

The American bourgeois insist the proletariat provide detailed solutions before they air their grievances. The affluent aristocracy wouldn’t dare give permission for us peasants to grumble and complain about our working or living conditions. The systems we live in are, by design, intended to put any naysayers through a daunting…

Labor Day celebrates that brief period in time when we realized people were being treated like shit for profits and we did something about it.

Today, we trade our precious time merely to survive a miserably undignified life. We incrementally sell ourselves to capitalist endeavors forfeiting our most valuable life-supporting things; health, our friends and families, and our sanity for the artificial economic constructs that demand payments that never end.

Labor Day used to be…

They shocked my heart in the hospital a few hours ago to return my heartbeat to a normal rhythm from Afib.

When I am nervous I tend to use humor to ease the tension. And I was in full patient-clown mode in the outpatient area prior to my procedure. The nurses all had a great sense of humor and they played along.

About a month ago, I was in Washington visiting…

Erik Blair

Writer, traveler, self-employed web developer, beer aficionado, Pastafarian, Progressive, location-independent

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