Happy Labor Day! what it means...

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  1. Beyond Belief

    Beyond Belief New Member

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    Labor Day: How it Came About; What it Means



    "Labor Day differs in every essential way from the other holidays of the year in any country," said Samuel Gompers, founder and longtime president of the American Federation of Labor. "All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflicts and battles of man's prowess over man, of strife and discord for greed and power, of glories achieved by one nation over another. Labor Day...is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race, or nation."
    Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. continued...​
     
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  3. poco

    poco A cat will blink when struck with a hammer.

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    A Labor Day which will surely be remembered by thousands and thousands of people, and not a pleasant memory. Sad!!!!
     

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