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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 61
09-02-2010, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Captain_Danar
After looking at the reason for the celebration of the American labour day, I'm quite shocked that you're actually celebrating the suppression of a labour union rather than supporting peoples right to strike.
You have got to be kidding me. Talk about a complete misreading of the history of our Labor Day, made all the more perplexing by the fact that Wikipedia has two reasonably good (though sadly short) entries under Labor Day and (as previously mentioned by Rekhan) Pullman Strike. If you really read either of those entries as "celebrating the suppression of a labour union," then I don't think we're reading remotely the same version of history.