Wednesday, August 08, 2007
Holy shit. You have to read this to believe it.
Wall Street Journal:
Bloggers Consider Forming Labor Union
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A loosely formed coalition of left-leaning bloggers are trying to band together to form a labor union they hope will help them receive health insurance, conduct collective bargaining or even set professional standards.
The effort is an extension of the blogosphere's growing power and presence, especially within the political realm, and for many, evokes memories of the early labor organization of freelance writers in the early 1980s.
Organizers hope a bloggers' labor group will not only showcase the growing professionalism of the Web-based ...
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The moontards actually think that they should be getting money for typing up "BU$H SUCKS!!!!" on their little MacintoshBooks. You want healthcare? Then get a real job, you hippies. Stop leeching off the welfare state. And just how in God's name are you going to determine who qualifies? The people with the most pageviews? The most trackbacks? The most words? Any retard with fingers could become a blogger. Maybe that's their plan. Maybe they're trying to enact socialism. Just give everybody free money. Make the economy go kablooey. I'm dying over here, folks.