A personal Favorite from a year and a half ago. Still true today.
We used to be a nation with an extraordinary number of pipeline builders. People who saw a need and found a way to fill it. People who would come over from Ireland, or England, or Germany, or Zimbabwe, or Ethiopia with just the clothes on their backs and build a great company. We had some people who literally swam out of Vietnam or Cuba for a chance at freedom and a better life.
Beyond the pipeline builders who built the great factories, retail chains, banks, and restaurants we also had a great number of bucket carriers. People who worked hard for eight to ten hours per day for a chance at a better life for their children. People who moved themselves from poverty to middle class life. They were able to buy a nice house, a couple of cars, and take nice vacations due to their hard word. Many sent their…
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