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  • n. Plural form of serfdom.

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Examples

  • Â By killing unions, the bulwark of popular movements in Poland (Lech Walesa, championed even by Pope John Paul II) and France and England, and by tying our economic freedom and liberty to the "short hairs" of corporate health care (change your job, lose your insurance) we have essentially been reduced to one of history's most abject serfdoms, no two ways about it.

    Health Insurance Whistleblower Wendell Potter-- Interview; Details How Insurers Screw Insureds

  • These were revolutionary ideas in an age of kings and serfdoms, and they served as a springboard for the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

    John W. Whitehead: Is it Time for a Rebellion?

  • Well, the Scotch have managed to apply something of this fierce romanticism even to the lowest of all lordships and serfdoms; the proletarian inequality of today.

    A Miscellany of Men

  • Only the Lady Elizabeth and her son Agnew Greatorix dwelt there, and the farmer's cow and the cottager's pig grazed and rooted unharmed -- not always, however, it was whispered, the farmer's daughter, for of all serfdoms the droit du seignior is the last to die.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • For he lives at home, under the immediate control of the paternal will -- in the most complete of serfdoms, a filial one.

    The Soul of the Far East

  • The people should still live in serfdoms huddled around a cauldren searching for scraps of food for their stew.

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  • A "Right to Work Death Tax" would be more accurate - because its ultimate goal is to gut the 22 state Right to Work laws and turn those sovereign states into union serfdoms.

    GetLiberty.org

  • Then look at where the stimulus money went to the serfdoms of Wall Street to bail out the same people who cause the collapse through shady dealings so they could manipulate even larger outrageous salaries Then we bail the same people that put us there and in less than a year screaming for even higher salaries cause they deserve it.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • Concerns about being subject to the serfdoms petty laws are nixed the minute you're elected to public office.

    Political Grind Network

  • The blandishments of rhetoric sold us on ideas that logically lead to serfdoms in many forms.

    American Chronicle

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