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  • I flashed my “winning” smile up at him, to indicate I understood the “whenever you get a chance” was pure rhetoric to grease the wheels around the slave-driving directives middle-management were wont to lay on corporate peons, such as — currently — myself.

    Ennui

  • UPDATE 2: Jonah Goldberg writes, it simply seems to me that a country which sends state goons to companies to make sure no one works overtime and which considers six weeks vacation slave-driving, has some additional anti-work policies in addition to lousy tax rates.

    Prescott on Tax Cuts, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I flashed my “winning” smile up at him, to indicate I understood the “whenever you get a chance” was pure rhetoric to grease the wheels around the slave-driving directives middle-management were wont to lay on corporate peons, such as — currently — myself.

    Boredom & Ennui

  • My sour-faced, slave-driving, unforgiving bitch of a supervisor.

    FREE EXCERPT: Hater by David Moody (Chapter 1)

  • Farley and his gang will be promoted to slave-driving.

    Chapter 14: The Beginning of the End

  • "Too low piece-work tariffs, slave-driving and barbaric disciplinary measures," said Rubashov.

    Autumn

  • Everybody has a problem with teacher's unions until they are faced with a slave-driving principal and children you really don't affect after they leave the school building.

    Charter Teachers 230 Percent More Likely to Leave Than Public School Teachers

  • Three chords, some hamburger-gargling vocals, and a slave-driving percussion section - I don't care for it at all.

    The Spaceman and the Venusian Vampire Vixens

  • In a brilliant and much-discussed essay in last month's Atlantic Monthly magazine, David Brooks (a NEWSWEEK contributing editor) describes today's college-age generation as comprising bright, earnest workaholics whose crammed schedule of studies and extracurriculars "would count as slave-driving if it were imposed on anyone," he writes.

    The Character Of Our Campuses

  • Against this trend is the enclosure and privatization of property by small farmers and many an imperialist, slave-driving, Caesar transforming a once free landscape into latifundia the size of nations.

    Enclosure, Capitalism & The "Kiss My Ass" Farm

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