LABOR: Politics & Pork Chops

Little Joe, born on Manhattan's Second Avenue, was farmed out by his widowed mother to a German baker named Gus Schmall. He went to school for a while, ran off to sea, grew up and began having a chronic dream. In the dream Little Joe —now Big Joe—waved his hairy paw, whereupon the great ports of New York, Boston, Marseilles, San Francisco, Antwerp were paralyzed. All over the world shipping was paralyzed. Then the President of the U.S. called Joe and said: "Joe, you have paralyzed the world by a wave of your...

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