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Aug 17 2012

Academic Departmental Political Economics

Academic departments are pretty much always run like some crude communist state, where they take-take-take as much as they can from the productive faculty–whether that means funding, teaching, or administrative service–and give-give-give to the unproductive. I grinne and bear this shitte with the expectation that some day I will be one of the hapless olde fuckes and all the vibrant young fuckers will have to support me.

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  1. 1
    slc1

    Boy, you can sure tell when the fucken Yankee fan’s fucken Yankees have lost a fucken game the previous day.

  2. 2
    Lady Day

    I knew you weren’t a hapless old fucke, even though you like to pretend to be one on the internet.

  3. 3
    William Burns

    As a long-term adjunct, I will somehow manage not to bedaub my cheeks with hot tears of sympathy.

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    dysomniak "They are unanimous in their hate for me, and I welcome their hatred!"

    Leaving aside the fact that “communist state” is an oxymoron, what the fukke is at all communistic about exploiting workers?

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    blindrobin

    Methinks the good professor has confused ‘communist state’ with ‘petty bureaucratic functionary structure dependant on a broadly distributed and ill-defined fascistic oligarchy for its’ very existance’.

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    blindrobin

    ‘existence’ damn damn damn my fingers

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    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    I would say the Comradde means “communist” in the sense in which those we label, and those who self-label, practiced national communism (which is pretty much not at all).

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    blindrobin

    F @7 Oh more Bolshevik than Menshevik. I can go with that.

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    dysomniak "They are unanimous in their hate for me, and I welcome their hatred!"

    I reserve the right to call “no true Marxist” on authoritarian Bolshevik scum.

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