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Tomorrow, tens of thousands of Los Angeles residents will take to the streets to draw attention to the shoddy state of labor and immigration laws in the United States - for the fifth or sixth time in the last 6 months.

Call me shitty, but I am over it. It's an excuse for kids to skip school, and if you have to go through downtown to get to work, it's a real bitch. The first 4 times, I was willing to give people a pass, but in reality, the meaning is lost when it's just a bunch of kids looking for a reason to not be in school. It will take me 3 hours to go 15 miles to work tomorrow because of this nonsense, and that is not cool.

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Oh, and guess what - the guy making $4 an hour cleaning the Wells Fargo tower bathrooms and I have something in common this day; we will both be happily reporting to work tomorrow morning as soon as we get through the mess that will be downtown tomorrow.