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July 14, 2005


The term
"Be Near, But Far" from the book "Art of War"

Never knew of the Internet...

But it works on the Web in the 21st Century!

With in a week we all can take comfort that the War in the AFM might be over and we can turn our fight to the employers at the bargining tables instead of each other and the AFM can live up to it's mission statement.

Sun Tzu said: In the operations of war,
where there are in the field a thousand swift chariots,
as many heavy chariots, and a hundred thousand
mail-clad soldiers, with provisions enough to carry them
a thousand li, the expenditure at home and at the front,
including entertainment of guests, small items such as
glue and paint, and sums spent on chariots and armor,
will reach the total of a thousand ounces of silver per day.
Such is the cost of raising an army of 100,000 men.
and also
Thus it may be known that the leader of armies
is the arbiter of the people's fate, the man on whom it
depends whether the nation shall be in peace or in peril.

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