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  • Public Sector Unions Gone Wild

    This morning we warned you about the The Public-Sector Union Threat to Economic Recovery. Reason.tv’s Nick Gillespie has a new video out showing how even Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (CA) failed to terminate their big spending influence.

    Posted in Economics [slideshow_deploy]

    3 Responses to Public Sector Unions Gone Wild

    1. Ralyn Speerly Schrac says:

      I am constantly seeing non-union workers willingly taking pay & hour cuts to help keep their privately owned companies from going out of business in our area. Many of these cuts are actually being voted on by the employees to help save their jobs. They understand that tightening their belt is better than no job at all because the company had to make cuts to keep from going out of business.

      Then I see union workers going on strike and picketing because they still want more – even though they are already making double or more, with better benefits, than non-union workers. They assault those who oppose them and cause way more damage than good with their greed. They'd rather bankrupt the company than tighten their belts.

      Government jobs actually take way more from the economy than it puts back into it. Need I say more?

    2. Marcella J., Illinoi says:

      Do a states' voters have the ability to vote whether state employees may be unionized or banned from unionization? Who, in the long run, controlls state employees – the states' voters or a national union?

      Can someone outside a state determine how the state should be run? Have issues like this already gone before the Supreme Court?

    3. Pingback: » Financial News Update - 05/14/09 NoisyRoom.net: “Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in the face of tyranny is no virtue.” Barry Goldwater

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