Mitch Daniels Says Public Unions Should Be Abolished

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    About damn time someone started calling for it. Ironically, this is the stance that FDR, huge supporter of unions, had too. He wouldn't support them in the first place because he foresaw the conflict of interest they would create and the corruption they would bring.

     
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    WTG Mitch! I've been saying this for years. Their time has now passed. The Taxpayers have had enough.
     
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    Couldn't agree more. [​IMG]
     
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    Public worker unions existed before FDR came along and while he did not support them he recognized their right to exist under the constitution, that's more than we can say about some of these jerks who wave the constitution around all the time without bothering to understand it.
     
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    Wisconsin is the first hurdle.
     
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    And where would that right be enumerated at?
     
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    Bullshit.


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    He doesn't know, and there were NO government employee unions before FDR either.
     
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    Unions were established because of necessity of effectively negotiate with a management that was determined to keep costs down. Public sector unions are not negotiating with a management attempting to keep costs down; rather, they are negotiating many times with someone that was in their exact position a year later.

    The public sector unions negotiated wholly unsustainable pensions and healthcare programs that required, in many instances, zero contribution for the member.

    Yet fear not, the American people are not so stupid that they do not see past the rouse. They recognize the inherent bullshit of taking their money and squandering it away while the state budget goes further and further in the red.

    The American people understand this, and 2012 is going to be a landslide rejection of everything Obama stands for.
     
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    FDR’s Letter To Union President Luther Steward Regarding Public Unions – A Liberal’s View | Republic-MainStreet
     

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