Myths about unions

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    I believe there are three common myths about unions:

    Myth 1: They were once necessary but have now outlived their usefulness.

    Bullshit. Only a naive twatstick would actually believe that the elimination of unions wouldn't gradually lead back to serious exploitation of workers. More fields should be unionizing, not fewer.

    Myth 2: Unions are somehow anti-free market.

    Colossal Bullshit! There is nothing remotely anti-free market about a pool of workers organizing and negotiating as a group. Ever hear of economies of scale motherfuckers? Nothing more principally free market than that.

    Myth 3: Union leadership is so corrupt that they do more harm than good.

    Mountainous Fucking Bullshit! There are plenty of examples of people in positions of power abusing that power in all walks of life. That's just human nature. Unions are no different. And of course that's all you ever hear about. The fact that union workers actually earn a living wage WHILE at the same time their employers generate substantial profits just doesn't grab headlines.

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    Sorry Mani:

    I'll have to write you a IOU. :lol:
     
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    I wish labor unions were more visible, especially when it comes to the contributions they have made to this nation.

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    :lol:

    The hot chick is still right here. ;) Why you miss her?:)

    The hot chick also says you cant see the clearing when your stuck in the forest surrounded by trees.

    I am sorry but the unions are but a hollow shadow of what they once stood for. Cancer is a strange thing, you don't know your sick with a month to live, until it is far to late.

     
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    Careful what you wish for. Or havent you seen or heard about what the unions have done for the economy and are still trying to do for the economy.

    By the Union and for the good of the state, we bring you our sorry union asses with our hands out looking for save the union skins. AGAIN.

    For all of those who are about to die we salute you.

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/polit...ushing-165-billion-union-pension-bailout.html

     

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