The People vs. Unions: Cash, Credit and Corruption

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    sums it up

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    The People vs. Unions: Cash, Credit and Corruption


    John Ransom
    While it’s a truism that for every finger you point at someone else you’ve got three pointed right back at you, for liberals it’s part of their laws of physics.

    It would be impossible for the laws of liberals to govern without this binding hypocrisy that keeps them in orbit.

    That’s why it shouldn’t surprise you that for all the leftist rhetoric about corporations and greed contributing the decline of the country, there’s one corporate outfit that’s really screwing up this country- and it’s a creation and a creature of the left.

    Like most Big Left organizations it is a corporate body that is funded by you and I, but serves only the holy trinity of liberals, leftists and liars.

    That corporation is, of course, Union, Inc.

    Some call it Big Labor, but that’s an insult to the dignity of labor.

    And if you want to see examples of corporate personhood gone bad you needn’t look to Wall Street. No; the stakes there are too high and the disclosures too transparent for mere corporation law to shield corporations from poor governance.

    The laws of economics- the real laws, not the theories- usually take care of things in the private, corporate marketplace.

    Instead- like many things in the country- you need to look farther left for real-life examples of rogue corporate personhood.

    Union domination of the Democrat Party has become so entrenched- and so full of government money- that it’s impossible to tell if Union, Inc. is the parent corporation of the Democrats, or if the Democrats control the unions. And the symbiotic and sybaritic relationships between the unions and the Democrats have helped screw up corporations, municipalities and public policy in this country for too many decades.

    Even as the so-called recovery notches another year, and state revenues begin to stabilize, municipalities and school districts are increasingly filing for bankruptcy in order to containing the rising cost of benefits demanded by unionized public workers.

    all of it here with comments
    The People vs. Unions: Cash, Credit and Corruption - John Ransom - Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary - Page 1
     
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    Yes, we should all be happy working for whatever pittance the Plutocrats want to throw us...
     
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    Unions...the mother's milk of low achievers.
     
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    Ol' Staph has zero understanding of what it means to work on the factory floor. Blair Mountain and Ludlow means nothing to her. Like all too many, she has the Randian attitude toward anyone she does not consider part of the elite. That they should just be happy to be fodder for the ambitions of that elite. That we workers actually have ambitions and lives offends her deeply.
     
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    Unions are made up of a bunch of people who don't want to compete for higher pay and benefits.

    It's the all or none bullshit that has led to the age of zero tolerance zero intelligence.
     
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    omg, what bullshit

    YOU don't know what types of jobs I've had, so please only include yourself in your spews
     
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    Typical right wing opinion of workers, here.

    Actually, workers are the straw that stirs the drink. Workers are the fuel in the engine. Without an effective, skilled, talented, and motivated workforce--there is NO ECONOMIC ACTIVITY.Right wingers do not understand this. Right wingers see workers as a threat because empowering them brings about the democratic process.

    And right wingers are authoritarians.

    These are simply facts.
     
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    Union workers aren't highly motivated because they don't have to excel in order to get pay raises.
     
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    Although I am in management now, I used to be in a labor union. We worked extremely hard, and we were highly motivated because we had a stake in the company. I can't speak for every union, though, because I only knew about the one I was in.

    How many unions were YOU in, Porkchop?
    Because a person can't really speak from experience without actually HAVING the experience.
     

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