Unions trounced in California

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    What do unions do when 70% of voters back pension reform?

    File a lawsuit.

    It seems that Wisconsin is not the only place where voters are not all that happy with public employee unions. This story is pretty big here in CA.

    Unions trounced in Wisconsin, California | CalWatchDog
     
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    They can't win at the polls, so now they will turn to the Courts to waste more Taxpayer money.
     
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    Yeah, we want all popular things like slavery, segregation, and sexism. those were all landslide victories in the past. The masses should always be able to vote your rights away, right? because the public never does anything stupid.

    Maybe you should wake the fuck up and realize that popular doesn't mean right.
     
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    A tad extreme on the comparisons there..don't Ya think?

    The corruption and absolute greed of the unions in California have had the legislators and the private sector by the "boys" for all too long, let the private sector free in my opinion.
     
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    People are tired of supporting Pubic Employee Unions and wasteful spending, watching their Tax dollars subsidize golden retirement plans way above and beyond what their own benefits will ever be, and you call their disgust stupid? It has nothing to do with your disingenuous connections to slavery, segregation, and sexism. The masses have EVERY Right to vote against the Unions and reckless spending, in favor of Walker, when it IS THE MASSES who are footing the Bill. Funny how all of the sudden popular vote isn't sitting too well with the Left, when it is their guy on the losing end of it.
     
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    No excuses for the Left on this one. They got their Asses handed to them by a Direct Popular Vote of the people of California.

    And of Course instead of Excepting Democracy, they take it to Court. Can't sell their Shit at the Polls so they will try and find a Sympathetic Judge to help them out.
     
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    The slaves are the taxpayers in this scenario, not the public sector employees, but thanks for proving you have no idea how to debate the merits of the issue.
     
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    Oh, you mean like your messiah, Barry S.?
     
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    I have no problem with changing the rules for new hires. However the former employees had a contract. We are facing the same situation in NJ. For over a decade, public employees contributed to the pension system, and the lawmakers STOLE the pension money for pet projects.

    I respect Gov. Christie for trying to save the system, and certainly he wasn't responsible for the mess. But most people don't understand the complexities of the issue.

    I don't understand why the state is not held to the same standard as Bernie Madoff. It's the same damn thing. :evil:

    Social security might be viable today if these crooks didn't have their hands in the cookie jar.

    A referendum without the TRUTH, is bad law.
     

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