I can’t tell you how sick I am of people talking about “worker’s rights” in connection to public employees unions. Taking away those “worker’s rights” is like taking away a bully’s “right” to punch you in the face with your own fist as he steals your lunch money. “Worker” is a word being used to [...]
This showdown with public sector unions is not about “worker’s rights.” It’s about being responsible with taxpayer money, and ending a system that makes that impossible. To make it simple for people who have bought the “worker’s rights” lie (Keep It Simple Stupid), here’s the scenario: By some insanity you find yourself in the following [...]
Read this by John Hayward at Human Events: The Wisconsin Showdown: Teachers unions show why they must be broken.
I’ve been saying since the beginning of this blog that public employees unions should be outlawed. The bizarre scenario of our tax dollars going to pay unionized public employees, who then give a portion of our tax dollars to their unions, which then utilize those tax dollars to fund candidates and campaigns that elect the [...]
In the private sector we have incentives for more productivity and reducing costs. It’s called profit… a thin line at zero under which we’re going out of business, over which we’re doing well. This profit motive brings with it other incentives. We need to be creative to come up with better and cheaper products and [...]
I’ve said before that public employee unions and their influence on campaigns (electing the people who will decide their salaries and pensions) should be a big issue. George Will agrees: In 2010, Americans awakened to the fact that their financial future is much more precarious than they had understood. They realized they owe trillions for [...]