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Public Unions are Public Enemy No. 1

Behog05 Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 7:26 AM
With union membership such a small percentage of workers these days it must be impossible for most people to understand the insidious nature of unions. Having spent a career in the airline industry I was well exposed to the inexplicable effect that unions have on the mindset of those who fall into their scam. Intelligent, reasonable people become like robots marching to the commands of the collective. The disappearance of clear logic is remarkable and the militaristic antagonism directed at anyone who does not carry the union banner is scary.
binc Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 8:00 AM
The way I see it is that they're simply greedy losers that had no intelligence to begin with.

Their hunger can’t be satisfied.

In a country where government spending now makes up 40 percent of our GDP annually and where our national debt is 106 percent of our GDP, public employees are helping out their fellow citizens during tough economic times by demanding a larger slice of the shrinking national pie.

In California, the state public pension plan is stiffing private investors- even ones they just recently borrowed from to make up for poor investment performance- in order to make sure that government employees are golden.

In another case in California, the Poway Unified School District is...

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