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Killing The Goose

BigOlBear Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 7:38 AM
A little off topic but, both Krugman and Obama were awarded the Nobel. Does anybody else think the luster has disappeared from what was once an major honor?

Killing the goose that lays the golden egg is one of those old fairy tales for children which has a heavy message that a lot of adults should listen to. The labor unions which have driven the makers of Twinkies into bankruptcy, potentially destroying 18,500 jobs, could have learned a lot from that old children's fairy tale.

Many people think of labor unions as organizations to benefit workers, and think of employers who are opposed to unions as just people who don't want to pay their employees more money. But some employers have made it a point to pay their...