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The Lost Concept of a Public Servant

dtalley Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 12:13 PM
Our Representatives in government have become more interested in serving their own desires than serving the interests of the public. Read more at:

This is the second in a series on unions in America.

Public Servant is defined in Webster’s dictionary as a government official or employee. When I was growing up that perception was accepted on a near-universal basis. Christopher Stevens, our deceased Libyan Ambassador, would fulfill that role in most people’s eyes. Certainly members of the military are truly public servants. But because of public employee unions, our former public servants are really at odds with the public.

We have felt that our public employees were against us for a long time as they have used their unionized power to collect...