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Killing The Goose

glenn183 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 12:23 AM
NewJAl Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 7:22 AM
A train wreck happening slowly over several years, and Sowell explains why.
It was no single union contract, or rule, but how the union bosses implemented it and the attitude of many a worker. 'Us against them' is a tool that harms production, profit, and the jobs that would exist. 'Voting is the best revenge' Obama

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...