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"Bankrupting" Public Unions

Incredulous2 Wrote: Apr 02, 2012 12:21 AM
Let's here it from all you public union folks, now say after me: "Greed is Good."
everyonesfacts4u Wrote: Apr 02, 2012 8:46 AM
If greed means having enough for your family and a little more, say for a one week vacation then put me down for greed is good.
If greed means a sinful lust of money, status, and power you'll have to count me out. Of course feel free to name all those other inordinately wealthy, powerful, reknown public servants who are not the head of the government. I mean how many people qualify as greedy according to this definition?
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Apr 02, 2012 4:45 AM
So you wouldn't take a new job because it offered better pay and benefits? What? You say you never did? Liar.

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