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Killing The Goose

kb6kgx Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 10:42 AM
Bottom line, though unions certainly were necessary in the early part of the 20th century, one word can describe unions today: Stupid.

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...