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Failure: Unions in America Today

Marie150 Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 8:55 PM
OBAMA has fundamentally transformed this nation into a bunch of ninnies.
Kevin348 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 12:13 AM
51% of Takers demand the 49% of Makers give ever more while giving NONE themselves.

Unions played an important role in American history. At the turn of the last century, a lot of workers encountered awful and dangerous conditions on the job. The workers banded together, demanded changes and got them. After that, Americans joined unions and the dues began to roll in. Riding that wave of compulsory money, union bosses rose. With that much money flowing, corruption wasn’t far behind.

Times have changed. The economy, country and world have changed. But unions haven’t. Union membership among non-government employees has fallen off a cliff. But although membership is down, their power remains large.

Why? Because...