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Failure: Unions in America Today

NoDemocratMathAllowed Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 9:07 PM
The First Amendment. The free exercise of religion. If the government is going to hand out money to organizations, how can they discriminate against religion? You might not appear so stupid if you read the Constitution.

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...