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Killing The Goose

petroleum engineer Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 3:50 PM
Unions do no postive service to the workers. Those who always profit are the union bosses. Private sector workers are well aware of this. On the other hand, public employee unions are completely out of hand, and before long they will bankrupt our country. These people might as well be tenured since it is almost impossible to fire them. Merit is not considered - it is only how long they have been employed. American taxpayers have been raped by these people long enough. These unions have to GO!

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...