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Short-sighted Petulance

Rational-Monopoly Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:26 PM
Hmm slavery, segregation, native american internment...all enforced by, you guessed it, the GOVERNMENT. Repubs (at least the less bad ones) support less government. You want more intervention? Sure, but you just listed the costs.

Hostess employees insisted on continuing a strike, even as management noted that the company couldn't survive a prolonged union action. Now the employees won't have jobs at all, as their action has forced the company to liquidate.

On Black Friday, some Wal-Mart employees are planning on staging a walkout to protest alleged retaliation for employees who criticize the company. (Not surprisingly, union organizers -- angry that Wal-Mart isn't unionized -- are behind a lot of the controversy.)

Perhaps what all these petulant employees don't realize is that companies are in business to earn a profit.  If they can't, there...