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skywalker58 Wrote: May 17, 2012 8:41 AM
There should be no public sector unions, period. What purpose do they serve? The Lefties think that government is the answer to everything and that you need government to fix everything, level the playing field and to force private companies to treat their employees fairly. If the government is supposed to be so all knowing and so benevolent, why do government employees need some outside group to protect their interests? Won't government treat their own employees just as fairly as they force private sector employers to? Where is the logic Lefties?
skywalker58 Wrote: May 17, 2012 8:43 AM
Secondly, it is a conflict of interest to politicians to have public sector unions. It is not in the best interest of the taxpayer to have an elected official receive campaign contributions and other payola from a entity whose contract he negotiates. He will pay them what ever they want knowing they will take a percentage of that money and give it back.
The real class warfare in this country isn't rich vs. poor, it's government employees vs. we, the taxpayers, who pay their salaries.

Working for the government is supposed to be a trade-off: You can't be fired and don't have to exert yourself, but you will receive smaller remuneration than in the private sector, where layoffs are common (especially in the Obama economy!). Instead, government jobs are safe, secure, pressure-free -- and now, amazingly lucrative!

Whether it's in Wisconsin, Illinois, California or the nation's capital, today's public sector workers expect to do little or no work (I'm not counting partying...

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