John Quincy Adams, one of the authors of our constitution, said "Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is inadequate to the government of any other." Obviously, the same applies to our state and local governments.
from an article written by Richard Kahn "High rates of unionization of public employees and high rates of debt go hand in hand. Those states whose government workers are less than 40% unionized have median per capita state debt of $2,238, while those states where unionization rates are over 60% have a median per capita state debt of $6,380. High rates of unionization tend to lead to excess staffing, unaffordable benefits and pensions." Stats from July 2010.
The unions cannot be negotiated with