Public service should be a sacrifice. You do it because you believe in helping your fellow man. It was never meant to make you rich. Unions should not be permitted in government, because they breed waste. Pure and simple, unions cause a waste of financial resources. Look at the unionized response to the snow storms in New York. This is a prime example. In the private sector, I really could not care less than I do whether they have unions or not as long as we get rid of this "to big to fail" crap. When unions render a company unable to compete, that company should be allowed to go into bankruptcy. The taxpayer should not be bailing them out.
Originally posted by ClintK
THIS is what you get after a lifetime as a public servant:
12 Things You Need to Know About the Uprising in Wisconsin
Originally posted by Common Scarecrow
Here is ONE thing to know about the "uprising" in Wisconsin .......
It is a bunch of spoiled brat union lackeys upset that the gravy train may be coming to an end.
Originally posted by XEyeHandX
Great post my friend.The masses comlpetely forgot who fought and died for the simple work standards we have now.The unions are not the enemy here.They are fighting for all working class people to keep wages up for everyone.Union wages fall that means all wages fall and holiday pay,40hr work weeks,ot pay will follow.All union haters wake up and realize what your screaming for becoause your just steping on your own toes.Man its amazing how powerfull propaganda is.Read between the lines people.Our working rights are at stake.
Update: I've been persuaded that the surplus-to-deficit picture is more complicated that I initially understood. The budget report is working with two time periods simultaneously: 2010-2011, and then 2011-13. The $130 million deficit now projected for 2011 isn't the fault of the tax breaks passed during Walker's special session, though his special session created about $120 million in deficit spending between 2011 and 2013 -- and perhaps more than that, if his policies are extended. That is to say, the deficit spending he created in his special session is about equal to the deficit Wisconsin faces this year, but it's not technically correct to say that Walker created 2011's deficit. Rather, he added $120 million to the 2011-2013 deficits, and perhaps more in the years after that.
Originally posted by Zaanny
If your wondering where all the jobs are you can thank N.A.F.T.A. for that....
Originally posted by D1Useek
Isn’t it wonderful that the liberal left communist demoncrats are turning this great nation into a third world country? Pretty soon we’ll all be wiping with our right hand and eating with our left. The unions drive everything up. This is ALL ABOUT THE MONEY! These teachers and state employees are only out for themselves and that’s it. They don’t care about paying what is owed or spending more than they have. They are only out for their own greed! I am conservative and NOT rich. I just think the government should be run like a household. Don’t spend more than you have. If you do you need to cut to get back on budget!