Aug 29 2013

F.D.R. Warned Us!

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From the New York Times: Even uber liberal FDR said

 “It is impossible to bargain collectively with the government.”

Public sector unions insist on laws that serve their interests — at the expense of the common good.

The founders of the labor movement viewed unions as a vehicle to get workers more of the profits they help create. Government workers, however, don’t generate profits. They merely negotiate for more tax money. When government unions strike, they strike against taxpayers. F.D.R. considered this “unthinkable and intolerable.”

And unions contribute to the campaigns of legislators (democrat) who negotiate for higher wages. A conflict of interest don’t you think?

H/T Sandy!  This is from the Freedom Foundation: Read more »