Posted 5 years ago on June 12, 2012, 7:55 p.m. EST by Growup5
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The left lines up behind public unions as reflexively as Pavlov's dogs salivate. They see unions and the history of labor fighting for working families and some balance against the powerful. But that's not what happened when unions invaded public jobs.
Unions in public work have upended what unions were supposed to do. Instead of fighting the powerful for a fair deal, they exploit their neighbors by electing the own bosses who then stop representing the neighbors and start just representing them. They hold our government hostage and have crippled the ability of our government to respond to the people.
The country is now paying the price. Unions are relentless advocates for tax increases to protect their benefits and job security at the expense of their neighbors that don't work for government. The mission of government to serve the people is steadily being ratcheted in as the money increasingly gets diverted from programs and into benefits.
This article provides some good examples of what's going on. There's nothing liberal about it and it's time for liberals to know it.
Occupy the unions: Demand reform and your government back.