Skip to comments.Today I Learned That Unions Are Like the Mafia
Posted on 03/26/2011 1:28:59 PM PDT by MikeMerritt
Let me first put it out there that, unlike some of my fellow conservatives/libertarians, I dont believe unions are inherently bad, or at least the larger labor movement isnt. In the past, it was a force for good, producing some much needed reforms at a time when some companies were beyond corrupt.
However, I also believe that absolute power corrupts absolutely, and many, if not most, unions have gained absolute power wherever they set up shop.
Take Philadelphia, for example, where the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America is trying to give a business a bad name. Not because they make their employees work backbreaking long hours. Not even because they wont negotiate better wages or benefits. No, its because their landlord wont hire from within their union to do construction work on the building.
Apparently, you hire only union workers in Philly or face the consequences.
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He must be a slow learner.
Yes, they are.
Maybe tomorrow you'll learned that unions ARE the Mafia
So you were just born today? Welcome to the world. BTW the unions are like the Mafia because for decades the Mafia literally ran the unions. Jimmy Hoffa and the Teamsters ring a bell?
It’s not most union members but the leadership and the thugs that follow them. Unions are communists organizations that will bring America further down than it is now.
>>Let me first put it out there that, unlike some of my fellow conservatives/libertarians, I dont believe unions are inherently bad, or at least the larger labor movement isnt.<<
When your premise is wrong your argument must fall.
There are more than a few that ARE the mafia
And union members fund these communist organizations.
What if, in order to work in a certain place in a certain career, you were told you had to fund Al Qaeda or Hamas? What would you do?
They started out fighting the capitalists and will end up in pure capitalism....communism.
Today I Learned That Unions Are Like the Mafia.
What foul slander of the mafia.
Why? You don't need to excerpt your own work unless you are trying to get hits for your site.
Communism is the purest form of Capitalism. Complete monopoly by the elite party members.
Not exactly. Someone on FR (I don't know who, or I'd give credit) put it this way: Under capitalism, the rich become powerful; under communism, the powerful become rich.
Another way to say it is that Communism is free enterprise for the apparatchiks.
Total control no competition. Pure capitalism.
"Nice place youze got here. Nice family. Be a shame if something should happen t' them. Youze should have protection. Let me have Bruno here tell youze how much youze gotta pay."
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