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  • Book Review - Shadowbosses: Government Unions Control America and Rob Taxpayers Blind

    12/09/2012 8:45:15 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 3 replies
    Forbes.com ^ | 8/26/2012 | John Tamny
    Shadowbosses: Government Unions Control America and Rob Taxpayers Blind - Mallory Factor Book Review: Shadowbosses by Mallory Factor and Elizabeth Factor Forbes.com 8/26/2012
  • New Book Highlights Dangers of Government Employee Unions (Good article on unions)

    11/15/2012 11:17:14 AM PST · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | November 15, 2012 | Carl Horowitz
    "The unbridled growth of crony unionism and government corruption will destroy the United States as we know it." This statement may strike many as sheer hyperbole. But its author, Mallory Factor, a political scientist at The Citadel, knows whereof he writes. His new book, "Shadowbosses: Government Unions Control America and Rob Taxpayers Blind" (New York: Center Street), makes a credible case, and a well-sourced one, that our country may be in the early stages of a ruinous dystopia, courtesy of public-sector unions. In pursuing their interests, argues the author, these labor organizations hold taxpaying citizens hostage to unsustainable wage/salary, pension,...
  • Teachers Union Perpetual Motion Machine

    09/05/2012 8:19:00 AM PDT · by eagleye85 · 11 replies
    Eagleyeblog ^ | September 5, 2012 | Bethany Stotts
    In this interesting video, Reason.TV explains the iron triangle that exists between teachers, the government, and teachers’ unions, and how this growing perpetual motion machine sucks up additional tax dollars each year. “And that’s because the machine isn’t designed to produce better schools, it’s designed to produce more money for unions and more donations for politicians,” asserts the video. “It’s a political perpetual motion machine and the only way to stop it is to break the chain of automatic money transfers for taxpayers to the government, to the unions and then back to politicians.” To learn more about how some...