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How Unions Are Already Gearing Up for a Supreme Court Loss
Governing ^ | October 5, 2017 | Katherine Barrett & Richard Greene, Columnists and Government management experts

Posted on 10/09/2017 7:55:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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I belonged to AFSCME back when I worked for the state of Iowa.
1 posted on 10/09/2017 7:55:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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I’d rather talk about Kennedy quitting or Ginsberg croaking.


2 posted on 10/09/2017 7:58:32 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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Sorry folks. 3rd beer.


3 posted on 10/09/2017 7:59:17 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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or both


4 posted on 10/09/2017 7:59:57 PM PDT by morphing libertarian (Imprison Obama, Clintons, Holder, lynch now.)
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5 posted on 10/09/2017 8:16:03 PM PDT by TChad
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How Unions Are Already Gearing Up for a Supreme Court Loss

A very positive development if it turns out to be a loss for public sector unions - there's a very unhealthy symbiosis between the Democratic Party and public sector unions which enriches both at the cost of the taxpayer.

But I'll believe it when I see it. We have justices like John Roberts and Anthony Kennedy standing by to save the day for liberals. If Republicans ever figure out how to vet their nominees for ideological purity the way Democrats do, taxpayers might finally get a break.
6 posted on 10/09/2017 8:18:04 PM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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I’ll state the obvious.

There should be no public sector unions. Period.


7 posted on 10/09/2017 8:21:44 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60's....You weren't really there)
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I could see both of those happening before this case lands there. My mother is the same age as Justice Ginsburg and as bad as she looks, Ginsburg looks worse.


8 posted on 10/09/2017 8:25:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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A pretty smart fella once told me companies “get the kind of union they deserve”. Maybe that’s true, and if so maybe it’s true for the public sector as well. Treat employees right and the need for a union disappears. I can’t imagine anyone making the case that public sector workers “need” a union at least in the current era. The taxpayers deserve a break.


9 posted on 10/09/2017 8:29:59 PM PDT by bigbob (People say believe half of what you see son and none of what you hear - M. Gaye)
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IAM, IBEW, and Teamsters myself. Liars, thieves and thugs.

The things a guy has to do to put food on the table...


10 posted on 10/09/2017 8:33:09 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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"There should be no public sector unions. Period."

Roger that.

11 posted on 10/09/2017 8:34:07 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D. - What Would Jack Bauer Do?)
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Yes! It completely wipes out the virteous concept of "Public Servants!"

Oh, Oh yes, I was there alright!!! (in the 60's that is)

12 posted on 10/09/2017 8:34:34 PM PDT by SierraWasp (BLM = Black LIEs Matter!!! Used to be known as "Bureau of Land Management")
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Unions may have been useful back before are the reform of labor laws.

Now the state does all the things Unions were primarily needed for.

Safety, pay protected for labor, overtime, worker’s comp.


13 posted on 10/09/2017 8:48:42 PM PDT by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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There is no excuse for public employees’ unions. They are not engaged in a business that must have a profit so there is no limit to their demands and no incentive for their agencies not to grant them. It’s just taxpayer money and as we all know that well is unlimited.


14 posted on 10/09/2017 8:49:59 PM PDT by arthurus
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“before are” should be “before”


15 posted on 10/09/2017 8:50:06 PM PDT by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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Public sector unions are normally hand in glove with govt management. They don’t help the workers one white. It’s all a big scam like 90% of the rest of govt.


16 posted on 10/09/2017 9:02:25 PM PDT by Seruzawa (TANSTAAFL!)
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I would too.


17 posted on 10/09/2017 9:02:58 PM PDT by Seruzawa (TANSTAAFL!)
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Maybe we should get rid of the corporate veil too. No more capitalistic profits and socialized losses. I don’t believe corporations are mentioned in Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations. The Spanish label corporations the abbreviation of S.A meaning anonymous society - much more honest description.


18 posted on 10/09/2017 9:57:02 PM PDT by datricker (Cut Taxes Repeal ACA Deport DACA - Americans First, Build the Wall, Lock her up MAGA!)
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She was dx’d with pancreatic cancer some time ago. I’d like to know the names of her doctors and the meds she’s on.


19 posted on 10/10/2017 2:06:01 AM PDT by FES0844 (G)
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Can't wait to see the libs and unionist howell when the Supremes take this democrat fund raising scheme away. Then one of the lib supremes either croak or retire, more howelling. 😎
20 posted on 10/10/2017 3:18:35 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (President Trump makes obammy look like the punk he is.)
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