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Unemployment: Public Sector 4.7%, Private Sector: 8.3%

The private sector struggles while the public sector thrives.   These figures do not account for the fact that government workers earn 20% more for similar work, and that the unemployment rate in the public sector could have been far … Continue reading

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Wisconsin and State Collective Bargaining

In yesterday’s post I described the key issues around the drama in Madison, Wisconsin.  In this post I’d like to delve more deeply into the issue of collective bargaining restrictions which are part of Governor Scott Walker’s controversial budget. There … Continue reading

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On Wisconsin

There is so much to comment on relative to the events in Madison, Wisconsin this week.  Choosing between them is difficult.  There’s the idea of an elected government refusing to do it’s most basic duty, teachers derelict behavior and poor … Continue reading

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Public Sector Fabric

As regular readers of this blog know, I have many issues and concerns with public sector unions and the toll that many of them extract from American taxpayers, and I hold public sector workers ultimately responsible for the excesses that … Continue reading

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The Most Corrupt Contributions of All: Public Sector Unions

Watching the news in the last 2 weeks we have heard all about the alleged (but unproven and likely false) “secret” contributions from foreign entities to Republican candidates for office this November.  The Democrats must love this (which is probably … Continue reading

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