Post Tagged with: "Unionized government employees"

September 5, 2012 05:47

The Machine: The Truth Behind Teachers Unions

The machine that runs the K-12 education system isn’t designed to produce better schools. It’s designed to produce more money for unions and more donations for politicians. More ….

April 19, 2011 06:29

MI unions threaten to “shut this state down”

A union spokesman says they will use their public service jobs to as a weapon and “shut this state down”. Isn’t that called extortion? More of the gimme mine mentality that is bankrupting the country.

December 13, 2010 15:03

Government Unions vs. Taxpayers – Tim Pawlenty

The rise of government unions has been like a silent coup, an inside job engineered by self-interested politicians and fueled by campaign contributions.

October 20, 2010 05:16

Public-Sector Unions Choke Taxpayers

Politicians get union political support by granting government workers generous pensions and health benefits.

June 16, 2010 05:20

Unions out bid big oil for influence with Democrats

Government employee unions — through their employees and political action committees — have contributed more money to congressional candidates this election than all the PACs, executives and employees of the entire oil industry, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics. Because 92 percent of public-employee union money goes to Democrats, President Obama’s party has raised more money from these unions this cycle than Republicans have raised from Wall Street.

May 21, 2010 09:00

Unions to spend $100 MILLION+ on saving Democrats -will want even more payback

Even though unions have already gotten taxpayer bailouts of benefits ($20 BILLION in GM fiasco alone), preferential treatment in federally funded work, the overturning of 76 year rules on unionization, ownership in Chrysler and GM to the detriment of shareholders, creditors and taxpayers, and the lions share of stimulus money directed to public work projects which will have to be union, they will be expecting more like taxpayer funding of a trillion dollars of under funded union pension liabilities.

April 22, 2010 13:17

The Governor Who Roared In New Jersey

by George Will
Taking on the tough government/ union corruption mix in New Jersey

March 5, 2010 15:58

The Cartel: The True Nature of Teacher Unions

The problem of continual academic mediocrity that plagues America’s public school system can be laid at the door of union monopolies. That’s the message of The Cartel, a new documentary that will show this Sunday at 12 pm at the Washington, D.C. Independent Film Festival.

January 25, 2010 16:06

Government Unions Win, You Lose

Coupled with union losses in the private sector economy, 2009 became the first year in American history that a majority of American union members work for the government. Specifically, 52% of all union members now work for the federal, state or local government, up from 49% in 2008. Or, to better illustrate these statistics: three times more union members work in the Post Office than in the auto industry.