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Congress is the worst union of them all

June 10, 2012


Can anyone explain how the U.S. Congress is *NOT* a union? It’s widely understood that all Members are grossly overpaid. All Members’ salaries are consistent with a guaranteed minimum, and additional compensation based on seniority. Members can give themselves pay raises. Members receive grotesquely bloated retirement plans. Members receive the absolute best premium priority health […]

Wisconsin’s remarkably fiscal-free fiscal bill

March 11, 2011


If you haven’t decided which side of the fence you’re on in the Wisconsin union protests, consider this: From inception, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker claimed that “outrageous union pensions and benefits are a devastating draw on the state’s already failing economy.” After ramming his pet union-busting bill through the state legislature without the participation or […]