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Old 02-15-2013, 06:39 PM   #811
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Default Re: The President Obama Thread

Originally Posted by Kelly View Post
They did an ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF GOOD IN THE EARLY DAYS.....and you really have to separate the two types of unions. Private unions, still do quite a bit of good for their employees, I don't necessarily begrudge them too much....the auto industry has had some problems with these unbelievable retirement packages that have helped bankrupt a couple of them....but for the most part they are pretty good. It is the public sector unions, teachers unions, other government based unions that are, IMO, EXTREMELY CORRUPT today, and have far more power in politics than most of the special interest groups that people on here bellow about so much.
See this is why I have no problem with Private Unions, they get greedy and stupid, they succumb to Darwinism Market forces. Public unions, it might as well be extortion.

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