The unions tried to keep a lid on Scott Walker from revealing what unions really are and now hopefully the nation may figure it out as well
In Wisconsin of all places which is considered the birthplace of public sector unions. By all appearances based on the polling and early voting turnouts in Wisconsin, Scott Walker is poised for a resounding victory in the recall vote that is to take place this coming Tuesday. This will be a stinging rebuke and admonishment of the organized labor elite. To be blunt, I don’t really have much use for unions. What Scott Walker’s reforms have done is expose what a union really is nowadays which conservatives have known for years:
A union today is nothing more than a few select people who charge
forced campaign contributionsunion dues to fund the Democratic Party political officeholders campaignsand grossly overcompensate themselves off the rest of the workers of the company.
There is a substantial portion of union workers whom support the GOP, are quite conservative, and happy with their work so long as they are treated decently. Those whom have figured out the above are quite rightly appalled at what the dues membership pays for nowadays. This could be one big reason why union membership has declined so much as Moe Lane pointed out a few days back. Union leaders and the Democratic Party only care for one thing, themselves. That’s it. They make their living off of embittering workers with envy, discontent, and that something is always being stolen from them by their employers. This stifles productivity, morale of the workforce, the resulting economic output, and the potential expansion that results in more job hirings. All they do is bring the sword into the workplace to enrich a few, themselves, nothing more. Granted, there is a small minority of oppressive businessmen out there where workers may unite and confront instances like these. However, for the most part American businessmen pay well for people whom work hard, do as they are told, and always try to make themselves better or more valuable by becoming more skilled. By becoming more skilled, typically one can move up in the company and attain higher wages. There is a substantial portion of union workers whom support the GOP, are quite conservative, and happy with their work so long as they are treated decently. Those whom have figured out the above are quite rightly appalled at what the dues membership pays for nowadays. This could be one big reason why union membership has declined so much as Moe Lane pointed out a few days back.
One fundamental thing to keep in mind about public sector unions: The ultimate boss in the public sector is the taxpayers. It may be up to a federal, state, or local government to budget out revenue, but the revenue in the public sector is generated by the collections of taxes. So when public sector unions start to whine about wanting increase of pay, they are really saying that the taxpayers are greedy, like they love to say about private sector corporate executives. Even Franklin Delano Roosevelt saw the folly of public sector unions. The chief reason why Democratic legislators and union leaders in Wisconsin were upset with Governor Walker’s collective bargaining legislation wasn’t the paltry contribution workers were going to have to make toward their health benefits, but with the fact that a huge avenue, involuntary union dues in the public sector, was going to instead be voluntary. Is it any wonder why they are afraid of what could be up next….Right To Work legislation in Wisconsin. In other words, union workers will have the right to choice whether or not to pay union dues in the private sector as well. This would further shrink the gravy train for the Democratic Party and union leadership. This is what union leaders in Wisconsin really fear now and why they are so desperate to regain control of the Wisconsin Senate through recall. Keep in mind that the recall elections for the Wisconsin Senate are just as important as the recall election in the governor’s race up there. If Walker pushes this legislation which he will likely do if he survives the recall election, be prepared for Wisconsin Democratic Senate Fleebaggers: Act II. Wherever there have been passages of right to work legislation in other states, the opposition always claims that it is a rip-off. What they say is true. It rips off the union leadership and the Democratic Party. That’s a rather important caveat wouldn’t you think?
Unions practically mirror a communist model: Ensuring unity (Card Check legislation in recent years was one example, the NLRB trying to create slanted rules is another) among workers by means of force (violent if necessary), enriching the leadership, impoverishing the majority of the workforce’s attitudes and when the expenses become too much for a company, they cut back on jobs, the company contracts, and in a few instances, a company of free enterprise dies altogether. Whether nations economically collapse because of the socialist legislation and dependency of society on government like we see in Europe or a company dies because of a union, they are identical in nature, their parallels, and the economically devastating end result that always happens. Today, unions are an obstruction to free enterprise and economic prosperity because of a few very well compensated union puppet masters that loves to hypocritically demonize their well compensated counterparts. The only thing a union is good for is to be a check and balance against an oppressive or abusive business in the private sector and even that is subject to argument. If you’re at a company like that, move on to a competing company that will treat you better. Eventually the bad reputation and an oppressive/abusive company and workers going to companies that will treat them better will sink an oppressive/abusive business. It’s too bad the people of Ohio couldn’t see through this in recalling Senate Bill 5 as the people of Wisconsin apparently have.
Make sure the fire that could start on June 5th spreads nationwide should Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Senators facing recall win.