Teachers Unions: A Brief Thought
Teachers unions constantly demand more pay and more benefits. They say that it’s “for the children”. There is a valid connection between quality work and pay. Good teachers that can make better money elsewhere can do so without compromising the notion of “for the children”, if that’s even the slightest bit true. They are doing it for different children, that’s all. There is nothing wrong | Read More »
Assigning Arbitrary Values
One of the major differences between tea party people (as well as conservatives in general) vs. those who support gargantuan big government as practically the answer to every human problem is that while the former believe in letting the demand and market forces determine the value of a product or service, the latter believe in more arbitrary means. Basically, the latter seem to want to | Read More »
Should the FED be setting salaries for corporations?
The short answer is I’m not sure. For me, it depends on several things about which I am completely ignorant. Nevertheless, I have an opinion or two. Where does the FED derive it’s authority to set salaries? If the authority derives from agreements (made at the time the FED loaned money to them) with the corporations, then yes they have the authority. If the corporations | Read More »