As the battle over Wisconsin public-sector union benefits rages on, it has created a large amount of rage among both supporters and opponents of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal.
This morning, IWF senior fellow, Charlotte Hays, highlighted what’s at stake in this important battle, also reporting on the American Majority’s efforts to stand with Governor Walker, who has been wrongly likened to nearly every ferocious dictator of today and the past, including Hitler. Charlotte writes:
This is truly the battle for America. The reason what’s happening in Wisconsin is so important is that it is a microcosm for the whole country. Can governors and other elected officials really do anything to scale back massive public spending, much of it wrought by public unions?
Rod Pennington adds some much-needed humor to this heated battle between taxpayers and their exploiters with his top ten list of ways to tell you might be a member of a public sector union. Here is a taste of ranks ten through eight:
10.) You take a week off to protest in Wisconsin and your office runs better.
9.) On a snow day when they say “non-essential” people should stay home you know who they mean.
8.) You get paid twice as much as a private sector person doing the same job but make up the difference by doing half as much work.
Read the full piece, here.