If there is a better way to sum up the impact and effect of Unions on their host? If so, I don’t see it.
But this just about is as close as it gets:
The Wisconsin Department of Administration estimates it could cost the state $8 million to restore the Capitol to its pre-protest condition, Wisconsin media are reporting. The estimate includes $500,000 to remove adhesive from taped posters, $1 million to repair the structure’s exterior and $6.5 million for rebuffing the interior marble.
The Unionista, while not working to protest the state has managed to cost that state $8 million American. Just for being there. Forget the cost they have incurred by missing work.
* Spit *
It really stinks:
San Francisco’s big push for low-flow toilets has turned into a multimillion-dollar plumbing stink.
Skimping on toilet water has resulted in more sludge backing up inside the sewer pipes, said Tyrone Jue, spokesman for the city Public Utilities Commission. That has created a rotten-egg stench near AT&T Park and elsewhere, especially during the dry summer months.
Too much water spent on sanitation? Reduce and you get less sanitary sanitation.
The cost of making it more sanitary?
The city has already spent $100 million over the past five years to upgrade its sewer system and sewage plants…
Anyone have any idea how “green” an extra $100 million is?
Let’s be clear. Let’s be VERY clear.
Removing Collective Bargaining does not diminish the dignity of an individual. It didn’t increase said dignity when Collective Bargaining was permitted, nor can the removal of it be seen to diminish it.
Even without Collective Bargaining, an individual, or group of individuals, has the ability to bargain for benefits. This includes wages as well as side benefits.
Collective Bargaining is a legal right. It is not a Natural Right. As such, removing it does not “enslave” the Unionista.
Collective Bargaining in the private sector is just as invalid, though less damaging, as it is in the public sector.
Unions are NOT pro-industry. They are pro-UNIONS.
Words conjure imagery. And those images are powerful powerful things. And people should know that, especially powerful people that write things like laws.
But somehow it doesn’t surprise me when that powerful lawmaker who doesn’t know these things is one Charles Rangel.