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A must read for liberals

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by halfmile, Jul 24, 2011.

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  1. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Remember the violent and disgusting demonstrations over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker doing away with the collective bargaining for teacher's unions? The results are in. Some school districts went from a $400,000 deficit to a $1,500,000 surplus as a result. Why?

    It seems that the insurance company that provided all the "so-called" benefits to the teachers, was an insurance company owned and operated by the teacher's union. Since they were guaranteed to get the insurance business from the teachers and the State had to pay for it, and not the teachers, they were increasing the annual costs every single year to become the most expensive insurance company in the state. Then the insurance company was donating millions and millions of dollars to their favorite democrat politicians, who when they got elected, guaranteed to keep funding the unions outrageous costs. In other words, the insurance company was a "pass through" for Wisconsin taxpayer money directly to the democrat politicians.

    Nice racket, and this is the racket that is going on in every single State that allows collective bargaining. No wonder the States are taking it away. Now that the State of Wisconsin is free to put the insurance contract out for bid, and lo and behold, they have saved so much money it has turned deficits into surplus amounts. As a result, none of the teachers had to be laid off, everyone got a raise, etc., etc., and the taxpayers of Wisconsin don't have to pay more taxes to fund the union's political ambitions.

    If you weren't aware of the reasons why Gov. Walker was fighting to take away collective bargaining, it gives you an idea of the problem
    The Republican Party has. Outside of one or two, none of them know how to speak up and explain properly what the problem was. We could sure use a Ronald Reagan now, someone who could explain things for people to understand, since we know that people don't like to read anymore.

    Here is the article:

    http://washingtonexaminer.com/politics/2011/07/wisconsin-schools-buck-union-cut-health-costs

    Another arrow in the heart of public sector collective bargaining.

    HM
     
  2. daddiooo

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    Walker would have my vote. Breaking up the ring of crimnal activity is well, sort of anti union isn't it?
     
  3. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Unions are throwing everything they have into the recall elections here to save their nice cushy deal.

    This is just one face of the jack o lantern.

    In Green Bay they won with a bombardment of incessant attack ads against a guy who was not a serious candidate, after getting the strong guy out by disqualifying enough signatures on his nomination petition. Admittedly this was a miscalculation on the Nygren staff's part, but you have to know this is right from the Obama playbook. It's how he got into the Illinois legislature.

    I had phone calls from Washington DC pounding on my ear. I let them talk, that way they won't talk to someone else, LOL.

    This insurance money scam is going to be good fodder for conservatives.

    I have to say it really has a rank odor.


    HM
     
  4. stokinpls

    stokinpls Well-Known Member

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    " the insurance company was a "pass through" for Wisconsin taxpayer money directly to the democrat politicians."

    The exact same tactic as Jughead's 1.4 trillion dollar stimulus package. Keep the union jobs funded ( if not increased in number) and they will funnel the resulting union dues into the DNC. Your tax dollars going directly in his campaign fund. Whatta sleaze.
     
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    As more information like that comes in and is seen by other states, we will see how many have corrupt govenors. As many other states will most likely follow suit of Wisconsin.

    John MI.
     
  6. bigdogtx

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    Similar to the AARP receiving MILLIONS from insurance premiums, so they "supported" husseincare,,,,nice gig that someone ELSE pays for....
     
  7. b12

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    Al so many hospitals won insurance companies along with medical device and pharmicutical companies.Thats why your premimus,keep going up. Your goods and medicine at the hospital keep going up. Also your device products keep going up. Its not just the unions. It also works in the private sector just a different way. Wild Bill
     
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    "In other words, the insurance company was a "pass through" for Wisconsin taxpayer money directly to the democrat politicians."

    I don't see where it says that
     
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    infer(in fur'), v. 1. to derive by reasoning;conclude or judge from premises or evidence.

    Maybe you could give that approach a try.
     
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