Does “free benefits” sound “too good to be true” to you?
When we get offered “free legal representation” if we cannot afford it, the GOVERNMENT pays, it’s not free.
When the people who don’t want to pay for union benefits stay at a union site, they choose to do so, they are not forced, but you can bet MN taxpayers don’t want to spend tax dollars paying for their benefits – so why should the Minnesota government force unions to pay for non-members health care or pension? Doesn’t sound fair, let alone very free-market to me.
Would those who say unions were important “back in the day,” but we don’t need them anymore also say that about the U.S. Constitution? The “Bill of Rights” assures me the right to associate with others. Evidently that offends certain extremists who prefer to “throw the baby out with the bathwater” because of some past offenses. The United States government isn’t perfect, but it’s still the best system anywhere. Read the rest of this entry