I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
Randy thank you for emailing back and posting the topic we were talking you explained it so much better. I will accept the fact that maybe I am not a conservative like I thought, I guess I would be a moderate, but maybe I am an independent and just vote with the republicans. My social liberal feelings run strong and you have a strong point. I still think that many moderates are “Towing the Party lines” I know I told you I am a state employee with about 5 years before retirement and losing $385 a month is still going to hurt. Maybe I have been stretching my money further than I should have, but if you were me and in my shoes knowing they cannot touch my money, you would have stretch it as well.
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My neighbor told me that the union is like a cult and he pointed out many things, but I told he I don’t believe what they say and don’t buy into it. I will continue to read your column because many times I agree with you, but to be honest, lately I just look for the comments since you may give me dates, facts and figures, I really don’t care. I know how I feel and I know 5 years, I will be somewhere warm and less taxes.
I don’t ever think I will make a difference to those that don’t want to consider or entertain different notions. I can see the feeling of “Go along to get along” and riding out the last few years, but you don’t know that you make so many of my cases of money, taxes and life.
The real red herring is that this is about labor rights; it is about raw unopposed POWER!
The Union Bosses and Democrats are losing it and they don’t like it!
You cannot reason someone out of something they didn’t reason themselves into.
Listen numnuts crazy repubs like you are not the norm in Liberal America!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sorry Charlie, more and more states are starting to admit there is something not right about the public sector and collective bargaining. They aren’t the whole and only problem, but a major issue that has never been dealt with.
This battle to reign in the unions is popping up all over the country and we need to come together and remain focused to support the brave leaders taking on this fight.
9 Other States - have introduced legislation to limit public worker collective bargaining: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, New Hampshire, New Mexico and Washington.