On Labor Day, it’s really celebration of unions day. I don’t think there should be government employee unions, and sometimes unions really don’t work in the private sector either. Here’s why. We should be celebrating Creator’s Day.
Because of the expense of food, many people are starting to raise it at home. Here is the cost of raising pigs. And Chickens. Maybe there is a new line of work being developed. An arbattoir that makes house calls! Of course, unions don’t want to help small family farmers, and would stop people from growing their own food.
Like three year old kids, when unions don’t get their way, they have temper tantrums. It’s not just in America either.
Teacher’s unions are getting more militant because they know they are relics of the past. Education in America is totally screwed up due to unions and government intervention.
Unions are economically not realistic. In Chicago, the teachers union wants a 30% pay hike. In this economy? Time to revisit one of my most popular posts ever. How much does a teacher really make?
Of course, Obama doesn’t care about the rule of law when it comes to unions. He ignored all bankruptcy laws when $GM was reorganized. GM would have done better with a regular bankruptcy. Ironically, the company is on a down ward spiral again.
Jeffrey Carter is a general partner at West Loop Ventures. In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels and spearheaded the growth and development of one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He has consulted on ... Read More