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CEO's are most;ly overpaid, greedy thieves and so are many unionized workers. I'm sorry, but to pay a factory worker 50-60 grand to produce a mediocre product is simply way too much. That is why outsourcing has taken place and will continue to be a thorn in the side of all workers. CEO's on the other hand NEVER deserve tens of millions of dollars for what they "do". In other words, we have come to the point where everyone wants to make a fortune, but hardly anyone deserves it. If both the workers and the management folks don't dial down their greed and self-importance, we will continue down the slope of losing jobs to those overseas and our children and grandchildren will have nothing. You all better wise up.Sep 20, 2010
While never excusing unsafe workplaces, the labor unions must also recognize that there are many workers who circumvent safety features in their places of employment. I've worked for over half a century and have seen people do the stupideest things while on the job. Then they get hurt and want to cry about it and collect worker's comp. I've treated many patients who should not have gotten a dime, but because of the unions past strengths, they collected money for a long time while the injury was self caused (climbing on boxes in stead of using a readliy-available ladder, for example). I have also seen many patients totally fake injuries just to sue or collect money from "the man". In my career, I probably have seen ove 10,000 worker's comp cases and fully half were partielly or totally bogus. So there is work to be done on both sides of this issue.Sep 20, 2010
While I'm fairly liberal in most things, I personally believe that affimative action, as well as "hate crimes" legislation is the biggest bunch of PC garbage that I've eve heard of in my 66 years of life. Reverse discrimination is exactly the same as regular discrimination, no matter what the fools in DC or state capitols say. Hate crime laws are insane because they indicate that the law knows what you were thinking when you committed the crime, which is obviously not true. Also, why is it worse to kill someone because of their seual orientation or color than to kill them just because? It's not. It's exactly the same and should be punished exactly the same. On a similar note, it is just as offensive to me to have a black student union as it would be to have a white student union. If we are to become truly one people, we must get rid of the PC trash and have NO sub-groups in this country being catered to by the government. We must become Americans first and foremost, who just happen to be white, black, gay, handicapped, asian, jewish, athiest, etc. NO special groups, no preferred groups, no nothing like that at all. Everyone treated as individuals irregardless of any unique traits they may have, otherwise we'll be having this stupid discussion in another 100 years.Sep 20, 2010