Government Worker Unions: The Long Good-bye

The "Madison Uprising" is the beginning of the end of the incestuous relationship between government and the unions.  That fact has been recognized by the public sector unions and the Democratic Party and is why they have pulled out all the stops and reverted to their 1960's playbook in order to maintain the status quo.  However, it is a battle that the unions and the Democratic Party will lose regardless of the immediate outcome in Wisconsin.The Democratic Party has sold its soul to the public sector unions.  In the 2010 mid-term election, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees poured over $87 million dollars into the election. (A new spending record).   AFSCME's $87 million was greater than the campaign spending by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ($75 million) and American Crossroads ($65 million).  Other public sector unions also ratcheted up their spending such as SEIU ($44 million) and the National Education...(Read Full Article)

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