The Demand Mentality

The child has little power over its world other than by crying and making fuss to get the attention of its mother. Unable to provide for itself it must find a way to get others to provide. Nature has provided the little tykes with formidable weapons to drive adults to distraction. From turning red in the face, to gagging to banging its head against the crib, the little dears end up getting their way even when they haven't a clue as to what it is. This mentality persists for some all the way into adulthood and no better examples can be found than in the leadership of the AFL-CIO. They are demanding a 2nd bill of rights. A bill of rights which presumes there is a "power structure" with unlimited means to provide for their rightful demands. Key among their perceived rights: (1) full employment (2) a living wage and (3) a healthy future. Like a child raging from his crib, the head of the AFL-CIO, Trumka, plans to harangue both the Democrats and Republicans for his Second Bill...(Read Full Post)