The Problem With Public Sector Unions

The Problem With Public Sector Unions

This week president Obama wisely signed an executive order to stop SEPTA regional rail employees from striking. Like the recent BART Strike, public opinion for the strike was low. As it should be. Public sector unions are terrible for society. They are basically sanctioned mafia groups that we allow to control monopolies funded by public tax dollars. That’s why SEPTA electrical workers average $55,120 a year and engineers earn $95,290 a year plus overtime and generous pensions. We basically hired the employees and handed them the keys to hundreds of billions of dollars worth of…

Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Shows Absurdity of Modern Media

Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Shows Absurdity of Modern Media

Obama swapped five high value Taliban officials for an American soldier in a prison exchange. Most people see this as a complicated issue. We always want to bring every American soldier home, but in terms of both number and rank the trade was extremely lopsided. Obama basically traded 5 Charizard pokemon cards for a Magikarp. While we leave no soldier behind, it seems clear his fellow troops believe he was a deserter and possibly worse. It appears his planned disappearance directly or indirectly got other U.S. soldiers killed. So this seems like a complicated issue….