Friday, October 14, 2011

My Weekly Rant - 10/14/2011

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List of things to do next year:

1. Buy a battery powered generator for my Sump Pump before the next rainy season.
2. Get Married

A very short list, but I have my priorities...all my games are in the basement. I am banking on the fact that Tracey does not pay attention to this site.

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My newest board game for the collection: 7 Wonders. I had heard great things and did manage to play it once at work during a lunch break a few weeks back. Need to read the rules and play again soon.


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The things we talk about at work...this week, references to Mega Desk...Kingpin...Princess Bride...



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Vote YES on Issue 2!

Only 13% of the working population in the state of Ohio belongs to a union. If you took that number and figured out what percentage of these people belong to a public union, it would be even less.

Why should I have to take a paycut (in paying more taxes) while I still have to pay Social Security (Public unions don't pay social security with their government pensions) and my own private retirement (while Public employees actually get pick-ups from taxpayers) while paying even more for my healthcare (which does not compare to the public unions healthcare) when they pay next to nothing. Oh yea - public unions are exempt from Obama Care along with the representatives and senators that supported it - funny how that works, eh?

When and if Issue 2 does get turned down, will these same union people be complaining about getting layed off when there is no money or way for jurisdictions to negotiate realistic contracts? First one in, last one out; so the people making the most money keep their jobs while the ones making the least will get laid off. What about union solidarity and everyone taking a paycut for the greater good?

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While in Toledo, rallying other developmentally challenged individuals against Issue 2, Junior Hoffa said that he would like to 'Run Governor Kasich over with a truck'.

Stay classy Jimmy - violence is the normal way Teamsters like to settle disagreements.

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"Labor unions would have us believe that they transfer income from rich capitalists to poor workers. In fact, they mostly transfer income from the large number of non-union workers to a small number of relatively well-off union workers."

~ Robert E Anderson

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2 comments:

  1. Just thought I'd point out that a teamster talking about running over a governor with a truck is only as scary as a governor threatening to run over his own State's residents with a bus.

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  2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egepLRAapY4

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