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UNION: Taxpayers foot vicious cycle’s bill

Re: “Locals voice views of Wisconsin plan” (TNT, 2-27).

You only have to look as far as the Midwest (Wisconsin, Indiana) to see why public sector unions and collective bargaining “rights” are a bad idea.

First, collective bargaining is not a right, it’s a privilege given to public sector unions by their friends in government. Think about it. Public sector union bosses sign collective bargaining agreements with like-minded politicians (Democrats), giving union members (and their bosses) contracts with great benefits.

Then, union dues are taken from members (whether they want to be members or not), and a portion of these

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