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Most public employees represented by unions do have better benefits than those in the private sector. They pay less into it than the rest of us. We’re being told we need to bring that into line so it’s more equal. Why should union employees have it better than anyone else? The easiest way to do that is to bring union employees down, make them pay more into their benefits and make it harder for them to improve their benefits, wages and working conditions. Nobody wants to try to maybe make the rest of us, the private sector, pay less into our benefits, get more, improve our working conditions, improve our wages, oh Hell no.
Of course the people screaming the loudest about how our pay and benefits should be equal are those who have the most.
I’ll break it down for you if you still don’t comprehend. There’s two kids with ice cream cones. One kid has two scoops. The other kid has three scoops. Mom takes a scoop away from the kid with three scoops, so now both kids have two scoops. What does she do with that extra scoop? Mom gives it to rich fat cat corporations who financially contributed the most to the governor of Wisconsin’s gubernatorial campaign.
See, it’s not hard to understand politics.
Here’s the rough.