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Shrinking government and seeing a shrink
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 8/18/2014 8:12:15 PM

The National Treasury Employees Union has a PDF document on its website which shows why any attempt to shrink the government is foredoomed. ”The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) is an independent labor union representing approximately 150,000 employees of 30 agencies of the United States government. (Snip) Clearly reformers can reduce the size of Washington to any degree they like provided that they don’t. This is what is called the “ratchet”. Spending goes only one way– up. And votes from the NTEU probably go only one way as well. It doesn’t matter how much the administration messes up the world

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Does the Nation have to run out of money before gargantuan government finally shrinks? Is Obamacare unrepealable now that there are a few beneficiaries? Will it take a Greater Depression to bring the electorate back to reality?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: plex, 8/18/2014 8:46:53 PM     (No. 9971113)

No problem. Keep their jobs but open an office in Keflavik iceland for them. They either go or quit. No problem.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: saguni, 8/18/2014 8:48:50 PM     (No. 9971117)

This, my friends, is why government employees should not be allowed to unionize...there should be one election, do they want Civil Service job protection or do they want to belong to a union??

Then they should be told that unions are not allowed to strike against the government, or they can be individually be "replaced."

Reagan stopped too soon, when he busted the Air Traffic Controllers Union, he should have disbanded them all!

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