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Old 07-22-2009, 04:09 PM
badhatharry badhatharry is offline
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Default Re: A Good Chair is Hard to Find (Ezra Klein & Will Wilkinson)

Originally Posted by Francoamerican View Post
Glad we cleared that up!

But it is still true that unions are "collections of people to achieve power." So what? Isn't that is what freedom means in a democracy: the power to organize to attain certain ends?

The US pension system is a disaster. I don't know what to say.
Again, I just want to say that conservatives are wary of "collections.....". You are correct that we are free to do this and that's a good thing. However, these situations are fraught with pitfalls and so it is a good thing to be wary, maybe in the same way Madison was wary of factions.
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