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Editorial: Killing the goose that laid the golden egg




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Thomas Sowell
November 28, 2012 | 1,238 views | 9 comments

Killing the goose that lays the golden egg is one of those old fairy tales for children, which has a heavy message that a lot of adults should listen to. The labor unions which have driven the makers of Twinkies into bankruptcy, potentially destroying 18,500 jobs, could have learned a lot from that old children’s fairy tale. . . .

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BSP  
Floresville  
December 4, 2012 12:56pm
 
 
http://www.fedjobs.com/pay/pay.html
 
 
BSP  
Floresville  
December 4, 2012 12:53pm
 
 
http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/pay/ Rates are frozen, but that doesn't mean they aren't hiring new people at higher levels to meet their needs.
 
 
Kenneth Mills  
Round Rock, TX  
December 4, 2012 10:55am
 
 
I really don't care any more. moving on
 
 
Facts only please  
TX  
December 4, 2012 9:31am
 
 
Mills: What is the source of your facts? My comment was reference to the author's statement "Is it surprising that government employees have seen their pay go up, ... Read More Read More
 
 
Kenneth Mills  
Round Rock, TX  
December 3, 2012 10:07pm
 
 
BS, Facts...The average government job pays about 25 to 50% more thaan a similar private sector job...that doesn't sound like anything has been frozen.
 
 
Facts only please  
TX  
December 3, 2012 9:28pm
 
 
Government pay has been capped by Congress. This guy does not know what he is talking about.
 
 
Kenneth Mills  
Round Rock, TX  
December 3, 2012 11:52am
 
 
I believe this would be called winning the battle but loosing the war.
 
 
One Voice  
Floresville  
November 30, 2012 2:28pm
 
 
It is like going out and killing your herd bull.
 
 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
November 30, 2012 10:49am
 
 
In South Texas we found out long ago that enough ticks can kill the host. Perhaps it's time for another eradication program.
 

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