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Luminous Animal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-24-10 12:54 PM
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12. Public employees are average Joes and Janes.
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  -Public employees paid too much? GOPer for MI govnr has plan to lower salaries Bozita  Jun-24-10 11:58 AM   #0 
  - Revenge of the Parochial School Teachers.  WinkyDink   Jun-24-10 11:59 AM   #1 
  - What an asshole.  TheMightyFavog   Jun-24-10 12:02 PM   #2 
  - In addition they get retirement benefits the average Joe wouldn't  dkf   Jun-24-10 12:03 PM   #3 
  - And?  LostinVA   Jun-24-10 12:11 PM   #8 
  - Excuse me? I'm a michigan public employee and I PAY for those benefits baby.  MichiganVote   Jun-24-10 12:51 PM   #10 
  - Most private workers won't get any employer contribution to medical insurance once we retire.  dkf   Jun-25-10 03:44 AM   #30 
     - And?  LostinVA   Jun-25-10 06:04 AM   #33 
     - We need to strive to make it good for all  JNelson6563   Jun-25-10 07:06 AM   #35 
     - You're dreaming. Your parent's jobs are not the reality of today.  MichiganVote   Jun-25-10 11:45 AM   #37 
        - You are so right. My husband was laid off and forced to retire from the city  CTyankee   Jun-28-10 08:31 AM   #43 
  - Public employees are average Joes and Janes.  Luminous Animal   Jun-24-10 12:54 PM   #12 
  - Everyone use to have those things. The right has taken them away by getting rid of unions.  county worker   Jun-24-10 02:48 PM   #18 
     - Thank you for stating the truth  erinlough   Jun-24-10 08:34 PM   #21 
     - +1  Blue_Tires   Jun-24-10 08:49 PM   #22 
     - All the companies with great retirement benefits collapse.  dkf   Jun-25-10 03:51 AM   #31 
        - All? Hardly. If or when a pension is the chief cause of a management collapse, the initial  MichiganVote   Jun-25-10 11:48 AM   #38 
           - Name me 100 year old companies with unions and healthy pension plans.  dkf   Jun-26-10 08:13 PM   #39 
              - Better still, name 100 year old companies.  MichiganVote   Jun-26-10 08:55 PM   #40 
                 - Exactly. How can you provide pensions and benefits when companies simply don't  dkf   Jun-28-10 08:26 AM   #42 
  - Oh sh**. Other states might try this stuff.  SocialistLez   Jun-24-10 12:05 PM   #4 
  - They already have.  jp11   Jun-24-10 12:16 PM   #9 
     - "Teachers do it because they love it"  Rage for Order   Jun-24-10 10:37 PM   #28 
  - Yeah, don't look at the reason why they are higher instead punish them for not having  jp11   Jun-24-10 12:08 PM   #5 
  - A new front opens in the Class War  leftstreet   Jun-24-10 12:08 PM   #6 
  - Pretty much. NT  SocialistLez   Jun-24-10 12:11 PM   #7 
  - Repukes just continuing their war against the middle class. SSDD.  bullwinkle428   Jun-24-10 12:52 PM   #11 
  - Same stuff, different state  gratuitous   Jun-24-10 12:57 PM   #13 
  - Bouchard won't be the nomineee  blue_onyx   Jun-24-10 01:00 PM   #14 
  - Which of the idiots do you think will make it?  amandabeech   Jun-24-10 08:25 PM   #20 
     - I think Cox  blue_onyx   Jun-24-10 08:56 PM   #25 
        - That's encouraging.  amandabeech   Jun-24-10 10:05 PM   #27 
           - The Pure Michigan ads are great  blue_onyx   Jun-24-10 11:15 PM   #29 
              - The ad placement is better than the ads.  Bozita   Jun-25-10 09:28 AM   #36 
  - I don't become richer by making my neighbor poorer. nt  SunnySong   Jun-24-10 01:08 PM   #15 
  - +100  Liberal_in_LA   Jun-24-10 02:38 PM   #17 
  - I think governors in Michigan should have their salary cut in half  Bitwit1234   Jun-24-10 02:29 PM   #16 
  - kick for the evening shift  Bozita   Jun-24-10 08:03 PM   #19 
  - same thing happening in california  shanti   Jun-24-10 08:53 PM   #23 
  - Great idea.....Keep bringing everyone down  The Gunslinger   Jun-24-10 08:53 PM   #24 
  - Has this prick offered to take a pay cut.  joe black   Jun-24-10 09:33 PM   #26 
  - Someone should ask him  tinymontgomery   Jun-25-10 05:53 AM   #32 
  - I don't know about MI but in FL  quaker bill   Jun-25-10 06:27 AM   #34 
  - This is the new line of attack from the rightwing.  GrantDem   Jun-26-10 09:12 PM   #41 

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