This joke explain exactly what is going on in America. If the Tea Party every wakes up to this fur may fly:
A union worker, a member of the Tea Party, and a CEO are sitting at a table. In the middle of the table there is a plate with a dozen cookies on it. The CEO reaches across the table, takes 11 cookies, looks at the Tea Partier and says: "Look out for that union guy, he wants a piece of your cookie."
Very funny and very true... What happened to the time when company executives served at the behest of the Board of Directors? Back in the day, the Chief Executive was just the top employee spot; now it's a positon used to extract wealth from the shareholders. I suppose I should stop by Maryland some day and ask some board members what's up with that.
I believe that labor unions were a virtual necessity in years past - they helped correct deplorable and disgusting conditions in the workplace. But are they necessary, or even desirable, in modern America?There is...