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Diane Church: Unionization of our public servants

To the Editor:

The most interesting thing about Ralph Green’s letter of July 6 is his comment about the cleanup for the union protest in Wisconsin costing ONLY $270,000.

While that may not be millions, it is still a significant amount of money to most of us taxpayers who pay that bill. If the unions had to pay for the cleanup themselves, maybe they would think twice about the mess they make.

Even though I agree that unions have served a purpose in our country in the past, the unionization of our public servants is another matter. Public service unions have the power to bankrupt cities, states and even our country. If that seems like an exaggeration, just look at Greece. That country is going under, but the unions will not compromise. Americans should put America first, above their union loyalty. We all have to tighten our belts in an economic crisis, even union members.

Diane Church

Grand Lake

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