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  •  AAnd public sector workers are usually (6+ / 0-)

    union members.

    "Such is the irresistible nature of truth that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing." - Thomas Paine

    by blueoregon on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 02:50:34 PM PST

    •  I have wondered how they were able to (1+ / 0-)
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      be so successful with the propaganda that public workers are "overpaid".  I had not thought about the over-representation of women and minorities in public sector jobs, presumable because of less discrimination in hiring and fewer alternative to equal pay in the private sector.  Their base is programed to believe that because so many public employees are women and minorities, who don't "deserve" a living wage in GOP land.

      “when Democrats don’t vote, Democrats don’t win.” Alan Grayson

      by ahumbleopinion on Sat Mar 10, 2012 at 09:31:43 AM PST

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