The party is over, all their bluster ultimately meant nothing; and that’s as it should be.
It took almost exactly a year to the day, but the party is over for our greedy union thug enemies in Wisconsin. Just last September 14, the gang at the Daily KOS gleefully reported that a Democrat hack judge in Madison had ruled the state’s law effectively ending, “.. collective bargaining rights for most public workers” was not constitutional and could not be enforced. Unions, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colas ruled, could go on eating their way to the bottom of one public trough after another without coming up for air or being stopped by the taxpayers.
Oh how happy the union thugs were! But alas that was then and this is now. A kangaroo court has been slapped down by a real judge and the green light is out. All the screaming all the throwing of feces chaining themselves to buildings and assaulting those who wanted to end their extortion racket has gone to naught. The adults are back in charge and the will of the people must finally be followed.
On Thursday Federal Judge William Conley issued his ruling on the union’s flimsy argument that discontinuing their extortion of the people of Wisconsin was not a violation of their rights to our money. The limits the Wisconsin legislature put on collective bargaining for public employees would stand. Conley wrote, “Whatever rights public employees have to associate and petition their public employers on wages and conditions of employment, this right certainly does not compel the employer to listen.”
The ruling means the thugs can still meet and plot against the taxpayers without further worry. Their 14th Amendment rights are safe and their 1st Amendment rights are secure. They can continue smoking weed in the parking lots of their “workplaces” and shooting pool in union halls during their work days. They no longer get to decide how much they will be paid and what workplace rules they will agree to as a favor to us.
The party is over all their bluster ultimately meant nothing; and that’s as it should be.