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And just like in Germany, the main culprits are the labour unions, who accept very low salary increases just because their members have recieved big increases in disposable income due to tax cuts aimed at the middle class. I certainly support these tax cuts, but I don't support our useless labour unions rolling over on their backs. With an union membership rate of 80%, they don't need to do that.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Fri Aug 19th, 2011 at 05:56:48 AM EST
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