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Just like Amtrak was founded to protect railroad workers' pensions, GM and Chrysler were bailed out to protect auto workers' pensions. I wonder which out of date industry loaded with a shiftless unionized workforce will enjoy Federal largess next.
I think we're running out of those sorts of industries... Maybe that's why the Dem's want to do away with 401k's...
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Just like Amtrak was founded to protect railroad workers' pensions, GM and Chrysler were bailed out to protect auto workers' pensions. I wonder which out of date industry loaded with a shiftless unionized workforce will enjoy Federal largess next.
I think that will be the airline industry.
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Wasn't that the gig just after 9/11, to save the airlines from litigation?
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