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Is The Wisconsion Union Self-Aware Enough To Grasp That It Is Behaving In The Taliban Fashion?

Posted on | April 3, 2011 | 9 Comments

by Smitty (h/t Protein Wisdom)

Here in Afghanistan, the various terrorist networks use night letters to intimidate the populace. It seems that word of this approach has reached Wisconsin and somehow been deemed acceptable:

The missive concludes by noting that, “With that we’d ask that you reconsider taking a sign and stance to support public employees in this community. Failure to do so will leave us no choice but do [sic] a public boycott of your business. And sorry, neutral means ‘no’ to those who work for the largest employer in the area and are union members.”

Go, America! I’m so glad to hear that the very policies the US is trying to help discourage in the Hindu Kush are taking root back home. Woo hoo!
So, after unions and entitlements have reduced the Progressive States of America to an Afghanistan-like state, here is the sort of flat toilet you can expect:

Housing may move in the direction of this adobe ruin:

Closer in, with a red brick in the picture for scale:

These walls are great insulation in the winter, and hold the cool in the summer. You can do an awful lot of cheap modifications, too. I image that some sort of sealant, which the Afghans don’t use, would keep down on the overall dirtiness of the approach.
So, if you enjoy having weekends and and we get to the point of an utterly wrecked economy, don’t forget to thank a union!


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