View Full Version : Yet another governor abuses public employees!

03-16-2011, 04:05 AM
Did the employees cause the recession?

Did the employees cause the deficit?

Did the ... oh, wait, never mind ... [Cuomos a democrook so he'll get a pass ...

quote]ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will seek a one-year salary freeze for state workers as part of an emergency financial plan he will lay out in his State of the State address on Wednesday, senior administration officials said.
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The move will signal the opening of what is expected to be a grueling fight between the new governor and the public-sector unions that have traditionally dominated the state’s political establishment.

It will also come days after the New Year’s Eve layoffs of more than 900 state workers, an event that union representatives marked with a candlelight vigil on the steps of the Capitol and outside government offices in five other cities.

“The governor said during his campaign that the difficult financial times call for shared sacrifice,” said a senior administration official, who requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the governor’s address. “A salary freeze is obviously a difficult thing for many government workers, but it’s necessary if the state is going to live within its means.”

While the immediate budget savings from the freeze would be relatively modest — between $200 million and $400 million against a projected deficit in excess of $9 billion — achieving it would be politically meaningful. [/quote]

OH, THE HUMANITY! (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/03/nyregion/03cuomo.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1300269724-5Tpu7ix7czQJpxcivTlx6w)

03-16-2011, 07:28 AM
When democrat governor are going after unions it will take the wind out of their sails.

03-16-2011, 07:54 AM
Some will believe they were for it all along, while remaining convinced they were against it all along.

It's an amazing mental disorder to watch.