Really what we would like to see is to take these unions out at the knees so they don’t have the resources to fight these battles.
—Scott Hagerstrom, Michigan Executive Director of billionaire Koch Brothers front group Americans For Prosperity, February 2011, shortly before Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker ginned up a fiscal “crisis” to do just that.

  7 comments for “Quote of the Day

  1. June 12, 2018 at 6:27 AM

    gotta wonder, what was the tipping point that opened the door to so much hate and resentment?

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    • June 12, 2018 at 3:01 PM

      I’m going to go with corporate greed, but I’ve been wrong, once or twice, before.
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      • June 12, 2018 at 5:28 PM

        Is there an adjective for annual income contracts of 55 million dollars? Greed seems to be a good fit. Yet, I wonder how much money does one person need?

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      • June 13, 2018 at 7:20 AM

        An excellent point. “There’s always more, but never enough.” Human nature is a fierce foe.
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      • June 13, 2018 at 8:34 AM

        The desire for more…foundation of suffering; absence of desire, contentment

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      • June 13, 2018 at 3:41 PM

        👍

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      • alstacer
        June 13, 2018 at 5:52 AM

        I think greed nails it pretty well. Good quote to remind us.

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