Saturday, February 22, 2014

Ontario’s ravenous puppet-masters

In today's financially drought-stricken Ontario, the real rulers aren't the governing Liberals or the increasingly bold NDP. Ontario's left wing band of public dollar arsonists have long since auctioned themselves off to private interest groups, mostly to satiate their addiction to power and to grab votes. The big bosses behind the scenes are the public sector unions, who, more so than any other group, are best equipped to rule behind the scenes - and do.

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, along with other unions like the OSSTF, OPSEU, and CUPE control Ontario's government. By reinforcing and supporting the rise of Dalton McGuinty in 2003 and Kathleen Wynne in 2013 these unions have helped to secure 300,000 new public sector jobs over the last decade.

The effects of this dark relationship have been significant. Ontario has suffered under three terms of Liberal waste and corruption, and a period of almost surreal, unbridled union prosperity and influence has occurred.  (more...)

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