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EDITORIAL: TSA grabs union contract – Washington Times.

Pushy airport screeners to become even less accountable to the flying public

When Congress decided to take over airport security, it was never about safety. That became clear on Friday when Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners formally agreed to a contract that will add 45,000 dues-paying members to the ranks of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE).

This public-sector union forces members to hand over between $14 and $16 out of each paycheck, meaning the organization stands to collect as much as $16 million each year. This money will help turn out the vote for Democratic candidates and subsidize a number of liberal causes. This year alone, AFGE members directed about $1 million toward electing Democrats like Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Tim Kaine of Virginia — only 3 percent of the funds went to

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  1. Couldn’t agree more, Mr G!

    No fan of Unions, but Public Sector should be illegal: the employer (us) isn’t involved in the negotiations.
    We just get the bill.

    Sorry, guys: you want the “security-&-benefits” that commonly are associated with being a civil servant?
    But you don’t get to be unionized, too.

    Choose one: your call.

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