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thomasz 529 days ago | link | parent

Gosh. Ever dealt with a union election? That's exactly the problem with non secret ballots. You vote for unionization and libertarians show up at your house. Libertarians are among the most violent people around.


bdunbar 529 days ago | link

Perhaps you know libertarians that I don't.

The ones I know are well armed, but about as non-violent as you can be and not be a Quaker.

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thomasz 528 days ago | link

Just to make it clear: This was sarcasm. I never have dealt with armed libertarians beating somebody up because he supported unionization.

The point is: Neither has he encountered union thugs beating somebody up because he was against unionization. It's a ridiculous myth.

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bdunbar 528 days ago | link

I missed the sarcasm at first - my bad!

But I don't know about 'union thug' being a myth: lots of actual violence back in the dark days of the last century. Carnegie brought in an army to bust up the union and it wasn't because they were meek lambs.

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finnw 528 days ago | link

> This was sarcasm

No, it was irony.

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thomasz 526 days ago | link

mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa

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