Why the MacIver Institute’s Not Libertarian

….Brett Healy, president of the conservative John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy in Madison, said it’s important to distinguish between public and private sector unions.

“Unions originally were established to help a group of individuals come to a reasonable agreement with their employer,” he said. “In this case, the employer is the government. So the question I keep going back to is, ‘Why do we need to protect these individuals from their own government?’ “

He doesn’t think government’s capable of over-reach; might just as well say he doesn’t think.

Via Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.


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