What’s happening in Wisconsin is the logical result of what happens when a political party is bought and paid for by the unions. The Democrats receive massive amounts of campaign cash from the unions and depend on that cash for re-election. The Democrats vote for massive, unsustainable salaries and benefits for the unions. The state cannot pay these obligations. The voters revolt, putting Republican reformers and tax-cutters in charge. The Democrats, beholden to the unions, attempt to obstruct the will of the people any way they can.

When the dust clears, those teachers and legislators who walked away from their jobs, some falsely taking taxpayer-funded sick days, ought to, at a minimum, reimburse the state for the cost of their truancy. Anywhere else, such fraud would be grounds for dismissal.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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