[rescue] Cluesticks (was Mounting and Dumping)

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Sun Jan 18 10:33:43 CST 2004

On Sun, Jan 18, 2004 at 01:39:39PM +0000, Mike Meredith wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2004 17:45:29 -0600 (CST), Eric Dittman wrote:
> > That's trading one evil for another.  I've never seen a union that
> > wasn't corrupt, and after hearing stories about the shit that unions
> > pull with trade shows in some areas I don't want any part of them.
> There's many in the UK that perceive unions to be 'mad, bad, and
> dangerous to know' although UK unions had a tendency to be mad (taken
> over by the extreme left) rather than bad (corrupt). I suspect though

In France there was a huge scandal when it turned out that the main
funding for the Socialist Party and for Mitterand was through a firm
called Urba that skimmed from builders who built government buildings.
I know the unions fit in there somewhere as well but don't quite
recall how.

If you read up on it, it was quite ingenious for such a corrupt



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