Lockout V: Take the Long Way Home
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12-24-2012, 10:50 AM
Join Date: Dec 2008
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Derek McKenzie has made good money in the NHL.
If he doesn't like how the union operates to help make sure players like him continue to get good money -- too ****ing bad.
He made $1.2M over the last two years. And when he gets back to work, he's got a $1M salary waiting for him.
You think he'd have that without a PA?
Ah yes, the old "what was good in the past is inherently good now" train of thought. It's not like I can make a short drive to Eastern Ohio, and see all of the closed-up steel mills, foundries, and manufacturing plants to see the natural end result of unions who can chalk "bankrupting the industry" up right next to the rest of their legacy. "We got the 40-hour workweek, and overtime pay, and also the ability to devastate an entire region economically for 35 years and into the indefinite future!"
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