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The big mess that is the Big Dig

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Freelance Hack, Jul 13, 2006.

  1. Yeah, he's a real prize, isn't he?
    So far, the entire story seems to be about a lack of oversight (from, it should be noted, four consecutive Republican governors, as well as the Democratic-controlled legislatures) and contactors and subcontractors who took advantage of this to use shoddy materials in a shoddy fashion.
    The idea that union wages had something to do with this is boilerplate dumbassery,
  2. WHA73

    WHA73 Guest

    True or not?

    the level of union membership has declined to the point of irrelevance

    Union membership embraces mediocrity

    is that boiler plate enough?

  3. 1) False,
    2) False,
    3) Yes.

    Got a weekend off any time soon?
    Thank a union.
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    It is SOP now but it wasn't when this project started. Which was around the time dirt left the maternity ward.
  5. WHA73

    WHA73 Guest

    Union membership across the country is rising?
  6. WHA73

    WHA73 Guest

    I gotta call bullshit on number 2....FWIW I spent a number of years in two well know unions....A lot of fuck ups advanced via the good ole boy network, past the bodies of very qualified folks...I can only speak from my experience...that's all i'm sayin
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