Coffee, Tea, Or Taxpayer

There’s nothing like a great cup of coffee in the morning.  Gets your day going.  There’s hot coffee, and there’s cold caffeine concoctions, blends, flavors, with milk or cream, with sugar or coco, and its all FREE

Yes, that’s right.  If you belong to Connecticut’s United Public Service Employees Union, then you get free coffee and milk, courtesy of the taxpayers.


A Connecticut town must provide their union workers free coffee and milk, according to a ruling from the State Board of Labor Relations. The board also ordered town leaders to reinstate “Dress Down Fridays” for the union clerical and custodial workers.

Zeoli told The New Haven Register that he pulled the plug on the coffee to save money and stopped casual Fridays because some employees were abusing the privilege.

Healy said he was especially troubled that not only will taxpayers be forced to purchase coffee and milk for the union workers, but they will also be required to pay $10,000 in legal bills.

These are public union workers that have greased the palms of the State labor relations board.

What’s For Dinner?


Grilled Shrimp and Opah

Stacked on Baby Bok Choy

and Jasmine Rice Cake

with Shrimp Cream Sauce

(A new recipe)








15 Responses to “Coffee, Tea, Or Taxpayer”

  1. SpinnyLiberal Says:

    Your dinner looks so fancy, Kini!!

    • Kini Says:

      Over indulgence on my part SL. I’m going to be more simpler in the future.

      But like a good meal, no critique on my post?
      What’s a taxpayer to do?

      • SpinnyLiberal Says:

        Indulgence is wonderful from time to time.
        Small beans, but a good move. At least they’re not cutting the collective bargaining rights.

      • Kini Says:

        Taxpayers deserve equal rights also, don’tcha think?
        Since when did the majority vote nullify the people’s decision to govern?
        Are we a government By the People, or a government by Union Bosses?

        Public Unions belong to the Electorate. Not to Unions. We pay their salaries, we decide their status. We are their bosses, their employers. We are the taxpayers and we have a voice.

        There is no collective bargaining. There is only freewill.

      • SpinnyLiberal Says:

        Again, union workers, families of union workers, friends of union workers are tax payers too.

      • Kini Says:

        And when taxpayers leave your state, and you only have unions left to tax for higher wages; do you not see the irony in that?

        Chew off your arm, leg and your first born, and you destroy your future.

        But hay, 😉

      • SpinnyLiberal Says:

        Hyperbolic much, Kini? 🙂

      • Kini Says:

        No exaggerating at all my friend. 🙂

        There is a balance that can be achieved, if collective bargaining was done in honest bargaining. Public unions raise our taxes and we have no say on that?

        What voice do we have, but the ballot.

  2. yoda Says:

    Spinny Liberal and Kini – I really enjoy reading each of your comments….it sounds like there is a mutual respect even though one is a Liberal and the other Conservative. Sorry SL, I am a conservative just like Kini, but I want to compliment you on your site. Kini, you know I enjoy yours!!

  3. yoda Says:

    Spinny Liberal – This is always a good sign when there is respect between Liberals and Conservatives. We may not agree on things, but we should be able to talk to each other without the hatred that others are continue to spew. This hatred can only result in lots of pain when we need to be working together instead of against each other.

    Kini….stay safe today my friend. We are all thinking about you.

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