Grandma Kramer: One Smart Cookie

Oklahoma's Labor Comissioner Mark Costello, who is staunch believer in the free market, has a column in today's Oklahoman about collective bargaining.

Here's how it opens: When Grandma Kramer — a close friend's grandmother — had one of her legendary pies divided, she mandated, “The one who cuts the pie is the last to choose.” Grandma Kramer's wisdom assured geometric exactitude Euclid would be proud of. Under today's binding arbitration rules, out-of-state lawyers split the pie and government unions get the largest slices.

Read more about 'Kramerian' economics/Mark's op. ed.

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