Our legislators, who propose to steal away pension benefits from public employees who have labored years in reliance on promised benefits, are little better than common thieves. If a private employer tried to do this, without the crisis and powers of a bankruptcy court process, it could be criminally liable. But these legislators have rewritten their dictionary: "Pension plan theft" is now simply a "budget adjustment." We should be ashamed to be represented by a government that would do that.
Edwin H. Beus