UAW Losing Millions Keeping Golf Course Open

We all know what’s going on in Detroit. And no, I’m not talking about the Lions for once. The auto industry is in shambles, and has become the latest beneficiary of a “bailout.” Fortunately, the United Auto Workers union is being very frugal with its own resources right now. Or maybe they’re spending millions of dollars a year maintaining a golf resort.

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(No word if losses due to scores of broken-down golf carts)

That’s right, the UAW has a $6.4 million golf course in Michigan that’s part of a larger $33 million “retreat” center that is losing money every year. The UAW claims that the center hosts important courses and seminars on leadership and political action, among other thing. Critics say the thing is just a fun getaway for union bosses.

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