Well, it won’t be too much like “getting yours” in the true sense of getting something for free like most imagine of the union ethos (or lack thereof, as the case may be), but at least here is an opportunity to get for yourself some fine furs, purses and other expensive luxury items bought with union money.

Barbara Bullock of the Washington Teachers’ Union is now serving 9 years for embezzling union funds, and the $800,000 worth of brick-a-brack she bought with those ill-gotten gains are going up on the auction block to help the union recoup some of those stolen funds.

As the Washington Post reports:

The purse-obsessed Bullock spent tens of thousands on Chanel, Hermès and Judith Leiber handbags, which are estimated to sell for $500 to $800 at auction. (That’s about a quarter of their original price; ditto for the minks and jewelry.) The top lot: a 288-piece Tiffany sterling silver flatware service (Chrysanthemum pattern) purchased for $100,000-plus and estimated to sell for $25,000 to $35,000. Too much? Well, the Buccellati sterling wine cooler is expected to bring just $3,000 to $5,000. The feds also seized electronics that will sell at another auction — except for the TV that union officials kept for headquarters.

If ya want some neat-o stuff, check them out on Ebay.

If you want to get some of this stuff for free, why just run for the head position in some union or another. Apparently, it’s all the rage for union heads to steal the union blind. In fact, it may just be expected of you.

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