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On Labor Day, Unions Have Nothing to Celebrate

C.61 Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 2:37 PM
Look what the unions tried to do to Boeing in South Carolina. If Boeing had not prevailed,thousands of jobs would have been lost. The two biggest wing nuts on this issue are Ed Schultz and Chris",KKK", Matthews. Matthews used to be okay on his ideas about four or five years ago. Now ,if you criticize Obama,you are a racist! He has become the biggest race baiter and racist in the media. The guy is a disgrace to the American voters! I was in a union for a long time and I know of what I speak! I loved when Newt schooled Matth not ews on his show. Matthews can't take anyone who is smarted than him and he is not even in the same league as Newt on intelligence!

For labor unions around the country, this Labor Day serves as a painful reminder that when they decided to go all-in for Obama in 2008, they alienated the rest of us non-government, non-union members- the 99 Percent- who have to go out and earn our keep every day. And that alienation is being expressed in political defeats by unions around the country. 

I’m wondering if the unions are starting to regret their investment in Obama.

Unions dumped $450 million into the Obama effort in 2008, according to the New York Times, hoping that they’d buy political clout with Obama that...

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