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The Fall of the House of Labor

CoachKr Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 7:02 AM
What a fool you are. Including the already tired "homophobia" among your charges is to include something that was not a word ten years ago. The Left stands for nothing except trendy fads, slogans and other easy to digest bromides. Oh that and jealousy and envy. You people are the most hateful tribe on the planet. I personally can't wait for the civil war to start anew. People like you will be the first targets.

In 1958, Senate Minority Leader William Knowland, his eye on the 1960 GOP nomination coveted by fellow Californian Richard Nixon, went home and declared for governor.

Knowland's plan: Ride to victory on the back of Proposition 18, the initiative to make right-to-work the law in the Golden Land. Prop. 18 was rejected 2 to 1. Knowland's career was over, and the Republicans were decimated nationally for backing right-to-work.

Badly burned, the party for years ran away from the issue.

This history makes what happened in Michigan, cradle of the United Auto Workers, astonishing. A GOP legislature passed and Gov....