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Hey Unions: Welcome to Politics

CynicsRus Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 6:39 PM
You know the great thing about Unions is they are required to post fidelity bonds to reimburse their members should they be caught with their hand in the till. Actually, this was one of the smartest things the Federal Gov. ever required of them. I used to handle those claims. The Country would be amazed if they knew exactly how many Local Officials treated the Union checkbook as their own little Bank account and how much money we had to repay under the Bonds.

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a hat tip to common sense, decided yesterday that nonunion members can opt out of union fees that are targeted towards political purposes.
“Labor unions must give nonmember workers ‘fresh notice’ of unplanned increases in fees or assessments -- money that might be used for political purposes -- the Supreme Court ruled Thursday,” according to CNN.

For labor unions around the country, it 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...

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