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Richard Trumka: This Whole Fiscal Cliff Thing Is Manufactured

eddie again Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:47 AM
outlaw public service unions.
Steve276 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 7:08 PM
At the very least, slow their advances down by requiring binding arbitration, with no right to strike, or to have work slow downs, with dismissal the result of public employees who disregard the rule/law.

During a speech today in Washington D.C., AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called the looming debt disaster a "manufactured crisis" and said "there isn't a fiscal cliff."

"There is no fiscal cliff," Trumka says in prepared remarks to the National Mediation Board Conference in Washington on Thursday. "What we’re facing is an obstacle course within a manufactured crisis that was hastily thrown together in response to inflated rhetoric about our federal deficit."

Obama met with Trumka earlier this week, in addition to other far left leaders, to discuss economic policy. Apparently a $3500 tax increase on...