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Unions Lose it Under Obama

Icthelite Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 9:59 AM
I have told many pro union individuals if they had taken just half of the union dues they were forced to pay and invested it in a private retirement fund they would be a lot happier today than many of them are.
Icthelite Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 10:03 AM
Another point; I've never seen a union boss that wasn't over weight, driving an old vehicle who wasn't living in an upscale neighborhood with RV's and boats parked in the back yard.
Icthelite Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 10:03 AM
Another point; I've never seen a union boss that wasn't over weight, driving an old vehicle who wasn't living in an upscale neighborhood with RV's and boats parked in the back yard.

Alarm bells are going off for labor unions around the country.

Four years after electing the most pro-labor president of the last half-decade, it looks like the scheme has backfired.

In 2008 and 2012 labor unions used everything, including a little body English, ballot stuffing and voter intimidation to elect a president who would bring the prestige of presidential backing to recruitment efforts for labor unions.  

Since then not only have labor unions taken historic defeats in former union strongholds, like Wisconsin and Michigan, labor union membership is declining at a rate that will make them a...