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Unions Furious: Michigan to Become Right-to-Work State Today

IsraelFirsterSecond Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:10 PM
Correct. Gubmint forced banks to relax all mortgage lending for he "fairness" of all. Then those responsible were never heard from again (frank, Dodd).
IsraelFirsterSecond Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:35 PM
Oh, so they gave out crape mortgages all on their own (including those that went under) in order to do what exactly?
AmericanObserver Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:17 PM
No; you are wrong. To repeat, lending standards were NOT the problem. Stop blaming the banks and poor people. It was the financial industries and their phony financial instruments that did the damage. Stop blathering the mindless - and incorrect - propaganda from the right wing. The bankers and their insurers almost crashed the economy, no one else is to be blamed.

The vote to turn Michigan into a right-to-work state will take place today after days of protests in Lansing about the pro-worker legislation that prevents having to pay dues to a union. Not surprisingly, local police are bracing for possible violence today as more protests are planned.

Even with the outcome considered a foregone conclusion, the heated battle over right-to-work legislation in the traditional union bastion of Michigan shows no sign of cooling.

Authorities in Lansing were bracing for an onslaught of demonstrators Tuesday at the Michigan Capitol as the Legislature reconvenes for...