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Unions Slump on Bad Obama Bet

Janet355 Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 4:45 PM
What planet is this person with the eyebrows from? Unions are the down fall of this country....raising wages right out of the universe and pensions that they knew would inevitably not be able to be paid? Where did she come from? I don't want to go there.

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...