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Unions Lose it Under Obama

Jeff2422 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 12:40 PM
It is a global economy. Other cultures are not conducive to trade unions like western culture. This is especially true in Asia where there is a team mentality and that everyone serves a particular role. In the west, individualism has been the norm, which means everyone, even the custodian thinks he can be a CEO. This is not the case in Asian cultures. Also, Asians are used to living on top of each other and have lower expectations for their standard of living. American union workers, who are very productive, just cannot compete well with a motivated Asian workforce who see having in-door plumbing as living high on the hog.

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...