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Buying Obama: How the UAW Got the Best Investment Returns in History

pbrown399 Wrote: May 05, 2012 12:56 AM
It's very easy to buy this idiot, just say your going to vote for him and he's in your pocket and will do what you want. Hold a $1,000 a plate dinner fr him and he's your buddy.
oldnjal Wrote: May 05, 2012 6:44 AM
It works the other way, also.
After companies got bailout money, their bosses hosted fund raising dinners.
Actually, the Founding Fathers lost sleep over the fact that Democracies have always failed because the voter learns he can buy the politician, and the politician can buy the votes.
A mature, forward thinking citizen, with morality and life principles, is needed.
They saw those ethics among the Christians around them, and dreaded that those ways would be eroded. They tried to put off the bully behavior of people like Pelosi 'We won!, by designing a Democratic Republic. 51 percent can be sorts proud of taking.
Stalin considered our personal morality and ethics, our faith and family stability were a hindrance to Marxism, and said so.

The Wall Street Journal has an excellent expose by Sharon Terlep about how Obama’s economic policies end up as bad investments- for the rest of us.

You know? The 99 percent non-bailout people.

OK, it’s really not about that.

It’s about how even the worst union workers and plants under the UAW bailout got bailed out, while great workers at productive plants got the shaft- because they weren’t UAW shops.

Reports Terlep:

In the end, "we had to take care of our own members," says Cal Rapson, the former UAW vice president leading negotiations with GM. "It was...

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