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

RepubRob2 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:13 AM
How could this possibly NOT be about economics? I mean, I understand that he probably didn't take any econ courses in school, but he surely has people around him who did. Right? When we, as citizens are forced to pay more for a government service than the market says we ought to, it's about economics, right? When we have to pay more for an American-made automobile because of the "decent, living wages" the auto makers earn, then it's about economics, right? What am I missing?
Rock Strongo Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:29 AM
Any idiot who says that ATMs are hurting employment knows nothing about economics.
Simplecaveman Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:17 AM
He's never been taught economics, only how to grow government.

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...