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Unions Slump on Bad Obama Bet

Rick 2811 Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 10:20 AM
Would Krystal Ball ever look into one and realize Americans have opted out of unions because they are filled with cronyism, graft, union boss corruption, political lies and are out dated to the needs of people who can fend for themselves in our labor market...unions are no longer needed to get a decent deal from employers. That's the reality that most Americans know, not her phony hyperbolic, emotional calls we constantly hear from Obama. She is attractive but her ideas are ugly and not what Americans are leaning to.

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...