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Unions Lose it Under Obama

ROBERT104 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 2:05 PM
WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE DEMS WHEN THE UNION FAT WALLETS DRY UP ? I'M ANXIOUS TO SEE WHAT WILL FURTHER HAPPEN TO UNION RANK AND FILE NUMBERS WHEN THE REST OF THE COUNTRY SEES THAT ABSOLUTE NEED TO BELONG TO A UNION WILL GIVE THE SAME BENEFITS TO NON MEMBERS. THIS WILL BE INTERESTING. I'LL BET THIS MOVEMENT SPREADS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND THE UNIONS DRY UP TO BE A NON EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATION.

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...