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Hey Unions: Welcome to Politics

Starley Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 8:31 AM
Your comment is inaccurate. As business increased Romney used suppliers outside the US. The cost controls resulted in increased business and more employees hired in the US and at suppliers both in the US and outside. Also, some better products have patents controlled by companies outside the US. I am involved in the auto industry and frequently some better components are shipped from overseas. The lower cost and better quality allow for increased sales benefiting both US and overseas suppliers including increased employment on both sides of the border.

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a hat tip to common sense, decided yesterday that nonunion members can opt out of union fees that are targeted towards political purposes.
“Labor unions must give nonmember workers ‘fresh notice’ of unplanned increases in fees or assessments -- money that might be used for political purposes -- the Supreme Court ruled Thursday,” according to CNN.

For labor unions around the country, it serves as a painful reminder that when they decided to go all-in for Obama in 2008, they alienated the rest of us non-government, non-union members- the 99 Percent- who have to go...

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