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On Labor Day, Unions Have Nothing to Celebrate

surfcitysocal Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 12:10 PM
And does anyone think the Calfornia public unions, which own and have a stranglehold on this state, particularly the CTA (California Teachers Association), would dare recall a Democrat for touching their precious pensions? There's a snowball's chance of that.

For labor unions around the country, this Labor Day 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 out and earn our keep every day. And that alienation is being expressed in political defeats by unions around the country. 

I’m wondering if the unions are starting to regret their investment in Obama.

Unions dumped $450 million into the Obama effort in 2008, according to the New York Times, hoping that they’d buy political clout with Obama that...

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