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KISS YOUR JOB GOODBYE
NEALZ NUZE ^ | November 25, 2008 | NEAL BOORTZ

Posted on 11/25/2008 6:20:28 AM PST by Turret Gunner A20

My God! The unions are actually going to pull this one off! Their unionization-by-intimidation bill is actually going to pass! Now just ask yourself .. what would you do if you were an employer and you felt that the Democrats were on the verge of passing the union's "card check" bill. Well .. I'll tell you what I would do. I would be looking at any automation that I could find that would reduce my workforce. I would then go with all of the offshore options I could find that would allow me to get rid of more employees. Then I would go to staffing agencies for the rest of my workforce. The people working in my place of business would not be working for me. They would be working for a staffing agency. If they want to unionize something, they can unionize the staffing agency. If the Democrats bring us "card check" along with an expansion of the Family Leave Act my guess is that there are a lot of employers out there who will do everything they can to get rid of employees.

Unions played a big part in destroying the big three automakers. Now they can play a similar role with your business. Aren't you workers glad you voted for Obama? You might have voted yourself right slap out of a job.

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1 posted on 11/25/2008 6:20:29 AM PST by Turret Gunner A20
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To: Turret Gunner A20

“Staffing agencies”- sounds like a good growth opportunity for entrepreneurs. We have a friend who started a temp staff agency years ago and has become a wealthy man


2 posted on 11/25/2008 6:22:44 AM PST by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: Turret Gunner A20

WIll the idiots that voted for Obama realize they made the biggest mistake ever, or will they STILL try to pin this BS on Bush?


3 posted on 11/25/2008 6:23:22 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: Turret Gunner A20

Conservatives are going to have to mount a huge phone/e-mail deluge of Congress to keep this from happening. But sadly, it’s likely to pass because we’ve turned the entire country over to libs. They own the schools, government, judiciary, media, and entertainment. And - virtually all of those sectors are fully unionized.


4 posted on 11/25/2008 6:24:33 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: Turret Gunner A20

Ther used to be an A-20 down in Bimini next to the airport. It was not crashed but out of service. Don’t know hat happened to it. My Dad was a tail gunner in an A-20 “Able Fox”.


5 posted on 11/25/2008 6:24:37 AM PST by screaminsunshine
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To: Blue Highway

They’ll never admit they were wrong. If they had a conscience they wouldnt have voted for him to begin with.

Do you really think dems have a conscience about their world view?


6 posted on 11/25/2008 6:25:45 AM PST by Canedawg (The media is a ass, a idiot.," said Mr. Bumble.)
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To: Turret Gunner A20
Oh there is going to be some massive layoffs alright - Im hoping the market pops above 8900 again and Im gonna be all out. This is the time to prepare things are gonna get real bad real soon. Start stocking up on ammo, ammo and food.

Obama will have no choice but to unleash our troops against the people of America. A dependent, lazy, multicultural dumbed down society is going to wreak havoc on the administration by demanding more and more freebies. Get ready to have him take everything you have by force in order to feed the idiots.

7 posted on 11/25/2008 6:28:05 AM PST by sasafras (TIME FOR A RESURGENCE - FREEDOM IS NOT FREE - NO MORE COMPLAINING - LET'S GET BUSY!)
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To: Turret Gunner A20

It ain’t passed yet.

A lot of democrats see this as it is, even McGovern opposes it. This is a largely unpopular measure, if the Republicans make an issue of it, it could easily fail with the passive support of democrats looking for reelection. Even more likely, I can see Obama shuffling this act to the bottom of the deck for later action.

Big Labor doesn’t have any place else to go, and Obama has other fish to fry.


8 posted on 11/25/2008 6:29:57 AM PST by I_Like_Spam
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To: Turret Gunner A20
OBAMA, THE STOCK MARKET, AND ENERGY
9 posted on 11/25/2008 6:30:40 AM PST by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Turret Gunner A20
Unions are desperate. They have been a shrinking force in the economy for the past 25 years. Ultimately, card check will be the death of unions.

Americans have already figured out that union shops go out of business.

10 posted on 11/25/2008 6:31:44 AM PST by CharacterCounts (1984 was supposed to be a work of fiction, not a how-to manual.)
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To: Blue Highway
WIll the idiots that voted for Obama realize they made the biggest mistake ever, or will they STILL try to pin this BS on Bush?

Easy answer. The latter.

11 posted on 11/25/2008 6:36:37 AM PST by Gritty (Every voter now understands they can use their ballot as an instrument of plunder-Neal Boortz)
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To: Canedawg

I agree, but if the world goes to hell in a short 2 years, i would think even the most die hard Democrat might have to concede that maybe “they” made a mistake and that the Republicans were probably right.


12 posted on 11/25/2008 6:36:49 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: silverleaf
“Staffing agencies”- sounds like a good growth opportunity for entrepreneurs. We have a friend who started a temp staff agency years ago and has become a wealthy man

What allows a union strike to work is not that the union members can walk off the job (which would otherwise be just a mass resignation). What makes the strike work is their ability to prevent (using violence and sabotage if necessary) anybody ELSE from replacing them on the job.

If all your production-line workers are from three or four staffing agencies, then you can dismiss them all, and legally bar them from coming near your place of work.

13 posted on 11/25/2008 6:37:52 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (Question O-thority)
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To: Turret Gunner A20

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2137747/posts


14 posted on 11/25/2008 6:39:38 AM PST by Kackikat (.It's NOT over until it's over and it's NOT over yet....The Trumpet will sound....)
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To: Blue Highway

That’s an optimistic view that I do not think will come to fruition. There is too much in-fighting amongst the GOP, and the message is not only in disarray, the MSM is going to make it even more blurry during the midterm campaigns.

Elections have become tainted and will become more so in 2010.


15 posted on 11/25/2008 6:40:26 AM PST by Canedawg (The media is a ass, a idiot.," said Mr. Bumble.)
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To: I_Like_Spam

“This is a largely unpopular measure, if the Republicans make an issue of it, it could easily fail ... “

If our current crop of Republicans had a single pair among them, they’d point lots of things out. As it is, they’ll whine, then roll over.

These are dark, dark days in Amerika.


16 posted on 11/25/2008 6:42:18 AM PST by brownsfan (We are sooooo screwed.)
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To: PapaBear3625

With so many specialized highly degreed workers, tech people AND factory workers of all stripes looking for work- temp staffing agencies could clean up

I cannot concieve of a business save perhaps the very largest, going all-union. Especially in the economy we are likely to have throughout Obummer’s entire first term

It will be interesting to see what happens with WalMart
Personally I hope the family stands up for its principles, takes the money and runs. They could make another huge fortune in Russia or Eastern Europe


17 posted on 11/25/2008 6:43:17 AM PST by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: Canedawg

That is a very gloomy forecast. Sort of a downward spiral. It almost seems too real now that Freepers will have to resort to meeting in secret or fear of death or torture from the evil captives.


18 posted on 11/25/2008 6:43:24 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: Blue Highway

Optimist.


19 posted on 11/25/2008 6:47:06 AM PST by null and void (0bama is Gorbachev treating a dying system with the same poison that's killing it in the first place)
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To: Blue Highway

WIll the idiots that voted for Obama realize they made the biggest mistake ever, or will they STILL try to pin this BS on Bush?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

They will realize their error when someone confesses to the murder of Jimmy Hoffa and produces the embalmed body as evidence against themselves.


20 posted on 11/25/2008 6:50:30 AM PST by RipSawyer (Great Grandpa was a Confederate soldier from the cradle of secession.)
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To: Blue Highway

***if the world goes to hell in a short 2 years, i would think even the most die hard Democrat might have to concede that maybe “they” made a mistake and that the Republicans were probably right.***

Problem is, dims are incapable of admitting mistakes. (Which explains why they keep making the same ones over and over.)

As for the world “going to hell in a short 2 years”...
I saw a great bumper sticker:

“Don’t make me come down there.” GOD


21 posted on 11/25/2008 6:51:54 AM PST by Mrs.Z ("...you're a Democrat. You're expected to complain and offer no solutions." Denny Crane)
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To: CharacterCounts

I will close down if anyone here tries to unionize. I had a SOB a few years back that was trying to organize and I downsized his job. No more union talk here. He sued, I won. I love right to work states:-)


22 posted on 11/25/2008 6:52:39 AM PST by sharkshooting
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To: brownsfan

I haven’t seen any leadership talking or holding press conferences on the Republican side at all to address this issue. The closest so far on any issue is the Congressman from Alabama who jumped in there on the Youth Civilian Corp thing. If no one speaks up, there is no one protesting or stating the opinion of the Republican party and they may as well fade away at that point. And are the fillibuster members ready to do their thing? Even if they lose, they need to be protesting so American knows they exist and they need to speak up.


23 posted on 11/25/2008 6:53:30 AM PST by volslover
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To: Turret Gunner A20

Card Check is the dem solution to the Big Three auto makers. First, you pass the bailout to keep them in business for a couple of years. Then you pass card check which allows the UAW to organize Honda, Toyota, Nissan and bring in the same UAW contracts. There, the playing field is level and the problem is solved.


24 posted on 11/25/2008 6:55:03 AM PST by DugwayDuke (What's more important? Your principles or supporting the troops? Vote McCain!)
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To: brownsfan
If our current crop of Republicans had a single pair among them, they’d point lots of things out. As it is, they’ll whine, then roll over. These are dark, dark days in Amerika.

I wish I had a Republican to encourage!! In NM we went from 3 of 5 to 0 of 5 in Congress, mainly due to the circular firing squad in the primary last June. We lost the conservative second district candidate who tried to replace the retiring moderate Senator Pete Domenici. The national party gave up the seat early in realization that a very conservative candidate can't win in a heavily Democratic Hispanic state. Given it was a Democratic year we probably would have lost the seat anyway, but we didn't have to lose the second district if the two candidates hadn't beat each other to a pulp in the primary. Unfortunately, I don't see us gaining any of these back soon.

25 posted on 11/25/2008 6:57:34 AM PST by CedarDave (This tagline obsolete: John McCain -- "Country First" is getting yourself elected.)
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To: DugwayDuke

26 posted on 11/25/2008 6:57:38 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Turret Gunner A20
Offshore Options? Go to GOOGLE key in Outsourcing Nightmares you will get approximately 245,000 results.

The problem with outsourcing work offshore is that, as so many have found out, you usually wind up outsourcing control along with the work.

27 posted on 11/25/2008 7:00:20 AM PST by hflynn ( The One is really The Number Two)
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To: silverleaf
With the election of the ‘Mr. “I Hate America” President’-I threw the word unbelievable out of my dictionary!
28 posted on 11/25/2008 7:07:17 AM PST by SMARTY ("Stay together, pay the soldiers and forget everything else" Lucius Septimus Severus)
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To: Blue Highway

I agree, but if the world goes to hell in a short 2 years, i would think even the most die hard Democrat might have to concede that maybe “they” made a mistake and that the Republicans were probably right.
Wishful thinking.

If things get worse, and don't turn around in two years, there will be two things that the Dems and their media propaganda wing will push. The talking points will be:

The propaganda ministry (mainstream media) has too much invested in Obama and the Dems to let them fail. There will be no accountability for either. No matter how long it goes on, and no matter how bad it gets, it will all be George Bush and his friends, the Republican's fault.
29 posted on 11/25/2008 7:10:05 AM PST by cc2k
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To: DugwayDuke

Correct
of course they will add trade restrictions and tariffs also


30 posted on 11/25/2008 7:14:25 AM PST by nascarnation
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To: sasafras

Kinda eager to take up arms against your fellow Americans, aren’t you?

This is a tought one for me. Yeah a lot of these idiots who voted for 0bama don’t know what’s good for them, but are they really so stupid as to try to organize in such a way that their company will have to shut down? Seems like the unions realize they’re going to have to make sacrifices like everyone else. But what do I know? I love my right to work state.


31 posted on 11/25/2008 7:15:54 AM PST by Esquilax
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To: anniegetyourgun

The real hope is to get ads out that explain this to the American people. They don’t know!

If they find out they’re going to expand the same unions that brought GM to it’s knees, I don’t think it will pass. Meanwhile, if necessary filibuster.

I would think that small businesses would foot the bill to get this out there.


32 posted on 11/25/2008 7:20:27 AM PST by Kenny
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To: cc2k

Of course they’ll try that, but it is questionable whether they’ll get away with it.


33 posted on 11/25/2008 7:23:20 AM PST by ichabod1 (You won't know obammunism is here until it puts a boot in your (fat) bottom.)
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To: Esquilax

Esquilax - member since 11/8/2008 - kind of a newbie arent ya? Hmmm lets see - Obama is not born in the US, a recognized socialist/communist, pledges a brown shirt army, plans to further nationalize industry, economy suddenly collapses a month before election...nah nothing to worry about - are you sure you belong here?


34 posted on 11/25/2008 7:23:45 AM PST by sasafras (TIME FOR A RESURGENCE - FREEDOM IS NOT FREE - NO MORE COMPLAINING - LET'S GET BUSY!)
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To: silverleaf

Personnel Employement Organizations (PEOs) are growing quite rapidly. You lease your employees to yourself from an agency. The agency handles all the paperwork, benefits, etc. It is expensive. However, unionization would cost more.

This would be a bonanza for them.


35 posted on 11/25/2008 7:24:16 AM PST by Wiseghy ("You want to break this army? Then break your word to it.")
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To: Turret Gunner A20

In this advanced, matured, developed, sophisticated world economy, it’s a liability if you don’t take care of your employees to a certain degree, so unions just aren’t necessary like they were when the industrial economy was primitive and bosses exploited their employees as much as they could


36 posted on 11/25/2008 7:24:56 AM PST by re_tail20
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To: cc2k

Well when I said “they” I wasn’t referring to the Democrat “elite” like Pelosi, Reid and the other cast of misfits (they have long been considered off their rocker and not able to be rehabilitated). I was referring to the average Democrat idiot that voted for Obama. I would think even a few of them will see through the MSM smokescreen as being BS. Then again as others have said here maybe I am too optimistic, or even that I am delusional to think such a thing could happen.


37 posted on 11/25/2008 7:26:39 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: Turret Gunner A20
Another option to avoid the union thugs, after automating every 'job function' one could, is to make all the 'employees', self-employed contractors. You give them a One Year Contract for $x.xx dollars, payable in installments and then THEY'RE responsible for everything. At the end of the year they get a 1099 and they're on their own.

They handle their own insurance, FICA, and Fed and State Taxes - which gets itemized on their 1040 and Schedule C come April 15 (or quarterly installment payments to the IRS if applicable).

We have a life-long friend who was a glorified receptionist / book keeper for an Auto Dealer and this is how she was 'employed' for years. So this concept isn't new.

38 posted on 11/25/2008 7:29:04 AM PST by Condor51 (Obama believes in Karl Marx. I believe in Sun Tzu.)
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To: Turret Gunner A20

Will be interesting when the price of food increases 20% in those parts of the country where supermarket employees have not previously been unionized. That is the premium I have estimated we are paying at the unionized stores.

Unionization affects EVERYONE.


39 posted on 11/25/2008 7:30:22 AM PST by freespirited (Honk to indict the MSM for treason.)
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To: Turret Gunner A20
The dumb masses won't know the difference and it will be blamed on "greedy" capitalists who want to cut costs and expand profits. That's how socialism works and the workers will blame not the ones that initiated the policy but rather on the capitalist class. Welcome to the workers paradise.

Well, we all knew this experiment wasn't going to last long. Wait until they start looking for external enemies to go to war against and lame everything on.

40 posted on 11/25/2008 7:35:06 AM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: sasafras
Get ready to have him take everything you have by force in order to feed the idiots.

I am working on that right now. I sell Real Estate so that hasn't made me any money, if by selling an asset this year I might have to pay capital gains, I will by the end of the year sell a stock at a loss to counter act that gain.

No taxes will be paid by me, I am working on it right now. I am self employed with lots of expenses, it is very easy to do this.

BTW, capital gains on dividend and assests, under Bushes tax plan, is 0% for both 2008 and 2009. You have to be in the 15% tax bracket or under to qualify. Net income of $65,100 or less.

41 posted on 11/25/2008 7:40:12 AM PST by thirst4truth
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To: cc2k; neverdem; Clemenza; rmlew; firebrand

The Republican party will likely not extist by then. That’s why it’s necessary to kill it once and for all. A new political party will not have all the negative baggage that the Bushes saddled the GOP with and will likely be more discriminating in allowing RINOS to join. In effect we have an opportunity for a genuine Conservative party on the horizon. We should name it the Reaganite party.


42 posted on 11/25/2008 7:41:06 AM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: I_Like_Spam

I have been a bookkeeper for small business most of my life.
I would immediately sit down with any business and look hard at their total structure.
I would ask them about their origins- Mom-Pop type or what.
I woud see if the “business could be run from home/garage instead of a rented space.

I would ask the owners exactly how much money they need to SURVIVE.

Then I would recommend shrinking down to the core of 2 or 3 people and end the rent/lease and lay off every “empoloyee”. If I felt I needed a person to help the Mom-Pop core, I would either sell them a VERY SMALL share of the business and have them then be “owners” with the caveat that I could buy back the ownership at my demand. Otherwise- I would use only a temp agency. and I would NOT guarantee 40 hours a week. There is too much wasted time on every job, anyway.
You all survived when it was just 1 or 2 of you at the beginning. Cut back to that and stop paying more taxes to the Messiah.


43 posted on 11/25/2008 7:49:57 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: silverleaf

It will be interesting to see what happens with WalMart”

Old man Kohlere shut down the foundry over a demand for unions and a 5 cent an hour increase.
He already paid more than other foundries.
He shut it down for over 2 years.

Town was very grateful when it reopened.


44 posted on 11/25/2008 7:52:32 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: sasafras
Get ready to have him take everything you have by force in order to feed the idiots.

Take what....my car, my house, my plasma tv? And do what with them....sell them? To whom? if no-one has any money who are you going to sell this stuff to.

In order to sell something it presumes that you have something of value that is marketable to someone who has something else of value who is willing to trade.

Just sayin'

45 posted on 11/25/2008 7:53:33 AM PST by Ouderkirk (Those who live by the sword risk being shot by those who don’t.)
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To: CedarDave

Your problem isn’t a good Republican- Your problem is the illegal voters and ACORN, IMO.


46 posted on 11/25/2008 7:54:10 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Scythian

Looks like the group that is still waiting in South Bend, Indiana for Studebaker to come back.......


47 posted on 11/25/2008 7:54:59 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Turret Gunner A20

This all looks like part of the big plan to destroy business and capitalism as well. Nationalize the businesses. Then inform the unions that they aren’t in charge anymore, since they work for the gummint. If they don’t like it, too bad, since we are in a continual crisis situation.


48 posted on 11/25/2008 8:09:52 AM PST by Right Wing Assault ("..this administration is planning a 'Right Wing Assault' on values and ideals.." - John Kerry)
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To: ridesthemiles

In the late ‘60’s I went to work at a machine shop in Tulsa. All new hires, within a day or two of starting, were told how the owner broke a union years before.
He simply told his employees that if they wanted to vote in the union, well, he was going to take his wife to Europe for a year or so. And, that if, upon his return, they still wanted the union, he’d always wanted to see Japan.
The employees voted for the union, he went to Europe, and upon his return a year later, the employees almost tore down the gate getting back in.
Another American success story.


49 posted on 11/25/2008 8:32:51 AM PST by mozarky2 (Ya never stand so tall as when ya stoop to stomp a statist!)
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To: Ouderkirk

“Take what....my car, my house, my plasma tv? And do what with them....sell them? To whom? if no-one has any money who are you going to sell this stuff to”

Did I say that he was going to sell them?? Hmmm I dont remember saying that. That is not how it works Komrad in a socialist regime - he will take it from you and give it to those who NEED it - does hurricane Katrina ring a bell. The looters just took what they wanted and the liberals cheered them on.


50 posted on 11/25/2008 8:40:08 AM PST by sasafras (TIME FOR A RESURGENCE - FREEDOM IS NOT FREE - NO MORE COMPLAINING - LET'S GET BUSY!)
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