Skip to comments.GO FIGURE (Barf alert)
Posted on 04/26/2012 7:52:35 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
To APWU represented employees who consider themselves Republicans, you should watch the Senate Hearings on the legislation to reform the Postal Service. Setting aside the disputes over Congressional culpability in the current USPS deficit through the 2006 PAEA, you should be interested in the McCain substitute amendment that proposes to liquidate the Postal Service and abrogate the collective bargaining agreements covering postal employees. If adopted, postal assets would be sold off to the highest bidders and sections would be closed with an up or down vote of Congress. The no lay off provisions would be nullified and managers would be free to cherry pick employees for termination with no appeal. That is the position of the Republicans standard bearer in the 2008 elections (McCain) and the candidate that you voted for. It is simply illogical for any postal employee to act in their own self-interest to the extent that he/she supports a political party that thinks so little of their own employment.
All of this talks about contraception, budget deficits and gas prices pales in comparison to your Party proposing to eliminate your job. You took the postal test and passed so you are intelligent enough to understand that your life revolves around the income received from your job. It is illogical that you can form an alliance with the forces that wish to eliminate that job. If you think I am making this up turn to C Span and watch your political hero attack your livelihood. There will be a vote on the McCain Substitute and it will be defeated, but you should take notes and record how your Senator votes. Is he/she on your side or have they figured out a way of convincing you that they share your values as they attempt to destroy you. Are you really that big of a fool?
/snip/ There is an old saying that you can tell a persons character by the company he/she keeps. If that is so, reflect back on the political party that is supported by the Ku Klux Klan, the Neo-Nazis, the White Citizens Council, Neo-Confederate, the Tea Party and others of similar ilk. These are hate groups that are solid supporters of the Republican Party, no matter the selection in the Primaries. These bigots will flock to the polls with hope that they can export their special brand of hate and division. Their vision of America is one that existed 300 years ago when white males dominated the political arena and they join with other apologists who want to "take back their country." Individuals will attempt to mask their intentions with flowering excuses of individual rights, balanced budgets and conservative values, but if you scratch the cover and expose the core of their objectives you will find beliefs that look like, smell like and feel like a white supremacist. You cannot get into bed with fleas and arise proclaiming a bug free zone.
He is a little ray of sunshine, isn’t he?! ;-)
The communist bloc thought they were heading for complete domination of the American political system once their Dear Leader was elected. They didn’t figure on a major backlash and are afraid they’ll lose what gains they’ve made, and then some.