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Obama criticizes Michigan right-to-work bills
Town Hall ^ | 12/10/12 | AP News

Posted on 12/10/2012 12:27:09 PM PST by Nachum

REDFORD, Mich. (AP) — President Barack Obama says right-to-work legislation in Michigan is more about politics than economics. He is criticizing a measure that would prevent requiring non-union employees to financially support unions at their workplace.

Obama received loud applause at a Michigan engine plant when he said we shouldn't be "taking away your rights to bargain for better wages and working conditions."

The president says that the right-to-work bills are more about "giving you the right to work for less money."

(Excerpt) Read more at townhall.com ...


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So transparent. Sent in the organizers the day before. The union goons run out and scream. He comes in the next day on his white horse and makes a speech.

Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

1 posted on 12/10/2012 12:27:19 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

FUBO!


2 posted on 12/10/2012 12:28:19 PM PST by AU72
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To: Nachum

Obama’s Communist Method.


3 posted on 12/10/2012 12:30:21 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: AU72

Four more years of this maggot...agony. Maybe a meteor will hit DC and level it


4 posted on 12/10/2012 12:31:04 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything)
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To: Nachum

Hugo you think you are?


5 posted on 12/10/2012 12:31:59 PM PST by CMailBag
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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6 posted on 12/10/2012 12:36:19 PM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


7 posted on 12/10/2012 12:37:21 PM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Someone should explain to the president that what a state does or doesn’t do regarding ‘right to work’ legislation is none of his damn business.


8 posted on 12/10/2012 12:41:17 PM PST by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
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Weekly/biweekly Michigan legislative activism thread December 7, 2012

Michigan Action Alert on Right To Work
9 posted on 12/10/2012 12:42:46 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

Stay out of the business of the States, a-hole.


10 posted on 12/10/2012 12:44:53 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: Nachum

A special heads up for those who want to get involved as moles. I received this email from the teamsters today.


Tonight, Monday, December 10th, General President Hoffa will be hosting an important conference call with Michigan Teamsters to talk about the Right-To-Work legislation that is moving in Lansing. Right-to-Work would be devastating to Michigan’s middle class, so we need every Teamster in the state to get involved if we’re going to stop it. The call will begin at 7 pm and should last about 30 minutes. You can dial in to the call using the number 855-269-4484.

On the call, you will hear about the huge rally being planned for tomorrow, Tuesday, December 11th in Lansing. Teamsters are asked to meet at 8:00 am tomorrow in Rooms 203 - 205 of the Lansing Center (333 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933). We will then march together to the State Capitol for the rally and day of action. Remember to wear your Teamster jackets, shirts, and hats! For a rally flyer, please visit: http://www.teamster.org/sites/teamster.org/files/121012flierrighttoworknov11.pdf

Again, the Right-To-Work conference call details are as follows:

When: Monday, December 10th

Time: 7:00 pm

Call-in number: 855-269-4484

And the details for the rally meeting place are:

When: Tuesday, December 11th

Time: 8:00 am

Where: Lansing Center (333 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933)

Meet in Rooms 203 – 205


11 posted on 12/10/2012 12:45:17 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

The President, in flawless Ebonics, said, “We shouldn’t BE TAKING...”, when he should have said,”We shouldn’t take...”,


12 posted on 12/10/2012 12:47:40 PM PST by 1raider1
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To: Nachum
I hope the Michigan GOP rams this down the democrats and Obama’s throat, I'm getting sick of that cocky sh*t eating grin on Obama’s face since the election, it's time he took one to the chin...and maybe Boehner and the house republicans will realize that you CAN fly Obama the bird and still win.
13 posted on 12/10/2012 12:48:34 PM PST by apillar
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To: AU72
FUBO!

Ditto.

14 posted on 12/10/2012 12:49:09 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: 1raider1

I didn’t hear him speak, but it wouldn’t surprise me if he also dropped the G from taking.


15 posted on 12/10/2012 12:51:58 PM PST by 1raider1
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To: Psycho_Bunny
Hairy Roid needs to mind his own business as well.

Reid: Michigan right-to-work legislation an 'assault' on unions
16 posted on 12/10/2012 12:52:52 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Graewoulf

Where does Obama suppose money will come from? Somebody has to earn it to pass onto workers.


17 posted on 12/10/2012 12:57:29 PM PST by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: Sam Gamgee

I heard it said that $250 million dollars per year leave Michigan in the form of union political donations.


18 posted on 12/10/2012 1:04:44 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Is the Lansing Center a public building? Just curious...


19 posted on 12/10/2012 1:08:37 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: Nachum
Looks like teachers in Taylor and Warren are calling in sick tomorrow and closing down schools.

Taylor schools to close Tuesday for lack of teachers
20 posted on 12/10/2012 1:09:50 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum; dennisw

He should shut his purple-lipped trap.

And I like Dennisw’s idea of a meteor...


21 posted on 12/10/2012 1:11:33 PM PST by livius
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To: NEMDF

Sounds like the Lansing center is publicly operated.

>>Lansing Center is located in the heart of Michigan’s capital with a fantastic view of the capitol building. Managed by Lansing Entertainment & Public Facilities Authority since 1996<<

http://www.lansingcenter.com/


22 posted on 12/10/2012 1:12:23 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

Here comes Mighty Mouse to insert himself into a state matter. What an arrogant a**hole.


23 posted on 12/10/2012 1:13:17 PM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: dennisw
Maybe a meteor will hit DC and level it

That's about the only hope for this country at this point.

24 posted on 12/10/2012 1:14:16 PM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: cripplecreek

Michigan Republican Party chairman Bobby Schostak issued the following statement in response to Pres

December 10, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Matt Frendewey, Director of Communications
O: 517-487-5413

Michigan Republican Party chairman Bobby Schostak issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s visit to Michigan today:

“It’s interesting that President Obama has chosen to stop in Michigan to propose his economic recovery plan of higher taxes, more spending and broken budgets. Here in Michigan we’ve seen actual economic recovery by streamlining government, cutting taxes and balancing budgets.

“The President’s divisive message and attack on Michigan workers is just another indication of how out of touch Pres. Obama has become. President Obama’s continued attempt to subvert state rights is an assult on our federal system.

“I encourage the former law professor and our current President brush up on the Tenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, ‘The powers not delegated to the United states by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.’

“The President’s stance is a blatant attack on Michigan workers and demonstrates the President’s staunch support of special interest union bosses. Thankfully, Michigan Republican leaders are here to provide a firewall for Michigan workers and their families and to keep Michigan’s turnaround on course.”

http://www.migop.org/index.php/details/news/michigan-republican-party-chairman-bobby-schostak-issued-the-following-stat/


25 posted on 12/10/2012 1:14:45 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: apillar

“I’m getting sick of that cocky sh*t eating grin on Obama’s face since the election, it’s time he took one to the chin”

According to some(Larry Sinclair) OBAMA has taken more than one off the chin already.


26 posted on 12/10/2012 1:19:14 PM PST by LeonardFMason
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To: cripplecreek

Thank God the kiddos get the day off from propaganda to raise their IQ. I guess the savior didn’t bother to tell the working class union bots that the Federal Government banned collective bargaining for federal workers 40 years ago.


27 posted on 12/10/2012 1:22:32 PM PST by JohnD9207 (Isn't freedom worth fighting for?)
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To: layman

Right on!


28 posted on 12/10/2012 1:29:41 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Nachum

States Rights. I believe there was a incident that lasted from 1861 - 1865, it was called the War Between the States (Southern View) and a Civil War (northern View)was about the states having rights that the federal government had no business enforcing.

Yet in the Good Ole USA , there is an idiot that is nothing more than the present resident of 1600 Pennsylvania whom believes whatever he is spoken by him is to be the law of the land. Odumbo is not a president but a totalarian dictator whom believes he is the King of the World. A nutcase. Everytime there is something happening in the USA regarding the union Odumbo tries to speak out that the Unions have the rights.

Taxpayers have rights to - shut down the public unions. Shove the state employees out the door.


29 posted on 12/10/2012 1:30:54 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: cripplecreek

These teachers should be fired. So all these government workers who are in unions, will take paid time off (sick or vacation days?) at the expense of the taxpayers, to meet up at a taxpayer-owned building, to protest that the taxpayers are not getting screwed enough by the unions, and more is needed. Do I have this right?


30 posted on 12/10/2012 1:32:36 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: Nachum
Shove it clown. The states will lead if the Republicans in Washington won't.

The Tenth Amendment lives.

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31 posted on 12/10/2012 1:40:49 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: NEMDF
Communist Labor Party Will Join Michigan Right to Work Protest

It just keeps getting better.
32 posted on 12/10/2012 1:50:42 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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And now Carl Levin is making threats and reminding America that the 17th amendment was a disaster.

Democrats warn Snyder about consequences of Michigan right-to-work legislation rush

Apparently we're as bad as Assad in Syria.
33 posted on 12/10/2012 1:58:20 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

Article: Obama received loud applause at a Michigan engine plant when he said we shouldn’t be “taking away your rights to bargain for better wages and working conditions.”

Can that man open his mouth without lying? Ever?

Workers still have a “right” to unionize, to bargain, and all the rest of it. What they do NOT have is the right to FORCE, under duress, people who DO NOT want to be in a union to be in one.

Screw you (all) unions.

Peet (who was forced to be in a union to continue his employment)


34 posted on 12/10/2012 2:02:32 PM PST by Peet (Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst zwei hat. (Monroe in "Grimm"))
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To: SoFloFreeper

That’s a very powerful graphic. I love it! Would make a great t-shirt or bumper sticker logo, or even a banner.


35 posted on 12/10/2012 2:09:05 PM PST by Babalu ("Tracer rounds work both ways ...")
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To: cripplecreek

Levin’s got some nerve to “warn” Republicans about anything.


36 posted on 12/10/2012 2:30:56 PM PST by darkangel82 (I don't have a superiority complex, I'm just better than you.)
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To: Peet

Democrats are only for personal choice if you want to abort your kid or smoke pot.


37 posted on 12/10/2012 2:33:01 PM PST by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, where's your brothers ElCamino ?)
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To: darkangel82

Seems to me that they’re using the same language to threaten us that Obama used to threaten Syria.


38 posted on 12/10/2012 2:33:13 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

Wasn’t he an adjunct professor in constitutional law? How is he so clueless about state rights?

I’d say he’s clueless, but I think the fact of the matter if that he hates the constitution.


39 posted on 12/10/2012 2:34:09 PM PST by HawkHogan
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To: Nachum

Ask a liberal about not supporting a Worker’s Right To Choose?


40 posted on 12/10/2012 2:47:55 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: HawkHogan
Hood organizin’ don’t pay too good.

Hussein and The Wookie were both given barely-show-up jobs by the Chicago establishment. Her job paid especially well.

41 posted on 12/10/2012 3:01:15 PM PST by Jacquerie ("How few were left who had seen the republic!" - Tacitus, The Annals)
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To: dennisw
Four more years of this maggot...agony. Maybe a meteor will hit DC and level it

I vote for meteor as well.

42 posted on 12/10/2012 3:06:05 PM PST by Walmartian (I'm their leader. Which way did they go?)
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To: cripplecreek
Warren are calling in sick tomorrow and closing down schools.

Yep, just heard that on the news.......

43 posted on 12/10/2012 3:12:09 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: cripplecreek
Warren are calling in sick tomorrow and closing down schools.

Yep, just heard that on the news.......

And the local news is giving 100% coverage to the unions and their plans........

44 posted on 12/10/2012 3:17:24 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: dennisw

I don’t believe that he will leave at the end of 4 years. But if he does, so what? obama is not the problem, the problem is the parasites and traitors that elect him. And I don’t see the i.q. of the Nation raising in the next 4 years. What the results of November 6, 2012 told anyon with enough sense to geyt in out of th rain is, that as a Nation, we do not have the intelligence to make out day to day decisions, that a Governmental Bureaucrat will have to make these decisions.


45 posted on 12/10/2012 3:18:17 PM PST by sport
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To: Nachum

Note the use of unions as the battering ram.

We saw this in .wisconsin earlier this year. the people prevailed in WI in spite of the threats and vote fraud.

The unions under Leo Girard and Valerie Jarrett is one of the prime powers behind Zero the sock puppet.

Follow the money. OUR tax money goes to unions, which then recycles it to the Democrat Party, which uses it to increase their power.

Before it was below the radar. ow, it is front and center thanks to Zero’s re-election.

And where is the response from the Pubs? not the MI GOP, which is doing th right thing, but the national GOP?

You see Reid and Levin opening their traps, why aren’t they being shut down by Republican Senators.

Those 800 FBI files that Hillary stole must still be paying big dividends.


46 posted on 12/10/2012 3:19:21 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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And where is the response from the Pubs? not the MI GOP, which is doing th right thing, but the national GOP?

I'd like to see other state legislatures and governors start standing together on this.
47 posted on 12/10/2012 3:21:42 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
reminding America that the 17th amendment was a disaster

Indeed it was, and the 16th and 19th weren't a whole lot better

48 posted on 12/10/2012 3:31:14 PM PST by Marathoner (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Nachum

The obama plan:

“Under MY plan, union bosses will be allowed to come to your house in the middle of the night with guns and collect union dues from you even if you aren’t in the union. I just hope no women kids get hurt if you don’t pay up. They will also be allowed to blow up your car if you give them any lip. This will increase auto sales and be good for the economy.

Also under MY plan, the unions will donate 50% of those dues to my third term re-election campaign. If they don’t do that, I will send my people to their house to collect. I just hope no women kids get hurt.”


49 posted on 12/10/2012 3:59:18 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Nachum
Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

Ohio has a Repub governor, and they control both houses of the legislature. Ohio should be the next Right-to-Work. And Wisconsin should adopt full right to work.

Each state that goes Right to Work further damages the Dems fundraising and number of election workers.

50 posted on 12/10/2012 4:11:35 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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