Skip to comments.Michigan unions say no right to work
Posted on 12/10/2012 6:23:36 PM PST by South40
TAMPA, December 10, 2012 Lansing, Michigan is bracing for an onslaught of protestors following Republican Governor Rick Snyders indication that he would sign Right to Work legislation currently making its way through the state legislature. President Obama and Harry Reid have both joined Michigan Democrats in denouncing the bill.
As usual, both liberals and conservatives are already demonstrating their skewed perception of reality in weighing in on this debate. President Obama told workers at an engine plant outside Detroit that what we shouldn't be doing is trying to take away your rights to bargain for better wages, as if the law would do any such thing.
However, Harry Reid surpassed all in obtuseness when he called the legislation a blatant attempt by Michigan Republicans to assault the collective bargaining process and undermine the standard of living it has helped foster."
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Harry Reid doesn’t like it.
Yes, because unions and their thuggish ways have been such a great thing for Detroit.
Oh wait, Detroit is a freakin wasteland. Nevermind.
What “standard of living?” Harry needs to visit Detroit (and a lot of other RAT-run cities) to see the “real” standard of living there. And he can take some “bacon” to JoAnn Watson (who looks like she’s already eaten a hog or two).
Yeah, the Republicans just ruined Detroit. Oh wait . . they’ve voted Democrat for the last 50 years. Ain’t that a head scratcher.
However, Harry Reid surpassed all in obtuseness when he called the legislation a blatant attempt by Michigan Republicans to assault the
collective bargaining hostage taking process and undermine the standard of living it has helped foster." ...Fixed.
Being that Dingy Harry is insane, right to work laws have to be good for all. LOL!
Hairy Roid needs to mind his own damn business.
If there is no right to work, does that mean there is no right to unemployment checks from the government?
You’ve got that right.
It’s unbelievable that the Senate majority leader would stick his nose into something like this or the president for that matter.
This is a states rights matter...Period.
Dear Union employees, RAISES are EARNED thru hard work and exceptional work, not collectively bargained for.
Labor unions are the USA’s Communist Party.
Mr. Shostak is “so racist” in critizing the president. (sarc)
lol! Good point.
All these anti-American commies are so tiresome.
About 20 years ago, the capitol was renovated for the 21st century to the tune of $50,000,000. It was historically restored and ready for computers. I hope it doesn’t get trashed by the protesters like they did in Wisconsin.
That is an excellent statement.
I feel like a kid in a candy store watching my state do the nation proud like the yesteryear of WWII days, Reagan twice, all that.
Screw the feds, Michigan is going places.
Even Detroit is gonna be scrubbed from the books soon.
Unions now have morphed into what was the opposite of what they were fighting against in the early 1900’s. Now they’re the tyranny.
Bobby S. would be a better Speaker than Boner.
Organization Sclerosis: a society with so many special interest groups that everyones standard of living is lowered
Hey puckhead, is that what happened to Detroit?
The commies, union bosses and DNC are not going to surrender the dues jackpot easily.
Dumbshit Reid. Nevada’s a right to work state.
Good for Michigan. They’re tired of being bankrupt like California, Illinois, New York, etc. The union thugs have promised to do a recall on Governor Snyder next year. Let them. I’m so sick of these gravy trainers who are sapping the economic life out of the country. We can’t just sit around and let the moocher element of America drag us down into oblivion. We have to fight back. There is no choice left if we want to save the country.
” Harry needs to visit Detroit “?
You ever been to Reids home own?
Talk of wasteland!!!
The Unions killed Detroit by pricing their Labor out of the car market.
Currently the Government Unions are killing us taxpayers by the much higher cost of Government Labor than Private Labor.
Labor Unions and Government see money as a zero sum game. Their job is to keep taking more and more and to be increasingly arrogant about it.
The more harm that Unions and Government can do to business and taxpayers the easier it is for them to strike or propose some hokey Cliff to bully, gangster-style, money from us who actually do non-predatory work and pay taxes to the predators in the Unions and Government.
Both Unions and Government are so arrogant that they are offended that somehow they should be held accountable for the great harm that they have done to America.
If the Dems try to recall Snyder, I will come over and help MI Conservatives wage the fight to hold on.
BTW, There is also talk in WI about additional state Senate recalls this summer.
That is exactly the standard of living Harry wants for all of us.
It’s not so much that they stick their noses into it but that they lie to the American people in the process.
Warren Consolidated schools is closed today because of the Lansing protest. As far as I’m concerned, that’s an illegal walk-out and every one of those teachers should be fired........
They’ve already tried to recall Snyder. They dropped it the day after Scott Walker won in Wisconsin.
What does the right to work mean to an individual?
The freedom to advance based upon your capabilities and not upon seniority or union politics.
Article: Obama received loud applause at a Michigan engine plant when he said we shouldnt 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)
After the win by Obama in Michigan, and a much larger union presence I expect at least a strong attempt at a recall against Snyder.
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