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Michigan right to work: Disappointed protesters return to Muskegon
mlive.com ^ | December 11, 2012 at 7:37 | Delal Pektas

Posted on 12/11/2012 7:50:31 PM PST by quantim

MUSKEGON, MI -- Republican Gov. Rick Snyder signed historic right to work legislation Tuesday with thousands of protesters in the Capitol.

Among them were at least five busloads of union members and supporters from the Muskegon area. All five buses left Tuesday morning and joined 10,000 other protesters in Lansing.

Around 5:20 p.m., a bus full of disappointed protesters returned to the CIO hall on Western Avenue in downtown Muskegon.

“It wasn’t fair at all. It was partisan politics to its finest,” Don Kosheba of Ravenna said of the day's activities in the state House and Senate. “It’s bad for Michigan, it’s bad for working families. It’s going to push the amount of money that people make down. The wages and benefits are going to be lower.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: michigan; rtw
Michigan did the nation proud today.

No real violence.

Hopefully this is the snowflake that starts the avalanche.

1 posted on 12/11/2012 7:50:41 PM PST by quantim
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To: quantim

” - - - - It’s going to push the amount of money that people make down. The wages and benefits are going to be lower.” - - - - “

Yup, from Economics 101: supply and demand. Deal with it.


2 posted on 12/11/2012 7:56:19 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: quantim

Hey, those not wanting to join a union should have more money because they won’t automatically have the union siphoning off part of their paycheck in dues.


3 posted on 12/11/2012 7:59:54 PM PST by txrefugee
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To: quantim

““It wasn’t fair at all. It was partisan politics to its finest,”

Your libtard tears are so delicious...cry for me, more...


4 posted on 12/11/2012 8:00:25 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Graewoulf
It’s going to push the amount of money that people make down. The wages and benefits are going to be lower.”

They make a little less and thousands of jobs stay in the United States rather than going to China... sounds good to me.

5 posted on 12/11/2012 8:01:22 PM PST by GOPJ (Liberal elites: - a 'blame whitey firster' group....)
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To: quantim

Except that Fox contributer that got punched. And the tents that were torn down. If that was the TEA party we’d never hear the end of it.


6 posted on 12/11/2012 8:04:21 PM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: quantim
Been saying for years to keep your eye on Right To Work law expansion.

MItch Daniels broke the dam; now MIchigan acts.

The crowd in Wisconsin need to get busy ~

So, folks, Mitch wasn't Conservative enough so the Republicans ended up running Romney. What'd he ever do about Right to Work?

7 posted on 12/11/2012 8:06:53 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: quantim

I find it amusing that all these rat voters bitch about free-riding on their ‘benefits.’ The hypocrisy is breathtaking.


8 posted on 12/11/2012 8:06:53 PM PST by ABQHispConservative (Only fake Christians vote or are Democrats.)
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To: quantim

“It wasn’t fair at all.”

Lol.....idiot.


9 posted on 12/11/2012 8:07:50 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: quantim

Whiners...


10 posted on 12/11/2012 8:08:54 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: jdsteel

It seems to be OK for 47 percent of the population to be freeloading on the other 53 percent enjoying the benefits we all worked for and some died for. However its not OK for “Non-Union” workers to enjoy similar rights in the factory. That was the argument I heard all day today from union thugs and slugs.Useful IDIOTS with an emphasis on the IDIOTS.


11 posted on 12/11/2012 8:12:20 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Graewoulf
It’s going to push the amount of money that people make down. The wages and benefits are going to be lower.

Said the Union Business Agent to the Hostess employee and the Solyndra employee.

12 posted on 12/11/2012 8:16:54 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: quantim

ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES!!!!!

BWAAAAAHAHAHAHA!!!!!


13 posted on 12/11/2012 8:18:18 PM PST by free-n-TX
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To: Psycho_Bunny

I wonder how many of these union thugs were exempted from BUYING Obamacare.

Talk about stuff rammed down yer’ throat.


14 posted on 12/11/2012 8:20:04 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: jdsteel

And how about the dem legislator who said “there will be blood”?


15 posted on 12/11/2012 8:23:31 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Don Corleone
It seems to be OK for 47 percent of the population to be freeloading on the other 53 percent enjoying the benefits we all worked for and some died for. However its not OK for “Non-Union” workers to enjoy similar rights in the factory.

Point made, it seems the Union Stupids should take up that freeloading with their Rat masters first as they already are fleeced for it. Non union workers part would be like spitting in the ocean to make it rise.

16 posted on 12/11/2012 8:23:47 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: quantim

Moochers go home pouting.


17 posted on 12/11/2012 8:27:20 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: quantim

Mostly a bunch of smash mouth fatties.


18 posted on 12/11/2012 8:35:38 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: quantim

Somebody should have flattened the tires on the union buses.That would have been fitting.


19 posted on 12/11/2012 8:39:29 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

Naw, violence begets violence.

That’s why Detroit is where it is.

Along with 60 years of gubmint handouts.


20 posted on 12/11/2012 8:44:00 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: GOPJ

It’s going to push the amount of money that people make down. The wages and benefits are going to be lower.”
They make a little less and thousands of jobs stay in the United States rather than going to China... sounds good to me.

The unions priced themselves out of business years ago, with all the pension plans and health insurance, they negotiated unreasonable rates in the 1970s on up. It came to the point that most of the cost of a car went to the unions pension plan and health care, very little to the cost of a car. Thus, the great car companies went down, however the idiot in chief decided to bail them all out and save the union’s pensions and health care, at the expense to the “rest of America”.. Yes you paid for their pensions and health care because of the bad deals the car companies made with the thugs in the unions. The sooner the unions are a bad memory in history, the better.


21 posted on 12/11/2012 9:26:49 PM PST by Wj33
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To: quantim

fta... ““It wasn’t fair at all. It was partisan politics to its finest,” Don Kosheba of Ravenna said of the day’s activities in the state House and Senate. “It’s bad for Michigan, it’s bad for working families. ...”
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There’s that “union dog whistle” again: “working families”.

I see the union big wigs, thugs and Obama using the term frequently.

They all seem to think that it’s ONLY union members that constitute “working families”; as though everyone else who are NOT unionized aren’t working and trying to pay bills.

This has been going on for a long time. It’s a form of brain washing. If you folks watch the news, pay attention to who uses the term “working families”.


22 posted on 12/12/2012 12:38:59 AM PST by octex
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To: quantim
Michigan did the nation proud today. No real violence.

You're kidding right?

23 posted on 12/12/2012 1:16:23 AM PST by Post5203 (I bought 6 marines a beer at a bar recently and not one said thanks. I won't do that again.)
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To: quantim

Funny how the author mentions all the busloads from Muskegon but neglects to mention all the busloads that came in from Wisconsin.


24 posted on 12/12/2012 1:51:29 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

No one has mentioned the 10s of thousands of Michigan union members who didn’t show up either. Polls in Michigan show that about 40% of union members actually support RTW and another 5 to 10 percent don’t care one way or the other.

Most of my union neighbors are conservatives who aren’t happy to pay dues to support politics they disagree with.


25 posted on 12/12/2012 3:31:35 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Navy Patriot; GOPJ; All

The Counterculture Left Movement, (CLM), has many weapons in its arsenal. Whatever structure exists in what is left of America, the CLM will try to destroy.

At Present, the remnants of the existence of a Free Market is under a multifaceted attack by opponents of Freedom of Choice, or Liberty.

The strongest voice is from the Commune-oriented, Communist Wing of the Counterculture Left which is currently headed by Commune-oriented, Community Organizer B. Hussein Obama.

Essential to any increase in street chaos in a Communist rebellion which is designed to increase the power of a Dictator, are the street thugs who enjoy the physical violence as a means to justify the end.

A Labor Union is basically a small Dictatorship that can destroy any Private Business that they target.

Realizing the dire threat of Organized Labor Unions, the voters of 24 States have timidly requested that their State Governments institute Laws that allow them to work.

Unfortunately, Laws that prohibit Labor Unions from ANY sector of taxpayer funded work are not yet being requested by the taxpayers.

BTW back in the Day, FDR was a very vocal opponent to Governmental Labor Unions. Teach THAT in your classes, Government Teacher Union members!


26 posted on 12/12/2012 5:44:22 AM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: quantim
All five buses left Tuesday morning and joined 10,000 other protesters in Lansing.

How to buses protest?

27 posted on 12/12/2012 6:42:57 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: muawiyah

You, sir, are exactly right.


28 posted on 12/12/2012 6:56:50 AM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: quantim

Incomes will rise because money is not being siphoned off to unions to funnel to Democrats to get elected and impose wasteful spending. Unions are dinosaurs and should go off somewhere and just die. Maybe we can designated a union graveyard for them to go an die and leave the scorched bones to rot in the sun — just like the elephants do.


29 posted on 12/12/2012 6:59:32 AM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Wj33
The sooner the unions are a bad memory in history, the better.

I wish every union-made item was identified.. I would NEVER buy a union product if there was an alternative.

Union goons in Michigan were asked about Indiana on FOX News this morning... An goon woman union spokesperson refused to hear the questions and kept giving the same 'answer'. Union people are sooooooo stupid. Even their spokespeople. Anyhow she was told about Indiana having more jobs and higher pay after becoming a right to work State. She was NOT impressed. The Fox person didn't understand that the goon didn't care about 'workers' or 'citizens', she ONLY cared about Union members - but used the term 'workers' as if all of us were goons.

The real answer would have been that she didn't care about the great results in Indiana because she didn't care about how many jobs citizens had - she didn't care about 'workers' she ONLY cared that union thugs got the best. I doubt she would care if all the non-union jobs were shipped to China.

Gad, I hate these selfish union thugs... like you, the sooner they're just one more bad memory - the better.

30 posted on 12/12/2012 8:56:16 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberal elites: - a 'blame whitey firster' group....(there's payoff in there for them...))
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To: Wj33
The sooner the unions are a bad memory in history, the better.

I wish every union-made item was identified.. I would NEVER buy a union product if there was an alternative.

Union goons in Michigan were asked about Indiana on FOX News this morning... A goon woman union spokesperson refused to hear the questions and kept giving the same 'answer'. Union people are sooooooo stupid. Even their spokespeople. Anyhow she was told about Indiana having more jobs and higher pay after becoming a right to work State. She was NOT impressed. The Fox person didn't understand that the goon didn't care about 'workers' or 'citizens', she ONLY cared about Union members - but used the term 'workers' as if all of us were goons.

The real answer would have been that she didn't care about the great results in Indiana because she didn't care about how many jobs citizens had - she didn't care about 'workers' she ONLY cared that union thugs got the best. I doubt she would care if all the non-union jobs were shipped to China.

Gad, I hate these selfish union thugs... like you, the sooner they're just one more bad memory - the better.

31 posted on 12/12/2012 8:58:13 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberal elites: - a 'blame whitey firster' group....(there's payoff in there for them...))
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To: quantim

Violence was the only thing that kept the unions out of the south.


32 posted on 12/12/2012 11:23:17 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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