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Nikki Haley: Unions Aren't Welcome In South Carolina
Townhall.com ^ | February 23, 2014 | Leah Barkoukis

Posted on 02/23/2014 1:36:41 PM PST by jazusamo

Edited on 02/23/2014 3:28:36 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley didn’t mince words when she spoke about unions at an automotive conference in Greenville this week. The state loves its manufacturing jobs from BMW, Michelin and Boeing and welcomes more, she explained, but not if they’re bringing a unionized workforce with them.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: bmw; boeing; manufacturing; michelin; nikkihaley; southcarolina; unions
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Good for you Gov. Haley.
1 posted on 02/23/2014 1:36:41 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

They aren’t welcome in Arizona either. Stay out of my paycheck, thugs!


2 posted on 02/23/2014 1:39:15 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Communism kills!!!)
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To: jazusamo

Awesome to hear.


3 posted on 02/23/2014 1:39:59 PM PST by StoneWall Brigade
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To: jazusamo

Love it.


4 posted on 02/23/2014 1:42:10 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: upchuck

Gov. Haley Ping!


5 posted on 02/23/2014 1:42:45 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

““It’s because we’re kicking them every day, and we’ll continue to kick them.”

I love you Nikki. No, I’m not Laz.


6 posted on 02/23/2014 1:45:21 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: max americana

“Works” for me. ;>}


7 posted on 02/23/2014 1:46:45 PM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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To: jazusamo

Need to start looking at real estate in South Carolina.


8 posted on 02/23/2014 1:50:30 PM PST by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: jazusamo

Go Nikki!

Someone should start up an American car company and locate it in SC.


9 posted on 02/23/2014 1:51:01 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Yardstick

Glad Nikki is my governor. Not perfect but does pretty good.


10 posted on 02/23/2014 1:52:03 PM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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11 posted on 02/23/2014 1:53:08 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The only unions that will be left are Federal Government unions,they won’t last long.


12 posted on 02/23/2014 1:57:05 PM PST by mdittmar
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Ping!


13 posted on 02/23/2014 1:57:20 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

14 posted on 02/23/2014 1:58:06 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: jazusamo
Unions and their evil twin, the minimum wage, are slavery. Go Nikki go! Nuke the satanic muzzie union goons.

Frances Perkins, FDR's witch, is suffering eternal torment for the scourge of unionism and the minimum wage.

15 posted on 02/23/2014 2:08:50 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: jazusamo

This counter balances New York in saying Conservatives are not welcome.


16 posted on 02/23/2014 2:10:01 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Parley Baer

Absolutely, great point.


17 posted on 02/23/2014 2:12:20 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Love that Nikki Haley and love that Trey Gowdy. Joe Wilson is terrific too. South Carolina rocks!


18 posted on 02/23/2014 2:15:19 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: mdittmar

“The only unions that will be left are Federal Government unions,they won’t last long.”

Privatize the US Postal Service. That would be a good start!


19 posted on 02/23/2014 2:24:51 PM PST by vette6387
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To: afraidfortherepublic
South Carolina rocks!

It sure does! And it stood firm against thugs on April 12, 1861 just as today, South Carolina bravely stands against the tyranny of obama's union goons. When the scourge of unionism (and the minimum wage) are abolished, America's economic might will be unchallenged for centuries! Red China will be reduced, as it was before, to a mewing, puking, cowering third world entity.

20 posted on 02/23/2014 2:29:56 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: vette6387

that and dumping the union may buy them sometime.


21 posted on 02/23/2014 2:30:24 PM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: jazusamo

I’ve read that the folks who opposed the UAW in VW Chattanooga TN did a good job of showing the voters that the UAW supports gun control and abortion.
Supposedly that was an excellent wedge issue.


22 posted on 02/23/2014 2:37:45 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation

I hadn’t read that but it’s not only smart but true.

When I first read about VW giving a green light to the union I thought it was all over.

My hat is off to the workers that they shot it down, let’s hope 0bummer’s NLRB doesn’t undo it.


23 posted on 02/23/2014 2:45:31 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: nascarnation
...the UAW supports gun control and abortion.

Unions have always been on the wrong side of every issue that are vital to America's interests. Aside from FDR's evil witch, Frances Perkins (mentioned by me in an earlier post), the racketeers of the Big Labor mobocracy are rooted in communism. The Wobblies paved the way for pinko thugs such as I.W. Able, David Dubinsky, Samuel Gompers and host of other anti-American traitors. Of course, the notorious Eugene V. Debs was an ally of unionism.

24 posted on 02/23/2014 2:54:10 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: jazusamo
I only have one thing to say to those who think that all government employees are union members. We aren't, joining a union is optional. The union has no, I repeat, no bargaining powers for wages, annual or sick leave, government workers can't strike and wages are set by Congress. Federal workers, until this year, haven't had a raise for 4 years.
25 posted on 02/23/2014 2:54:54 PM PST by BTC USNRET
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26 posted on 02/23/2014 3:00:00 PM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: BTC USNRET
Federal workers, until this year, haven't had a raise for 4 years.

So what? Real Americans are rewarded for their contributions in the free market not the artificial environment of a government (read featherbedding) "work"place.

27 posted on 02/23/2014 3:00:16 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: jazusamo

What about your public education system?


28 posted on 02/23/2014 3:05:19 PM PST by fso301
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To: BTC USNRET

Yep. And not all sit behind a desk collecting fat salaries. Some even have production rates.


29 posted on 02/23/2014 3:06:42 PM PST by autumnraine
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To: BTC USNRET

And your point is?


30 posted on 02/23/2014 3:07:59 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: wally_bert

I don’t necessarily want politicians who are “perfect” which makes them too rigid to deal with real life exigencies. But I demand that they be honest...at least as honest as faith and the Holy Spirit empowers them to be!


31 posted on 02/23/2014 3:24:42 PM PST by mdmathis6 (American Christians can help America best by remembering that we are Heaven's citizens first!)
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To: BTC USNRET

You got a raise just 4 years ago?


32 posted on 02/23/2014 3:32:22 PM PST by Balding_Eagle (Over production, one of the top 5 worries for the American Farmer every year.)
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To: re_nortex

The Reuther brothers worked in Russian factories to learn the communist system. It was no secret even at the time they were first organizing Ford and GM in the 30s.


33 posted on 02/23/2014 3:32:38 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: jazusamo

I wish North Carolina could break out, but the Triangle of liberal universities has enslaved this state. It will follow Virginia if it doesn’t take immediate, radical steps.


34 posted on 02/23/2014 3:33:00 PM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: jazusamo
The boom in jobs created in the great, right-to-work state of South Carolina, will eventually, in all probability, result in an influx of northern liberals working their way down here to the south and, thus, spreading their liberal/progressive nonsense on the rest of us. Everywhere they go, eventually you see the bi-product of progressive/liberal "spread" and it's not pretty! (see Filthadelphia, NYC, Detroit, Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Trenton, et al.)

No thanks! Keep it up north where it belongs!

35 posted on 02/23/2014 3:44:40 PM PST by nfldgirl
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To: BTC USNRET
...joining a union is optional

Yeah, but unless you are in a right to work state, they take dues out of your check even if you are not a member.

And they probably try in RTW states too.

Here in California if you work 40 hours a month (that's a month, the hours normally worked in a week) they take close to 3 hours pay every month.

That's hundreds of $'s a year to the SEIU thugs that beat up a friend of mine and took his Gadsden Don't Tread On Me flags at a tea party rally.

They got off after a very long court battle with a finger shaking.

Unions are seeped in illegal activities and sell their votes to dems.

36 posted on 02/23/2014 4:04:47 PM PST by Syncro (So? -Andrew Breitbart [1969-2012] RIP King of The New Media)
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To: jazusamo
In order to defeat the CPUSA they must be defunded.

Forced unionization and withholding of union dues from paychecks must be outlawed.

Federal worker unions can be abolished with the stroke of a pen.

37 posted on 02/23/2014 4:08:40 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: BTC USNRET
Federal workers, until this year, haven't had a raise for 4 years.

Well, at least you have a job...

Millions of Americans don't...

Just how hard is it to get fired from a federal job...anyway?

I know for three years from 2009 to 2012 I woke up everyday not knowing if the company would shut down the place I run for them...

Believe me I wasn't worried about getting a raise !!!

38 posted on 02/23/2014 4:12:45 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: BTC USNRET; TheOldLady; darkwing104; Jim Robinson
IBTZ.

So what have we here. Hmmmm. A leftist government employee signed on just today to whine about not getting a RAISE when real Americans don't even know that that term means since the obama regime has been in power. Your post, to which you deign to not stick around and engage with true Conservatives, has an implicit approval of unionism in it. Unions are evil -- they champion abortion on demand, the homosexual agenda, destruction of the precious Second Amendment and a number of other causes near and dear to commies.

I think it's pretty evident by your "post and run" behavior that you favor big government and other forms of anti-American liberalism. The founder of Free Republic, Mr. Jim Robinson, said it best four years or so ago:

Unionists be damned!! Unite against the damned unionists!!


39 posted on 02/23/2014 4:13:09 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: BTC USNRET
joining a union is optional. The union has no, I repeat, no bargaining powers for wages, annual or sick leave, government workers can't strike and wages are set by Congress. Federal workers, until this year, haven't had a raise for 4 years.

Welcome aboard Navy. I think you are supposed to be here awhile before you go spoiling people''s rants.

It's just good form.

40 posted on 02/23/2014 4:17:33 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Welfare is a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit. F.D.R.)
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To: Rome2000
Federal worker unions can be abolished with the stroke of a pen.

The full force of RICO laws can be applied to end the scourge unionism and the equally evil minimum wage. Simply put unions are anti-freedom, anti-liberty and 100% pro-slavery.

41 posted on 02/23/2014 4:20:09 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: BTC USNRET

Sounds like a sea story, chief.

“Public employee unions represent workers at every level of government federal, state and local. Since contract negotiations for these workers are dependent not on private corporations, but on the size of government budgets, this is the one segment of the labor movement that can actually contribute directly to the people with ultimate responsibility for its livelihood. While their giving pattern matches that of other unions (which overwhelmingly support Democrats), public sector unions also concentrate contributions on members of Congress from both parties who sit on committees that deal with federal budgets and agencies.

This broad category encompasses teachers, firefighters, police officers, postal workers and any other employee of the government at any level. Their legislative demands therefore vary significantly. Like any union, however, public sector unions focus primarily on strengthening workers’ rights and working conditions, securing fair wages, buying domestically produced goods, guaranteeing workers’ safety and eliminating corporations’ abuse of their employees.”

https://www.opensecrets.org/industries/indus.php?ind=P04


42 posted on 02/23/2014 4:21:54 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: BTC USNRET
The state loves its manufacturing jobs from BMW, Michelin and Boeing and welcomes more, she explained, but not if they’re bringing a unionized workforce with them.

I'll ask one more time BTC USNVET. What is your point? There was not one word in Gov. Haley's address that mentioned government unions.

43 posted on 02/23/2014 4:28:13 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
I'll ask one more time BTC USNVET. What is your point?

I'll predict that he's not going to answer. He signed up today to attack freedom and liberty via a not-so-well contrived backhanded defense of unionism and an over appeal to federal "workers". And, he'll probably be oh-so-offended by the statement that the unemployment rate of federal "workers" ought to rise north of 85% to get the government off our backs.

"Government is not the solution to our problem, government IS the problem!"

-- President Ronald W. Reagan

44 posted on 02/23/2014 4:34:58 PM PST by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: re_nortex

Yep, I noticed s/he signed up today for the post on this thread, just giving it the benefit of the doubt. :-)


45 posted on 02/23/2014 4:40:53 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: Mean Maryjean

Maybe not, MeanMaryJean.

This Yankee is a South Carolinian by choice-—and the last person you would brand a “liberal”.

Luv our Guv.


46 posted on 02/23/2014 4:49:49 PM PST by Walrus (America died on November 6, 2012 --- RIP)
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To: BTC USNRET

The union has no, I repeat, no bargaining powers for wages, annual or sick leave, government workers can’t strike and wages are set by Congress.
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So, exactly what is the purpose of government employees (not ‘workers’) having unions, if they have no bargaining powers?

I believe it’s to extract dues to fund the union leaders’ lush lifestyles and fund PACs that support the progressive Democrat Party.

Why do the government-run public schools, colleges and universities in most RTW States require the teachers/instructors to belong to the union to be employed? Such unions are no better than the UAW, SEIU, AFL-CIO and others, in that they maintain the seniority policies and just salivate at getting dues.


47 posted on 02/23/2014 5:15:54 PM PST by octex
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To: Walrus

Well, Mr./Ms. Yankee...glad to have you! And even more glad to know you’re not of the “liberal” persuasion! Welcome “home!”


48 posted on 02/23/2014 5:16:31 PM PST by nfldgirl
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks jazusamo.


49 posted on 02/23/2014 5:53:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: jazusamo; DollyCali; don-o; Force of Truth; Gator113; MontaniSemperLiberi; nakutny; ...
Thanks for the ping.

Nikki Haley Ping


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50 posted on 02/23/2014 7:16:29 PM PST by upchuck (South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy for Speaker of the House!!!)
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