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UPDATED: Unions Furious: Michigan to Become Right-to-Work State Today
Townhall.com ^ | December 11, 2012 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 12/11/2012 9:41:12 AM PST by jazusamo

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To: jazusamo

Conservative journalist Crowder punched in face several times:

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/raw-footage-captures-union-activists-punching-attacking-conservative-writer/


101 posted on 12/11/2012 1:36:25 PM PST by cruise_missile
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To: RedWhiteBlue

Nice. My friend has a video from the other side of the tent. I’ll post it when he has it ready to go.


102 posted on 12/11/2012 1:37:43 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: Jimmy Valentine; MestaMachine
Are they still making Iron City Beer?

Did they ever find the B-25 that had to pancake in the Mon after running out of gas?

Last time I was up there, it was readily available but is now brewed in Latrobe and not at the longtime facility in Lawrenceville. One oldtime brand that was revived in 2010 was Duke:

As for the B-52 and the Mon, I'll defer to Pittsburgh experts. I've been gone from there almost 40 years. But, I did bust a union before heading to the far-better Christian Conservative state of Texas.

103 posted on 12/11/2012 1:40:30 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: cripplecreek

Oh the irony! Pro Choice when it comes to abortion, but NO choice when it comes to joining a union. Typical liberal mentality.


104 posted on 12/11/2012 1:41:06 PM PST by rintense
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To: RedWhiteBlue
He had it on his phone. He got his friends at MRP to post it up on dropbox. Hasn't been edited.

Same old song and dance from different angle

105 posted on 12/11/2012 1:50:21 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: CityCenter

You got that right.

Hmm. Now that Michigan is a right to work state, why don’t they just hire new teachers while the others are on strike?


106 posted on 12/11/2012 1:57:29 PM PST by a real Sheila (R.I.P AMERICA 1776 - 2012)
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To: jazusamo

And when the union thugs come out in force then it’s time for pepper gas and high pressure water cannons to flush the scum away. Screw the union trash.


107 posted on 12/11/2012 2:05:48 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: jazusamo

Pro right to workers should follow obamas advice: If they bring a knife, you bring a gun.


108 posted on 12/11/2012 2:06:41 PM PST by Ham Hock ( i)
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To: CityCenter

As the daughter of a now deceased Ford Motor Company Skilled trade worker from the 60’s and 70’s, he would be MORTIFIED to see the way the union behaved in Lansing today. In his last years of working he always said the union was only there to protect the lazy man. How right he was.


109 posted on 12/11/2012 2:08:49 PM PST by republicanbred (...and when I die I'll be republican dead.)
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To: Ham Hock

I think taser guns ought to be in force in any event where Union THugs are present - and let them feel the force of a taser when they get out of line!


110 posted on 12/11/2012 2:08:56 PM PST by princess leah
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To: jazusamo

Thugs only understand force. Meet them with overwhelming force.


113 posted on 12/11/2012 2:11:42 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Why is the government more concerned about protecting a microbe on Mars than an unborn baby here?)
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To: jazusamo
That says it all. It is not about the workers, er, "brothers and sisters" but the money they make in dues.
114 posted on 12/11/2012 2:14:53 PM PST by matt04
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To: HawkHogan

Isn’t that so typical of the Marxist “We lead while you supply the cannon fodder” mentality?


115 posted on 12/11/2012 2:17:37 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Darren McCarty

Bob Beckel was just on the Five lying about Unions and all the great things they’ve done this country. Once again, another liberal attributed the 40 hr work week to unions and not Henry Ford.

None of the other co-hosts called him out on his bull crap.


116 posted on 12/11/2012 2:21:04 PM PST by HawkHogan
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To: cripplecreek

Breitbart.com is the absolute worst website to download. I don’t know why but it is and I don’t recommend it to anyone.......


117 posted on 12/11/2012 2:23:29 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Somebody needs to remind these thugs...

YOU LOST!


118 posted on 12/11/2012 2:30:46 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: GoldenPup

The irony of the president’s stance is that if dovetails nicely with democrat politics.(Something about the kettle calling the ...whatever black?)


119 posted on 12/11/2012 2:38:45 PM PST by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: Hot Tabasco

I never have a problem with it. Loads fine for me.


120 posted on 12/11/2012 2:39:07 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...

Snyder holding a press conference in a few. (5:45) I think he’s signing tonight after all.

http://www.livestream.com/snyderlive


121 posted on 12/11/2012 2:44:10 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Road Glide

I read your post. The Titanic analogy is one that I have used before.


122 posted on 12/11/2012 2:47:28 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: cripplecreek

Thanks for the lifestream link, ‘creek. I am watching (nothing so far) and listening to the music.


123 posted on 12/11/2012 2:48:30 PM PST by PGalt
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To: cripplecreek

Thanks for the heads...They’re signed!!!!


124 posted on 12/11/2012 2:52:23 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: cripplecreek; All

ON NOW. Just said he signed those bills into law! HOORAY Rick Snyder!!! WOOOOOHOOOOOO!


125 posted on 12/11/2012 2:52:53 PM PST by PGalt
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To: jazusamo; PGalt

That’s “heads up” and WoooHooo is right!


126 posted on 12/11/2012 2:56:29 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo
Thanks for the heads...They’re signed!!!!

Good deal! Now the thugs can't occupy their way into stopping him. It's passed. Now, on to the liberal judges.

127 posted on 12/11/2012 3:01:07 PM PST by meyer (Proud member of the 53%.)
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To: jazusamo; cripplecreek; All

Rick Snyder has cemented himself as possibly the greatest governor in Michigan history. Standing up for individual citizens against something FORCED by a collective on individual citizens. Now, as for the FEDGOV...re: 10th amendment.

HOORAY Rick Snyder! Thank you, sir.


128 posted on 12/11/2012 3:05:54 PM PST by PGalt
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To: PGalt; cripplecreek

Amen! I’m very happy for all you Michigan FReepers.


129 posted on 12/11/2012 3:11:01 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

bump


130 posted on 12/11/2012 3:12:04 PM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: rintense
Just heard from a friend that police pepper sprayed Michael Moore!

If that's true, please tell me someone captured that on video. Instant classic.

131 posted on 12/11/2012 3:30:34 PM PST by JustaCowgirl (Revolutions are not born out of success, they are born out of despair)
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What makes this so interesting is how fast this happened.....like BOOM!!! Not enough time for the “Wisconsin like parades and circuses”.


132 posted on 12/11/2012 4:28:43 PM PST by Kolath
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To: All

Somewhere in Madison, there’s a bunch of union thugs saying “hey Obama, WHERE WERE YOU during the recall process and our struggles!!!”


133 posted on 12/11/2012 4:43:49 PM PST by Kolath
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To: Kolath

I believe Obama was worried about his reelection, so he didn’t get involved in Wisconsin. Now that he’s assured of 4 more years, I fully expect him to get involved in state matters every chance he gets.


134 posted on 12/11/2012 4:54:07 PM PST by HawkHogan
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To: jazusamo

Anyone know if these bills also eliminate union dues auto-deduction from paychecks?


135 posted on 12/11/2012 5:00:21 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: jazusamo

This Buckeye would like to see Ohio follow Michigan’s lead.


136 posted on 12/11/2012 5:04:28 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: jazusamo

This will be a huge boon to the US auto industry, and can’t help but improve quality as the unions lose power.


137 posted on 12/11/2012 5:05:10 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Spktyr
Yes, they eliminate having to belong to a union and eliminate the employee deduction of union dues by the employer.
138 posted on 12/11/2012 5:11:29 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: rintense

> “Just heard from a friend that police pepper sprayed Michael Moore!” <<

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Good, he’s seasoned, now throw him in the fire, his flesh will feed 5000.


139 posted on 12/11/2012 5:14:39 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: jazusamo

Yeah, I figured the first part, didn’t know about the second. Yes, that’s what’s needed. It will require the employee to decide whether the union is worth the money he or she has to *personally* pay them as opposed to money being deducted before they ever see it. When you have to write a check every month or you have to watch it be deducted from your bank account, you care more about it.


140 posted on 12/11/2012 5:14:46 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Spktyr

bttt


141 posted on 12/11/2012 5:19:15 PM PST by txhurl (Zero on America: Drive it like you stole it)
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To: Spktyr

Exactly, when it’s out of sight/out of mind the employee doesn’t think but many will start thinking now.


142 posted on 12/11/2012 5:22:41 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Look at Detroit, Michigan to see how the unions destroy the middle class.


143 posted on 12/11/2012 7:43:08 PM PST by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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To: jazusamo

One word - Schadenfreude. Now they know how I feel about ObamaCare and every other crap program he has or is pushing.


144 posted on 12/11/2012 7:59:33 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: rintense

Schadenfreude and APPLAUSE.


145 posted on 12/11/2012 8:03:23 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: rintense
Just heard from a friend that police pepper sprayed Michael Moore!

I didn't hear about Moore, but apparently my EX-congresscritter Marky Mark Schauer was sprayed.

146 posted on 12/11/2012 8:04:50 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: republicanbred

My own favorite quote about this type of union is along the lines of “once upon a time, Union ideals were there to ensure good work, now they’re there to protect bad work (or more appropriately, NO work)”


147 posted on 12/11/2012 8:19:19 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: re_nortex; Jimmy Valentine; MestaMachine

I’m not a Pittsburgh person but my husband hails more from there and a few years ago we went to the local museum. He recalls there was no recovery of the bomber and little evidence later.

Never seen it spelled “pilsener”; curious.

Iron City is still around and in some places here around Baltimore we can get it.


148 posted on 12/11/2012 8:38:10 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: rintense

Liberals are ONLY “freedom of choice” when it comes to death of innocents.

They’re not big on choosing to work/how to work, wearing seatbelts or helmets, or if you can use your farm or waterfont any way you want.


149 posted on 12/11/2012 8:42:52 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

“Kind of like with Obamacare...”

Just keep the f’n John of the Supremes away from all this...leave him to his job of collecting all of BO’s shit until the dung slingers come around to empty his cache. And then let him keep on collecting...


150 posted on 12/11/2012 8:53:16 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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