Unions threaten to disrupt Super Bowl

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    Organized labor is at it again. Due to the upcoming vote to transition Indiana from a forced union state to a right to work state, union leaders are planning to disrupt the Super Bowl and related activities. This is the correct way for unions to endear themselves to the general public.
    Yep, they should block traffic, use "rule book slowdowns" threaten people with physical harm, etc ad nauseum.
    Unions, already unpopular with taxpayers are not going to gain any sympathy from Super Bowl visitors in Indianapolis.
    Unions Threaten To Occupy Super Bowl Over Right To Work - Investors.com
    http://www.theindychannel.com/politics/30249814/detail.html
     
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    My very first political action was to make a speech to a state senate committee to enact a Right To Work bill. 1976.

    It was obvious from the get-go the committee members were bought and paid for. The union boys were there in force. About 500 of them.

    After I made my speech, I stood up and gave a mock union salute (the raised fist) to the AFL-CIO vice president in the upper balcony.

    I was just a teen and it was quite a rush to hear 500 grown men boo all at once at me.

    My union rep was there and he recognized me. He contacted my manager who was waiting for me when I arrived at work later that day. Now, I figured management would be on the opposite side of labor, right? So imagine my surprise when my manager yelled at me, "WHAT DID YOU DO?"

    My hours were cut down to part time from that day forward.


    They sicced a couple of fat goons to follow me around while I was still at the state Capitol. I decided to have some fun with them and started climbing all the steps I could find. I went all the way up and around the dome, with these fat mobsters huffing and puffing the whole time.

    My parents were members of the ACU and so they were also there that day. When my mom saw the goons following me, she got terrified. But I enjoyed it.

    Then I came upon a news crew interviewing the AFL-CIO vice president. So when he was done I asked them if they wanted the other side of the argument.

    The camera man saw the goons following me and immediately zoomed the camera in on them. They vanished in a puff of smoke. :lol:

    I made the news that night.

    But for weeks afterward, we received threatening phone calls at our home.

    So you can understand if I fucking hate unions.
     
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    Cool! I hope they do it ...and make MORE people hate them!



     
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    Nice strawman you have there.

    Why should someone have to join a union to get a job?
     
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    Unions had their time, now it's over for them. They got too greedy....
     
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    The strawman is your assumption that we want the same here.

    Where in any of the posts in this topic did you hear someone say they wanted a union-free America?

    We simply want a CHOICE on whether or not to join a union to get a job. That's what Right To Work is. Aren't you pro-choice?
     
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    Totally agree. Every employee should have the option to join a union if one exists, or try to start one if it doesn't. If enough employees want one, as decided by a secret ballot, so be it. But every employee should also have the option to refuse to join or pay dues if they do not support whatever the union is doing with their money. Or opt out at any point without consequence.
     
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    The problem with non-right to work states is that you end up with unions that are just as big a bully as the companies they organized against.
     
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    There won't be anyone playing I care about.
     
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    yeah... but i bet you'll watch anyway


    :lol:
     

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