WI Teachers Union: Making You an Offer You Can't Refuse

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    Video here: Was WEAC-Fox Valley Letter Seeking Support or Threatening Boycot - WBAY-TV Green Bay-Fox Cities-Northeast Wisconsin News

    (Union) Gangs of Wisconsin - Kyle Olson - Townhall Conservative
     
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    The flipside, boycotting businesses that refuse to line up with your views, has been popular for literally decades with religious and Conservative groups. No laws broken here, despite the fervent wish of the OP.
     
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    Didn't say any laws were broken.

    Hey!...Here's an idea!....How 'bout they ask "participating" businesses to hang a portrait of Uncle Joe or Chairman Mao in their shop windows?
     
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    Good idea as long as the GOP supporting businesses hang portraits of Leona Helmsley, Martin Harty, Max Blanck and Isaac Harris (look them up) in their windows.

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    Better yet include a list of how much collective bargaining is going to cost folks in tax dollars.
     
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    GOP people weren't e-mailing a veiled boycott threat...WEAC goons were.
     
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    If a consumer refuses to go to a shop unless their demands are met, then the shop owner has a decision to make, doesn't he? I've been to churches that actually published directories of "Christian Businesses" for their members to do business with, along with standards the businesses had to meet to make that directory. Heck, one of the local churches actually invited in local business owners to address the congregation, provided their conduct and business dealings met the church in question's views.

    Short story: If you support Capitalism, and if you support Free Speech and Free Assembly, this is what you get. If you don't like this, you're free to hike it over to some other country where this kind of behavior isn't legal.

    And the whole association of communism with folks you disagree with has been out of style since the 1950's. Get a new trick.
     
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    False comparison. You're purposely structuring that sentance to imply that WEAC represents all of the Democrats.

    My question is this: Are you trying to claim that Right Wing leaning organizations never ever threaten boycotts? Because if that's your claim, you're clearly wrong.
     
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    Private funds vs Public funds, the unions are threatening taxpaying citizens with boycotts using the taxpers own money. It's wrong and it's thuggery.
     
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