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As Americans, the majority has spoken with a endorsement of President Obama's vision, but it is the minority a twisted mindset to detour the American middle class. With the actions of the weak to railroad Right to Work for passage with deceptive goals, the Brothers and Sisters of Organized Labor shall rise with a mission.
That mission, as we will chose to accept it before others destruct the rights of the American worker, is our will to forge a stronger America for everyone's future.

The path of Organized Labor must focus on our product. That product must be a energy that fuels growth in our workplaces and in our communities. That product is the formation of a bond between man and women, father and son, son and daughter to communicate and educate ourselves to realize our visions for a stronger American are not gains by monetary worth, but by our hearts and souls to move us forward.

Organized Labor is not the evil demon that lurks in the shadows to destory the American Middle Class. Over decades, it was never Organized Labor that set back the rights workers have gained in the workplace. It has been the Brothers and Sisters of Organized Labor that have openly shared those gains in the workplaces with all workers, never holding back.  

For those that seek gains with Right to Work passage, they will lose in the end. As the push to set the American Middle Class downward is the focus, Organized Labor sets forth with a upward march of unity to strengthen our product to share with all.

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  •  Coming soon to a state near you.... (4+ / 0-)
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  •  Yes,but... (0+ / 0-)

    I am a 32 year AFL-CIO union member currently enjoying a comfortable union negotiated pension.  Unions are greatly responsible for much of the success of the American middle class.

    But...the unions have been guilty of many abuses against their own members, members of other unions, and ordinary folks who did not deserve the treatment they received.  Look at the brutal histories of Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa, for example.  Physical assaults, stealing from the members, raiding other unions.  My union had officials sent to federal prison for stealing from the members.  A friend was part of an organizing drive, spoke up against the physical brutality, and was beaten and hospitalized by union thugs.

    A local school principal told me about recent teachers pay negotiations.  He said that the negotiators had no concern for programs that were essential to many of the students and only cared about the teachers pay.  Yes, we must have well paid teachers, but students need the whole package of services.  I've known people who hate unions due to the thuggish behavior of unions at events like trade shows.  And the "prevailing wage" concept simply screws taxpayers.

    There are few angels.  Many fewer among union leadership in the past.  Yes, we NEED unions, but the whole story must be told.

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