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Forum Post: Grover Norquist Attacks the UAW

Posted 2 months ago on Feb. 6, 2014, 11:17 p.m. EST by shooz (26679)
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With the upcoming union vote at VW next week, anti union forces pull out their wallets in yet another attack full of lies.

http://www.freep.com/article/20140206/BUSINESS0104/302060166/Volkswagen-VW-UAW-Chattanooga-union-organize-vote

Can anyone tell me if there an equal number of pro-union billboards around town as well?

Somewhow, I very much doubt it.

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[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 months ago

we've got billboards in Pacific Beach threatening people that try to get workers compensation for injury with jail

companies should be for the health of their employees

[-] 0 points by shooz (26679) 2 months ago
[-] 0 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 months ago

A public awareness campaign

some local white republican

does not want his workers reporting injuries

everyday, I hope the one responsible for this losses power

[-] 0 points by shooz (26679) 2 months ago

They act like it's easy to claim workers comp in the first place.

It isn't.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (21785) 2 months ago

The people want it, the corporation wants it but the Teathuglicans are fighting it.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26679) 2 months ago

In the war against workers, no lie is too big, if you can get it in the "press".

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/13/us-volkswagen-corker-idUSBREA1C04H20140213

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (21785) 2 months ago

Corker is the enemy of the people.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26679) 2 months ago

I wonder if he will make good on his threat of no more corporate tax breaks, if the plant goes UAW?

what a slimeball.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20564) from South Burlington, VT 2 months ago

as if anyone needed an excuse to want to cut billboards off at the ground . . .

did you know this post currently has a -1 number of comments? I find that interesting. By adding this comment it seems I have said nothing.

Sounds about right.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26679) 2 months ago

It's like I said, libe(R)tarians have co-opted this site, and they don't much care for unions.

Other people (unions) cut into their libe(R)ties.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20564) from South Burlington, VT 2 months ago

lawn.raulian fools

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20564) from South Burlington, VT 2 months ago

haha! This quote is spot on . . .

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and then there is this:

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[-] 1 points by shooz (26679) 2 months ago

Here's a last minute addition of AOL libe(R)tarian, Tim Armstrong.

Tim Armstrong.

http://www.alternet.org/corporate-accountability-and-workplace/you-got-sick-aol-slashes-401k-benefits-and-blames-two-women

Can see any logic to this beyond his own profit?

[-] 1 points by shooz (26679) 2 months ago

Don't forget.......Blame as much as you can on unions, after all, all that collective bargaining cuts into profits, and Wallstreet will still be demanding it's vig.

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