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#1 Who now won't have that money to spend on other causes...
Sure, but they'll make up for it by collecting dues from the out-of-towners who came to help with Sandy recovery. Disgusting creatures.
Posted by Bobby 2012-11-08 06:00||
#2 It's Michigan, Bobby. They're a bit far away to profit from hurricane Sandy.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-08 07:16||
#3 Good move Michigan. These unions are criminal enterprises.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-11-08 07:34||
#4 haha!! I voted absentee and said HELL NO on this nonsense! Good, at least one win for the good guys. They voted back in Stabenow (aka Stab-a-cow) and obviously Obummer. I've been trying hard for yrs to remove stabenow. Idiot state.
Posted by Broadhead6 2012-11-08 08:37||
#5 The unions won in Caliphornia.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-11-08 11:06||
#6 Meanwhile, in Wisconsin...
Republicans retook control of the State Senate. So, after all the recalls, protests and other blather Walker and the Republicans are firmly back in control.
Posted by Iblis 2012-11-08 12:50||
#7 Two union-related proposals were smacked down in MI. The one mentioned in the article as well as another that would force-unionize home-based caregivers and allow the Service Employees International Union to collect money.
Another proposal to require utilities to generate 25% of their power from green source was also shot down. Power grabs and nonsense aside, stuff like this just does not belong in a state constitution.
Posted by SteveS 2012-11-08 13:27||
#8 slightly more than 12 percent of private-sector workers are in a union
Does that 12% include Government Motors workers, or are they in the public unions category?
Posted by Glenmore 2012-11-08 13:34||
#9 SteveS, right. I saw that and voted against that as well. The gov't needs to stay out of putting numbers to how energy production will be done in a state referendum. And, anytime I am not sure on a proposal, all I ask myself is - will this initiative (if it passes) make a fellow citizen pay more in a tax? If so, I always vote no.
Posted by Broadhead6 2012-11-08 15:49||