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Right to Work States Have Healthier Economies

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This week Wisconsin became the 25th state in the union to pass and sign into law so-called “right to work” legislation. Despite the pejorative light oftentimes associated with right to Work (RTW) laws, in reality all they do is proscribe the requirement that a worker join or pay dues to a union as a qualification for employment. Unions often view ...

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Twinkies strike back: Unions are weakening

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After the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Gran Millers International Union attempted to extort Hostess out of unfair and expensive concessions, union workers will be left out of jobs as twinkies return to production. NBCNEWS.COM reports that “Twinkies are coming back—but under a new management that vows to use nonunion workers.” A third of Hostess’ production was union labor, but ...

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Union Membership Plummets

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It’s not your dad’s union anymore. The strength of the unions during the 50’s or 80’s is long gone. The nation’s labor unions suffered sharp declines in membership last year, led by losses among public sector workers in financially struggling states and municipalities. According to the Bureau of Labor union rates are at the lowest level since the 1930’s. Union ...

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Do Union Organizers Want Us to Dislike Them?

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Though most of the news coverage in Michigan this week has been tepid, showing calm crowds protesting quietly, a few intrepid journalists entered the protest area and filmed a far more violent and angry mob. (Even Huffington Post had to admit things got more than a little out of hand when Conservative Steven Crowder was punched, not once, but four ...

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Ellison ‘Stands With’ Violent Protesters

Hours after a union mob violently attacked a pro-right-to-work group in Lansing, MI, Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison posted to his Facebook page and Twitter feed that he is “proud to stand with working people in Michigan to oppose “Right To Work For Less” legislation. Ellison shared the following photo on his Facebook page courtesy of We Are Michigan, a coalition ...

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Punched In The Face!

Conservative activist and comedian Steven Crowder was punched in the face at least four times as he attempted to stop a union mob from destroying a tent in a Lansing, MI protest over right-to-work legislation. Crowder suffered bruises to his face and a chipped tooth in the assault. Additional footage can be seen on the Sean Hannity show on Fox ...

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Free Michigan

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Michigan is now the 24th right to work state in America. Public workers in Michigan are now free to work without being forced to pay legalized extortion to unions as a precondition of their employment. As union labor gathered by the thousands, Michigan’s legislature voted approval Tuesday to “right-to-work” legislation.  The House and the Senate both approved the measure, making ...

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Frightening Mob Destroys AFP Tent at Protest

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Conservative blogger Lee Stranahan captured the destruction of the Americans for Prosperity tent by pro-union protestors. In a frightening act of mob violence the tent was torn down endangering the people still inside. If this is what unions promote no civilized American should want any part.

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MI Schools Close as Teachers Call-In Sick to Protest

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Michigan teachers are calling in sick Tuesday as part of a massive protest effort against the state’s new Right to Work legislation that has just passed in the financially struggling state. At least two school districts are closed Tuesday after discovering more than half their teachers will not be working. The bill would allow workers at union-represented employers to not ...

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One Decision From Disaster [PodCast]

The unions are just another mechanism by which the progressive, extremist, left-wing radicals are working to fundamentally transform America. Unfortunately, they are only the enemy within, there is China, Mexico and much else we should be concerned with. Each of these critical things could be dealt with by making one critical decision – by the end of the podcast, you’ll ...

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Right-to-Work and Individual Freedom

All across the political spectrum, there are disagreements on the relationship of right-to-work, worker’s rights and employer’s rights. What is Right-to-work? Right-to-work laws have been enacted in 22 states stretching from Nevada and Colorado to North Dakota and across the Southeast. Right-to-work laws, as well as the “union shop” and “agency shop” rules came from statutes of the Taft-Hartley Act. ...

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