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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 10:29 PM

"Right to Work" a LFR Rant.

Note to Readers= This is in an editorial vein of writing. It is her thoughts on the subject. For those that disagree, she looks forward to your PM's.



"Right to Work"?
More like "Right to Enslave"! The only winners are the corporations. People now get to work for whatever the business is willing to pay. Usually minimum wage. And those that work for just that can tell you that it is not a living wage.

Once a state goes to "Right to Work" they will see businesses come in, but they will see more people needing help. Case in point, Walmart. Person needs a job, they get hired by Walmart, thy have to take what they give or leave it. There is always another desperate person who needs work. They people who get jobs at Walmart's, as we have seen, needs help because the money is not enough to keep going.

Now that is just one business (and yes there are other with the same business plan). When right to work comes in, others that didn't work that way now can. Now, people are selling themselves short just to have some sort of a job. They end up working harder for less pay. Why? There is always someone else desperate to have what little hope a job can give.Which means you have to work 3 times as hart to keep them happy with you or they just get someone else.

That is why I use the term "Right to Enslave". The "Have" and "Have not" way we are now are living in is built for this. And this is why the Middle Class is dieing. It is also why many do not dream anymore. They see no point, they are "Have not".

What have we done to ourselves? What are we doing to ourselves? It is not a new thing. It has been coming to this for a while. It is like the frog experiment. You place the frog in boiling water it will jump out, you place in cool water it will stay. You slowing turn up the heat, the frog cooks. We are the frogs. We are getting cooked. Many still don't see it.

So now what? That is the hardest part of it. We can live with this new Noble and peasant lifestyle that has developed, or we can start fighting back. People have started this. They still need backup. They need us to put the heat to the powers that be. We need to stop being cooked and start cooking. The next move must be ours. If not, we better learn to stop dreaming, stop being people and put up with what little we are given. What are you going to do?

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Reply "Right to Work" a LFR Rant. (Original post)
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 OP
alp227 Dec 2012 #1
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #2
LeftInTX Dec 2012 #3
nadinbrzezinski Dec 2012 #4
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #5
nadinbrzezinski Dec 2012 #6
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #7
nadinbrzezinski Dec 2012 #8
Aristus Dec 2012 #9
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #10
Baitball Blogger Dec 2012 #11
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #12
nightscanner59 Dec 2012 #13

Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 10:46 PM

1. K&R, it's sad that many in the middle class are suckered into Orwellianisms like RTW.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:13 AM

3. I hate that term. Like so many right wing slogans it's BS

I like "Right to Enslave" or how about just old "Right to Slavery".

Most of the right to work states are in dixie anyway.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:22 AM

4. Walmart is a bad example

Since they are non union, they suppress labor and they rely on us subsiding them with public assistance.

Now car manufacturing is a comparable example. Conditions in plants with right to work are all but good and pay is lower than non right to work states.

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Response to nadinbrzezinski (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 02:28 AM

5. The reason I use Walmarts is because it is the best example of nonunion.

Right to work is going to take the unions away and we will have Walmart like working conditions in companies that at one time was union.

To those that like Walmart, I look forward to more of your PM's.

Yes, I have got some.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #5)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 03:15 PM

6. Walmart does this in Cali

Which is NOT a right to work state...yet...they gave us in sights.

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Response to nadinbrzezinski (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:31 PM

7. They do. They are a perfect example of what one can/will expect to be coming when/if their state

goes that direction.
You see what Walmart does. That is what opens for "Right to work" states. Corporations on a mass scale get to start doing just like that. I am from Missouri, a BIG Right to work State. Their are unions still, but they are shrinking.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #7)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:38 PM

8. Read this long essay

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10021964074

Might give you hope...Chinese curse and all that.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Tue Dec 11, 2012, 10:45 PM

9. Well done, LFR.

Well done.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 09:53 PM

10. Self Kick.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 09:56 PM

11. Who is keeping score on this?

How much have they buried us?

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #11)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:05 PM

12. Trying to get solid # are hard.

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The Republicans that back this is doing their best to keep #'s out of any talk on the issue they can.

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