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Sat Oct 6, 2012, 09:03 AM

"What's At Stake in This Election?" - Robert Reich

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pathansen Oct 2012 OP
pipoman Oct 2012 #1
handmade34 Oct 2012 #2
pipoman Oct 2012 #3
pathansen Oct 2012 #4
pipoman Oct 2012 #5
pathansen Oct 2012 #7
pipoman Oct 2012 #9
1monster Oct 2012 #6
SILVER__FOX52 Oct 2012 #8
Go Vols Oct 2012 #10
freshwest Oct 2012 #12
djnicadress Oct 2012 #11
cbayer Oct 2012 #13

Response to pathansen (Original post)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 09:11 AM

1. I really am tired of seeing

this traitor to US labor.

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Response to pathansen (Original post)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 09:27 AM

2. Love Robert Reich

and his lectures

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Response to handmade34 (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 10:56 AM

3. Has he ever explained

exactly when all of the wonderful things will begin happening that he promised while doing the bidding of international corporate business while serving as an advocate for US labor as Secretary of Labor?..against the wishes of virtually the entire labor pool?

Just wondering..

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Response to pathansen (Reply #4)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 11:43 AM

5. Not mistaken at all..

he advocated for NAFTA and GATT against the express wishes of nearly the entire labor pool.. He may have been the one who came up with that incredibly patronizing justification, "US workers can compete with any other workers in the world", bullshit. No, he's a traitor to US labor and a hero to International mega business.

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Response to pipoman (Reply #5)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 01:21 PM

7. No link means no proof

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Response to pathansen (Reply #7)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 03:48 PM

9. Need More?

Despite his reputation as a liberal and a friend of working men and women, Reich knows how to walk both sides of the street. I recall that he rarely, if ever, mentioned unions during his four years as Secretary of Labor. He has no problem backing proposals that cheer business more than labor, like ending the corporate income tax. If you read his recent book, Supercapitalism, you would think Steve Forbes was the writer. But no, it's the former Secretary of Labor calling for eliminating a tax that helps keep down the tax burden on working men and women across this nation. Does Senator Obama support that Reich idea? Is eliminating the corporate income tax going to be part of the "change we can believe in"?

Reich says that corporate responsibility is counterproductive. He thinks it's a distraction. That's beautiful. Here we have a former Secretary of Labor, someone who should know better, taking the GOP line that corporations need to focus on making money and forget about everything else. The movement for social responsibility has promoted ethical decision-making in business, community development programs, day-care centers, HIV-AIDS training, family-friendly workplaces, and more. To suggest that those developments are a distraction from the responsibility of corporations to amass profits for shareholders, as Secretary Reich does in his book, is shameful.

So is his support for NAFTA. Reich says unfair trade pacts bear no responsibility for the decline in manufacturing jobs in the U.S. Two months ago, Reich wrote that "it's a shame the Democratic candidates for president feel they have to make trade - specifically NAFTA - the enemy of blue-collar workers and the putative cause of their difficulties. NAFTA is not to blame." He's wrong on NAFTA, just as Obama's chief economic advisor Professor Goolsbee was wrong on NAFTA.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gerald-mcentee/robert-reichs-endorsement_b_97450.html

A traitor he is.

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Response to pathansen (Original post)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 11:53 AM

6. Excellent ad. Don't know what all the naysayers are

griping about...

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Response to pathansen (Original post)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 02:33 PM

8. Shout it out...........

Brother Bob. I love this guy !!

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Response to pathansen (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 06:16 PM

10. kick

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Response to Go Vols (Reply #10)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 06:50 PM

12. +1

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Response to pathansen (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 06:48 PM

11. i'm really worried!!!!!!

sorry but since i'm new here I can't make a new thread. I'm really worry about Waukesha County County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus in Wisconsin. Kathy Nickolaus already stole the supreme court election and she was supposed to have resigned but she never did. If this election is close she can give Wisconsin to romney I see nobody talking about this is anyone watching her? I am very concerned about all this

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Response to djnicadress (Reply #11)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 06:52 PM

13. Welcome to DU, dj.

You can start a thread after 10 posts. Also, we have a Wisconsin group where you might find others who know more about this particular race.

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