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marew Donating Member (854 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-26-11 02:38 PM
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61. What a jerk!
My blood, sweat, and tears and the fact that with a graduate degree, I took a government job with a lower salary BECAUSE of the pension. I definitely 'paid' into it!
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  -Florida Gov. Rick Scott now says he'd like collective bargaining removed from Constitution seafan  Feb-26-11 09:05 AM   #0 
  - Very interesting - official US government policy used to be pro-union,  plumbob   Feb-26-11 09:08 AM   #1 
  - When was "official US government policy" pro-union?  wtmusic   Feb-26-11 09:11 AM   #3 
  - It has been a constant battle worldwide. nt  TBF   Feb-26-11 01:29 PM   #47 
  - When FDR was in office.  craigmatic   Feb-26-11 02:36 PM   #60 
     - Not in the public sector.  AtheistCrusader   Feb-26-11 05:23 PM   #74 
        - true but the policy was still pro-union in some form.  craigmatic   Feb-26-11 05:47 PM   #75 
           - I would arge just in the private sector.  AtheistCrusader   Feb-26-11 06:47 PM   #78 
           - -dupe.  AtheistCrusader   Feb-26-11 06:47 PM   #79 
  - thanks so much for posting this  MBS   Feb-26-11 10:04 AM   #18 
  - God help us all.  sasquuatch55   Feb-26-11 11:10 AM   #31 
  - how about we get rid of him instead. It would only be financially  roguevalley   Feb-26-11 12:24 PM   #39 
  - Well, why not just remove the entire constitution.?  SharonAnn   Feb-27-11 10:16 PM   #96 
  - How about talking to them you Medicaid fraud  underpants   Feb-26-11 09:08 AM   #2 
  - He Must Have Finallly Got His Call From The Koch Brothers.....nt  global1   Feb-26-11 09:11 AM   #4 
  - I think you could have something here especially after the Koch brothers'  snappyturtle   Feb-26-11 09:20 AM   #6 
  - They said that?  The Backlash Cometh   Feb-26-11 10:17 AM   #21 
     - They basically said they'd use their wealth to get what they want.  snappyturtle   Feb-26-11 01:53 PM   #54 
        - link fail  Electric Monk   Feb-26-11 04:33 PM   #70 
           - Nope. SORRY: forgot to paste it! dah!  snappyturtle   Feb-26-11 04:50 PM   #71 
  - yup, he got the call  shanti   Feb-26-11 11:21 AM   #35 
  - I was thinking the same thing. Just disgusting. nt  onlyadream   Feb-26-11 02:39 PM   #62 
  - I wonder who's been leaning on him?  QC   Feb-26-11 09:19 AM   #5 
  - Seems like they want to settle the score once and for all here and now,  Lucky Luciano   Feb-26-11 09:20 AM   #7 
  - The governor of Wisconsin gave tax cuts to big businesses before he announced his plans  pacalo   Feb-26-11 11:24 PM   #91 
  - This is a fight I'd like to have. Bring. It. On.  Orlandodem   Feb-26-11 09:22 AM   #8 
  - I knew this idiot would be next. Tallahassee here we come! n/t  axollot   Feb-26-11 09:24 AM   #9 
  - Lock-step they all falling in line  liberal N proud   Feb-26-11 09:31 AM   #10 
  - Rick Scott: 'Florida would be better off if public employees couldnt form unions.'  seafan   Feb-26-11 09:32 AM   #11 
  - Fl has been under seige ever since Scott bought his election  lark   Feb-26-11 09:41 AM   #13 
  - Florida has been under seize ever since Jeb Bush managed to get elected.  1monster   Feb-26-11 12:55 PM   #42 
  - the sad thing is,  The Backlash Cometh   Feb-26-11 10:20 AM   #22 
  - Alex Sink was one. Too bad she lost to this monster. Scott was  remember2000forever   Feb-26-11 10:48 AM   #27 
  - How many jobs has he created?  The Backlash Cometh   Feb-26-11 11:16 AM   #33 
  - Certainly hope you have no need of police or fire services anytime soon. n/t  indypaul   Feb-26-11 11:00 AM   #29 
  - I agree.  The Backlash Cometh   Feb-26-11 11:18 AM   #34 
  - +1, nt  Lost-in-FL   Feb-26-11 02:12 PM   #57 
  - He looks like Gollum in a suit nt  iwillalwayswonderwhy   Feb-26-11 12:51 PM   #41 
  - floridia worker traditionally make less then their counterparts too....  Historic NY   Feb-26-11 09:17 PM   #87 
  - Good luck - it would take a referendum passed with 60%  Sancho   Feb-26-11 09:34 AM   #12 
  - No surprise, this regressive imbecile like walker do not want the high speed rail grant either.  still_one   Feb-26-11 09:46 AM   #14 
  - Notice how Scott pointed out we should be spending money on things  peekaloo   Feb-26-11 11:16 AM   #32 
     - Global warming should eventually turn Florida into a true swamp  ngant17   Feb-26-11 07:20 PM   #81 
  - No, Gov. Scott Walker and Gov. Rick Scott. This is OUR moment.  seafan   Feb-26-11 09:48 AM   #15 
  - "you're the first domino" - what a great line  Voice for Peace   Feb-27-11 05:19 AM   #93 
  - Considering that someone just proved that WI employees totally self fund  BR_Parkway   Feb-26-11 09:53 AM   #16 
  - see quakerbill's post #19 below n/t  Iris   Feb-26-11 02:56 PM   #63 
  - I didn't see that, but just emailed my local paper (wi state journal)  CLANG   Feb-26-11 05:49 PM   #76 
  - The rights crusade to abolish unions continues.  sarcasmo   Feb-26-11 09:56 AM   #17 
  - actually  quaker bill   Feb-26-11 10:06 AM   #19 
  - How can there be so many (R)-Dumbass in this country?  DCKit   Feb-26-11 10:09 AM   #20 
  - Told ya, he's a lying sneaky snake.  Dappleganger   Feb-26-11 10:23 AM   #23 
  - maybe we should amend the constitution to ban fascist republicans  fascisthunter   Feb-26-11 10:43 AM   #24 
  - Good Idea.  emulatorloo   Feb-26-11 10:45 AM   #25 
  - it's not fair to taxpayers.  AlbertCat   Feb-26-11 10:46 AM   #26 
  - Governor Zontar: Protector of taxpayer money!  peekaloo   Feb-26-11 10:58 AM   #28 
  - Good luck, asshole. But, he's already gone against the will of the people re:redistricting  Roland99   Feb-26-11 11:07 AM   #30 
  - Busting unions will 'wake sleeping giant,' local Florida boss says  seafan   Feb-26-11 11:28 AM   #36 
  - Gov. Rick "Medicare FRAUD" Scott and Gov. Scott "Hosni" Walker...two shining TURDS, uh, gems...  SoapBox   Feb-26-11 11:46 AM   #37 
  - Koch Front Group Americans for Prosperity: 'Take the Unions Out at the Knees'  seafan   Feb-26-11 12:15 PM   #38 
  - Fucking traitors. Every last god damn one of 'em.  Initech   Feb-26-11 12:37 PM   #40 
  - 2,619,335 people voted for this crook  PatSeg   Feb-26-11 12:56 PM   #43 
  - Might as well change that to "Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants Obama in 2012"  truthisfreedom   Feb-26-11 12:58 PM   #44 
  - Conservatives claim they will "Defend the Constitution"...  JaneQPublic   Feb-26-11 01:04 PM   #45 
  - Recommend!!! n/t  RKP5637   Feb-26-11 01:12 PM   #46 
  - Gossip isn't politics, boys and girls ...  scribble   Feb-26-11 01:30 PM   #48 
  - 'Gossip'? Hardly.  seafan   Feb-26-11 01:51 PM   #53 
  - It's not gossip because Scott refuses to speak with most media people.  Dappleganger   Feb-26-11 08:52 PM   #85 
  - Spoken like a true corporacrat.  Kip Humphrey   Feb-26-11 01:34 PM   #49 
  - somebody got an angry phone call from his masters.  yurbud   Feb-26-11 01:35 PM   #50 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-26-11 01:37 PM   #51 
  - Medicare fraud is a crime  The Wizard   Feb-26-11 01:44 PM   #52 
  - I agree, but  Athena66   Feb-26-11 02:04 PM   #55 
  - Almost exactly on time in the modern day Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin Niemller countdown.  gordianot   Feb-26-11 02:07 PM   #56 
  - There are unions in FL?  Lost-in-FL   Feb-26-11 02:20 PM   #58 
  - That didn't take long.  last_texas_dem   Feb-26-11 02:24 PM   #59 
  - What a jerk!  marew   Feb-26-11 02:38 PM   #61 
  - sigh....time for us to fight in Florida too nt  steve2470   Feb-26-11 03:12 PM   #64 
  - let the fights begin  DeadEyeDyck   Feb-26-11 03:12 PM   #65 
  - What other states have teabagger governors? I'm witnessing a pattern here.  Initech   Feb-26-11 03:17 PM   #66 
  - The GOP want the Chinese model. Billionaire party hacks at the top and everyone else at the bottom  Monk06   Feb-26-11 03:21 PM   #67 
  - recommended. Please see link: "Burning down the Reichstag and the Trickle Down disaster"  Bill USA   Feb-26-11 03:36 PM   #68 
  - So...will supporters in Cairo now have to send pizza to Florida?  FailureToCommunicate   Feb-26-11 03:42 PM   #69 
  - Walker: Whatever is going on, I'm ignoring it -- !!! GOP, the destroyers--!!  defendandprotect   Feb-26-11 04:53 PM   #72 
  - A Republican wants to change the Constitution  perdita9   Feb-26-11 05:04 PM   #73 
  - Htpocrite. Florida picked a real loser for Governor  eringer   Feb-26-11 06:29 PM   #77 
  - someone should remind him that Disney World's union  ngant17   Feb-26-11 07:15 PM   #80 
  - I wonder if it has occurred to anyone else.....  left on green only   Feb-26-11 08:18 PM   #82 
  - This from a guy that should be in prison.  russspeakeasy   Feb-26-11 08:42 PM   #83 
  - Do people really think govt employees aren't taxpayers?  Beartracks   Feb-26-11 08:52 PM   #84 
  - Our corporations don't pay anything into State taxes & we can't afford that  StarsInHerHair   Feb-26-11 08:59 PM   #86 
  - Must have got The Call. Creep.  DirkGently   Feb-26-11 10:19 PM   #88 
  - No, and fuck you for asking! K&R  pam4water   Feb-26-11 10:26 PM   #89 
  - Another idiot entering 'Union Busting Lake'  blackspade   Feb-26-11 10:56 PM   #90 
  - Stuff and nonsense  wial   Feb-27-11 05:16 AM   #92 
  - Can you imagine  dotymed   Feb-27-11 06:38 AM   #94 
  - Florida is God's waiting room. God needs to call the teabaggers into his office en masse.  BreweryYardRat   Feb-27-11 06:38 PM   #95 
  - Amen.  Vinca   Feb-28-11 07:20 AM   #97 
  - States pushed for the benefits packages to get wage concessions, now they are reneging.  yellowcanine   Feb-28-11 08:35 AM   #98 

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