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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-12-09 10:43 PM
Response to Reply #36
38. he also made "liberals" a bad word.
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  -When did Union become a dirty word? Xipe Totec  May-12-09 08:00 PM   #0 
  - It was always a dirty word to the bosses.  aquart   May-12-09 08:05 PM   #1 
  - 'scuse me, massa, listening to the bosses? n/t  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:06 PM   #4 
  - It happened about the same time liberal became a bad word  merh   May-12-09 08:06 PM   #2 
  - Reagan is the one who tore down the unions.  avaistheone1   May-12-09 10:33 PM   #36 
     - he also made "liberals" a bad word.  merh   May-12-09 10:43 PM   #38 
        - Correct on both scores.  avaistheone1   May-12-09 10:56 PM   #39 
  - About three years before the word "liberal" became a dirty word. n/t  WeDidIt   May-12-09 08:06 PM   #3 
  - Jesus christ, I ask: When was it NOT a dirty word.  Mike 03   May-12-09 08:08 PM   #5 
  - A dirty word, but to whom?  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:11 PM   #6 
     - Who do you think? The employers. The corporations who pay the employees.  Mike 03   May-12-09 08:13 PM   #7 
     - I can see, then, why employers would be against unions,  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:28 PM   #9 
     - People that didn't work for unions that got less pay then the union guy next  mrcheerful   May-12-09 08:28 PM   #10 
  - About when raygun became president.  muntrv   May-12-09 08:17 PM   #8 
  - Why does St Reagan hate America?  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:30 PM   #12 
  - Remember the 80's?  omega minimo   May-12-09 08:28 PM   #11 
  - No, Alzheimer's.  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:35 PM   #15 
     - Then why you aksin?  omega minimo   May-12-09 08:40 PM   #18 
        - Did you read the original post?  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:41 PM   #19 
           - Are you playing a game?  omega minimo   May-12-09 08:47 PM   #23 
              - I'm trying to understand why you're giving me a hard time,  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:52 PM   #27 
                 - No intention of doing so, sorry.  omega minimo   May-12-09 08:57 PM   #30 
  - See bourgeoisification  JVS   May-12-09 08:31 PM   #13 
  - The Reagan administration started the war on unions  liberal N proud   May-12-09 08:34 PM   #14 
  - It never *wasn't* a dirty word --  Davis_X_Machina   May-12-09 08:36 PM   #16 
  - So, I guess the victors of the Civil War were not Real Americans  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:38 PM   #17 
     - Look at how the Southerners derided the soldiers of the Union:  Davis_X_Machina   May-12-09 08:48 PM   #24 
  - August 3rd, 1981. The PATCO strike  Canuckistanian   May-12-09 08:44 PM   #20 
  - Try 1947  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:47 PM   #22 
     - Yes, that was significant  Canuckistanian   May-12-09 09:05 PM   #31 
        - And then, planes started chucking engines on takeoff, and nobody noticed...  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 09:06 PM   #32 
  - When Joey said it.  BlooInBloo   May-12-09 08:44 PM   #21 
  - I was going to say around 1980 under Reagan - the worst President this country has ever seen  ThomWV   May-12-09 08:51 PM   #25 
  - At least Reagan was elected n/t  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:54 PM   #29 
  - You need to ask all of the people who support non union auto makers  michreject   May-12-09 08:52 PM   #26 
  - Forgive me if I don't hold my breath...  Xipe Totec   May-12-09 08:53 PM   #28 
  - OH, you mean most of the membership here on DU?  DainBramaged   May-12-09 10:31 PM   #35 
  - w/o my union I'd have no health coverage  proud patriot   May-12-09 09:12 PM   #33 
  - When it was voted on by "Secret Ballot"  Touchdown   May-12-09 10:23 PM   #34 
  - When the pro-rich conservatives said it was  Kievan Rus   May-12-09 10:34 PM   #37 
  - If you think its bad now, wait until the public pension bills start to roll in  ProgressiveProfessor   May-13-09 09:17 AM   #40 

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