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Unions In Missouri Rally Against Right-To-Work Bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's condemnation of so-called right-to-work legislation as unnecessary and misguided drew applause from about a thousand Missouri union members who gathered Wednesday at the state Capitol.

The measure to prohibit labor contracts from requiring that all employees pay union fees, regardless of whether workers are union members, is a top priority of House Republican leaders this year.

But some union members attending the annual rally sponsored by the Missouri State Building and Construction Trades Council said it would weaken a union's ability to collectively bargain and secure protections for workers.

"This is not an issue we need. It will do nothing but harm the middle class and is about lowering wages," said Glenn Lindsey, a Fulton-based Local 36 sheet metal worker for 32 years and third generation union member.

The measure's backers, including House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, argue the measure would allow Missouri to successfully compete for new jobs. Jones has said the 24 states that currently have right-to-work policies generally have the greatest economic prosperity.

Those arguments were dismissed by Nixon, who reiterated his opposition to the bill at Wednesday's rally. The governor's objections have caused Republican supporters to consider sending the issue to voters this year for approval instead of legislation he might veto to his desk. But Nixon said that approach wouldn't keep him on the sidelines.

Posted by liberal N proud | Thu Mar 27, 2014, 04:43 PM (0 replies)

One headline explains our entire media: CNN

The 3 Most Ridiculous Missing Plane Theories CNN Has Considered This Week

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ridiculous-malaysia-plane-theories-cnn-has-considered-2014-3#ixzz2wtFS1XJc

Posted by liberal N proud | Mon Mar 24, 2014, 10:23 AM (2 replies)

Happy PI day

Posted by liberal N proud | Fri Mar 14, 2014, 06:33 AM (5 replies)

Thought this post was going to be funny?

Posted by liberal N proud | Wed Mar 12, 2014, 01:19 PM (1 replies)

How to make money in America in the 21st century

After Big Bet, Hedge Fund Pulls the Levers of Power

Staking $1 Billion That Herbalife Will Fail, Then Lobbying to Bring It Down

WASHINGTON — At a Midtown Manhattan steakhouse last June, William A. Ackman, the activist hedge fund manager who had bet a billion dollars on the collapse of the nutritional supplement company Herbalife, offered his latest evidence to a handful of other hedge fund managers about why the company’s stock could soon plummet.

Mr. Ackman told his dinner companions that Representative Linda T. Sánchez, Democrat of California, had sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission the previous day calling for an investigation of the company.

The commission had not yet stamped the letter as received, nor had it been made public. But Mr. Ackman, who had personally lobbied Ms. Sánchez and stood to profit if the company’s stock dropped as a result of the call for an inquiry, already knew what it said, and read from a copy of it that he had on his cellphone.


This is why they don't needs jobs to make money, they have learned how to make money destroying companies.

Posted by liberal N proud | Mon Mar 10, 2014, 06:59 AM (8 replies)

The Daily Show Big Vladdy Jon Stewart blasts conservatives for praising Putin while bashing Obama



Posted by liberal N proud | Fri Mar 7, 2014, 12:58 PM (4 replies)

From King to Bachman - From Robertson to Scarborough Craziest of the Crazy's

Steve King: Being Gay Is 'Self-Professed Behavior' That Can't Be 'Independently Verified' -

See more at: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/steve-king-being-gay-self-professed-behavior-cant-be-independently-verified#sthash.wFgJm8j8.dpuf

Bachmann: American Jews 'Sold Out Israel' To Help Obama; Bible Predicts US Will Turn Against Israel In End Times -

See more at: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/bachmann-jewish-democrats-sold-out-israel-help-obama-bible-predicts-us-will-turn-against-isr#sthash.F3QW5SdD.dpuf

Robertson: First Cousins Can Marry As Long As They Avoid Having 'Some Mongoloid Child' -

See more at: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/robertson-first-cousins-can-marry-long-they-avoid-having-some-mongoloid-child#sthash.jEOXRKNj.dpuf

Rick Scarborough Is Upset He Can't Talk About Anal Sex In Church - See more at: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/rick-scarborough-upset-he-can-t-talk-about-anal-sex-church#sthash.xKk39ZLA.dpuf

Posted by liberal N proud | Fri Mar 7, 2014, 11:35 AM (0 replies)

News anchor quits on air over networks whitewashing of Putin's actions

Posted by liberal N proud | Fri Mar 7, 2014, 07:37 AM (3 replies)

Drone records dolphin and whale pod stampede


A really cool use of drones.

Posted by liberal N proud | Tue Mar 4, 2014, 10:38 AM (2 replies)
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