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Potential port strike shows that
Big Labor needs big reform

Daily Caller, by Rick Berman

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/26/2012 5:49:18 AM

’Tis the season — at least for strikes. Over the past few months, we’ve witnessed the death of Hostess and its Twinkie (until someone buys the brand), a teacher strike in Chicago, a Thanksgiving Eve strike at Los Angeles International Airport, failed union walkouts at Wal-Mart and New York City’s fast food restaurants, and an eight-day, $8 billion strike at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California. Rounding out the list is the looming threat of a strike at all of the ports on the East Coast and in the Gulf of Mexico.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: heartlandconservative, 12/26/2012 7:48:23 AM     (No. 9083820)

"If"? we had real leadership, this so called union leadership would get a message that stated in no uncertain terms, that this strike would be treated as the economic terrorism that it is and the leadership would be treated accordingly. How would NDAA look to all those good progressives then?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MOAB, 12/26/2012 8:04:50 AM     (No. 9083836)

It´s time to put the Mob out of business and bust both private and public unions.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 12/26/2012 8:27:09 AM     (No. 9083866)

If unions are to survive, they must change their ways. All that unions have ever championed are now encoded in law. What the unions have left are more money and more benefits, both of which sends jobs overseas.

Unions must become more focused on increasing productivity and efficiency. They must be more interested in keeping the company viable and competitive.

Yeah, I know. Fat chance.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rustycfc, 12/26/2012 8:56:21 AM     (No. 9083927)

who gets the benifits of union? just look at the cars and houses of unions leaders as opposed to union members who pay the dues.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/26/2012 10:29:12 AM     (No. 9084068)

The ignorant unions support government spending, inflation, and negative growth rates provided by the democratic party, then whine that their standard of living is falling and they want raises. No way, the unions need to pay for what they voted for.

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