As the media, by and large, ignores the train wreck that is on the horizon with ObamaCare, yet another union has jumped ship on the president’s health care overhaul. Back in April, you may recall, the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers officially said thanks but no thanks to the president’s plan. Well, now, a major labor union in the grocery industry is balking at the policy. According to The Hill: The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) — a 1.3 million-member labor group that twice endorsed Obama for president —
Comments: They never will. The AP may have been abused by the DOJ but they will never change.
I have trouble understanding why newspapers like the WaPo, NY Slimes, LA Slimes, etc. are willing to risk going out of business rather than telling the truth. I suppose they expect some kind of reward or special privilege, but they should remember JFK´s inaugural speech quote, "those who ride on the back of the tiger end up inside."
I´m to the point where I hope these unions are just crushed by Obamacare. We know the union thug leadership won´t suffer, they´ll pass it on to the members. Until people can´t afford their text minutes and Netflix nothing in this country is going to change. The LoVos won´t get a clue until they wake up one morning and can´t buy their lattes.
WOW!!..Unions are turnring on Obama...I do NOT believe it...EVER. They have sold their souls to this man and the future of all the people that they represent....just like the LSMedia... The unions are just as ´f++ked´ as the rest of America.
The media got their marching orders yesterday after they were all called for a private meeting in the WH. They probably got offered free taxpayer money for their failing newspapers as a means to shut them up.
Excellent idea #7. Unfortunately the Dems are famous for passing themselves exemptions to most rules, laws, and regulations. Our Mute Speaker of the House will likely build a coalition and consensus in the House of Rinos and Libs. It´s no wonder the Libs still hate Newt. After he took over Congress, he made everyone follow the laws they voted. While many remember the House Bank Scandal, few know that Newt canceled the daily fresh ice delivered to all 500+ members. It was a holdover from the days before refrigeration, when each member needed to cool their gin or scotch (in certain members, both).
The Lame Stream Media will never report this. They are Obama´s battered wives. Spy on them, Investigate them, Hack their computers, Ridicule them, Condescend to them, Lie to them (constantly)... Doesn´t matter, the LSM will still be there for Obama
The MSM reminds me of a battered woman who goes through the cycle of abuse time after time. They let the perpetrator beat them up, but they always go back and lick the boots of the perpetrator as if the latter has overcome their abusive tendencies.
I have a cousin who is a union boss of this United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. He was all abuzz with ecstasy at how he believed the ACA would be the best think since sliced bread for his family. And now he´s getting screwed. But will he wake up to evil of this administration? Nope. Never. He will cotninue to lick their boots.
The unions had some of the best coverage available all paid for by their employers. The unions got waivers to retain the existing plans until 2014. But now the companies have the ability to terminate the benefits and dump the union members onto the public exchanges. There the members will pay a far larger premium, share of services, and deductible. And if they retain some elements of the previous sweetheart deals, they will be taxed on the full value of the benefit.
Looking back at history, haven´t the unions supported the most evil men to come down the pike? You know the ones who had millions exterminated. Today they are supporters of the Occupy movement. Obviously, they aren´t the kind of people who think things through. They supported Obamacare and now support the immigration bill which are disasters for the working man. They are chumps used by this administration to advance an agenda that will do nothing but harm them. Union management is filled with greedy thugs who will do anything to line their pockets while continuing to enjoy their perks at the expense of those whom they claim to help. They have to keep their members ignorant and fired up all the time. That is why they gravitate to the democrat party. It is the same mindset.
People live and die by the union. It´s the reps we need to expose. The average joe just looks at someone like me and says the union woulda protected ya. They are right. Hard to argue with that. But fat cat union bosses are better prey for getting union attention.
The unions may have helped get obozocare passed, but they were not invited to help write the rules and regulations. As such, this the when they get it shoved to them. They have forgotten that the that the long term objective is to have government controlled socialized healthcare. As such, the rules and regs are written to destroy healthcare as we know it.
If the obama administration runs true to form, their first demand will be that these unions get free obamacare, at the expense of the working non-union taxpayer. This will result in the biggest revolt this country has ever seen. I predict 70% of the illegal, unconstitutional IRS forms required by obamacare will not be filled out or mailed in. There will be major dissent and disrespect for a government that deserves nothing but in 2014. Then it will turn bloody.
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