One of the most predictable features of American politics is the biannual blackmail to which the Democrats are subjected by their union bosses. Knowing that “the Party of Jefferson and Jackson” cannot survive without their support, union goons like Richard Trumka usually start the process by complaining about some law that allegedly hurts workers. Then, after a month or two of bombast and bluster, we find that their definition of “worker” is actually “union member” and that they want the Democrats to grant them a special dispensation (snip) This is how the infamous Obamacare waiver program was hatched.
One of the most predictable features of American politics is the biannual blackmail to which the Democrats are subjected by their union bosses.
The opening sentence is one of the best attention-getting sentences I have ever read! My only disagreement is that the Democrats who are "blackmailed" are really willing accomplices. Mr. Catron points out that "willingness" quite well near the end with another outstanding sentence of precision:
Every election cycle the Democrats perform a grotesque Kabuki dance with Big Labor that begins with disingenuous posturing on both sides and ends with crooked deals that leave us poorer and with less power over our individual lives.
If the law is good for America, it is good for federal workers and Unions. Don´t impose a bad law on the rest of us while exempting members of Congress and their staff plus Union. Do away with the law.
Since America elected the first Black President we´ve witnessed almost 5 years of the Constitution being used as a doormat, our money being thrown to the four winds and equality thrown out the Oval Office window. Welcome to the Detroitification of America!
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Ben Around, 9/3/2013 8:52:21 AM (No. 9503287)
Is an outrage to associate Jefferson to the Democrat Party. Jefferson believed in small, limited government, lower taxes, and liberty. The Democrat Party does not or has never believed in these things. The Democrat Party is the one that started the spoils system under Jackson. Jefferson would not have approved of that!
Hmmm, This smacks of a violation of the 14th Ammendment, the Equal Protection Clause, of the Constitution.
The 14th applies to States however Note this:
The 14th amendment is not by its terms applicable to the federal government. Actions by the federal government, however, that classify individuals in a discriminatory manner will, under similar circumstances, violate the due process of the fifth amendment.
This type of violation is the preferred method Democrats use to help their cronies and punish everyone else.
Is there a Justice on the SCOTUS that actually gets this or are they complicit?
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