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67 days ago.
by Ohwiseone
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What happened to the "Union Influence in Politics" topic?

Even though I initiated it as the debut topic in the Times forums, I'm happy to realize it has been deleted. It died an ugly death long ago, and should have been executed long before it was. I'm curious though... Why? I am unaware of the travesty that occurred that was sufficiently heinous to warrant it's deletion... As compared to the tripe on ALL the other threads that is evident on a daily basis.

 
 

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moderation

hey munster- who is the home boy?!

Posted 636 days ago.

moderation

lts said-"munster, the company is now called AFIMAC. i found them through google. after reading a little about them, it would seem to me that if the unions settled their disputes strictly by legal means, there would not be a necessity for a strike protection service. actually, what you are complaining about is the company protecting themselves, their "replacement" workers and business interests from potential "former" employees exacting their own remedy". I too find manning the replacement worker positions with guestionable character, and also I will add, skills. I have worked in that facility numerous times, on many projects, in the past. One inexperienced move can kill many people, and that is an issue all should consider.

Posted 636 days ago.

moderation

lts-Re:you know mod, in as much as it would make companies more profitable. Kinda like the inter- marriages between governments " back(waay)in the day",with a no divorce clause.

Posted 636 days ago.

luvthesouth

munster, the company is now called AFIMAC. i found them through google. after reading a little about them, it would seem to me that if the unions settled their disputes strictly by legal means, there would not be a necessity for a strike protection service. actually, what you are complaining about is the company protecting themselves, their "replacement" workers and business interests from potential "former" employees exacting their own remedy.

Posted 637 days ago.

BeRight

The one eramet used was from youngstown : What are you talking about? Union busting?

Posted 637 days ago.

luvthesouth

munster, i must plead ignorance in regards to your example. i am not all that familiar with the various businesses in your area. in this instance i will just have to take your word for it. if anyone has knowledge to the contrary...please post it. thank you for your response munster.

Posted 637 days ago.

luvthesouth

munster...when was the corporate goon squad last sent out against the unions in recent times. think of another excuse for the recent violence and unnecessary social discourse.

Posted 637 days ago.

moderation

Yes! We need a majic wand, ha.

Posted 638 days ago.

luvthesouth

sounds pretty toasty to me. well my friend, my wife will be returning from a fundraiser soon so i have to clean up the mess i made in the kitchen. its never good when i am left to forage for myself!!! good night and chat soon.

Posted 638 days ago.

moderation

Yes,there is a constant chill to the air. I have well gas and plenty of firewood to keep things comfy here , lts. two x six inch insulated walls and brick exterior make a very heat efficient nest.

Posted 638 days ago.

luvthesouth

you know mod, in as much as it would make companies more profitable, i have to believe that many of the agreements were to transfer wealth to other economies as well as strengthen relationships between our countries and expand trade that utilized less labor in our country such as technology and information. the easy scapegoat is to demonize the evil corporations. but take a moment and look at the outsourcing that is being expanded by GE through this administration. i am not saying that this administration is any more "evil" than the last...i am simply stating that nothing has changed to stem the flow of jobs even when it is obvious that something quick and positive must be done.

Posted 638 days ago.

moderation

Hi captain, err, I mean munster.

Posted 638 days ago.

moderation

when jobs started leaving us for foreign labor markets, there were no acceptable concessions that could be made to retain said jobs.

Posted 638 days ago.

luvthesouth

munster, are you and the family doing ok? sometimes in the heat of discussions i forget to say hi and ask how you are.

Posted 638 days ago.

luvthesouth

hey there mod. things have been on the brisk side for you fine folks. i trust you and the family have been warm enough.

Posted 638 days ago.

luvthesouth

Tiredofit, have a good night.

Posted 638 days ago.

moderation

hey there, lts. Things are well, thanks. And you?

Posted 638 days ago.

luvthesouth

moderation, imo it would be a factor. how much is debateable...but every flea needs a dog...doesn't it? that is why the unions desperately need to get a foothold in as many government jobs as they can. not just for the relative job stability but for the political clout that comes with it.

Posted 638 days ago.

luvthesouth

good evening moderation...how are you doing?

Posted 638 days ago.

luvthesouth

munster, check your facts my friend. according to abc news the top ten politicians in america contain 60% democrat, 40% republican and 10% independent. you may wish to check on the cngress and senate...but i think you will find an equal blend of dem and rep.

Posted 638 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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