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By Corinthian Scales, Section News
The Detroit News captures union thugs tearing down an Americans For Prosperity tent during a protest against Michigan's new Right To Work law.
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Although I almost always mean our servicemen overseas, there is no doubt we have others to whom we will be indebted very soon.
The folks who are in the midst of the Freedom to work battle, and occupying the AFP tents. To the high power individuals who stepped up and put this over the top. To the folks who are in the midst of deliberations, and will have to endure the phone assaults, curses, and procedural tortures ad nauseum. And to our state police who will be expected to keep the peace with little or no help from Virg Bernero's personal security detail (the Lansing Police). To the folks at home giving strength to our besieged legislators. And last but not least, to the the workers who have endured the dignity robbing pain of supporting illicit and unacceptable political agendas of union leadership, simply for wishing to put food on their families' table.
God bless you all tomorrow, and going forward.
By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Oops! Wrong headline. Sorry about that. Lansing Dems have their lady parts in a tizzy over the State Human Resources honcho reminding employees to exercise caution while there are belligerents, Emma Goldman malcontents, Proudhon geriatrics, and every other form of AstroTurf that unions can herd to the Dome by the bus loads.
Jamie Foxx, was only talking about "I kill all the white people in the movie. How great is that?"
That, I am reasonably sure Lansing Dems are good with even though their highest ranking Democrat in the nation is half White. But, that just doesn't fit into the Democratic Party optics, does it?
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Like flies to vinegar.
The Detroit News
Sure gains my support, and "respect" for their "profession".
Obama is making an unannounced visit to Michigan Monday.
Airspace reports a clearing for Airforce One on Monday at noon till 3pm. This means that the president will be in Michigan the day before our legislature finalizes, and Snyder signs off on the dotted line, Michigan's Freedom To Work (choose) legislation.
Obama has already weighed in on yesterday's legislative activity in Lansing:
"White House spokesman Matt Lehrich says Obama has long opposed right to work laws, "and he continues to oppose them now."As usual with a misunderstood version of what 'rights' are.
Continue to support your legislators by writing, emailing, and calling.
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Today was a day that might forever change the direction of this country.
Amidst several hundred bussed in union protesters (some of them being unruly - see below the fold) and threats of violence, the Michigan legislature passed two important measures ensuring labor freedom in our great state:
HB 4054 of 2011 Local government; other; right-to-work zone; permit. Amends sec. 14 of 1939 PA 176 (MCL 423.14) & adds sec. 14a.4054 may have to be reconsidered because of a procedural move by the Dems, but apparently SB106 will be the measure the house will finalize on Tuesday. there is also a Senate bill (still working on this) that passed 22-4 when the cowardly Dems walked out.
In an interview with The Associated Press, Snyder said he had kept the issue at arm's length while pursuing other programs to bolster the state economy. But he said circumstances had pushed the matter to the forefront.
"It is a divisive issue," he acknowledged. "But it was already being divisive over the past few weeks, so let's get this resolved. Let's reach a conclusion that's in the best interests of all."In fact, as I type this, Rick Snyder is on Greta VanSusteren on FOX.
He sounded good. His words on the Freedom To Work legislation are identical to the words we have used here and elsewhere. Choice, opportunity, freedom. His pledge to sign the bills as soon as they reach his desk could literally change the nation's future. This historic event is nothing short of amazing and couldn't come soon enough.
Thank you to those who today wrapped up a very impressive Christmas present for all Michiganders, and the rest of the country as well.
Prouder than ever to be a part of this great State.
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