Are you kicking ass for the middle class?

Monday, November 5, 2012

Make no mistake about it, this election means life or death for the middle class. Unions are doing everything they can to make sure the middle class stays safe for at least four more years. 

Can Unions Stop Romney? - The American Prospect 

Hard-working men and women across the country are standing up to ensure that Romeny’s support of union-busting legislation comes back to haunt him tomorrow. We should all follow their lead and get out to vote for the candidate who truly cares about the middle class.  

Unions Claim Romney Paying The Price For Labor Fights In Ohio, Wisc - Talking Points Memo

It’s time hard-working Americans had a voice and seat at the table again; unions are working hard to make sure the middle class is heard.   

Unions aim to lock collective bargaining into state constitutions - The Hill

“The reality is that our government hasn’t become this dysfunctional because the parties are so ‘polarized.’ It’s because there is only one pole in American politics today, and its magnetic field is so powerful that it has drawn both parties in the same direction — rightward.” Let’s stop accepting the premises of the mega-rich right wing when viwing policy, and start looking out for the 99%. 

America’s Leftward Tilt? - New York Times

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The great American middle class wasn’t something that just happened – it was built brick by brick. It was built by soldiers returning from war and a government that repaid them by giving them a shot at college.