Damn it Feels Good to be in a Union

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

With the reelection of President Barack Obama, we union members can breathe a sign of relief. There won’t be a national right to work law put on the table on day 1, joining a union won’t be impossible, and the middle class (not the wealthiest 1%) will be the top priority of the executive. 

Rejuvenated Obama reelected as president after bruising campaign - Washington Post 

Union-busting legislation is defeated in L.A. This is a huge victory for hard-working Americans, who made clear they won’t stand for being treated like second class citizens.  

Labor defeats anti-union initiative Prop. 32 in California - L.A. Daily News

At least there is one branch of congress whose top priority isn’t to decimate the middle class. Let’s make sure the Democratic controlled senate makes good jobs its top priority.  

Democrats retain Senate majority; key wins for Kaine in Va., Warren in Mass. - Washington Post 

“Romney had spent nearly two years, and hundreds of millions of dollars, trying to convince Americans that he wasn’t an out-of-touch millionaire unconcerned about the little people — that he was more than a caricature who liked to fire people, who didn’t care about the very poor or the 47 percent who pay no income tax, who has friends who own NASCAR teams.” The American people have spoken, and they will not tolerate a government bought and paid for by the richest 1%. 

The defeat of the 1 percent - Washington Post

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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.