Barack Obama, our next President

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#820338 Dec 12, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Says who?
Personal experience.
Obama 2016

Virginia Beach, VA

#820339 Dec 12, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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Gee the top 3 recalls in auto history are all American made union built:
Largest Recalls in Auto history
Rank
1 Ford 21 million 1970-1980 cars and trucks Transmissions that fail to engage Park
2 Ford 15 million 1992-2003 cars and trucks Cruise control deactivation switch fires
3 Ford 7.9 million 1988-1993 Taurus, Explorer, Probe & Mercury Sable Ignition switch fires
A testament to the union quality that you so loudly proclaim
Those were all design flaws, not assembly problems.
Aphelion

Melbourne, FL

#820340 Dec 12, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Don't forget the Ford Pinto, the GM diesels, and the GM X-cars, winners all.
But, in fairness, these are mostly design flaws. The union gets the blame for the sloppy workmanship that goes along with the poor design. But, hey, who can blame them when they're drunk or stoned on the job?
The union had their time in the sun 50 - 60 years ago. However today with OSHA and labor relations there is little need for unions. However many of those who still cling to the unions do so because they do not have marketable skill sets and or lack the motivation and education to succeed outside the union shop.
Obama 2016

Virginia Beach, VA

#820341 Dec 12, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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You mean that now Michigan can now hire motivated individuals who want to work instead of harboring lazy, incompetent union members who spend more time on break or filing grievances rather than trying to be productive.
Kinda like those hard working Auto union members caught on camera drinking and smoking pot on their lunch.
That was just a Fox News hit piece. Nobody knows if they were on the job or where they were. They could have been at home in their backyard for all anybody knows. How did Fox know it was pot? Did they have it tested? Apparently it was typical Fox News bullsh't because they were all reinstated.
Obama 2016

Virginia Beach, VA

#820342 Dec 12, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Personal experience.
Every company makes good ones. Every company makes lemons. My '03 F-150 is the best vehicle I ever had. My neighbor's nearly identical one is a piece of crap. The difference might be that mine was built in Norfolk and his was built in Kansas City.
Obama 2016

Virginia Beach, VA

#820343 Dec 12, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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Yeah right. Free head trauma, Free amputated limbs, all to protect the worthless in this country like yourself.
It's always the cowards who never served who seem to have the biggest bone to pick with our service members.
They don't protect anybody in this country. They haven't done that since WW-2 except with the exception of the Cuban Missile Crisis. They protect people in other countries. We have to stop being the world's policemen and fix things here at home, starting with a ban on firearms and right-wing hate radio.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#820344 Dec 12, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>So what? Russ Limbagh, Shawn Hannidy and Anne Coulter (the "face" of Fox News) also called it a terrorist attack. So what? President Obama said it was an act of workplace violence so that's good enough for me.
If the Boy Messiah told you Obamacare was free, you'd believe him, too.

“wake up”

Since: Jan 10

utica ny

#820345 Dec 12, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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No anonymous tipline?
none that the local social service office I called would offer.
Obama 2016

Virginia Beach, VA

#820346 Dec 12, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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Yeah right. Free head trauma, Free amputated limbs, all to protect the worthless in this country like yourself.
It's always the cowards who never served who seem to have the biggest bone to pick with our service members.
There are approximately 300 or more military people living near me. Not one of them has any amputations or head trauma. What most of them do have is an alcohol problem and a shitty attitude problem.
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#820347 Dec 12, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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We see you are still the loser advocating for the money earned by others, under the guise of being a good American.
The real Americans are not living off the backs of the real taxpayers. You would know that if you were any kind of American.
Really moron? You don't like save roads and bridges? Clean air and water? You don't like being protected by fire and police?
As Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. stated;"Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society"
You're an idiot!
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#820348 Dec 12, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>I'm talking about making a mythical Christian event a paid Federal Holiday. If they do it for Christmas, than they should do it for Hannukka, Ramidan, Imbolc, Diwali, etc. In this diverse nation, the Federal government should recognise the holidays of all religeons or none at all.
The time around December 25th was celebrated long before the Emperor Constantine declared it to be the date of Christ's birth. It's evolved into a more or less secular holiday. In reality, who cares? I intend to enjoy the time off and connect with family.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#820349 Dec 12, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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One major problem for unions when workers have a choice is that the unions spend most of the dues money supporting Democrat politicians, even though many of their members are Republicans.
Been there. The frustration level is off the scale. So is the corruption.

Maybe you recall the last scene in Animal Farm where the rest of the barnyard animals creep up to the farmer's window at night only to find the Pigs having a party with him. This happens all the time in union life and the members are either clueless or aware and powerless. RTW will hopefully curb this.

There was a Ford - UAW strike maybe 10 years ago in Flint, MI where the negotiations kept dragging on and on and on....everyone thought that the union was holding out for the best for their members. After it was settled, a newspaper investigative reporter found out what REALLY happened with that long strike. The Local Union President insisted that Ford use the Medical Insurance Services of his Son-In-Law's company and Ford balked because they only used BCBS of Michigan but finally caved to include the President's Son-In-Law.

That is the nature of unions. I've read of similar union abuses in Teacher Union Contract negotiations. Cronyism, Nepotism and political back-scratching. Democrats help Unions in the State & Federal capitols while unions negotiate sweet deals for those Democrats and their friends. For example, in the story above, using the medical services of the President's family, that money pumped over can be used as a slush fund for local Democrats who "work" for that company. Those "paychecks" get "donated" to political causes, etc. It's all a shell game where the unions milk the "bad" corporations to further Liberal/Socialist causes.

*THIS* is the reason they fight so hard against RTW laws and so, too, does the Jerk-In-Chief. He knows where his butter comes from.
I read earlier about how Moochelle was paid big bucks to "sit" on Chicago Hospital boards and get whopper paychecks. It's all legal and nobody can touch them. She "works" and gets a "paycheck".

A lot like unions do.

“wake up”

Since: Jan 10

utica ny

#820350 Dec 12, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Now Michigan companies will be forced to hire unqualified, untrained non-union workers and the quality of their products and services will suffer. Union made products are by far superior. I try to only purchase products with the "union made" label.
do you purchase them with food stamp?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#820351 Dec 12, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Most people join the military for the free stuff.
Funeral Services?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#820352 Dec 12, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Says who?
Try Edmunds, Jerk.
Aphelion

Melbourne, FL

#820353 Dec 12, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>That was just a Fox News hit piece. Nobody knows if they were on the job or where they were. They could have been at home in their backyard for all anybody knows. How did Fox know it was pot? Did they have it tested? Apparently it was typical Fox News bullsh't because they were all reinstated.
You are astoundingly stupid. It makes sense that you a union hack
Since your a simpleton here are two separate reports a year apart... and it comes from usatoday not FOX.

Sep 27, 2010
Chrysler fires UAW workers caught drinking, smoking pot

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/drive...

Jul 14, 2011
Chrysler UAW workers caught doping, drinking -- again

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/drive...
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#820354 Dec 12, 2012
carol wrote:
But I've had a change of heart about Republicans simply letting Obama take us over the cliff.
Republicans need to reach some sort of agreement even if it's with an AWOL president who still thinks he's on the campaign trail. Obama is much too eager to raise everyone's taxes and gut defense spending just to get his way.
You're wrong again stupid! Obama doesn't want to raise everyone's taxes, just on those that make over $250,000 a year and so do the majority of the American people. Obama is also against the wholesale cuts to the military, that's something forced on him by the GOP as a poison pill to make him bow to thier demands just like they held unemployment benefits hostage.
The President isn't AWOOL you clueless twit, he's taking his case to those who count, the American people.
You're an idiot Carol.

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Aphelion

Melbourne, FL

#820355 Dec 12, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>There are approximately 300 or more military people living near me. Not one of them has any amputations or head trauma. What most of them do have is an alcohol problem and a shitty attitude problem.
Soooo if you don't see it or if they don't live next to you they don't exist.

Thanks for a clear demonstration of your ignorance. Your cowardice was demonstrated when you failed to serve your country.

You need to get your money back from that GED class. They ripped you off

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coal country

Manchester, KY

#820356 Dec 12, 2012
OBOMA made History for sure! He's the worst president we've ever had in history. CASE CLOSED!!!
Obama 2016

Virginia Beach, VA

#820357 Dec 12, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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Soooo if you don't see it or if they don't live next to you they don't exist.
Thanks for a clear demonstration of your ignorance. Your cowardice was demonstrated when you failed to serve your country.
You need to get your money back from that GED class. They ripped you off
I served my country by spending countless hours volunteering, trying to get our great President elected, then re-elected four years later and my efforts paid off both times. I support my country by supporting my President. Many of these military types don't even support their President. What the hell kind of soldier or sailor doesn't support their Commander-in-Chief?

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