Bush is a hero
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#171984 Nov 15, 2013
HipGnozizzz wrote:
Thank your father's and grandfather's sacrifice in fighting for collective bargaining rights if you:
- have the weekend off
- get OT
- get paid vacations
- get sick days
- get a lunch break
- have a safe place to work
- don't have a child working next to you
- have workplace health insurance
- get annual wage increases
- can't be discriminated against just because
- can't be fired just because
- get Family leave
- are against outsourcing
- are against unregulated immigration
- are disabled
Unions have gotten a bad rap, and in some isolated regards deservedly so, but it's absolutely foolish, and very typical right-wing reactionary, to dump an idea that ultimately benefits you and/or those close to you, just because of a bad apple or two.
I try to ask them right wingers but they seem at lost with but have lack intellectual counters about unions, Ignorant !
They should read up on Clarence Darrow American leading Labor Lawyer of hey days of the Industrail revolution working for the common man! In case Eugene vs Deb!

" With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.
HipGnozizzz

Altona, IL

#171985 Nov 15, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
Two full pages of posts, and still nobody ventures a straight answer to my query:
Do you (any of you) belong to a union, or not?
Come on, be nice and answer, I'm holding my breath, you know.
I've belonged to a union, now I'm management. Been on both sides of the table.

If mgmt gets together and in concert decide on a course that maximizes profit at the expense of the worker, they are called lions of business.

If workers get together and act in concert to maximize wages and protect fellow workers, they are called thugs and commies.

By other workers.

That ain't even a half a pip.
HipGnozizzz

Altona, IL

#171986 Nov 15, 2013
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWORLDPEACE wrote:
<quoted text> I try to ask them right wingers but they seem at lost with but have lack intellectual counters about unions, Ignorant !
They should read up on Clarence Darrow American leading Labor Lawyer of hey days of the Industrail revolution working for the common man! In case Eugene vs Deb!
" With all their faults, trade unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency, for honesty, for education, for the betterment of the race, for the developing of character in man, than any other association of men.
Not to mention the fact that when working people make money, they spend that money, and the entire community benefits, union or not.
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#171987 Nov 15, 2013
bad bob wrote:
<quoted text>
Because of Obama's failed policies, Dr Chas Krauthammer is predicting
the possible end of liberalism in the US.
http://dailycaller.com/2013/11/12/krauthammer...
If you try wipe Liberals of this planet , i highly doubt. but it be you own demise for generations to come as it you own making , because of your right wing agendas , you new Fascist master of your making will even be worst , you sow has sown and had sown what you preach brother! BAhahahahaaa

Not a lib or con , not commie or rightie fascist like you bunch of ignorant fools... Wake up time koolaid drinkers! abBABABAABBAAA
HipGnozizzz

Altona, IL

#171988 Nov 15, 2013
When unions decline, so do workers’ earnings. Since 1980, workers are 75% more productive but their wages have only risen by 22.6%. Union membership has seen it's biggest slide in that same period. The so-called Golden Age of Capitalism, in which general prosperity was an idyllic time we now recall wistfully, coincided with the greatest union membership.
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#171989 Nov 15, 2013
HipGnozizzz wrote:
<quoted text>Not to mention the fact that when working people make money, they spend that money, and the entire community benefits, union or not.
tHOSE ON HERE that opposes the good things... like Unions ... what they don't understand is amazinly unbelievable ignorant , this bunch Authoritarian kowtowers sure are not brightest bulbs on the block , what hazy thinking on their parts, as most on her are commoners and working mans,... and what make them so ignorant ? You try to help then and here they turn back on you? They should suffer couple a generations or more under totalitaranistic Corporatism , they beg to us for help sooner of later By that time i say adious authoritarian supporting suckers and lweave them to suffer for what then inflicted on good people the world human right.labor rights supporters...! BAHahhahaaaa

Since: Aug 11

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#171990 Nov 15, 2013
HipGnozizzz wrote:
<quoted text>but somebody did.
Right?
Presumably, and the developer overpaid for it and past the cost on to the condo buyers.

Since: Aug 11

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#171991 Nov 15, 2013
passed

Since: Sep 10

San Francisco, CA

#171992 Nov 15, 2013
Freebird USA wrote:
<quoted text>
I did answer.
Your red herring answer was:

"Sorry for the delay in answering but I was on my break."

Again: Do you belong to a union?

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#171993 Nov 15, 2013
HipGnozizzz wrote:
When unions decline, so do workers’ earnings. Since 1980, workers are 75% more productive but their wages have only risen by 22.6%. Union membership has seen it's biggest slide in that same period. The so-called Golden Age of Capitalism, in which general prosperity was an idyllic time we now recall wistfully, coincided with the greatest union membership.
Got no problem with unions in general. My beef is only with the unions that'r trying to "intimidate" non-union workers to join.

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#171994 Nov 15, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
Two full pages of posts, and still nobody ventures a straight answer to my query:
Do you (any of you) belong to a union, or not?
Come on, be nice and answer, I'm holding my breath, you know.
The question you refuse to answer from a ways back was how you claimed
I was "dodging". I could hardly be dodging a question which I had no way of knowing an answer.

See I'd left my ledger with all the posters' union info in storage up in Provo Utah, and would've had to fly up there to retrieve it, so I'd be able to answer yer dumb question.

For an alleged college-educated lawyer, you seem to have much lacking.
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#171995 Nov 15, 2013
Lyndi wrote:
<quoted text>
You lead a full, rich life.
Just little entertainment on my part just to see you in heat ! BAbabababaaa

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#171996 Nov 15, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Your red herring answer was:
"Sorry for the delay in answering but I was on my break."
Again: Do you belong to a union?
I did belong to one 30 yrs ago.

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#171997 Nov 15, 2013
HipGnozizzz wrote:
When unions decline, so do workers’ earnings. Since 1980, workers are 75% more productive but their wages have only risen by 22.6%. Union membership has seen it's biggest slide in that same period. The so-called Golden Age of Capitalism, in which general prosperity was an idyllic time we now recall wistfully, coincided with the greatest union membership.
One authors take on Unions –

Written by James Sherk - Senior Policy Analyst in Labor Economics

“What unions do has been studied extensively by economists, and a broad survey of academic studies shows that while unions can sometimes achieve benefits for their members, they harm the overall economy.” http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2009...

Since: Sep 10

San Francisco, CA

#171998 Nov 15, 2013
bad bob wrote:
<quoted text>
The question you refuse to answer from a ways back was how you claimed
I was "dodging". I could hardly be dodging a question which I had no way of knowing an answer.
See I'd left my ledger with all the posters' union info in storage up in Provo Utah, and would've had to fly up there to retrieve it, so I'd be able to answer yer dumb question.
For an alleged college-educated lawyer, you seem to have much lacking.
Do you belong to a union?

Since: Dec 07

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#171999 Nov 15, 2013
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWORLDPEACE wrote:
<quoted text>Hey News Flash what is about , as ascess denied at my end, so what is your and Lyndi posting of Youtube' subjects about?
It was a link to the ole' "Hamster Dance" YouTube.

Just having a little fun!

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#172000 Nov 15, 2013
HipGnozizzz wrote:
When unions decline, so do workers’ earnings. Since 1980, workers are 75% more productive but their wages have only risen by 22.6%. Union membership has seen it's biggest slide in that same period. The so-called Golden Age of Capitalism, in which general prosperity was an idyllic time we now recall wistfully, coincided with the greatest union membership.
From the same article -

"Correlation Is Not Causation

But these studies do not show that unionizing would give the typical worker 20 percent higher wages: Correlation does not imply causation. Controlling for factors like age and education, the average worker in Silicon Valley earns more than the average worker in Memphis, but moving every worker in Memphis to Silicon Valley would not raise his or her wages. Workers in Silicon Valley earn more than elsewhere because they have specialized skills and work for high-paying technology companies, not because they picked the right place to live.

Similarly, it is not necessarily unions that raise wages. They may simply organize workers who would naturally earn higher wages anyway. Unions do not organize random companies. They target large and profitable firms that tend to pay higher wages. Union contracts also make firing underperforming workers difficult, so unionized companies try to avoid hiring workers who might prove to be underperformers. High-earning workers do not want seniority schedules to hold them back and therefore avoid unionized companies." http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2009...
UIDIOTRACEMAKEWO RLDPEACE

United States

#172001 Nov 15, 2013
NEWS-FLASH wrote:
<quoted text>It was a link to the ole' "Hamster Dance" YouTube.
Just having a little fun!
Nice deflection from Lyndi when she want to aviod a topic. but hey i can play also, She can try, i not sure if search for Youtube or JPG , she get a thrill of heat, if she watch: A ravaging Squirrel bitting on his itchy junk , i mean nut! Bhahahahahaaaa

“Pillars of Creation....”

Since: Jan 11

Into this world we're thrown

#172002 Nov 15, 2013
HipGnozizzz wrote:
When unions decline, so do workers’ earnings. Since 1980, workers are 75% more productive but their wages have only risen by 22.6%. Union membership has seen it's biggest slide in that same period. The so-called Golden Age of Capitalism, in which general prosperity was an idyllic time we now recall wistfully, coincided with the greatest union membership.
Must be a sad day in Hipsville.........

39 democrats siding with republicans just save their asses at the voting booths.........

“Custer @ LBH - Ooops”

Since: Nov 07

Bakersfield, CA

#172003 Nov 15, 2013
Catcher1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you belong to a union?
Negative!

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