Sack cartoon: Michigan's union busters

  • Article by: STEVE SACK , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 11, 2012 - 6:46 PM
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SnippetDec. 11, 12 7:42 PM

The humane thing to do would have been to reject this law, then pay unemployment insurance for 99 weeks when the jobs go to a "right to work" state.

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middleman711Dec. 11, 12 8:36 PM

Speaking of punching, there's a lot of real, acutal, physical punching going on at the Michigan protests, but its all union thugs assaulting supporters of the law. And tearing down their tents. And doing a lot of chanting and yelling and verbal intimidation. So is what democracy looks like: A violent mob.

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sek2undrstndDec. 11, 12 8:59 PM

Or they could enact the "right to freeload" bill into law and then spend more government money on welfare benefits for workers making welfare wages.

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kleindropperDec. 11, 12 9:13 PM

The only people doing the punching are the mindless and uncivilized union thugs who can't handle the freedom of association.

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callmeronDec. 11, 12 9:38 PM

Democrats and their voters are upset because there is a chance that unions will get less dues from workers and less money will be used by the unions to get Democrats elected. Unions, trial lawyers, Wall Street, and Big Hollywood are the Democratic Party's main financiers.

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husker1983Dec. 11, 12 9:42 PM

If unions are beneficial then the members will materialize. If not, we'll that is a free market.

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lee4713Dec. 11, 12 9:44 PM

Isn't it curious that the "right to work" states are all "taker" states - they get more back from the Federal government than they give. They also have the lowest wages, the highest poverty levels, the lowest levels of education . . . .

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chrondogDec. 11, 1210:13 PM

Sad Sack

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sanddogsnarlDec. 11, 1211:27 PM

Still more Right to Work(over) employees legislation fomented by the insatiable avariciousness of the greed mongers at the top -- despite the fact they've already "got theirs."

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drfranktDec. 12, 12 5:33 AM

Take a close look at Detroit, once a "world class" city of 1.8 million people that embraced the democrat party and the union philosophy. Now it has 800,000 people , unbelievable poverty, abandon buildings, closed businesses, et. al. but, they still support the unioons that broke that town. It't repeating itself in large metropolitan cities throughout the country. Unions, the death of cities and civilized society.

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