Union membership has been declining over the years, hovering at around 7.5-8% of the private sector workforce today, and this “Card Check” or “employee free choice act” is a proposed piece of legislation that would essentially forbid a private voting procedure when union thugs attempt to “organize” employees of a private business.
In other words if you vote against unionizing everybody and their mother including the union goons running the organizing effort will know about it, instantly. This is nothing more than an intimidation tactic intended to threaten anyone resistant to joining a union. A conservative who does not want their dues going to liberal Democrat politicians and causes comes quickly to mind.
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It should come as no shock the number of Congressional Democrats that have jumped on board to co sponsor this bill as the millions of dollars in union dues converted to political donations for these clowns is the lifeblood of their campaigns if not often becoming the main overall revenue stream for many of them.
Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California (for himself, Mr. SCOTT of Georgia, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, Mr. DOYLE, Mr. KILDEE, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. WALZ, Ms. LEE of California, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Ms. LINDA T. SANCHEZ of California, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. KENNEDY, Mr. DOGGETT, Mr. FILNER, Mr. PATRICK J. MURPHY of Pennsylvania, Mr. GRIJALVA, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. LYNCH, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. YARMUTH, Ms. SUTTON, Mr. MARKEY of Massachusetts, Mr. HARE, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. SARBANES, Mr. BRALEY of Iowa, Ms. HIRONO, Mr. TIERNEY, Mr. MCGOVERN, Ms. EDWARDS of Maryland, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia, Mr. HOLT, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. NADLER of New York, Mr. CAPUANO, Mr. HIGGINS, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. SMITH of Washington, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Ms. RICHARDSON, Mr. MCNERNEY, Mr. SCHIFF, Mrs. LOWEY, Mr. OLVER, Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of California, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. ENGEL, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. WILSON of Ohio, Mr. KUCINICH, Mr. WELCH, Mr. AL GREEN of Texas, Mr. HINOJOSA, Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Ms. CLARKE, Mr. ISRAEL, Mr. CUMMINGS, Mr. COSTELLO, Mr. LANGEVIN, Mr. FARR, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Ms. CORRINE BROWN of Florida, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. PETERS, Mr. ANDREWS, Ms. SHEA-PORTER, Mr. CARNAHAN, Mr. WU, Mrs. DAVIS of California, Mr. SCOTT of Virginia, Ms. CASTOR of Florida, Mr. SERRANO, Mrs. HALVORSON, Mr. MURPHY of Connecticut, Mr. SHERMAN, Mr. MOORE of Kansas, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. WEINER, Ms. TSONGAS, Mr. BISHOP of New York, Mr. KIND, Mr. PETERSON, Mr. LIPINSKI, Mr. MAFFEI, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. WEXLER, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. DINGELL, Mr. MCMAHON, Mr. SCHRADER, Mr. STUPAK, Mr. GENE GREEN of Texas, Mr. LOEBSACK, Mr. CARDOZA, Mr. HALL of New York, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mr. RAHALL, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. MATSUI, Mr. RUPPERSBERGER, Mr. CLEAVER, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Mr. GRAYSON, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. BEAN, Mr. NEAL of Massachusetts, Mrs. TAUSCHER, Mr. WAXMAN, Ms. KILPATRICK of Michigan, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Ms. KAPTUR, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. CARSON of Indiana, Mr. ADLER of New Jersey, Mr. MEEK of Florida, Ms. KILROY, Mr. RYAN of Ohio, Mr. MASSA, Mr. FOSTER, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. ORTIZ, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Ms. VELAZQUEZ, Mr. RUSH, Mr. HODES, Mr. CLYBURN, Mr. BOSWELL, Mr. MOLLOHAN, Mr. MICHAUD, Mr. KISSELL, Mr. PASCRELL, Mr. MELANCON, Mr. BECERRA, Mr. DELAHUNT, Ms. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Mr. INSLEE, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. BOCCIERI, Mr. MCHUGH, Mr. DRIEHAUS, Mr. HONDA, Mr. CLAY, Mr. OBERSTAR, Mr. TONKO, Ms. WATERS, Mr. SCHAUER, Mr. VISCLOSKY, Mr. MILLER of North Carolina, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. SPACE, Mr. LUJAN, Mr. CROWLEY, Ms. MOORE of Wisconsin, Mr. STARK, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Ms. SCHWARTZ, Mr. BACA, Mr. PASTOR of Arizona, Mr. FATTAH, Mr. HOYER, Mr. LARSON of Connecticut, Ms. WATSON, Ms. LORETTA SANCHEZ of California, Mr. PRICE of North Carolina, Mr. SIRES, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. LARSEN of Washington, Ms. FUDGE, Mr. MEEKS of New York, Ms. NORTON, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. BAIRD, Ms. KOSMAS, Mr. DICKS, Mr. BISHOP of Georgia, Mr. HEINRICH, Mr. COURTNEY, Mr. TEAGUE, Mr. MURTHA, Ms. HARMAN, Mr. VAN HOLLEN, Mr. LOBIONDO, Mr. REYES, Mr. HIMES, Mr. OBEY, Mr. BOUCHER, Mr. KANJORSKI, Mr. HOLDEN, Mr. SALAZAR, Mr. ARCURI, Mrs. DAHLKEMPER, Mr. SKELTON, Mr. ALTMIRE, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Mr. GONZALEZ, Mr. RODRIGUEZ, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Mr. KAGEN, Ms. MARKEY of Colorado, Ms. DEGETTE, Mr. PIERLUISI, Ms. HERSETH SANDLIN, Ms. SPEIER, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr. DONNELLY of Indiana, Mr. WATT, Mr. SABLAN, Mr. SESTAK, Ms. BERKLEY, Mr. DAVIS of Alabama, Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA, Mr. POLIS of Colorado, Mr. PERLMUTTER, Mr. COSTA, and Ms. TITUS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor
The Democrats are desperate to get this immoral legislation passed hoping it will swell the ranks of unionized workers in this country and by default greatly increase a reliable voting block before the 2010 elections, which if things continue as they are under Obama could very well me the end of the line for most of these useless idiots.
Some insight into the myths and realities of this Obamanation can be found here.