Ohio gets sanity ball rolling, Walker next to ‘bounce’

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Ohio gets sanity ball rolling, Walker next to ‘bounce’

Helping the victory in Ohio were Wisconsin AFL-CIO leaders Phil Neuenfeldt and Stephanie Bloomingdale, here with National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

By Dominique Paul Noth
Editor, Labor Press
Posted Nov. 0

The United States’ first step back to sanity took place November 8 — most prominently in Ohio but also from Maine to Mississippi. Citizens left and right have clearly had it with seeing their families served up as piñatas to extremist attacks on the middle class, so they are moving to wipe away the gains of a rabid minority in 2010 and exercise the powers of intelligence and common sense.

The next target on the road toward balance is the recall of Wisconsin …

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Ohio bill gives clues as to what Scott Walker has in store for Wisconsin unions

Walker thinks that unions harbor weapons of financial destruction or WFDs

[Here’s a LINK to the Wisconsin union-busting bill Scott Walker unveiled.]

Friday February 11th Governor Scott Walker will drop a bomb on public sector employees in this formerly blue state:

“Gov. Scott Walker told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Thursday that he will propose removing nearly all public employee collective bargaining rights to help plug a $3.6 billion budget hole…

Going after collective bargaining rights in such a dramatic fashion will almost certainly set off a firestorm in the state Capitol, not just among the workers but even Republicans who will be reluctant to go as far as Walker wants.” from Bloomberg.com

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