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Meanwhile, we the workers are still hurting. No relief for us. But hey, the country's still broke! Let's give tax breaks and subsidies to the rich, to the corporations, to the freaking oil companies. But let's stick it to workers again. Whatever you think about unions in general, I hope this is still starting to rub you at least a little the wrong way.
On top of all this, right when it looked like Wisconsin's Gov. Walker was going to lose this particular battle, the state GOP legislators pulled a rabbit out of their hat (or elsewhere), and just pushed through what they wanted. It was possibly against the law, and it is certainly unpopular. So, Walker will be a right-wing hero who is despised by everyone else. Maybe that's what he's going for.
Wisconsin GOP Strips Public Workers' Bargaining Rights
The Wisconsin Senate succeeded in voting Wednesday to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers, after Republicans outmaneuvered the chamber's missing Democrats and approved an explosive proposal that has rocked the state and unions nationwide. . .
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