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  •  Great rhetoric from Obama, (0+ / 0-)

    and I'm overjoyed to see it, but it can't stop there. If Dems want to stay relevant, we need a federal law that makes unionizing a basic human right. We need the feds to take this to court as soon as it's passed and signed -- in this case, perhaps trying to use the phony appropriation clause as a lever to throw the whole thing out. At the very least, we need a federal law that separates benefits won by union members from employees who refuse to join the union -- let 'em negotiate by themselves and see where that gets them.

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