Union bosses spent an estimated $1.5 billionon the 2006 and 2008 elections for the express purpose of having politicians in Washington enact a bill that would effectively eliminate workers’ right to vote in secret-ballot elections over the question of unionization.
Ironically, however, it may be the secret-ballot that could kill union bosses’ dream of getting the hallucinogenically-named Employee Free Choice Act
(EFCA) passed. The only way that could happen, of course, is if Massachusetts voters elect Scott Brown (R) over Martha Coakley
(D) in the Bay State’s Special Senate Election
on January 19th.
While the pro-union rag Workday Minnesota
says 2010 may be the last chance for EFCA, the fact is, the bill may be dead by Valentine’s Day if voters shrink Democrats’ filibuster-proof “supermajority” by just one vote by electing Brown…well almost
dead anyway. That is, of course, if Scott Brown wins and
Democrats don’t try any shenanigans as some bloggers on Hot Air
point out could happen.
“I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.” Thomas Paine December 23, 1776
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