I understand that a party that alleges to support workers and advance the middle class, uses the labor movement as an ATM, as a source of free campaign workers, as a strong back to carry them to victory, and a perceived weak mind that would not notice the huge disparity between promises and deliveries. Suffice to say, we have noticed.
Connie Leyva, president of Local 1428 of the United Food and Commercial Workers, which represents grocery workers in western San Bernardino County, said she was “infuriated” by that [Becker] vote….“The hard part for us is getting our Democratic elected officials to commit to doing what they’re supposed to do,” she said. “They’re wavering and they need to act.”
We’ve been saying for quite some time that the Democratic Party has become the de facto Labor Party in the United States. However, after spending hundreds of millions of dollars to secure the obedience of the Democratic majorites in Congress (and the White House), apparently union bosses are beginning to feel they’ve been scammed.
“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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