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(768 posts)
Fri Apr 19, 2024, 11:56 PM Apr 2024

Every southern rethug can FUCK OFF. Every Rethug gov that spoke out against unions..

Volkswagon auto factory in Tennessee just voted to go UNION!!

Every "southern" governor spoke out against this union drive/effort.

Rethugs HATE workers organizing for a better life.

Rethug governors pedaled their states to automakers as a union-free environment.

Proud of my fellow newest UAW-inductees for voting UNION-YES.


Life will improve with your soon incoming union contract.

To Rethug governors, like George Carlin once said, up your ass with a broomstick!!

Bonus, WTF is "southern" anyway? Another country?

The term "southern" is becoming offensive and unpatriotic to me.

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Every southern rethug can FUCK OFF. Every Rethug gov that spoke out against unions.. (Original Post) Imallin4Joe Apr 2024 OP
GREAT News! whathehell Apr 2024 #1
This is great news! leftieNanner Apr 2024 #2
Welcome to all new union brothers and sisters. Maru Kitteh Apr 2024 #3
Wish I could rec a reply!! Imallin4Joe Apr 2024 #11
Actually, you can. The rec button is right next to the reply button in every post. niyad Apr 2024 #13
Oh my, is that new? Imallin4Joe Apr 2024 #14
You are most welcome. It was part of the DU4 upgrade. niyad Apr 2024 #15
I heard on NPR today IBEW endorsed President Joe. lpbk2713 Apr 2024 #4
I'm very happy hearing the news on this thread. We still have the right to join a union Deuxcents Apr 2024 #9
he gave a rip roaring speech to a rowdy crowd. mopinko Apr 2024 #17
+1... myohmy2 Apr 2024 #5
Didn't Trump give border guards a union, free? keithbvadu2 Apr 2024 #6
Wonderful news! mountain grammy Apr 2024 #7
I think the southern Republiklans want to go to the early 1800s & bring back slavery Jerry2144 Apr 2024 #8
You're damn right!! Imallin4Joe Apr 2024 #10
..more like... thomski64 Apr 2024 #18
It's up to the voters, OAITW r.2.0 Apr 2024 #12
Excellent news - and welcome to union representation! calimary Apr 2024 #16
Unions built the middle class odins folly Apr 2024 #19
Glad to hear it. Wolf Frankula Apr 2024 #20
Not any of the northern ones? TxGuitar Apr 2024 #21
Congrats!! My parents were union (northern state) - TBF Apr 2024 #22


(768 posts)
14. Oh my, is that new?
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 12:43 AM
Apr 2024

Thank you for pointing that out, I had no idea. That's so nice that we can rec replies!!

Thanks again!!


(17,382 posts)
9. I'm very happy hearing the news on this thread. We still have the right to join a union
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 12:15 AM
Apr 2024

And we should support our new members as they form the Union they want. I worked Union for over 30+ years and it was an experience I’ll never forget. Took advantage of being active and the opportunities and those values still have a place in my life. I hope their leadership represents them well as management will be testing them so be strong and know your values and your contract. ✊


(2,208 posts)
8. I think the southern Republiklans want to go to the early 1800s & bring back slavery
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 12:12 AM
Apr 2024

It's the only thing that adds up with all their anti-worker, anti-women, racist, anti-American behaviors. We failed to excise the cancer post-Civil War. And now they're coming back stronger, probably with help from Russia and China.


(768 posts)
10. You're damn right!!
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 12:20 AM
Apr 2024

They yearn for the days where only conservative white guys control everything. 1950's shit..

OAITW r.2.0

(25,692 posts)
12. It's up to the voters,
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 12:25 AM
Apr 2024

That 47% of American voters haven't figured it out ----collateral damaged to our democratic state.

odins folly

(213 posts)
19. Unions built the middle class
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 01:30 AM
Apr 2024

Last edited Sat Apr 20, 2024, 10:31 AM - Edit history (1)

Republicans and conservatives want only a rich class and a poor class. More workers, less rich. No woman’s heath care equals more workers. No workers rights equals “right to work” (fired just because).

To quote Judge Smails, “the world needs ditch diggers too”……


(32,652 posts)
22. Congrats!! My parents were union (northern state) -
Sat Apr 20, 2024, 12:46 PM
Apr 2024

they were high school graduates who were able to have decent jobs with benefits (and piece work - remember that? My dad loved the reward of being able to make more if you put in the effort). All 3 of us kids were able to graduate from in-state colleges on the shoulders of their work.

My dad always said that the unions weren't perfect (some of them were pretty strong in the mid 1900s and could be violent as well), but without them they didn't have anything. With a union you were able to approach management as a group with demands - without that you'd just be individually fired if you said anything at all that they didn't like. I'm so glad to hear unions are on the rise again.

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