[Homestead] hyper v depr debate continues

bobf bobford79 at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 18 15:07:06 EST 2008

It is just part of the problem, but it is a problem beyond repair.  That particular union has been rotten with corruption for many years.  


--- On Thu, 12/18/08, EarthNSky <erthnsky at bellsouth.net> wrote:

> From: EarthNSky <erthnsky at bellsouth.net>
> Subject: Re: [Homestead] hyper v depr debate continues
> To: bobford79 at yahoo.com, homestead at lists.ibiblio.org
> Date: Thursday, December 18, 2008, 1:01 PM
> bobf wrote:
> > It's all BS.  <snip>  And, if workers want
> > a Union , they need to dump UAW , and start one
> without the financial
> > and political corruption.  Some enitites are just
> beyond
> > help..................................
> IMO, the UAW is the problem, not that I am against all
> unions, but it has increased the price of the car to where
> they are not competitive with other manufacturers.  Here in
> the southern US, there are many, many  foreign manufacturers
> that are non-unionized and the workers still make good
> money($20/hr or better)  The plants have revitalized local
> economies and they have treated the workers well, for the
> most part.
> A cop here who makes $12 or $15/hr, or a teacher who starts
> at $25k, or even that autoworker who makes $20, cannot
> afford to pay the jacked up price of a Big 3 vehicle.  That
> price is necessitated by paying those workers $40-50 hour
> for the same job others are doing for $20.
> B
> -- The true significance of Sacajawea's involvement in
> the Lewis & Clark
> expedition is that it was the first documented trip in
> history where men
> asked a woman for directions and followed them, allowing
> them to arrive
> at their destination.


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