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President Obama was -- -- Detroit auto factory yesterday he blasted right to work laws saying they have nothing to do.
But economics and everything to do -- politics.
Well as you might guess I have a slightly different view than that -- the president I believe it's all about money and politics.
And here's something you may not -- known about the state of Michigan.
Seventeen and a half percent of that State's workforce belongs to a union that's the fifth highest rate of union organization in the country and membership.
And despite the president's misleading suggestions to the contrary.
Michigan workers still tonight have the right to form and join a union they still have the right to bargain.
And what this law changes.
Is sports union membership.
I repeat forced union membership so why is the president and why are the unions so upset.
Well in this case is the -- about the money specifically union dues.
Less money obviously means.
Less political power and this is the offset to the right to work it is the right to power and the unions think that is their right.
What other states like Idaho and Oklahoma -- right to work laws.
Bear -- union dues paying membership.
Dues paying membership fell by 15%.
If if that happens in Michigan Heritage Foundation has come up with an estimate as to how much the unions in Michigan would lose.
And that number is over 46.
-- six million dollars.
A year in -- Michigan just one state nationwide.
Were not even talking about.
Public employee unions yep so let's do so.
Nationwide government employee unions collect are you ready for this number.
That is tax Payer money going in the form of wages to give to the government class if you will.
And -- Fourteen.
In do -- A -- that's what's at stake here folks.
This isn't just about.
Money it isn't just about politics it's about -- The right to power that is sought by organized labor where does all that money go well.
I have to tell -- it goes straight to the president's party.
The democratic part during this election cycle public sector unions and their affiliated pacs gave.
Of their millions and millions of dollars to the Democrats.
Received from those unions that.
Think about this 193%.
Wind to the Democratic Party.
Not only that unions ran up a large part of the democratic ground operation on all bubbles.
Local state and federal.
And wider ground operation it -- so the president was half right.
This is all about politics.
But he's also wrong it's about money as well.
Big money and power.
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