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2012-11-03 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Georgia power crew turned away from Sandy-stricken New York for refusing to join union
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Posted by Fred 2012-11-03 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [309 views ]  Top

#1 Semmes didn't fare well at Gettysburg either. Best for Georgians to stay at home.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-03 02:26||   2012-11-03 02:26|| Front Page Top

#2 Update
Christie threatens ‘Disaster Control Act’ order to guarantee nonunion utility workers can help restore NJ power

Posted by tipper 2012-11-03 06:40||   2012-11-03 06:40|| Front Page Top

#3 Bully for him!
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-11-03 07:45||   2012-11-03 07:45|| Front Page Top

#4 "We're all in this together..." Bullshit
Posted by M. Murcek 2012-11-03 08:42||   2012-11-03 08:42|| Front Page Top

#5 No different than corporate profiteering with military supplies during war, for which there is a long and sorry history.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-11-03 10:40||   2012-11-03 10:40|| Front Page Top

#6 ...yes, because they're on 1 1/2 to double overtime. The longer it takes the more money they pocket.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-11-03 11:01||   2012-11-03 11:01|| Front Page Top

#7 P2K ...BINGO!
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-03 11:09||   2012-11-03 11:09|| Front Page Top

#8 The union credo to "make the job last" does not bode well for the needy citizenry of NJ and NY.
Posted by regular joe 2012-11-03 12:09||   2012-11-03 12:09|| Front Page Top

#9 Kill the Unions!
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2012-11-03 14:19||   2012-11-03 14:19|| Front Page Top

#10 Georgia is a right-to-work state. The above reminds me of the scorpion and frog story. There are many people who are not a member of some union in other states who could provide services to NYC but just about everything there is unionized. Time to consider the worth of unions and what they are really about. New York ought to consider Right-to-work legislation. Good for Christie. Do it. NY governor should do the same.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-11-03 14:24||   2012-11-03 14:24|| Front Page Top

#11 John, as if a Democrat would do such a thing to his union buddies.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-11-03 15:32||   2012-11-03 15:32|| Front Page Top

#12 ...to his union buddies paymasters.

FIFY. There are no deeper pockets than mandatory union dues [aka closed shop].
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-11-03 16:02||   2012-11-03 16:02|| Front Page Top

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