Obama, most Americans, side with unions over right-wingers

This from PeoplesWorld.org:

As workers continued monumental protests in several states against Republican attacks on their collective bargaining rights, they received support yesterday from two key sources.

Addressing governors at the White House Feb. 28 President Obama warned them not to vilify public workers.

"In fact, many public employees in your respective states have already agreed to cuts. But let me say this: I don't think it does anybody any good when public employees are denigrated or vilified or when their rights are infringed upon."

The president made his remarks as thousands of public workers and their supporters continued the protests at state capitols in Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio.

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  • Obama's farsight of gubernatorial power being used to
    obstruct transfer of share of power to working people
    is shared by a vast majority of Democrats. Wisconsin
    has galvanised the middle class to the working class as
    never before. Union busting is not new for us, our shoulders are stronger because of it. Democratic voter's
    sympathy for trade unions has re-awakened. It provides
    an opportunity for friends of working class to make good
    of it.Growth of worker's movement in Ohio,Michigan,
    wisconsin,pennsylvania will show its effects in coming
    elections in 2012. Republican governers adverse reactions to walker's actions ,explains it. A Jeb Bush,descends to talk to teachers in Fl with Obama !
    Repubs- in a quandry ?? Ramakant Sharma.

    Posted by Ramakant Sharma, 03/05/2011 11:44pm (8 years ago)

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