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Big Labor in Search for Card Check Deal


Despite An Unemployment Rate That Continues to Hover Near 10 Percent…

"…a year after Obama claimed that the stimulus had started creating jobs, it is not just the general public that believes that the stimulus was a waste of money, so do the experts. This week a new survey from the National Association for Business Economics found that 73 percent of business economists believe that the stimulus ‘has had no impact on employment.’ Many will point out that the unemployment rate has soared well above what the Obama administration predicted would occur if the stimulus were enacted.”

John Lott, “Why Our Unemployment Rate Is So Much Higher Than Others,”, 4/28/2010 

…Big Labor Continues to Look for a Backroom Deal to Pass Their Job-Killing “Card Check” Scheme

ABC's Rick Klein: "Can we say- Employee Free Choice Act not going to happen this year, maybe next year, it's just off the table right now?"

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: "No, I wouldn't say that at all. We're looking at ways to bring that up as we speak right now, that, look at things to attach it to. We're still fighting.”

AFL-CIO President: Wall Street ‘Destroyed 11 Million Jobs,” ABC News Topline, 4/29/2010