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    Default Does Teamsters still endorses Obama for another four?

    In the election race it was wide spread that the Teamsters (IBT) gave their endorsement to President Obama. It was tried to explain to me the purpose the IBT gave him the endorsement was with a single bill to help the union in the future. I still wonder if that was a good idea?

    Should organizations give a candidate money and endorsements in the hopes it will gain future leverage without completely vetting the candidate?
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    It wasn't just a single bill. He is labor friendly and wants to help the middle class. What has he done for us? Not even close to what our hopes were. The IBT will probably be behind him again, because the candidates the GOP are offering up are against labor and the working man.

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    Default Re: Does Teamsters still endorses Obama for another four?

    Quote Originally Posted by ST JAY View Post
    It wasn't just a single bill. He is labor friendly and wants to help the middle class. What has he done for us? Not even close to what our hopes were. The IBT will probably be behind him again, because the candidates the GOP are offering up are against labor and the working man.
    That don't make sense. Middle class and working people depend solely on jobs. Republicans can't get re-elected without producing jobs. Working class don't want to rely on handouts from the government..don't want part time jobs..don't want to live on food stamps..don't want to collect unemployment..don't want to lose their home. All this has magnified with Obama. He is the most clueless and classless president we ever had.



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    Quote Originally Posted by bean View Post
    That don't make sense. Middle class and working people depend solely on jobs. Republicans can't get re-elected without producing jobs. Working class don't want to rely on handouts from the government..don't want part time jobs..don't want to live on food stamps..don't want to collect unemployment..don't want to lose their home. All this has magnified with Obama. He is the most clueless and classless president we ever had.



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    Repulicraps can't get elected as shills for corporations , maybe if they were actually a conservative they would
    have a hope.

    And for Obama being clueless, I think I saw your picture in websters definition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by piasared View Post
    Repulicraps can't get elected as shills for corporations , maybe if they were actually a conservative they would
    have a hope.

    And for Obama being clueless, I think I saw your picture in websters definition.
    Clueless Obama supporter?

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    Default Re: Does Teamsters still endorses Obama for another four?

    Quote Originally Posted by bean View Post
    That don't make sense. Middle class and working people depend solely on jobs. Republicans can't get re-elected without producing jobs. Working class don't want to rely on handouts from the government..don't want part time jobs..don't want to live on food stamps..don't want to collect unemployment..don't want to lose their home. All this has magnified with Obama. He is the most clueless and classless president we ever had.
    What makes sense is that the IBT is going to endorse a candidate that is a supporter of UNIONS....... a freind! Do you think the IBT is going to support a candidate that is trying to wipe UNIONS off the map? Thats what wouldn't make sense!

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    Default Re: Does Teamsters still endorses Obama for another four?

    Quote Originally Posted by ST JAY View Post
    What makes sense is that the IBT is going to endorse a candidate that is a supporter of UNIONS....... a freind! Do you think the IBT is going to support a candidate that is trying to wipe UNIONS off the map? Thats what wouldn't make sense!
    Absolutely!

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    Default Re: Does Teamsters still endorses Obama for another four?

    I agree that Obama is more friendly to union and middle class people but I also think he has let us Teamster brother and sisters down by not pushing pension reforms for our funds and allowing Mexican drivers across our borders. These were issues that meant alot to us and his administration so far has let us down on these. Oh and by the way, so has Hoffa!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ROADY View Post
    I agree that Obama is more friendly to union and middle class people but I also think he has let us Teamster brother and sisters down by not pushing pension reforms for our funds and allowing Mexican drivers across our borders. These were issues that meant alot to us and his administration so far has let us down on these. Oh and by the way, so has Hoffa!!
    And the Employee Free Choice Act. But I still think he is the lesser of the evils.

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    Default Re: Does Teamsters still endorses Obama for another four?

    Quote Originally Posted by ST JAY View Post
    What makes sense is that the IBT is going to endorse a candidate that is a supporter of UNIONS....... a freind! Do you think the IBT is going to support a candidate that is trying to wipe UNIONS off the map? Thats what wouldn't make sense!
    It will be an interesting decision for the IBT Can't see them supporting a Republican because of their stance on organized labor then again as posted before what exactly has Obama done for us..Obama care??? That is little more than a joke..Obama has let us down on pension issues,EFCA,cross border trucking from Mexico to say a few..I know I am still looking for someone to vote for but the other side hasn't put anyone up that is decent..Maybe I will sit this one out...


 

 
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