You must pay union fees to get & keep a govt job? Your money supports political views you disagree with. That’s question Supreme Court will answer

You must pay union fees to get & keep a govt job? Your money  spent to  support political views you  fundamentally disagree with? That’s wrong.  This violates your freedom of speech rights.

For example, the SEIU  supported Obama in 2008 & 2012   and supported Hillary Clinton in 2016.   The SEIU pours millions of dollars into the Democrat Party each election cycle.   Why should  union dues you must  pay to keep your job be spent  for  politics you disagree with?

The Supreme Court hears a case on this issue starting Monday, February 26.  This is from the Wall Street Journal:

“Across the U.S., more than 500,000 state and local workers have objected to funding union advocacy but are nonetheless required by law to pay “fair share” fees to labor unions they have refused to join. The Supreme Court upheld the practice in a 1977 case, Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, reasoning that otherwise workers could “free ride” on the union’s collective bargaining. Prohibiting unions from charging nonmembers directly for political speech, it believed, would protect their First Amendment rights.

“On Monday the justices will hear oral arguments in a challenge to that 1977 decision brought by Mr. Janus. They should heed Justice Felix Frankfurter’s observation, in an earlier case on mandatory union fees, that it is “rather naive” to assume “that economic and political concerns are separable.” As Mr. Janus argues, bargaining over wages, pensions and benefits in the public sector involves issues of intense public concern and thus core First Amendment-protected speech. A state law that forces public employees to fund that speech violates their rights, no less than compelling them to speak. ( Janus v. Afscme doesn’t consider these questions for unions in the private sector.)

 “Other unions that held pro-Clinton rallies include the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the Service Employees International Union, which represents about one million public workers. The SEIU convention passed a resolution that the union will “elect Hillary Clinton” as president “by mobilizing millions of voters.” Unions and state governments maintain that nonmembers can be charged for these conventions because they are where the unions adopt bargaining strategies and representational policies.
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Aptos Psychologist: Stop taking money from government workers’ paychecks.  People are smart and can decide for themselves what politics they want to support.
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Get it in writing! [tear down your tree house says city]

 

tree house must be torn down says city

Supreme Court is last chance for a couple who built a tree house after told in a phone call that they did not need a permit.   Then the city weighed in and said that they needed a permit to build a tree house. Many thousands of dollars later the couple appeals to the Supreme Court for redress.

If told no, that the tree house must be torn down, the couple must  now get a permit to tear it down. Ironic?

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Tomorrow we know: ObamaCare? Illegal immigrants? “Deplorables”?

 

Freedom or

What direction for America?

Tomorrow —  when we wake up  — Americans  will know what direction the country will take:  ObamaCare, illegal immigration,  “Deplorables”,  likely  control of the  Supreme Court.

Can “outsider” such as Trump  win?  Or  will  The Clinton Foundation and  “elete”  of Washington and New York — who spectacularly don’t know middle america — continue to rule?

Pray that Americans make the right choices — for freedom, justice and the same rule of law for all persons.

About 70% of Americans think the country is going in the wrong direction.  Well, it’s been Obama and Hilary as Secretary of State guiding how this country has been going.  Will Americans vote for a new direction?

Early polling  suggests that Americans want  to elect a “strong leader” .  That sounds like Trump as Hilary’s leadership reminds people of Bengazi and four dead Americans and that America is involved in 5 undeclared wars right now.

If Hilary wins, then more  costly  ObamaCare comes  our way.  If  Trump, then ObamaCare   can  be — likely will be —  thrown out.

If Trump wins, illegal immigration  can be controlled.  A recent poll shows that Hispanics overwhelmingly want illegals sent home.

What about the “Deplorables” which Hilary says make up half of Trump’s support.    Hilary may express regret about her remarks, but  how  will Hilary’s “Deplorables” vote?

Hispanics and immigration:  Per a poll released today,  Hispanics want laws enforced and illegals sent home.  So  — as one might surmise, Hispanics ‘get it’ that opening the flood gate to illegals hurts  plenty of USA born people looking for minimum wage jobs.

Blacks vote as a bloc for Obama/ Hilary?   Will the young Blacks do the bidding of Michelle Obama who tells them “Just vote Democrat.”  One young Black woman interviewed said that she was not staying on the Plantation as Michelle Obama tells her.  This young black woman refuses to vote Democrat  just because Michelle Obama tells her to.

Tomorrow — when we wake up and read the papers and turn on the news — then we will know what direction America will go.  Let’s pray that freedom and liberty and one rule of law applies to all persons.

 

 

 

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