Monday, March 29, 2010

Pause & ponder on another Obama bummer: Craig Becker’s Appointment

With his government-run healthcare in place, our cocky President made 15 recess appointments. One in particular is troublesome as reported by An excerpt of AFP's article can be read below. Above is a YouTube video of Senator Jim DeMint's comments regarding this strongly pro-labor, pro-union appointment.
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is a big Soetoro/Obama and Democrat Party backer. That union was behind the beating of a black Tea Party concessionaire in St. Louis last year. This union’s lackeys serve at the behest of this president when thugs or intimidators are needed to enforce or persuade support for some aspect of the President’s agenda.

“Just when you think this president cannot act more arrogantly, he proves us wrong.

“President Obama waited for Congress to adjourn for Easter and then he used a recess appointment to put Big Labor lawyer Craig Becker on the board that is supposed to be a fair and honest broker between unions and employers.

Becker was a top lawyer for SEIU (Service Employees International Union), one of the most liberal and thuggish public employee unions in the nation. Now, thanks to President Obama, he's on the National Labor Relations Board.

“Becker is so radical on labor issues that the Democrat-controlled Senate REFUSED to approve his nomination! Senator Ben Nelson (of "Cornhusker Kickback" infamy) even said Becker's record indicates he will "pursue a personal agenda."

“Remember the outrageous Card Check legislation President Obama pushed last year that would effectively take the right to a secret ballot away from Americans when they decide whether or not to join a union? Well, Becker is going to try and use his position on the National Labor Relations Board to push it through without Congress. This is just the latest instance of democracy denied - the administration's continued push around Congress and the American people. Check out (Americans for Prosperity's) AFP's to see how this fits together with other moves on Internet regulation, energy taxes and more.

“Actions like the recess appointment of Craig Becker drive home just how liberal and arrogant the Obama administration really is. I just read an advance copy of Sean Hannity's upcoming book entitled "Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama's Radical Agenda," which drives home this point with power and precision …”

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