Unions & the Constitutional Right to Assembly

Why do Republicans have issue with this? The constitution spells this out for us. We have a right to assembly in the First Amendment of the Constitution. Oh wait, I forgot, the tea-baggers don't believe in the Constitution because it didn't come from God.

Gibson95- stop being so hate filled!
TEA = Taxed Enough Already

Unions work less, earn more and accept the taxpayer to give them big pensions and free insurance.

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LOL!! "accept the taxpayer"

Do mean, "Expect"? Tea Baggers, lol.

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you know i'm right thats why all you can do is criticize my spelling. you must be a lazy union worker too

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Are polls taken to make news, (shape opinion), or are they taken to fairly, unbiasedly sample the voters opinion?

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This is very interesting! I never thought about it this way.

The Democratic Party has become the Lawyers Party .
Barack Obama is a lawyer. Michelle Obama is a lawyer.
Hillary Clinton is a lawyer. Bill Clinton is a lawyer.
John Edwards is a lawyer. Elizabeth Edwards is a lawyer.
Every Democrat nominee since 1984 went to law school (although Gore did
not graduate). Every Democrat vice presidential nominee since 1976, except for Lloyd Bentsen, went to law school. Look at leaders of the Democrat Party in Congress: Harry Reid is a lawyer. Nancy Pelosi is a lawyer.

The Republican Party is different.
President Bush is a businessman.
Vice President Cheney is a businessman.
The leaders of the Republican Revolution:
Newt Gingrich was a history professor.
Tom Delay was an exterminator. Dick Armey was an economist.
House Minority Leader Boehner was a plastic manufacturer.
The former Senate Majority Leader Bill First is a heart surgeon.
Who was the last Republican president who was a lawyer? Gerald Ford,
who left office 31 years ago and who barely won the Republican
nomination as a sitting president, running against Ronald Reagan in
1976.

The Republican Party is made up of real people doing real work, who are
often the targets of lawyers. The Democrat Party is made up of lawyers. Democrats mock and scorn men who create wealth, like Bush and Cheney, or who heal the sick, like First, or who immerse themselves in history, like Gingrich.

The Lawyers Party sees these sorts of people, who provide goods and services that people want, as the enemies of America . And, so we have seen the procession of official enemies, in the eyes of the Lawyers Party, grow.

Against whom do Hillary and Obama rail? Pharmaceutical companies, oil companies, hospitals, manufacturers, fast food restaurant chains, large retail businesses, bankers, and anyone producing anything of value in our nation.

This is the natural consequence of viewing everything through the eyes of lawyers. Lawyers solve problems by successfully representing their clients, in this case the American people. Lawyers seek to have new laws passed, they seek to win lawsuits, they press appellate courts to overturn precedent, and lawyers always parse language to favor their side.

Confined to the narrow practice of law, that is fine. But it is an awful way to govern a great nation. When politicians as lawyers begin to view some Americans as clients and other Americans as opposing parties, then the role of the legal system in our life becomes all-consuming. Some Americans become adverse parties of our very government. We are not all litigants in some vast social class-action suit. We are citizens of a republic that promises us a great deal of freedom from laws, from courts, and from lawyers.

Today, we are drowning in laws; we are contorted by judicial decisions; we are driven to distraction by omnipresent lawyers in all parts of our once private lives. America has a place for laws and lawyers, but that place is modest and reasonable, not vast and unchecked. When the most important decision for our next president is whom he will appoint to the Supreme Court, the role of lawyers and the law in America is too big.

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When House Democrats sue America in order to hamstring our efforts to learn what our enemies are planning to do to us, then the role of litigation in America has become crushing.

We cannot expect the Lawyers Party to provide real change, real reform or real hope in America. Most Americans know that a republic in which every major government action must be blessed by nine unelected judges is not what Washington intended in 1789. Most Americans grasp that we cannot fight a war when ACLU lawsuits snap at the heels of our defenders. Most Americans intuit that more lawyers and judges will not restore declining moral values or spark the spirit of enterprise in our
economy.

Perhaps Americans will understand that change cannot be brought to our nation by those lawyers who already largely dictate American society and business. Perhaps Americans will see that hope does not come from the mouths of lawyers but from personal dreams nourished by hard work. Perhaps Americans will embrace the truth that more lawyers with more power will only make our problems worse.

The United States has 5% of the worlds population and 66% of the worlds lawyers! Tort (Legal) reform legislation has been introduced in congress several times in the last several years to limit punitive damages in ridiculous lawsuits such as spilling hot coffee on yourself and suing the establishment that sold it to you and also to limit punitive damages in huge medical malpractice lawsuits. This legislation has continually been blocked from even being voted on by the Democrat Party. When you see that 97% of the political contributions from the American Trial Lawyers Association goes to the Democrat Party, then you realize who is responsible for our medical and product costs being so high!

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Dude, you forgot your "Republican talking points handbook". It's democrat party!
That's a nice copy/paste job Sagacious. Your second one in fact. Have any thoughts of your own?
Any way... to the debunking:
First,

Tort (Legal) reform legislation has been introduced in congress several times in the last several years to limit punitive damages in ridiculous lawsuits such as “spilling hot coffee on yourself and suing the establishment that sold it to you” and also to limit punitive damages in huge medical malpractice lawsuits.

Arrrggh! The McDonald's case referenced above is continually mischaracterized.

From: http://lawandhelp.com/q298-2.htm
Summary of the eRumor:  
A forwarded email that says the Democratic party has become a party of lawyers.  It lists President Barack and Michelle Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, John Edwards and several other elected Democratic leaders who hold law degrees.
 
The Truth:  
This is a commentary written by Bruce Walker that was published in The American Thinker on March 17, 2008.   Click for article.
There are biographies posted on the Congressional website showing several Republican elected leaders with legal backgrounds or holding law degrees including  Michael Turner of Ohio Leonard Lance of New Jersey, Timothy V. Johnson of Illinois, Randy J. Forbes of VirginiaJim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, Thomas E. Petri of Wisconsin , and Mike Castle of Delaware.
GOP Senate biographies with legal backgrounds or law degrees include Kit Bond of MissouriSam Brownback of Kansas , Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, Thad Chochran of Mississippi, John Cornyn of Texas , and Mike Crapo of Idaho.
Although not very bright, even Michelle Bachmann (R) Minnesota, has a law degree. Plus, Gore did not go to law school, he went to Divinity School.
 
A search of the congressmerge.com, we find:
REPUBLICANS
Database Search of the 111st Congress
(1st Session)
Your database search matched 63 members of Congress, including:

16 Senators and 47 Representatives
63 Republicans
You searched for members of Congress who fulfill all the following criteria:

They are Republicans.
Their Professional experience includes "Attorney".
DEMOCRAT
Database Search of the 111st Congress
(1st Session)
Your database search matched 122 members of Congress, including:

25 Senators and 94 Representatives
122 Democrats
You searched for members of Congress who fulfill all the following criteria:

They are Democrats.
Their Professional experience includes "Attorney".
 
I believe that's just about double the Republicons, but nowhere near your claims. Furthermore, it's a combined total of 185  of 535 total possible Representatives & Senators.Well, 537 including POTUS and VPOTUS. (pssst, that's not a significant percentage nor that surprising) Besides, let's not forget what they do in Washington...... WRITE LAWS!
 
you can follow this thread to read more on the falsities of your propaganda & rhetoric

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