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An Anti-Union Union

Author Adele M. Stan details how Rupert Murdoch, David Koch, and Wisconsin Republicans have come together to eliminate one of the most terrifying evils facing the US today:  American workers.

In the week-long battle taking place in Wisconsin over Gov. Scott Walker’s attempt to strip state workers of their collective bargaining rights, you’d expect Fox News to be doing what it’s done: misreporting the story, mistakenly characterizing a poll supporting public workers to mean its opposite, featuring Glenn Beck painting the protests of union workers as something cooked up by Stalinists. And you might be tempted to think, well, that’s just Fox playing to its base of frightened Tea Partiers who prefer a fact-free zone to the more challenging territory of actual news, where the answers are never pat, and the world is a bit more complicated than it seems in the realm of Fox Nation. READ MORE

It is unacceptable that we, as a nation, allow ourselves to be manipulated as the article describes.  It is nothing short of incredible that we allow these propagandists to drill into our heads that we need to be acting against our own best interests.  It is baffling that so many voters blindly accept being manipulated, willingly repeating their inane talking points over and over without actually considering the facts.  We need to recognize their true motives, their methods, and take a stand – this is not good for our people, our children, or our nation.

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