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Friday, October 28, 2011

Unions: The Enemy Within Bankrupting America, Destroying Prosperity, and Subverting Our Future

For those who may wonder why Democrats support unions that have eliminated American industries, are bankrupting states and municipalities, and threaten the very existence of our nation due to the massive failure of public schools and an alien social agenda at war with Christian beliefs and values, here's the answer.

Leading Union Political Campaign Contributors
1990-2010

Democrats
Republicans

American Fed. of State, County, & Municipal Employees
$40,281,900
$547,700

Intel Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
29,705,600
679,000

National Education Association
27,679,300
2,005,200

Service Employees International Union
26,368,470
98,700

Communication Workers of America
26,305,500
125,300

Service Employees International Union
26,252,000
1,086,200

Laborers Union
25,734,000
138,000

American Federation of Teachers
25,682,800
200,000

United Auto Workers
25,082,200
182,700

Teamsters Union
24,926,400
1,822,000

Carpenters and Joiners Union
24,094,100
658,000

Machinists & Aerospace Workers Union
23,875,600
226,300

United Food and Commercial Workers Union
23,182,000
334,200

AFL-CIO
17,124,300
713,500

Sheet Metal Workers Union
16,347,200
342,800

Plumbers & Pipefitters Union
14,790,000
818,500

Operating Engineers Union
13,840,000
2,309,500

Airline Pilots Association
12,806,600
2,398,300

International Association of Firefighters
12,421,700
2,685,400

United Transportation Workers
11,807,000
1,459,300

Ironworkers Union
11,638,900
936,000

American Postal Workers Union
11,633,100
544,300

Nat'l Active & Retired Fed. Employees Association
8,135,400
2,294,600

Seafarers International Union
6,726,800
1,281,300
Source: Center for Responsive Politics, Washington , D.C. http://www.opensecrets.org/outsidespending/index.php


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