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State Assembly candidate at Pleasanton BART station this morning asking riders to support strike ban

Original post made on Oct 1, 2013

Orinda City Councilman Steve Glazer is handing out flyers this morning at the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station calling for a state ban on transit strikes.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, September 30, 2013, 8:20 PM

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Posted by wondering
a resident of Stoneridge
on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:50 am

I fully agree with the idea of a ban on transit strikes. I am sorry I did not see Steve Glazer at BART this morning. I was there a little early at 6:25 AM.
Good Luck a week from Friday when the deadline is here.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:24 am

I do NOT support a ban. I strongly the union right to strike.

i rest my case...


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Posted by Pazo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:35 am

Cholo,
You did indeed rest your case. Your statement is incoherent. Now that I think about, most of your statements are incoherent.


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Posted by Pazo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:40 am

It used to be that government workers were not allowed to strike. That was a very good policy. If you want to be on the taxpayer's dole, you should not be able to strike. The law change was made by union pimp Gov. Moonbeam Brown and union pimps in the state legislature. It's definitely time to put some serious heat on Moonbeam and the legislature to return to the was it was - when government workers could not strike.


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Posted by Julia
a resident of another community
on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:02 am

This is Julia from Alamo and I just want my opinion heard.

I totally agree with Pazo...
Cholo and others like him or her have their heads in the sand.

BAN ALL PUBLIC TRANSIT STRIKES!!

Thank you for listening, Julia Pardini from Alamo


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:49 am

Lets all keep our fingies crossed that BART gets shut down so that Union members can flex their muscles!

There's nothing like a UNION to keep folks on their toes!

SAVE UNIONS! SAVE BART! CUT A DEAL!

It's time for the UNION to SAVE THE DAY AND WALK!

VIVA UNIONS! VIVA! GORA!

signed,

pazzie-olini the slice of pizza




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Posted by local
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:13 am

A strike by BART workers will definitely push the voters towards a law that prevents transit unions from striking. So bring it on. Our government has proven that we need a crisis in order to make change. BART management went way further in negotiations that they should of while the unions did not negotiate at all. I hope the union does not give in so we can make these critical changes. Some pain now will fix the problems long-term.

Time for the unions for force the issue that transit strikes should be illegal.

With all the government mandates that requires us to put high-density housing in our cities and near public transportation, the government has indicated the public transportation is a vital service, like police and fire, and such the workers should not be able to shut-down the vital service.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:54 am

The USA is a great country because citizens are allowed to disagree.

If anti-union citizens want to change the law, then there are ways.

Cholo is always here to help out and essplaaaaaain stuff...especially the law!

If you want to live in a country where you have no rights, move to Argentina! tee hee...


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Posted by Daveg
a resident of Birdland
on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:23 pm

Daveg is a registered user.

If one is interested, one can sign an on-line petition currently circulating calling for a state ban on transit strikes.
Go to www.banBARTstrikes.com/


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