SEIU Fallout: FBI Investigates Prominent Labor Leader Andy Stern
Comrade Andy Stern, bosom buddy of Obama, is under FBI investigation for fraud. Mr Stern was the former labor leader for the SEIU – the union that heavily financed and supported Obama’s election campaign and which is ruining American democracy. Tut, tut, Mr Stern – is this why you left the SEIU abruptly? On another point – how can unions justify wasting $44 million of members fees to fund the upcoming congressional elections? Of course they’ll only be funding the Democrats. So my question – if I’m a forced SEIU member and I don’t vote for the Dems, then how democratic is it that the union uses my money to back their political nominees? It’s MY MONEY! Surely members fees should be used to better a members life – like health plans or pension savings. How dare unions use other peoples hard earned money to fund political parties! I’ve said it before and in case you’ve missed it – UNIONS ARE THE SCOURGE OF THE EARTH.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and the U.S. Labor Department are investigating prominent labor leader Andy Stern in their probe of corruption at the Service Employees International Union, according to two people who have been interviewed by federal agents.
Stern left his post two years before the end of his term, saying he wanted to focus more on his personal life. He remains a member of President Barack Obama’s deficit commission and a highly influential figure in the White House, where he was one of the most frequent visitors last year. He is also a research fellow at Georgetown University and a paid consultant for the SEIU.
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