Without researching this or posting links ... just a throw this out there kind of thread. How is Obama going to appease the unions and get the economy rolling without rowing against the tide? Tax breaks for businesses doing business in the country will help reduce their costs. National healthcare will also help to reduce their overhead ... but perhaps a seperate discussion. i just don't see how this country is going to surge ahead with unions expecting a bigger foray into businesses. How can the economy get stronger and union membership grow at the same time? Can he pull this off? Will he survive (politically) if he doesn't cater to the unions? Will he get the unions to sit tight while the economy grows first?