Has Arlen Specter Been Bribed?
Arlen Specter is, admittedly, the most unprincipled opportunist in Washington, but something sure seems fishy. Back in April after switching parties, Arlen Specter said, “I will not be an automatic 60th vote and I would illustrate that by my position on employees’ choice, also known as card check. I think it is a bad deal and I am opposed to it and would not vote | Read More »
Leftwing Grassroots Are Made of Rubber by a Union
I wrote the other day about Sen. Ben Cardin’s (D-MD) townhall in Maryland. Senator Cardin, you will recall, had his townhall co-sponsored with the SEIU and ACORN. Additionally, his office sent an email to the AFL-CIO, which then forwarded it out, asking Obamacare supporters to attend the event in order to fill the seats and keep out pro-America supporters1. The whole thing was another example | Read More »
How can you take these people seriously on the “Employee Free Choice Act”?
In Pennsylvania, the unions are rallying to support card check, or what they like to refer to as the “Employee Free Choice Act.” Some local business leaders are going to be rallying with them. The news media there notes Business leaders will gather in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, this afternoon in support of the Employee Free Choice Act. The roundtable will be held at 5 | Read More »
The “Card Check” Playground: There’s Plenty of Room in the Sandbox for Everyone!
There has been much conversation as of late surrounding the issue of who gets to fight the Employee Free Choice Act, EFCA and how they get to do it. That’s right, people are talking about how to fight it and who gets to play with whom rather than actually doing something to combat the bill. There are several efforts underway, from grassroots organizing to federal | Read More »
Fighting Card Check at the State Level
With the left taking over, there are a lot of bills that will be introduced, and unfortunately passed, that threaten our way of life. However, perhaps the most damming is the Orwellian named Employee Free Choice Act (known as Card Check). This bill will take away numerous rights and protections currently afforded to workers employed at companies where unions are actively seeking to organize. | Read More »
Meet Bill Now, Lest You Meet Him At Work
The United States Chamber of Commerce is serious about the card check bill. As we noted in our Directors post this morning, The vanguard of this movement to redistribute political power to the Left – the sign you will see early on to know that an Obama Administration is prioritizing political entrenchment – is legislation with the Orwellian title of the Employee Free Choice Act, | Read More »
George McGovern Comes Out Swinging Against Card Check
Mark Impomeni has a great piece over at AOL about Obama and the Democrats wanting to pay back union support by getting card check passed. “Card Check”, typically referred to by Democrats in Orwellian fashion as the “Employee Free Choice Act,” would require that employees vote for or against unionizing while standing in front of union thugs without a secret ballot. Tonight, during the 2nd | Read More »