Obama Backs SEIU’s Becker, Labor Union Shorts & EFCA Update
A hearty Happy New Year to you! Besides some breaking news and an EFCA update, we offer you our first 2010 edition of Labor Union Shorts. First, this… BREAKING: Becker to be Re-Nominated… President Obama’s radical union nominee to the National Labor Relations Board, Craig Becker (who is Assistant General Counsel to both the AFL-CIO and the SEIU) had his nomination rejected by the Senate | Read More »
98% of Workers Vote to Give SEIU an ‘Old School A** Whooping’ …
UPDATED: When given a choice, ninety-eight percent of workers chose to give the Union of Purple People Eaters (formally known as the SEIU) a good ‘old school a** whooping.’ National Union of Healthcare Workers soundly defeated the SEIU, but the margin of workers wanting no union was close. Results are not yet final. An upstart union challenging the giant Service Employees International Union won a plurality Friday | Read More »
UPDATE: Forget the Senate, the SEIU is Pulling Out…[Sort of...]
UPDATE 12/17: Andy Stern isn’t dumping the Senate health care bill entirely. Instead, he’s pushing it to go to conference with the House bill in the hopes that something “better” comes of it. SEIU President Andy Stern said Thursday it’s time for a vote on the legislation. “We’re for putting the bill into conference,” Stern said in a teleconference call. “We don’t like the bill. | Read More »
A Smoking Gun? Former IL Gov’s Defense Team Wants FBI Data on Obama, His Surrogates & SEIU Bosses
Not having been in the news of late is last year’s post-presidential election scandal of now-ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich and his alleged attempt to sell then-Senator Barack Obama’s Senate seat in exchange for…something. The Chicago Sun Times is reporting this morning that: Rod Blagojevich’s lawyers want the FBI to give up details of interviews conducted last year of President Obama, his chief of staff, Rahm | Read More »
The SEIU & Obama’s ‘Jobs Summit’: How much influence will the Queen of Labor have?
Behind every man, there is a woman… Behind every king, there is a queen… Behind SEIU boss Andy Stern, there is Anna Burger. Who is Anna Burger? She’s the less public face of the Union of Purple People Eaters (aka the Service Employees International Union). But her less-public profile should not fool you. She is as every bit as powerful (and perhaps moreso) than her | Read More »
WOW! Goldman Sachs Execs Arming Themselves Against…the SEIU?!?
From the diaries by Erick We first saw this on the blog of the Union of Purple People Eaters (aka the SEIU), so we had to ‘fact-check’ the story and, sure enough, it appears to be true. According to Bloomberg, executives at failed-NJ governor John Corzine’s old company, Goldman Sachs, are applying for handgun permits and exercising their Second Amendment rights to keep and bear | Read More »
SEIU Loses Fight with Boy Scouts
Last weekend, when the Union of Purple People Eaters’ (aka the SEIU) picked a fight with a lone Eagle scout, little did it know that a firestorm would ensue. Apparently, the Purple People Eaters bit off more than they could chew: Allentown union official Nick Balzano has been a political punching bag all week because he threatened to file a grievance against the city for allowing | Read More »
SEIU’s Stern On Union Bailout Bill: It’s Now (2010) or Never…
The Lavender Lapeled Lord of Labor, Andy Stern (the boss of the Purple People Eaters Union aka the Service Employees International Union [or SEIU, for short]) is hinting that the job-destroying union bailout bill known as the oxy-moronically named Employee Free Choice Act may be rigor mortis in the making. According to The Hill, Stern (who is known for projectile vomiting whatever is on his | Read More »
UNBELIEVABLE! SEIU Bullies Eagle Scout!
Just when you thought the Purple People Eating union known as the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and their thug-like tactics couldn’t sink any lower comes this story from Allentown, Pennsylvania. In pursuit of an Eagle Scout badge, Kevin Anderson, 17, has toiled for more than 200 hours hours over several weeks to clear a walking path in an east Allentown park. Little did the | Read More »
SEIU’s Andy Stern Says He’s a ‘Capitalist’!!!
Andy Stern, the president of the Purple People Eaters, otherwise known as the Service Employees International Union, claims he is a “capitalist”!… Despite what Glenn Beck says, I am a capitalist, not a socialist, communist, or anything else he’s called me in the last two weeks. [Yeah, and 'Das Kapital' was really written by Adam Smith, Andy!] Apparently, Mr. Stern is no longer interested in | Read More »