Dick Trumka makes empty threat to Democrats.
Alternative title: Dick Trumka’s ego writes checks the AFL/CIO can’t cash. To summarize, the Hill article reports that Trumka is kind-of, sort-of threatening that if the Democratic party doesn’t pay more attention to Big Labor, then Big Labor will start thinking about going politically shopping elsewhere. This is an… interesting proposition, to be sure – given that Trumka does not exactly say where Big Labor | Read More »
Pick out Russ Feingold’s Union Bosses!
Ed Morrissey at Hot Air is hosting a fun new game: spot the union shills pretending to be normal people in Russ Feingold’s latest misleading campaign ad. So far out of the six ‘plain folks,’ two have been identified as being union corporate suits: That’s Joanne Ricca, AFL-CIO Legislative and Research Director. And this… …is Linda Sadowski, who works in “the office of the President.” | Read More »
Mayors inexplicably upset over White House’s priorities.
This is fascinating, really: Mayors angry with White House no-show America’s big-city mayors are steaming over what they view as “a very dangerous precedent” set by the Obama administration in its decision to shun the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting in Providence, R.I., this week. In its attempt to honor the picket line of a local firefighters union involved in a labor dispute with | Read More »