McCain vs Obama: The Worker Freedom Election
This election has been called many things. Grover Norquist has called it the “401(k) Election.” Some groups are calling it the “Take Back the Flag Election.” However the Alliance for Worker Freedom is calling it the “Worker Freedom Election.” Yesterday, AWF released a 15-variable matrix that compares John McCain and Barack Obama on issues concerning labor, trade, unions and, well, for lack of a better | Read More »
Would you vote for George McGovern If….
If George McGovern went on the record today, as opposing card check, supporting states rights, supporting the Health Care Choice Act and signed ATR’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge promising not to raise taxes…would you vote for him? Given the current climate today, I would have to think long and hard about that one. However, my current leanings are more toward the “yes” side than the “no”. | 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 »
How Appalling Is The “Employer Free Choice Act”?
Appalling enough that even “a longtime friend of labor unions” feels compelled to speak out against it. Now that takes some doing.