Obama Cynically Ups The Ante With Newest Nominations To His Illegitimate NLRB
Obama’s NLRB nominations this week are nothing more than a political ploy–aimed at setting up Senate Republicans. As a result, it would be foolish for Republicans to jump on some backroom, deal-making bandwagon.
Obama’s ‘recess’ appointments were found to be unconstitutional. He undermined his own claim that they were constitutional by immediately re-nominating them. Therefore, Republicans should let the Supreme Court decide on the Block and Griffin appointments, since a three-to-two union majority does nothing at all to change the radical nature of the NLRB.
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Union Briefs for Fri., March 22, 2013: No Justice, No Peace? Vegas PD makes arrests, tourists get peace
For some, getting arrested at a union protest is a badge of honor–something to make Uncle Saul proud.
In Sin City, union protesters engaged in “civil disobedience” by blocking the Vegas strip in order to protest failed negotiations earned their activist merit badges on Wednesday by getting themselves arrested.
It’s Friday, and here are your Union Briefs…
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Union Hypocrisy On Display: SEIU’s Union Staff Votes To Strike
There’s nothing more embarrassing for union bosses than their own unionized staff striking against them or, in this case, threatening to strike.
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Mobilization: How to Put the Roots Back Into Grassroots Activism
While the Left has used its playbook effectively for years on the Right, gotten a President elected and re-elected, it is not too late to use the some of the tactics and put the roots back into grassroots activism.
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Unchanged: Americans Are Still Fleeing High-Tax, Forced-Unionism States With Good Reason
The fact that forced-union states have been losing taxpayers shouldn’t come as a surprise. The trend has been occurring for decades. Year after year, taxpayers are merely moving to where there is a more favorable climate–both literally and figuratively.
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Strange Bedfellows: Unions Protesting For The Right To Target Private Residences Get Tea Party Approval
Union thugs protesting outside the homes of their targets has become a weapon more and more unions have added to their already-large arsenal. Now that the State of Georgia may become the first state to outlaw the offensive tactic, oddly enough, unions are getting support from an unlikely source–the Tea Party Patriots. Last year, when 45,000 union members struck telephone carrier Verizon, IBEW union radicals | Read More »
Congressman & Obama Ally Accepts Social Justice Award From Communist Party Affiliate
“Rudy Lazano and I worked closely together to try and build a relationship between Latino and African American activists and union types. We called ourselves progressives.” Congressman Danny K Davis, Feb. 26, 2012. A longtime ally of President Barack Obama, Congressman Danny K. Davis [D-IL] was in Chicago recently accepting the Social Justice Award from People’s World, a Communist-based website. The editorial mission is partisan | Read More »
Union picketers picket… mother of five?
Who thought that this was a good idea? A Quincy mom has disconnected her support for striking Verizon workers yesterday after a group of mouthy picketers surrounded non-union repairmen and turned a phone-line fix at her home into what she is calling a “ridiculous” protest scene. “I looked in the street and there are picketers, 10 of them or more, doing a circle around the | Read More »
Verizon Strikers Using Children, Harassing & Menacing Replacement Workers [Updated]
It’s only been a few days since 45,000 CWA and IBEW members walked off their jobs at Verizon, however, incidents of harassment, sabotage, and illegal picketing have already begun to pile up. On Tuesday, Verizon obtained an injunction in Pennsylvania and filed for one in Delaware “to prevent ‘illegal’ and ‘reprehensible’ strike activities such as keeping managers out of buildings.” In one deplorable incident, a | Read More »
Verizon Offers $50,000 Reward After Sabotage On Day Two Of Militant Union Strike
It’s been less than 24 hours since the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) called 45,000 of their respective members out on strike against Verizon and, already, there are reports of sabotage of Verizon equipment, as well as illegal picketing. According to a Verizon press release on Monday, there has been: Ten incidents of fiber-optic lines being deliberately cut | Read More »
Axis of Evil?* NJ Government Unions Unite Against Chris Christie and Taxpayers
In New Jersey, where the last Democrat governor (while he was a US Senator) had a girlfriend who just happened to be the head of New Jersey’s largest government union, where the property taxes are the highest in the nation, and where the state faces a $10+ billion budget gap and the real debt may be as high as $176 billion, government union bosses have | Read More »
Arianna, the Progressive Pariah: HuffPo Blogger Files $105 Million Class Action Suit
It seems Arianna Huffington has something in common with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker: They’ve both incurred the wrath of the Left. You may remember barely a month ago when, following Arianna Huffington’s $315 million sale of her website to AOL, a group of unpaid artists demanded their “fair share” of the pie. Arianna refused to negotiate—wouldn’t budge, in fact—so, the artists went on strike. Shortly | Read More »
CWA Members Seeing Red After Union Bosses Blow Dues Money on Themselves
There’s an internal war going on in one of the Communications Workers of America’s largest locals, New York City’s Local 1101. Accusations of poor, absentee leadership has caused a group of rank and file stewards and chief stewards to start a campaign to reform the local. Now, the issues have involved the CWA International in Washington, which has placed a monitor over the local due | Read More »
Union Thugs: This Time It’s Personal…
Union thugs, this is for you: Yesterday, you physically attacked a friend, without provocation and without justification. Not just my friend, but a friend to many—thousands and thousands across America. Since leaving your ranks 17 years ago, CWA, I knew you then to be ineffectual and depraved but, by attacking a friend to so many, you have now sunk to the bowels of hell for | Read More »
Union protestors, including waiver award winners Communication Workers of America (CWA), arrived outside of the FreedomWorks headquarters today apparently to hit female activists and police the Jews. Meanwhile, in Wisconsin Denver, the same level headed Unions were scolding a black tea party activist for “voting against his best interests,” since they clearly know better than he does. So don’t worry America! The racist tea parties are | Read More »