Tweet of the Day, @GovWalker Wants To Say ‘Hi’ To Union Leadership edition.
Oh, my. That is what we call beautiful. Happy Labor Day! — Governor Walker (@GovWalker) September 2, 2013 To the accompaniment of many, many people screaming in impotent rage. Which is as it should be. Moe Lane (crosspost) Via Trollin’ RT @GovWalker: Happy Labor Day! — Ben Howe (@BenHowe) September 2, 2013
Happy ‘National Empty Chair Day’
In honor of Labor Day, and as Democrats gather for their national convention, Conservatives have declared today “National Empty Chair Day.”
Yes, it’s play on Clint Eastwood’s infamous speech to an empty chair representing an absent President Obama during the Republican National Convention. Conservatives are going after Obama’s record using the hashtag the hashtag #emptychairday.
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Obama’s Labor Secretary Sends Labor Day Message to Notorious SEIU: “You are now…part of the solution.”
Barack Obama’s Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis, has never shied away from her affinity for union bosses. Though she has never been a union member herself (nor has she ever worked in the private sector), her love of unions, apparently, comes from her parents’ membership in unions. Like many Democratic political opportunists who have fought and climbed their way to the top of the political | Read More »
Labor Complains About the Business Climate They Created
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss complaints by big labor’s James P. Hoffa about the patriotism of American companies, the role labor plays in today’s business climate and whether Obamanomics have made the economy worse. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen | Read More »
Labor Day & The Union Tax: How Unions Kill Jobs
The Labor Day holiday is always a time for union bosses and the media to reflect on the role that unions play in society. Not surprisingly, with a mere 11.9% of America’s workers unionized today (6.9% in the private sector), between the unionized media and press releases issued by union communications departments, the majority of stories about Labor Day center on what used to be or | Read More »