Union Bosses Demand Nuclear Option On Obama’s Flawed NLRB & Labor Nominations
As surely as union bosses want a union-friendly NLRB and Department of Labor to be fully operational, short-sighted Democrats must also realize that political winds shift (see above-referenced scandals)–just as they did in 1980, when unions represented 25% of the workforce (and 1947 and 1959 before that).
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This Week in Washington – October 11, 2011
The President’s ideas on creating government funded jobs and three free trade agreements are two big issues for Congress this week. This week is shortened by the Columbus Day holiday. The House is expected to sent three free trade agreements this week to the Senate and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) to the President’s desk. TAA is a liberal welfare program that provides resources and job traning to those who lose jobs | Read More »
Ezra Klein of the Washington Post Urges Democrat’s Engage in “Power Grab”
Yesterday, in the Washington Post, Ezra Klein argued for Democrat Senators to use their power to abolish the filibuster. Ironically, Ezra Klein in 2005 argued that the same tactic when used by Republicans was a “power grab” and an abuse of power. Place Klein’s Washington Post column of 2010 next to the Klein column of 2005 and one might conclude that Klein is a partisan hack. | Read More »