The “Wisconsin Lie Exposed”…Lie Exposed

    This is just STUPID. Rick Ungar of Forbes writes about the Wisconsin Standoff: http://blogs.forbes.com/rickungar/2011/02/25/the-wisconsin-lie-exposed-taxpayers-actually-contribute-nothing-to-public-employee-pensions/ Taxpayers Actually Contribute Nothing to Public Employee Pensions? Oh really? Then where does the money come from? The Tooth Fairy? The bottom line is that every single penny that public employees are compensated with come from taxpayers (hint: that’s why they are called “public” employees)… it doesn’t matter whether the compensation | Read More »

    Sacramento Teamster attacks counter-protester.

    There’s just something special about seeing a would-be member of the modern Left’s Sturmabteilung shove around a counter-protester while screaming about ‘fascists.’  I assume that’s why the report is that this is a MoveOn.org guy: that sort of behavior is precisely the sort of room-temperature IQ maneuver that you’d expect from that crowd. Note that the counter-protester got shoved twice; also note that Mr. | Read More »

    Sacramento Teamster attacks counter-protester.

    There’s just something special about seeing a would-be member of the modern Left’s Sturmabteilung shove around a counter-protester while screaming about ‘fascists.’  I assume that’s why the report is that this is a MoveOn.org guy: that sort of behavior is precisely the sort of room-temperature IQ maneuver that you’d expect from that crowd. Note that the counter-protester got shoved twice; also note that Mr. | Read More »

    Newspaper Guild Was At Rally Where Tabitha Hale Was Attacked

    On Wednesday Tabitha Hale was attacked outside of her office at FreedomWorks by union protesters who had gathered to rally in support of the Wisconson public employees. The attacker was part of Communications Workers of America. Instapundit noted that The Newspaper Guild was part of CWA, so the lack of MSM coverage was unsurprising. Looking at the CWA web site I discovered that CWA has | Read More »

    Yes We Can (confront these people)!

    Seeing Allen West confront that CAIR guy with facts the other night reinforced for me how amazingly powerful the simple truth is. The Left is so rooted in a false ideology, and so accustomed to deceiving people in order to get their way, that they instinctively recoil from truth — including from plain, unadorned facts. It’s like a crucifix to a vampire. Like water on | Read More »

    I agree with FDR….in one instance

    Cross posted to Liberty Ink Journal This doesn’t often happen for a conservative like myself. As one who studies the presidents and does not exactly consider Franklin Delano Roosevelt or his predecessor 5th cousin, for that matter, (though it must be noted that FDR was a distant cousin of MANY presidents) to be one of my favorites, I don’t typically agree with him. But today | Read More »

    67% disapprove of legislators fleeing Wisconsin to avoid vote

    Two-thirds of likely voters disapprove of Wisconsin legislators fleeing the state to avoid their duty to vote. New Rasmussen Reports polling finds America’s voters strongly oppose Wisconsin state senators fleebagging tactics to avoid a vote that would restrict collective bargaining rights for government workers’ unions. Only 25% of likely U.S. Voters approve of this failed 2003-vintage Democrat tactic. Sizable majorities of Republicans and Independents reject | Read More »

    67% disapprove of legislators fleeing Wisconsin to avoid vote

    Two-thirds of likely voters disapprove of Wisconsin legislators fleeing the state to avoid their duty to vote. New Rasmussen Reports polling finds America’s voters strongly oppose Wisconsin state senators fleebagging tactics to avoid a vote that would restrict collective bargaining rights for government workers’ unions. Only 25% of likely U.S. Voters approve of this failed 2003-vintage Democrat tactic. Sizable majorities of Republicans and Independents reject | Read More »

    Union Dues: Follow. The. Money.

    It has occurred to me that in amongst all the other issues being discussed regarding the pending legislation in Wisconsin, there is an issue that is perhaps such an obvious reason for the current "to the last man" union attitude that we have missed it entirely. We have seen much commentary on how this is about eliminating mandatory union dues, and yes, without any question, | Read More »

    The Public Sector Unions Will Lose.

    You can see the build-up of the massive Marxist machinery that shepherded Barack Hussein Obama’s unlikely rise to the presidency. There’s a new urgency… almost a desperation in the left’s tone these last few days. Mike Capuano A Democrat representative yells to a crowd of bussed-in union goofballs… “Ya’ gotta hit the streets and get a little bloody!” Aside from being an asinine statement from | Read More »

    The Unions’ Cozy Relationship with Democrats

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Tim Carney to discuss unions, Wisconsin and the influence of special interests. Then Pejman Yousefzadeh discusses Chicago’s new Mayor, Rahm Emanuel. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can | Read More »

    The Unions’ Cozy Relationship with Democrats

    Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Tim Carney to discuss unions, Wisconsin and the influence of special interests. Then Pejman Yousefzadeh discusses Chicago’s new Mayor, Rahm Emanuel. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can | Read More »

    Unions Forfeit My Sympathy

    To say that my mother’s family was rabidly pro-union would be to demean the word “rabidly.” They were coal mining people from along the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. My grandmother lived in a company town- A town where the mine owners literally owned the town. They were partly paid in script that could be spent at the company store. If you displeased the boss, you weren’t | Read More »

    Bad Jew!

    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 »

    Bad Jew!

    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 »