So, what did all those union dues really buy? Obama chooses Wall St. over Main St.
Wasn’t the Obama Presidency supposed to be all about putting Main St. ahead of Wall St? Wasn’t “Hope” and “Change You Can Believe In” all about stopping those Wall St.
AFL-CIO Top Boss: Union Movement is Creating Permanent Progressive Structure
You’ve known for a while now that today’s union bosses are no longer about just “helping the workers.” They are, as we’ve shown you in the past, about transforming America
Who’s Pulling the Puppet Strings on Filibuster Reform and Why?
Here’s an important question for you: If an arsonist were trying to burn down your house, do you A) make it easier by just handing him the gasoline, or B)
The UAW & Clubbing Baby Harp Seals
For the record, we have no evidence that the bosses of United Auto Workers actually club baby harp seals but, metaphorically speaking, their tactics are eerily similar. In August, the
East St. Louis Cops Get a Bad Case of the Blue Flu
If they had been paying attention, criminals in East St. Louis could have had run of the streets on New Years Eve when nearly an entire shift of police officers
SIGA’s stocks more than double since SEIU’s Andy Stern was hired on board
Former SEIU boss Andy Stern doesn’t quite deserve all of the credit. After all, SIGA Technologies’ scientists did come up with ST-246 (a smallpox vaccine) long before Stern was brought
Kool Aid & Arsenic: It’s getting harder to tell the good guys from the bad guys…
I hate Washington, DC. Despite the few friends that I have who live and work around DC, I’ve found my view of that city growing from a genuine dislike to
A Union Boss in Charge of Procurements? What could possibly go wrong?
If you’re anything like me, until today, you probably had very little idea what the Government Printing Office is all about. And, because there are more important things in life
Union Pickets Baltimore’s City Paper Demanding Reporter’s ‘Resonation’
Back in November, Baltimore’s City Paper ran a rather lengthy story about the corruption of Baltimore’s Local 333 of the International Longshoremen’s Association. It was a good piece, filled with
The UAW Ultimatum: Let us in or we’ll huff and we’ll puff and tear your house down…
First, came the Japanese—Datsun, Toyota and Honda. Then, came the Germans—Mercedes and BMW. Then others came as well. Each foreign competitor having taken more and more of the UAW’s slice
The Public-Pension Plague Persists: Tony Soprano Pays a Visit to Sweet Home Alabama
It is hard to imagine a more diverse pair of places that have been overrun by the infestation of public-sector pension problems than Prichard, Alabama and the withering Garden State
What I really want for Christmas, you can’t wrap with a bow…
Over the past few weeks, as happens every year, I’ve been asked, “what do you want for Christmas?” And, as happens every year, I really can’t think of anything. It’s
President Meets With Union Bosses to Discuss Government-Union “Partnership”
In light of the NLRB’s attacks on business this week, this this little piece is striking, as it is the epitome of why the economy still sucks unemployment remains high.
UAW’s King Announces 2011 Goals: Target Foreign-Owned Auto Plants
[See footnote below with regard to the GM/Toyota NUMMI plant in Fremont, California.] Because they’ve done so well with General Motors, Chrysler and Ford, the union known as United Auto
The Visalia Monologues: Why Would the Teamsters Attempt to Sabotage 200 Jobs?
As hard as it is to believe, there are unions that would rather see people unemployed than have them work at a company that the union doesn’t like. The Teamsters