Category Archives: Unions

This Is Why The Unions Hate Scott Walker

WaPo: Walker’s anti-union law has labor reeling in Wisconsin At the old union hall here on a recent afternoon, Terry Magnant sat at the head of a table surrounded by 18 empty chairs. A members meeting had been scheduled to … Continue reading

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Obama said WHAT??

Charles C.W. Cooke at National Review Online: During his speech today, the president said something rather strange. “If a worker shut down a manufacturing plant until they got what they wanted, they’d be fired,” Obama shouted. I think my head … Continue reading

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Stranglehold

From WaPo: Why are China, Japan, South Korea, and the UAE so much better at moving containers around than the United States? They’re not, necessarily — it’s more a matter of down time. Chinese ports, for example, operate around the … Continue reading

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I seen this coming

Joe Moneybags Gazette: Immigration Reform Roadblock The bipartisan Gang of Eight Senate talks on immigration are continuing, with avowals that a deal is done or close to it. But we also keep hearing that it may not include a flexible … Continue reading

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The right to NOT join a union

Michigan GOP approves right to work amid union protests Republicans slammed right-to-work legislation through the Michigan House and Senate Thursday, drawing raucous protests from throngs of stunned union supporters, whose outnumbered Democratic allies were powerless to stop it. Just hours … Continue reading

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