Category Archives: union busting

Morning Awful: House of Orange

John Boehner is really, really bad at his job. His own caucus hates his transportation bill. He’s tried three different approaches, each of them worse than the last. His latest iteration would gut federal pensions, which has nothing to do … Continue reading

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I Am On The Side Of Verizon Workers

During the recovery, American companies turned to sucking their own blood. By laying off workers, making the rest do more, and using interns as unpaid labor, CEOs claimed the savings as “profit” and awarded themselves bonuses. Apparently, Verizon has gotten … Continue reading

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The Union Agenda

Who needs card check? The National Labor Relations Board will revamp the rules on union votes: The board’s most recent annual report says 1,619 unionization elections were held in fiscal year 2009, with unions winning 63.8 percent of them. Business … Continue reading

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Improvise, Adapt, Overcome, Unionize

Unions have to adapt to the new theater of conflict, which is the whole world – if they don’t, then they will be flanked and outgunned and blamed for problems they are meant to solve, but aren’t large enough to. Continue reading

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Craig Stellmacher In Madison

I met Craig (of TheUptake.org) last February at the Nashville Tea Party Convention (he has video of me getting chased out by a screaming harpy). He’s been in Madison the last few days to record the ongoing confrontation. The solidarity … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake

So just days after Bank of America Corp. got another $25 billion bailout from the taxpayer, they used some of that money to hold a conference call with business leaders and conservative activists. The subject? How to stop America’s retail … Continue reading

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