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Unions Force Non-union Workers into Their Recruitment Events

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Even when they lose a court case, unions get to force the winners to do their will. With tyrants, the answer is always the same: My way, or my way. Here is an example from Illinois Watchdog: “Illinois funnels training

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Federal Employee Still Paid by EPA after Porn Scandal

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As a friend of mine said: Here is proof positive that it takes an act of Congress to fire a worthless Federal employee. The guy spent up to three fourths of his day surfing porn… and you and I are

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Michelle Obama Campaigns against Scott Walker

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Just how much of a threat is Scott Walker to the liberal agenda? We already know that the Left is willing to use police state banana republic tactics to take down the governor of Wisconsin. But now we see another

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When Opposing Censorship Is Cover for Unions?

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When I wrote “When Opposing Censorship Is Cover for It,” I took the story at face value that there was a huge dispute over curriculum. The school board voted to teach a certain way and the students objected.litle However, it

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Texas Court Legalizes Corporate Fraud

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Texas is an “at will” state but why should that give permission to commit corporate fraud? According to the Texas Supreme Court, it does. According to Main Street, here is what happened: In 2002 E.I. du Pont de Nemours announced

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Unionized Public Employees Allegedly Rig Overtime

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Of course, the unionized public employees, in this case, were police officers: For those who don’t have time to watch the video, this story began with “Jerry,” a cop who has himself caught speeders with radar gun as he was

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Barack Obama’s Army: Federal Employees Paid Not to Work… For a Reason

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Barack Obama’s army is being reported as a case of government incompetence. As you can tell by my headline, however, I think there is a method to the madness. [See also, “Federal Employees Being Paid Millions to Do Nothing.”] The

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Unions Grab Power over Fast Food Franchises

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Fast food franchises are now about to be plundered. This was not a defeat in the courts or in the legislature. It came from the executive branch—though not from an executive order (for once). Instead, the gift to unions came

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Defeat of Unions

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled yesterday in favor of the end of “collective bargaining.” This is wonderful news. The Wisconsin legislature ended the right to collective bargaining for unions in 2011. While unions portray this practice as a means for

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If Amnesty Is Such a Good Idea, Why Is Ed Schultz Opposing It?

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I’m not claiming that Ed Schultz is the trustworthy arbiter of what is or is not a good idea for immigration or any other area of law or policy. But his typical behavior is to support anything the president wants.

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A Living Wage? Your Bad Life is Not Your Employer’s Fault (but It Might Be Yours)

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Gee, I think I should make $100 an hour… just because I think I should. Does it matter whether my work produces that kind of economic value? Heck, of course not! Just like it doesn’t for these whiners. From Associated

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Conservatives Defend the Police: National Review Says the "Love Affair" Should Stop!

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Do Conservatives defend the police as an instinctive reaction? A. J. Delgado writes that they should stop: “It’s Time for Conservatives to Stop Defending the Police.” Imagine if I were to tell you there is a large group of government

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