Post Tagged with: "AFSCME"

June 25, 2012 07:36

Big Public Labor Union Spends Big for Dems, Against GOP

In 2010, AFSCME reported spending $13 million independently on the elections, the sixth-most of any outside group and second-most of any labor union that cycle. About 80 percent of the union’s independent expenditures went toward opposing Republican congressional candidates while the other 20 percent was spent supporting Democrats.

February 27, 2012 08:13

Wisconsin Gov. expects to run against “big union bosses from Washington”

Walker pointed out to us that the chief bankrollers of the movement to recall him “are the National Education Association, the AFL-CIO, the American Federation of State County, and Municipal Employees [AFSCME] and all the public employee unions. – Human Events

August 19, 2011 07:56

Union and Soros backed Super PAC targets GOP House members in ‘August offensive’

SEIU, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, Communications Workers of America, billionaire financier George Soros, and billionaire hedge fund manager and husband of Maine Rep. Chelie Pingree Donald Sussman are the deep pockets.

March 1, 2011 05:49

The Untold Story of Scott Walker’s Longstanding History with Labor

Walker is no newbie when it comes to collective bargaining. He has eight years of experience standing up to labor unions in the most liberal county in the state; seemingly, Walker was bred for this moment in history. He has always believed that the services provided by governments must be defined by the taxpayers’ ability to pay.

October 22, 2010 06:00

Unions Spending Big $$ to Save Dems

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is now the biggest outside spender of this year’s elections, dropping a total of $87.5 million to help fortify the Democrats’ hold on Congress.

October 5, 2010 06:43

The Coons 12: Terrorism, Communist Ties

Are Democrats endorsed by groups openly rallying with supporters of Hamas? Hezbollah? Communists? Socialists? Marxists?

September 24, 2010 04:25

Communists to Be Welcomed at Progressive March

The mainstream media, however, can be expected not to highlight the fact that the Democratic Party and its constituency groups, which are running the rally, have made common cause with communist groups dedicated to the destruction of the American system and withdrawing U.S. military power from the Middle East in the face of global Islamic terror.

July 6, 2010 14:13

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-California) – best money can buy

Who has funded the ascent of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? The top ten individual and PAC donors. The top 7 PAC’s are unions of course.

June 10, 2010 07:46

Unions using your tax dollars to campaign against you

This year the Bureau of Labor Statistics confirmed that for the first time in the history of the United States, a majority of union members work for the government, not the private sector. To be exact, 52% of all union members work for the federal or state and local governments. That means more than half of the $10 million that unions wasted just in Arkansas first came from your tax dollars. And the waste goes well beyond Arkansas.

June 8, 2010 03:56

How to fight back against Public Unions: A Primer

Over the past year there has been a steady drumbeat of criticism focused on public unions and the havoc they have wrought on our public finances. Governments — city, country, state and federal — are drowning in red ink. What is to be done?