Post Tagged with: "trial lawyers"

September 14, 2011 06:16

Job killer in the “jobs” bill

Obama has shoved a provision into his jobs bill that would make it illegal for companies to discriminate against the unemployed, opening the door to a flood of costly, needless and ultimately job-killing legal actions.

November 19, 2010 05:42

Democrats prioritize radical feminists over low taxes

Rather than trying to fix the tax hike that will hit Americans on Jan. 1, Reid wanted to give the government unprecedented power over employers’ compensation decisions and cause endless litigation, discouraging hiring.

October 26, 2010 06:20

Obama offers bribes for feminist votes

Obama’s principal plan to nail down the loyalty of the feminists is to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA). It has already passed the House, and Majority Leader Harry Reid plans a Senate vote in a mischievous lame duck session.

July 16, 2010 10:36

The Lawyers and Lobbyists Full Employment Act

With the single stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill that set in motion 243 new formal rule-makings by 11 different federal agencies. Each of the 243 rule-makings will employ hundreds of banking lobbyists as they try to shape what the final actual laws will look like. And when the rules are finally written, thousands of lawyers will bill millions of hours as the richest incumbent financial firms that caused the last crisis figure out how to game the new system.

June 30, 2010 05:10

Mr. Lead Paint buys a federal judgeship

Trial lawyer that contributed $694,000 to Democrats gets federal judgeship. That’s hope and change the Chicago way. The trial lawyers’ chief Washington voice is the American Association for Justice, dubbed a “Heavy Hitter” by OpenSecrets.org. The AAJ has given more than $31 million in federal campaign contributions in the last 20 years, 91 percent of which went to Democrats.