Post Tagged with: "union contributions"

December 12, 2012 07:56

Dem lawmaker tells unions ‘Get a little bloody when necessary’

“I’m proud to be here with people who understand that it’s more than just sending an email to get you going. Every once and awhile you need to get out on the streets and get a little bloody when necessary,” -Rep. Michael Capuano

September 5, 2012 05:47

The Machine: The Truth Behind Teachers Unions

The machine that runs the K-12 education system isn’t designed to produce better schools. It’s designed to produce more money for unions and more donations for politicians. More ….

July 7, 2012 08:45

Tax dollars fund union lobbyists

Obama’s union jobs funds get diverted to pay for union workers to do union work including lobbying for more union pay and benefits from taxpayers. How stupid can we get?

June 25, 2012 13:51

Public unions pushing cities to bankruptcy

Public unions are suing to force bankrupt cities to honor high pension benefits. If cities file bankruptcy union contracts could be thrown out.

May 24, 2011 05:37

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Chants the “Better Way” Mob

Public union wages and benefits have bankrupted many cities and states. The way to fix the problem is to get rid of public unions not increase their power.

May 24, 2011 05:04

Public-Sector Unionism: A Review

[G]overnment negotiators share the goals of unions to increase spending and are able to conceal the full price of bargaining agreements to voters in the form of current or deferred compensation (e.g., enhanced pension formulas and benefits). Governments may resort to debt finance, spending deferrals, or intergovernmental aid, thus enabling the government to increase employment and wages (either current or deferred) for union workers while concealing the true cost to voters.

February 11, 2011 08:50

Derailing at high speed

Still trying to come up with big government union spending projects that will be palatable to the American people Obama’s latest Democrat campaign funding plan is to pour billions down the high speed rail rat hole.

December 8, 2010 05:30

Crony Car Capitalism – the mother of all union payoffs

The Obama administration rigged the bankruptcy to favor the union, rigged the IPO to favor the union, and has purchased much of the inventory unsalable in the free market, again to benefit the union (and the environmentalists). But of course, the unions (and the environmentalists) pumped many millions of dollars into Obama’s campaign. They also and pumped many millions into trying to keep Democratic candidates in office in the last election.

November 9, 2010 13:20

Government of the unions, for the unions, and by the unions

Nothing exemplifies the vileness of big government like the special relationship between politicians and labor unions.

November 9, 2010 07:02

How the unions helped Democrats

Unions are a small percentage of the workforce but are disproportionately influential with their vast dues supported contributions and coerced campaign work force. Head of the AFL-CIO Trumka credits the union influence for saving the senate for the Democrats.