Post Tagged with: "union politics"

April 15, 2013 08:07

What Margaret Thatcher Can Teach Us About Unions

Government unions in particular are an obstacle to reforming pensions and improving public schools. At some point these problems will need to be resolved – and a confrontation with unions is almost guaranteed.

March 27, 2013 10:52

Education Costs Higher Than Reported

It turns out, states are hiding some of the teachers’ benefits.

February 13, 2013 06:33

ICYMI: Obama Resurrects Union Slush Fund ‘Investing’

Obama is probably the best propagandist in U.S. history. His ‘investments’ really mean stealing more money from future generations to fund his Democrat campaign and leftist agenda supporting unions:

September 11, 2012 04:31

Chicago Teachers Union Makes War On Kids And Parents

In a city with double-digit unemployment, teachers who can’t be fired and who make more than double what their students’ parents make, have gone on strike. Anyone for school choice? – IBD

October 22, 2011 10:38

Biden pushes $95 million campaign funding with “rape and murder” fear tactics

Biden’s recent comments supporting the $35 billion union funding “jobs” bill will put at least $95 million into Democrat campaign coffers. Public sector union employees in California alone already generate $20 million A MONTH in political campaign influence.

September 6, 2011 07:44

Labor Lobbying, Union PAC Contributions and More

Labor unions often flood the radio, television and mailboxes with their messages in hopes of swaying public opinion.

August 22, 2011 04:46

Taxpayers, State Employee Unions in Brutal Fight

On one side are the embattled state employee labor unions. It is one of the few places where labor unions still have some power left. For decades union membership has been declining all over the country. This is a fight they must fight if they are to survive.

June 29, 2011 06:26

Connecticut Governor Plans To Fire 5,500 State Employees As Unions Reject Compromise

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Tuesday he will seek to fire 5,500 state employees and leave 1,000 vacancies unfilled after public employee unions rejected a $1.6 billion concession plan.

April 28, 2011 05:30

Obama sues Boeing over non-union plant

With 1,000 jobs and Boeing’s $2 billion investment in South Carolina at risk the suit by the government could have harmful consequences in the global investment community.

April 26, 2011 11:27

Thuggery 101: Union Official, Professor Teach College Course in Violent Union Tactics

Union profs push violence as an acceptable method of looting your fellow citizens. Union professors Don Giljum and Judy Ancel teach a college course on “labor”. Giljum is a union leader with IUOE and a member of the Communist Party. Ancel is the director of UMKC’s Institute for Labor Studies.