Posts Tagged ‘card check’

Spirit of 76

11May10

Democrats know that the things they want aren’t popular, so they usually look to make change without having to pass laws. When it became clear that congress would never pass Card Check, liberals went back to their normal approach. The National Mediation Board has overhauled a decades-old election rule to make it easier for airline […]


Proven Right

01Nov09

The right has been proven right in abandoning the Republican nominee in New York’s 23rd Congressional District race by, none other than, the Republican nominee. Republican Dede Scozzafava endorsed her former Democratic opponent Sunday in the race for an upstate New York congressional seat, shaking up the contest for the second day in a row […]


American Curses

30Oct09

The real purpose of health care reform? A union of millions of newly organized workers to partner with, Democrats providing them special benefits in exchange for votes, feet on the street, and money. Soon, all “improvements” to health care will be improvements to the bottom line of unions, a partnership similar to the one that […]


Does America benefit if unions are made more powerful? In my mind, they are one of the most destructive forces in the country, and their partnership with the Democrats has led to the demise of important things like public education and the American car manufacturers. So, why do we have a president who wants to […]


Organized Rage

12Oct09

As you know, the most important special interest of the Democratic Party is organized labor. But even a liberal administration knows that leadership means abandoning your best friends once you finally get power. “It’s beyond belief to me,’’ said Robert Haynes, president of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO. While Obama and Congress inherited “a big mess’’ from […]


An Educated Man

18Jul09

Americans are pretty familiar with the success unions had in killing the U.S. auto makers, and manufacturing in general. Unfortunately, they’re less familiar with the role that organized labor has played in making state and local government unsustainable. WHILE working my way through college in the 1960s on a Ford assembly line in Michigan, I […]


Al Aboard

01Jul09

Card check is still alive, you know, and its chances got stronger with the addition of Al Franken to the U.S. Senate. Card check is the union plan to revitalize the movement by corrupting the process through which workers unionize. The Service Employees International Union, a strong supporter of the so-called Employee Free Choice Act, […]