Tag Archives: Unions

Capital and Labor United Against Workers

     Workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant have already voted against forming a union, but they are going to get a union anyway, and with the support of Volkswagen itself.      The United Auto Workers is forming a chapter regardless of the … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Public School’s Religious Discrimination, Speaking English a H8 Crime, and Education sans Parents

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Education      Despite the fact that under both Federal and state non-discrimination … Continue reading

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Free to Choose Friday (Part 8)

     Each Friday for the next few months, an episode of Milton Friedman’s ten-part Free to Choose will be posted.      The eighth episode: Who Protects the Worker Tweet

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The Inequivalency of Unions

     Workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee voted against organizing under the United Auto Workers (UAW).  This happened despite the fact that Volkswagen was fully supportive of this, and gave the UAW free rein to campaign as they liked.      In … Continue reading

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And Thus to an American Pertinax?

     From the IRS, which responded to Obama’s channeling of Henry II (“Will No One Rid Me of This Meddlesome Priest Tea Party?”), to the National Park Service, who have a deliberate strategy of making life difficult for people to win … Continue reading

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Impotent Rage: Liberal Superhero

     The latest Grand Theft Auto game includes, as previous GTA games have, of including watching in-game T.V. shows that helped to expand the in-game universe.  In the Grand Theft Auto V, however, one of the shows was a show about … Continue reading

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The Coming California Peasants Revolt?

     California’s, and to a great degree America’s, breadbasket is the Central Valley.  It is one of the state’s largest industries, but also the type of work that the coastal elite and the Silicon Valley/Hollywood axis dismisses as being something for … Continue reading

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“It’s Sure As Hell Intimidating”

     During a House Ways & Means Committee, Rep. Mike Kelly dished out a little straight talk about the IRS persecution of Tea Party groups.  He received a standing ovation when he was done.  Small snippets can’t do Rep. Kelly justice; … Continue reading

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Company-wrecking Union Subsidized by Uncle Sam

     The now bankrupt and destroyed makers of tasty treats, Hostess, was destroyed last year by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union. That union went on strike, even though the Teamsters pointed out to them that the … Continue reading

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News of the Week for Feb. 24th, 2013

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