Supreme Court Smacks Down Arrogant Union

In Knox Vs The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) the Supreme Court rebuked the fiercely partisan union for violating the free speech rights of non-members.  The ruling diminished the political power of government employee unions, and the Justices appeared to be offering to further diminish that power whenever someone brings them a relevant case. As […]

Obama’s Public Sector Jobs Shakedown

How many government jobs would satisfy the President and the Democrats? President Obama kicked up a lot of dust when, in the course of answering a reporter’s question about the economy, he announced that “the private sector is doing fine.”  His media defenders assure us it was an unscripted slip and the Conservative reaction was […]

Obama: “The Private Sector is Doing Fine”

Does President Obama understand fundamental economic principles? The President held a Press Conference Friday to discuss the state of the economy and job creation  and made a startling assertion: Reporter’s Question on the topic of jobs: What about the Republicans saying that you’re blaming the Europeans for the failures of your own policies? President Obama: […]

Wisconsin Unions’ Self Destructive Recall

Even if they had won the recall election the unions would have suffered a net loss. After fifteen months of continuous acrimony, culminating in a third recall election, the progressive political movement, the Democratic party and government unions suffered a major defeat in Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker won the election by a decisive 53% to […]

June 6, 2012: D-Day Plus 68 years

D-Day, the largest and most complex military operation in human history, was the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe.  Throughout the first half of 1944,  land, naval, and air forces assembled in England where they trained and prepared for the assault on Hitler’s “Fortress Europe.” More than 5,000 vessels brought the […]

Wisconsin Recall Election: Follow the Money

Today the voters of Wisconsin decide if their governor will be recalled as punishment for standing up to government unions.  The chart explains why the employees of the State of Wisconsin are so important to the national unions and the national Democratic Party.  Membership in unions, the Party’s number one source of financial and volunteer […]

Another Tragic Jobs Report

The Labor Department has published its jobs report for May: Employers added a pathetic 69,000 jobs.  It takes at least 125,000 new jobs every month to keep up with the growth in the working age population, and employers still have not replaced the five million jobs that were lost in 2008 and 2009. The reports […]