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  • Democrats threaten violence on Michigan House floor

    12/11/2012 9:26:46 AM PST · by Kaslin · 76 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 11 | Conn Carroll
    “There will be blood,” State Representative Douglas Geiss threatened from the floor of the Michigan House of Representatives today as the body debated legislation that would make Michigan the nation’s 24th right to work state. “I really wish we had not gone here,” Geiss continued. “It is the leadership in this house that has led us here. The same leadership that tried to throw a bomb right on election day, leading to a member switching parties, and came in at the 11th hour with a gotcha bill. For that, I do not see solace, I do not see peace.”Michigan Gov....
  • Union Thug Attacks Young Boy Scout

    11/17/2009 10:17:17 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 28 replies · 2,004+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 11/17/09 | Warner Todd Huston
    17-year-old Kevin Anderson wanted to add another Eagle Scout badge to his well-earned collection and so spent some 200 hours over several weeks to clear a walking path along the river in east Allentown park in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Little did young Mr. Anderson know it but he was about to prove once again that unions have a pernicious influence on governments everywhere. After Kevin's good deed the city's public employees union went gunning for the poor kid with threats and gyrations meant to shake down the city and scare off any citizen that might dare to imagine that they could...
  • Obama's curiously close labor friendship: SEIU chief enjoys unusual access to the White House

    06/28/2009 12:59:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies · 1,281+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | June 28, 2009 | Peter Nicholas
    They led the most powerful forces in healthcare -- the trade groups representing doctors, insurance companies, hospitals and drug makers. Any one of them could stall, if not derail, President Obama's hopes of overhauling the U.S. healthcare system. Instead, they stood with Obama before TV cameras at the White House and pledged their cooperation. For Obama, the show of unity gave momentum to perhaps his most ambitious domestic goal. But the moment was a victory, as well, for another man invited to the event that morning in May. Andy Stern heads the SEIU, the union that helped corral the industry...