Unions to Benefit Most from Obamacare

Surprise, surprise – guess who stands to gain the most from the detestable Obamacare law? Unions, of course.   President Obama’s executive amnesty for illegal immigrants could help unions with dwindling membership. Labor unions were supportive of the president’s move. “I think we’ll see very positive changes,” Tom Balanoff, president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1, told the Associated Press on Friday. “One of them, I hope, is that more workers Read more […]

Unions Want Minimum Wage Increases – As Long as they Are Exempt!

Look, we already knew that most labor unions have become hypocritical shells of their former selves. The need for labor unions is mostly nonexistent in today’s labor force – which is why unions can afford to overwhelmingly support one party (the Democrats) over the other (the Republicans). However, you may not have realized just how hypocritical unions had really become…   Unions love raising the minimum wage, so long as they are exempt. A new report, “Labor’s Minimum Read more […]

Joe Biden Cheers on Big Labor Unions… Again

While stumping for Minnesota Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan, Vice President Joe Biden took time out to promote organized labor. Biden promoted labor unions as being the reason there is a middle class and attacked conservatives for being out of touch during a speech at Hibbing Community College. “They don’t understand where we grew up. They don’t understand that the reason we have a middle class in America is because of unions,” Biden said, the Washington, D.C. affiliate of CBS reports. Nolan Read more […]

Unions Endorsing Republican Candidates for Governor!

Midwest Republican Governor’s are getting surprising support from state Unions and it couldn’t come at a worse time for the national Democrat Party.  In Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker scored big endorsement when several state law enforcement unions chose to endorse him over his Democrat opponent. In Ohio, Governor John Kasich was happy to accept the endorsement of the state Carpenters Union. If the Democrats begin shedding their base support from state Unions… they don’t stand a chance Read more […]

Major Union Endorses Liberal “Independent” Candidate in Kansas Senate Race

The AFL-CIO is endorsing independent Senate candidate Greg Orman against Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, National Journal reported. The major national labor union hopes to give Orman a last-minute boost in his race against Roberts. While Orman is running in the conservative state as an independent who will caucus with whichever party is in the majority — which has kept him from getting some Democratic money — OpenSecrets.org reports the AFL-CIO has given $5,981,441 to liberals and Read more […]

Who Could Have Seen that Coming? Unions Endorse Democrat for Governor in Pennsylvania

Unions are closing ranks behind Pennsylvania Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf ahead of November’s election. Local radio station WITF reports that four of Wolf’s top ten contributors this summer were labor unions, giving his campaign more than $1.4 million. Those unions were the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees who gave him $500,000, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who contributed $410,000, the Mid-Atlantic Laborers’ Political Read more […]

Unions Dump Millions into Democrat Candidates

Labor unions have already poured millions of dollars into various races across the country, usually in support of Democrats, as the November elections near. In the 2012 election cycle alone, unions categorized as 501(c) spent $23,913,872 in political expenditures. This according to Federal Election Commission data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. While this year’s disclosures are incomplete, unions are stepping up their game with the Democratic Senate majority on the line and Read more […]

Shock Report Shows Taxpayers Paid Millions for Federal Officials to do Union Work Instead of their JOBS!

In what may be one of the most egregious misuses of taxpayer dollars a new report details how taxpayers footed the bill for federal employees to do Union Work instead of the jobs they were hired to do! Taxpayers spent a total of $157 million in 2012 paying federal employees to do union work rather than their actual jobs, according to a government report. In a process known as “official tim,”’ many working for the federal government were able to spend a total of 3.4 million hours doing Read more […]

Unions Mad at Kentucky Democrat

Labor unions are unhappy with Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democrat challenging Kentucky Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell this fall. The activists feel ignored and mistreated by her campaign, National Review reports. An audio recording of a September meeting obtained by the magazine between union activists and the Grimes campaign revealed organize labor’s discontent. Union activists vented their frustrations to Phinis Hundley, who was speaking for the Grimes campaign. According to National Read more […]

School Choice Programs Survive Despite Challenges from Teachers’ Unions

Have you ever heard of an education savings account? Arizona enacted a law to establish this helpful program and now other states are starting to follow their example. So what is the account? According to the Friedman Foundation: “Under Arizona’s plan, designed by the Goldwater Institute in 2005 and enacted in 2011, the state awards eligible families 90 percent of their children’s per student public funding, based on a state formula. The Arizona Department of Education deposits the money in Read more […]

Will Democrats Destroy Wisconsin’s Economic Recovery in November?

Republican Scott Walker is no stranger to controversy. He was elected to the governorship of Wisconsin in 2010 on the campaign promised of cutting the state’s deficit and balancing the budget and he did just that. After being sworn into office, Walker jumped right in to the budget issues and like a responsible businessman he knew he had to make drastic cuts and changes in order keep his campaign promises. He knew that making necessary cuts always angers those it affects, but he also knew that Read more […]

How Labor Unions Celebrate Labor Day

Five Things Labor Unions Do to Celebrate Labor Day For many Americans, Labor Day means one last long weekend to end the summer. But the U.S. Department of Labor describes the holiday as “a creation of the labor movement,” meaning labor unions. So how would organized labor celebrate? 1. Make union organizing a civil right. Democrats Georgia Rep. John Lewis and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison have introduced a bill that would that would do just that. The congressmen argue that the current National Read more […]