Category Archives: Labor Unions

MAD AS HELL?

Almost half a century has gone by since the passage of the Equal Pay Act and still a sizable  gap remains between the compensation women and men receive for comparable jobs. Tuesday, April 8, 2014, is EQUAL PAY DAY.   RAISE … Continue reading

McDonald’s Employee Helpless Desk

The McDonald’s Employee Helpline, known as the McResource Line, made headlines back in November when some of the gems of wisdom it offers its minimum-wage-barely-surviving employee base came to light. From “breaking food into pieces often results in eating less … Continue reading

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Labor Day: Celebrating Unions’ Uplifting the American Worker

The Goal Of Unions Is And Always Has Been To Better The Standards Of Life For Wage Earners  The TRUE meaning of Labor Day has been hijacked like every other American holiday and demurred to the official weekend closing the summer … Continue reading

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Conservatives Have Much in Common with Nazis

Beck, Limbaugh, Hannity … they all love to describe the people who dare to disagree with them as “Nazis”. But the fact is, conservatives have a great deal more in common with Nazis than anyone on the left.

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The GOP Road to 2016, One Fool at a Time: Scott Walker

Wisconsin’s little twerp of a Governor is writing his memoir, which is leading many to believe he”l make a bid for the GOP nomination in 2016. Not for nothin’, but if I was a Republican I’d want a Presidential candidate … Continue reading

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Terrible State Laws

The Democratic Governors Association alerts us to 9 terrible proposed state laws, proposed by the radical right, of course (I see the War on Women goes on): NORTH DAKOTA: The state is getting in on the latest anti-abortion fad sweeping the nation: … Continue reading

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Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons

“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of … Continue reading

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Atlas Whined

“There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession  with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, … Continue reading

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It’s D-Day in the Class War

“We cannot negotiate with those who say, ‘What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.’” –John F. Kennedy On November 6th, 60 million Americans waited in line to yank the monkey wrench from Congress.  We reappointed our Democratic general … Continue reading

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To Stephanie Cutter On Why Romney Didn’t Respond To The Bain Attacks

There has been a lot of speculation as to why Romney did not respond to the Obama campaign’s Bain attacks.  The latest to wonder at the non response is Stephanie Cutter,  Obama’s deputy campaign manager.  The best answer is that there really is … Continue reading

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Limbaugh: Protests At Walmart Equals Assault On Capitalism

According to Rush Limbaugh, protests against Walmart on Black Friday are proof of a continuing assault on capitalism by the left:  What I’m telling you is that the damage to the private sector is still under way, the assault on … Continue reading

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The GOP Needs to Move Further Right and Suppress the Vote Better: A Modest Proposal

It would appear that many of these “voters” gathered the wrong message from our pitch.  As he poured my wine, Reginald observed that Romney, old boy, convinced the commoners he’d had such an illustrious career in the private sector that … Continue reading

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