Category Archives: Labor Unions

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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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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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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Live-Blogging The Warren/Brown Debate

Tonight, I’m live-blogging the Massachusetts Senate debate between GOP Senator Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren.  This is one of the closest-fought races in the country, and a very clear choice. And we’re out of the gate.  First question … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day, America

Today is Labor Day.  It can be a challenge to remember today’s purpose, because the accomplishments of the labor movement are marked by what doesn’t happen.  But it’s important to reflect on the contours of your life to remember the … Continue reading

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Vetting Paul Ryan, Part 4: Ready To Lead Who Exactly?

This final installment of the series looks at how a Paul Ryan Commander in Chief would affect the various voting blocs that make up the country; the Vice President is after all supposed to be “ready on day one” to … Continue reading

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The Republican War on Women: It’s About Much More Than Contraception

*This is an extended and updated version of a 2011 article. 2012 will be a critical election for women if they are to retain their individual rights as well as the ability to take care of their families. Republicans and … Continue reading

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