Category Archives: Labor Unions

Democrats Must Unite Behind Nominee

Some Democrats on Twitter are starting to sound like Republicans; adopting the “my way or the highway” mentality. A number of Clinton and Sanders supporters are saying they will not vote at all if their candidate doesn’t get the nomination. That will be devastating for the country. – Read the full article

A Peek of What Campaigns May Come

Congressman Charles Rangel (D) – NY NY State Senator – Adriano Espaillat (D) – NY The NY primary race between 22-term Democrat, Congressman Charles Rangel (D) – NY has flown under the media radar. State Senator Adriano Espaillat (D) – NY, for the second time since 2012, is seeking to unseat Mr. – Read the full article

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 and still feeling full” to “consider returning some of your unopened purchases that may not seem as appealing as they did. – Read the full article

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 break with the introduction to a new school year. – Read the full article

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. – Read the full article

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 that at least looked like he’d reached puberty; but, to each his own I guess. – Read the full article

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, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world.  – Read the full article

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 for another four years.  – Read the full article

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 no good response for Romney on his Bain record, at least in the general election.   – Read the full article

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 they ought to let him continue to pursue it!  – Read the full article

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 is on Brown’s contentions that Warren fibbed about her ancestry.  – Read the full article

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 historical importance of this day and the people who sacrificed their lives to make it possible.  – Read the full article