The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Tennessee Worker Liberty Offends UAW; NLRB Appeal Ensues

by Smitty We’ve been getting our schadenfreude on over the Volunteers not volunteering for UAW’s auto-economic asphyxiation. But, as Ted Kennedy’s career demonstrated, evil doesn’t die easily. The NYT: The United Automobile Workers asked the National Labor Relations Board on Friday to order a new unionization election at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., asserting […]

“Old Worn Out Suits And Shoes,
I Don’t Pay No Union Dues”

by Smitty Stacy already covered the delightful news about organized crime–I mean, UAW–getting told to twerk off in Chattanooga, TN by a vote of 712 to 626. The schadenfreude-licious fact missing from Stacy’s writeup is (emphasis mine) VW didn’t fight the UAW campaign, which may have cost as much as $5 million and lasted more […]

Another Community Organizer Non-Victory In New York

by Smitty Via Insty, Richard Epstein alludes to a bummer of a tale in New York: “After Winning a Raise, 175 Workers At a Queens Casino Lose Their Jobs.” That result would never have happened if the workers had won their raises by demonstrating higher levels of productivity to their employer, The Resorts World Casino. […]

Michigan Teachers Sue Corrupt Union

The dishonest racket known as the Michigan Education Association (MEA) resorts to brass-knuckle extortion methods: Michigan teachers are discovering that their union is determined to make it as hard as possible for them to take advantage of the state’s new right-to-work law, which prohibits workers from being forced to pay dues to a union. . […]

Great: Voters Legalize Marijuana, Unions Put Munchies-Maker Out of Business

Some stoner in Colorado just put down the bong, looked at the TV and said, “Dude. No more Twinkies or Ho-Ho’s? Bummer.” Hostess, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business after striking workers failed to heed a Thursday deadline to return to work, the company said. “We deeply […]

Striking Teachers: When Omitting Letters, Avail Yourself Of The Apostrophe

by Smitty Another best practice: lay the sign out in pencil before using markers. In the plus column, at least this is hand-made: Spelling c’unts via Michelle Malkin

The Sexual Predators Union

Otherwise known as the United Federation of Teachers: In the last five years in New York City, 97 tenured teachers or school employees have been charged by the Department of Education with sexual misconduct. . . . [T]he unions — believing that they are helping the cause of teachers by being weak on sexual predators […]

Obama Throws EPA Moron Under Bus, Bashes Republicans, Panders to Unions

“Oh, the wheels on the bus go round and round!“ Guess what? Obama’s big corporate donors don’t like being “crucified” by the EPA: Top EPA official resigns over ‘crucify’ comment — Associated Press Days after damaging video surfaces, EPA regional chief Armendariz resigns — Dallas Morning News E.P.A. Official Resigns Over ‘Crucify’ Comments — New […]

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