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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 […]

German Union Threatens U.S. Jobs

After workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga voted to reject a United Auto Workers contract, most friends of free labor breathed a sigh of relief, but a deal that gives German workers a seat on the VW board may threaten the Tennessee workers’ jobs: A Volkswagen board member is threatening to withhold future investments in its […]

Workers 712, Union Thugs 626

Big Labor suffered a “devastating defeat” Friday when workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga voted against joining the UAW. This was a personal defeat for President Obama: President Barack Obama on Friday waded into a high-stakes union vote at Volkswagen AG’s plant in Tennessee, accusing Republican politicians who oppose unionization of being more concerned […]

Ed Schultz Goes Way Off-Message

The Angriest Man on TV™ gets paid big bucks for his act as a left-wing populist who hates Republicans like God hates sin. Alas, when it comes to the lowly wage slaves who haul the freight at his network, Ed Schultz sounds like more like Ebenezer Scrooge: Ed Schultz decided to take a break from […]

Taxpayers Lose $10.5 Billion on UAW Bailout; Does @DavidCookTFP Care?

Before we talk about @DavidCookTFP — a liberal columnist for the Chattanooga Times Free Press — let’s talk about Detroit, the city driven into bankruptcy by Democrats and organized labor. If there is one sentence which should be indelibly etched in your mind about President Obama’s bailout of General Motors, it is this: “GM was […]

Portrait of a Thug: IRS Union Boss

Colleen M. Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union By now, you’ve probably seen the news: Report: Head of IRS Employees Union Met With President Obama the Day Before Tea Party Targeting Began Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union which represents employees of the Internal Revenue Service, met at the White […]

‘A History of Psychiatric Problems’

The California math teacher was arrested last summer: The charges against 36-year-old Amber Lee Failla include unlawful sexual intercourse, oral copulation with minors and contacting a minor with the intent to commit a sexual offense, according to Kern County Superior Court records. . . . California City police said their investigation into Failla began when […]

Left’s ‘Tent Truthers’ Claim Union Attack on AFP in Lansing Was an ‘Inside Job’

Right now I have a former police officer, heavily armed at my house protecting my wife. The threats are severe. Prayers appreciated. — Steven Crowder (@scrowder) December 14, 2012 Steven Crowder is being targeted for smears and terroristic intimidation by the radical Left, possibly including Anonymous/Occupy anarchists who have come under suspicion for targeting Americans […]

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