The Other McCain

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

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 […]

‘They Just Want the Money’

Walter Russell Mead finds amusement in New York Times employees — members of the Writers Guild union — whining about a proposal to substitute 401(k)s for their current bloated pension plan: Nobody in the video talks about the changes in the news business that threatens to drive the Times into a deep dive. Nobody talks […]

Public Sector Unions: Conflict Of Interest?

by Smitty A couple of WSJ articles of note today on one of those no-brainer questions: Ohio Voters Reject Public-Union Limits The law would have stripped the state’s 350,000 public employees of most of their collective-bargaining rights and forced workers to pay at least 15% of their health-care costs. With 97% of precincts reporting, 61% […]

#OccupyWallNuts Continue Their Epic Struggle Against That One Thing

by Smitty Trifecta is well worth your time. The rotating Kirk/Spock/McCoy chemistry of the three amigos plays well in serving up the abuse for the #OccupyWallNuts. I’m giving Whittle the Kirk role here, cheerfully telling the tools to get out of the toolbox and get a job. Green has the McCoy role, working hard, trying […]

Union Activist Teaches Civility Seminar

By now you know about the violence perpetrated this week by the Longshoremen’s Union. So when a local TV news crew showed up at the union office to get an interview, they were greeted with extraordinary courtesy vulgarity and aggressive hostility by a Longshoreman who gave his name as “F*** You C***Sucker.”

Senate Rival Gary Glenn Calls on GOP’s Hoekstra to Disavow Hoffa Comments

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) is up for re-election in 2012 and former Rep. Pete Hoekstra is the most prominent Republican to throw his hat in the ring to challenge Stabenow. But last month, veteran conservative activist Gary Glenn entered the GOP primary, and has not been afraid to hit Hoekstra’s record: Noting Hoekstra’s votes for […]

AFL-CIO’s Trumka Uses 9/11 Anniversary to Bash Talk Radio, ‘Extremists,’ Wealthy

Big Labor’s No. 1 honcho posts a message, “Sept. 11, 2011: A Day to Commit to Activism“: There is no time in my memory of a more proud example of what we can accomplish when we work together. Solidarity, the cornerstone of the union movement, flowed through all of us and carried us through. But […]

Sarah Palin Shows Her Union Card

Writing “as a proud former union member and the wife, daughter, and sister of union members,” Sarah Palin denounces the “thuggery” of Jim Hoffa: Union bosses like this do not have your best interests at heart. What they care about is their own power and re-electing their friend Barack Obama so he will take care […]

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