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    Change Workers Do Not Need

    Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao weighs in on the two major provisions of the “Employee Free Choice Act” at the Wall Street Journal: One of these counterproductive, special-interest initiatives is “card check,” which would deprive workers of the ability to vote privately in workplace unionization elections — a vital worker … More

    Not-So-Secret Nonsense

    Democracy itself is under attack from union bosses. Teamsters President Jim Hoffa issued a press release Wednesday saying, “Since when is the secret ballot a basic tenet of democracy?” He’s trying to excuse the inexcusable. Hoffa and other union bosses want to strip away workers’ right to a secret ballot … More

    Senate Hearing or Union Rally?

    Words can’t describe what occurred at yesterday’s hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. After encouraging the audience to applaud his remarks on the Employee Free Choice Act, Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) was forced to scold union members when they become belligerent — hissing, booing and … More

    Employee "No" Choice Act: Increasing the Fed's Role, Again

    Unions Rally against Democratic Elections Card Check: The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) would replace secret ballot organizing elections with publicly signed union cards, allowing union organizers to deceive, harass, and threaten workers into signing these cards and thereby unionizing. Stripping Away Privacy and Freedom: A worker may vote “no” … More

    Buffet Opposes Card Check

    Warren Buffet is a known supporter of the Death Tax, a long-time Democrat, was an unofficial adviser on economic policy to President Obama during the 2008 campaign and he recently served on the President’s  Economic Advisory Board during the transition between presidential administrations. Oh, and he revealed this morning that … More

    Letterman on Obama's Tax Hikes

    The late night comedy shows are beginning to notice that President Barack Obama loves raising taxes. Check out this David Letterman clip from earlier this week: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F45hXrpa7n8&feature=channel_page[/youtube] You can view his whole monologue at CBS here, which also includes a great joke about Obama’s investment advice.

    Moral Hazards are Not Something to Toy With

    The recently enforced Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act created many unintended consequences for toy manufacturers and oddly enough, even for your local library, but most of which, blinded parents’ sense of caution when it comes to buying toys for their children. This regulation, which went into effect on February 10, … More

    It’s Time for a Pro-Growth Economic Policy

    Is President Obama’s economic policy preventing the economy from recovering? The Wall Street Journal thinks so. Tuesday’s editorial notes, After five weeks in office, it’s become clear that Mr. Obama’s policies are slowing, if not stopping, what would otherwise be the normal process of economic recovery. From punishing business to … More

    Santelli Responds to Team Obama Character Assassination Attempt

    The left has developed a firm and frightening pattern of how it deals with critics of President Barack Obama. Mere hours after Joe the Plumber had the temerity to question candidate Obama’s tax plans, government employee donors to Obama were socuring his public records digging for dirt. The media then … More

    Banks to Feds: Drop Dead

    How much government meddling will our nation’s banks put up with before they start rejecting the federal government’s TARP funds? Looks like we’re starting to find out. Last week ProPublica reported that IberiaBank of Lafayette, Louisiana became the first bank to return TARP cash to the Treasury. From the bank’s … More