Why do schools exist?

By Tom Toth The political antics of the American left make one wonder if they understand why public schools exist. In short—if the reader will pardon the elementary explanation—schools exist to educate children and turn students into workers with the opportunity to enter and participate in the American marketplace. Of course, as with any institution, schools fail—unable to meet the […]

SEIU Front Group “Wisconsin Jobs Now” Promotes ObamaCare, Law Breaking

By Brad Tidwell The “nonpartisan” Wisconsin Jobs Now, funded nearly entirely by SEIU Healthcare, is an Obamacare certified application counselor with a history of lawbreaking. “Wisconsin Jobs Now” is a self-described “community-based, non-profit organization” focused on issues like “economic justice” and “fighting income inequality.” However, when you look into their financial statements, it becomes immediately clear that they are little […]

SEIU Front Group “Wisconsin Jobs Now” Promotes ObamaCare, Law Breaking

-By Brad Tidwell The “nonpartisan” Wisconsin Jobs Now, funded nearly entirely by SEIU Healthcare, is an Obamacare certified application counselor with a history of lawbreaking. “Wisconsin Jobs Now” is a self-described “community-based, non-profit organization” focused on issues like “economic justice” and “fighting income inequality.” However, when you look into their financial statements, it becomes immediately clear that they are little […]

Obama’s Labor Dept sued by their own union – ALG’s Nathan Mehren’s notes the irony

Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement in response to allegations by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 12 that the Obama-run Department of Labor has engaged in racial discrimination in their internal promotion policies dating back to 2009: “It is the ultimate irony that Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is facing a union crisis at […]

Walmart, Big Labor and the NLRB: Time for a change

By Rick Manning Organizing Walmart has been the Great White Whale for Big Labor for the past twenty years.  Now, thanks to Obama appointees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Big Labor is having some life breathed into their efforts. The most recent decision revolves around the NLRB’s decision to investigate the nation’s leading retailer’s treatment of about 60 […]

Alternative education shows progress

By Tom Toth Schools exist to educate students and therefore open avenues for achievement not otherwise available. The educational experience is a cornerstone of early personal development and can be the difference between a student in class and a child in daycare. For millions of American children, especially those born into poverty, a quality education may be the only means […]

Why fast food workers should really protest

By David Bozeman Fast food workers, prodded on by a top down effort by union organizers, yesterday protested in many locations demanding a minimum wage of at least $15 an hour and, of course, union representation, among other demands.  Kendall Fells, representing the SEIU-backed Fast Food Forward, immediately cited industry profits to justify his group’s demands. How revealing that the […]

Alternative education threatens the left

By Tom Toth In his campaign to become the first democrat in 20 years to be elected mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio confidently took aim at the city’s wealthy for causing the plight of the city’s poor, making income inequality the foundation of his campaign. He painted himself as the advocate of the impoverished, willing and ready […]

McAuliffe victory in Virginia: A big win for Big Labor

By Tom Toth Elections have consequences On Tuesday, Terry McAuliffe edged out Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli by 2.5 percent of the electorate in a winning bid for the commonwealth’s governorship. Labor unions played no small part in manipulating the outcome of the race, lining the election coffers for McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and Big Labor ally, with […]

Obama sends kids to the back of the bus on education

By Robert Romano Decades-old desegregation orders on Louisiana school districts, the center of a federal government case against Louisiana’s school choice program, are now emerging as a major distraction for the Department of Justice bringing the case. The Justice Department is arguing that allowing students to leave public schools for private schools will somehow undermine desegregation of schools in Louisiana. […]

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