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Wisconsin Judge Issues Injunction Against Implementing Collective Bargaining Law

Wisconsin Judge Issues Injunction Against Implementing Collective Bargaining Law

Not surprisingly given the disputes that had arisen over exactly what her original injunction actually covered, a Wisconsin Judge has issued a second injunction barring any aspect of the law from being implemented: Madison – A Dane County judge Tuesday blocked the state from implementing Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining measure. “Further implementation of the act is enjoined,” said Dane County Judge Maryann Sumi. Sumi noted her original restraining order […]

Ohio House panel OKs public worker union bill

Ohio House panel OKs public worker union bill

The union protestors are going to be doing some traveling as State lawmakers are focusing on inequality in benefits for Union workers compared to non-union employees.  While most people in America have cut back, unions feel entitled to benefits while the rest of  the country suffers. COLUMBUS, Ohio – A panel of Ohio lawmakers made a bill to limit collective bargaining rights for 350,000 public workers even tougher for unions […]

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney Aboard Air Force One en route New York, NY

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Jay Carney Aboard Air Force One en route New York, NY

MR. CARNEY:  Thanks for flying with us today.  We’ll just do a quick gaggle.  As you know, in addition to the event at the ceremony naming the new USUN Mission building, the President has interviews with three network news anchors, and a couple of other events.  But if you have questions, shoot. Q    Can you give us just a little bit more about tomorrow, this energy policy speech? MR. CARNEY:  […]

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republican 43% Democrat 39%

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republican 43% Democrat 39%

Republicans hold just a four-point lead over Democrats on the Generic Congressional Ballot for the week ending March 27, 2011. It’s the GOP’s smallest lead since early October 2010. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters nationwide say they would vote for their district’s Republican congressional candidate, while 39% would choose the Democrat instead. Republican support is down two points from last week. The […]

Government Shutdown looms as Left stakes claim on Nanny State funding

Government Shutdown looms as Left stakes claim on Nanny State funding

Talks have stalled between congressional Democrats and Republicans trying to negotiate a federal budget for the remainder of the fiscal year, escalating the chances that the government could at least partially shut down next month. Lawmakers have only two weeks to come up with a deal before a sixth, short-term funding bill, or continuing resolution, expires on April 8, and so far both sides are doing little more than pointing […]

Media Ignores Calls For Socialist Revolution at ‘Anti-War’ Rally in Chicago

Media Ignores Calls For Socialist Revolution at ‘Anti-War’ Rally in Chicago

Chicago media reported on a recent march in Chicago as being an “Anti-War” march organized by students and “faith based groups” who “hope to spark change in our democracy.” What they left out was the clear fact that the march and rally had much less to do with the Iraq war than it did about a far-left socialist agenda. Citizen journalist “Rebel Pundit” provides the information the media chose not […]

The Liberal Motto: “Do as we say, not as we do.”

The Liberal Motto: “Do as we say, not as we do.”

The motto of liberalism should be, “Do as we say, not as we do.” There are a myriad of examples to bear this out. The question that comes to mind is why there isn’t a reward for bringing in their pelts. For instance, in spite of their insistent demand that taxes be raised — especially on the rich — people like George Soros, the Kerrys, the Kennedys and Senators Jay […]