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What Does Someone Have to Do to Get Fired Around Here?

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When I was a kid, (yes, back when a tablet device was an Etch-a-Sketch) my Dad advised me to get a job with AT&T or Edison or the government. Why? Because they would be around forever and it’s nearly impossible to get fired, especially as a civil service or union member. Fast forward 30+ years later only to find out he was absolutely correct! ...

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Ohio’s Public Employee Union (OPERS) Loses Spouse Coverage under Obamacare

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If Ohio’s public employees are concerned about retirement system changes under Obamacare, it seems no one’s talking. Joe Wilson’s “You lie!“ shout-out to Obama from the floor of Congress in 2009 was indeed prophecy. Obama did lie. State of Ohio spouses cannot ‘keep their health insurance because they like it.’ I am one of those spouses. Lying to America’s elderly ...

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Happy American Dream Day?

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Most of you know today as Labor Day. What exactly is Labor Day? Sounds like a day to celebrate work, but it isn’t. Maybe it’s a day where we celebrate the ability for women to give birth? Nope, not that either. Labor Day isn’t just a day off with pay. And it’s not BBQ at the beach or a celebration ...

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Armor-Clad CA Mayor Seeks Support

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Stockton, the small resort city South of Sacramento, California sought bankruptcy protection from its obligations last summer. The bankruptcy filing by Stockton, more than 290,000 residents, has been closely watched by both bond insurers who guaranteed the city’s debt and CalPERS, the state pension fund for public workers. Retiree health care, financed by most California cities on a pay-as-you-go basis, ...

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Union Membership Plummets

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It’s not your dad’s union anymore. The strength of the unions during the 50’s or 80’s is long gone. The nation’s labor unions suffered sharp declines in membership last year, led by losses among public sector workers in financially struggling states and municipalities. According to the Bureau of Labor union rates are at the lowest level since the 1930’s. Union ...

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A Walk For The President

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“The president has said a lot of things that made me think.” Me too. A remarkably telling video by Stoplight with Stuart Shepard. Many of us know this second nature by virtue of our upbringings. How easily the next generation of Americans can be brainwashed to forget. Don’t allow your up & comings to be counted among them: A Walk ...

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Exposing the tactics and language of the left

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The Democratic Party are masters of deception and illusion. When something sounds too good to be true it usually is. That is how the modern day Democratic Party operates. The left is very adept at hiding their true intentions by misnaming legislation. They can take an unpopular bill and soften its image by giving it a more appealing and inviting ...

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“He Said She Said” with Demetrius & Stacy (Final Show of 2012)

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  When: Wed, Dec 19, 10PM EST/7PM Pacific Where: He Said She Said on BlogTalkRadio What: Have you ever wondered what Black Conservatives think about the political issues of today? Well wonder no more, “He Said, She Said” with Demetrius and Stacy. brings you an inner peek into the mind of the conservative, bold, full strength, and unfiltered. Tonight: Special guests: Stacy Swimp (@stacyswimp), ...

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CT Nursing Home Update: Union Staff Back to Work

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Last summer nursing home staff at several unionized Connecticut Healthbridge facilities went on strike. We covered the story of alleged abuse by some of the workers here at Conservative Daily News.  According to police reports some of the striking workers vandalized patient records and changed arm bands on patients to cause confusion for the replacement staff. This week a federal ...

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“He Said She Said” with Demetrius & Stacy

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When: Wed, Dec 12, 10PM EST/7PM Pacific Where: He Said She Said with Demetrius and Stacy on BlogTalkRadio What: Have you ever wondered what Black Conservatives think about the political issues of today? Well wonder no more. “He Said, She Said” with Demetrius and Stacy brings you an inner peek into the mind of the conservative: bold, full strength, and unfiltered. Tonight: Special guests ...

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Free Michigan

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Michigan is now the 24th right to work state in America. Public workers in Michigan are now free to work without being forced to pay legalized extortion to unions as a precondition of their employment. As union labor gathered by the thousands, Michigan’s legislature voted approval Tuesday to “right-to-work” legislation.  The House and the Senate both approved the measure, making ...

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CA Teacher’s Union Creates Controversial Video

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From the California Federation of Teachers Union Website: Tax the rich: An animated fairy tale, is narrated by Ed Asner, with animation by award-winning artist Mike Konopacki, and written and directed by Fred Glass for the California Federation of Teachers.  The 8 minute video shows how we arrived at this moment of poorly funded public services and widening economic inequality. ...

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Who Should Get Credit for “Saving” the Auto Industry?

First, before I start, I need to get this out there: I was/am firmly against the auto industry “bailouts.” I don’t care who did it; I do not believe the government should have rewarded poor business decisions. It’s quite simple in my book. If you make good business decisions, you survive. If you don’t, you fail. By bailing out GM ...

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MSM Twits Distort a Tweet

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When reading MSM stories concerning the hypocrisy of Republicans or conservatives it is often difficult to decide whether the reporters are actively dishonest or just stupid. An AP story by Scott Bauer and a Washington Post effort by Brad Plumer are prime examples. Both concern a tweet sent by Republican Gov. Scott Walker (R–WI) after the Green Bay Packers were ...

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Taxation Without Participation

It's easy to vote for higher taxes when you're not paying.

Michael Kinsley described a “gaffe” as anytime a politician is caught telling the truth. This is particularly accurate for Republicans and conservatives as is demonstrated by the reaction to Mitt Romney’s comment regarding Obama’s base. The setting was unfortunate — a $50,000–a–plate fundraiser — but the message was accurate. As he discussed campaign strategy — not governing philosophy — Romney ...

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