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Tag: "Unions"

Still Hope for the Twinkie!

Still Hope for the Twinkie!

Hostess Brands, maker of the Twinkie and Snowball, returned to bankruptcy court today prepared to begin liquidation of all assets. Instead they announced that the company will enter mediation for one last try with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union. Whether this was a brilliant marketing ploy or truly ‘a one last chance’ […]

The End of the Twinkie?

The End of the Twinkie?

This could be it. The end of the Hostess Twinkie. Of course, those still in their packages may last forever, but it’s possible there will be no more Twinkies. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers union (BCTGM) has gone on strike against manufacturer Hostess. The company announced today they will file for liquidation […]

MSM Twits Distort a Tweet

MSM Twits Distort a Tweet

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 […]

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Close The Book Forever on the Failed “progressive” Experiment

The current White House occupant, in a calculated, targeted attack against Republican rival Mitt Romney, attempted to dismiss a key Romney rationale for his presidential candidacy by saying: “When you’re president, as opposed to the head of a private equity firm, then your job is not simply to maximize profits. Your job is to figure […]

Government Unions-A ‘progressive” Failure Foisted Upon America

Government Unions-A ‘progressive” Failure Foisted Upon America

Merriam-Webster’s definition of EXTORTION 1: the act or practice of extorting especially money or other property; especially: the offense committed by an official engaging in such practice 2: something extorted; especially: a gross overcharge http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extortion From Chicago to Madison to Sacramento to Washington DC and points in between: » Do as we say and nobody […]

White House: Talk About Anything But Our Record

White House: Talk About Anything But Our Record

Ever since the 2009 GM bailout by “progressive” big government ended the pensions of 20,000 retirees at Delphi auto parts manufacturing, the White House and the Department of Treasury have laid the blame on the steps of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Internal government emails have been obtained that show the U.S. Treasury Department, run […]

When Unions Won't Budge

When Unions Won’t Budge

Cities across the country are struggling; some are finding the piggy bank empty. Cities like Scranton, PA are feeling the effects of the tough economy, poor real estate market and a general exodus from the area. City pension outgo is three times more than the city revenues. A loan to the city has not materialized […]

These Numbers Do Not Lie

These Numbers Do Not Lie

In each of the States that elected Republican governors during the Tea Party dominated 2010 midterm elections, unemployment rates have gone down. According to an Examiner.com analysis, since Tea Party Republicans took over in January 2011, the average reduction in unemployment for those 17 States has been 1.35%.  When compared nationally, job creation in those […]

Biased Media Reports Non-News

Biased Media Reports Non-News

Once again, a proud, card-carrying member of the “progressive” Party Pravda is wasting readers’ time. The headline reads: “On eve of health ruling, Ruth Bader Ginsburg predicts ‘sharp disagreement’”. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0612/77479.html How is it possible that Kyle Cheney is getting paid to spell bind readers with such gems as: “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid waste Friday […]

GM Bailouts–All Good…Right?

Remember auto bailouts? Democrats today like to use them as an example of a government loan success story. We hear the auto makers are paying back their debt and that hard working middle class workers had their jobs saved only because of the loan. But, as we’re learning to expect, with this administration, there’s more […]

Was "The Private Sector is Doing Fine" Really a Gaffe?

Was “The Private Sector is Doing Fine” Really a Gaffe?

When obama uttered the words “the private sector is doing fine” speculation ran rampant, declarations occurred and questions abounded. Obedient spokes-fools within the “progressive” Party Pravda remained largely mum, dutifully neglecting or downplaying the story. Conservatives pounced on the statement, speculating aggressively about obama’s lack of perceptive abilities while declaring it to be the biggest […]

Unelected, Unaccountable Boards Like Spending Your Money

Unelected, Unaccountable Boards Like Spending Your Money

It’s been a rough few weeks for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority that manages airports in the Washington, DC area and coordinates board member travel to luxury destinations. MWAA is the unelected and unaccountable board former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine (Obama’s choice to head the Democrat National Committee and current candidate for the US Senate) […]

CA, WI Join the Common Sense Brigade:Election Wrap-up

CA, WI Join the Common Sense Brigade:Election Wrap-up

June 6, 2012   Today seems brighter. It was a big election night last night. Governor Scott Walker becomes the first governor in history to survive a recall effort. It wasn’t even close. In one of the most heated and important political battles in recent history, voters overwhelmingly approved of Walker’s reform efforts, handing a big loss to […]

Momentum Goes to Republicans

Momentum Goes to Republicans

For the first time in US history, a sitting governor survived a recall attempt. The Wisconsin recall magnified a microcosm of American society and highlighted the contentious mood of the national debate over jobs, budgets, and how to best trigger America’s economic recovery. The results in Wisconsin are especially revealing when examining the mood of […]

Why to Vote for Romney

Why to Vote for Romney

Honestly, Mitt Romney was not the first choice as GOP presidential nominee for many voters. They preferred a handful of candidates to Romney. Despite Ron Paul’s many brilliant positions on fiscal responsibility, lower taxes, smaller less intrusive government, balanced budgets, and protecting American sovereignty, due to absolutely irreconcilable differences with him on matters of foreign […]