public sector unions

Stephen Colbert had a bit of fun with GOP presidential candidate 'Rmoney' after his comments that President Obama didn't get the message from Wisconsin about cutting teachers and firefighters. COLBERT: Well said. Obama is totally out of touch. Read more...
For anyone that did not read Jon Perr's post here from back in 2010, I'll just refer our readers back there for a detailed analysis of why what Chris Wallace was repeating here on Fox News Sunday about public sector workers being overpaid is Read more...
Republican Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels on Sunday suggested that all public worker unions should be dismantled and that the recent elections in Wisconsin were a "turning point" in curbing their rights. During an interview on Fox News, host Chris Read more...
If there is any particular Republican framing that grinds my teeth to see the left adopt--other than the term "entitlements" to refer to Medicare and Social Security--it is the pointing the finger at teachers' unions as the obstacle to education Read more...
So the unions of course picked the steady "drip drip drip" of Blue Dog and New Democrat policies that weaken unions and the right of working people, versus the chainsaw massacres of the Republican party. Understandable, but this is one of the Read more...

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If anyone didn't already think that the GOP's union busting at the state level wasn't bad enough already with making sure the last of what we've got left with workers in any sector of the American workforce having the right to negotiate for their Read more...
As Keith Olbermann noted in his opening, "The real life impact of Republican Scott Walker's anti-union wage is now taking shape, manifest in a mass exodus of public workers, choosing to retire in lieu of accepting the draconian cuts in benefits and Read more...
I wonder when our unions will stop coloring within the lines and seize the day with a massive general (yes, I know they're illegal) strike like this one: Hundreds of thousands of British public sector workers went on strike Thursday to defend Read more...