By marfdrat on January 8, 2013
Very good article on two developer brothers challenging the union-dominated status quo in Philadelphia.
Brutish threats, expletive-heavy protests, oil poured at construction-site entrances–for years, Philly unions have used intimidation and bully tactics to protect their power. Then two young developers set up cameras and a website, and set in motion the most dramatic power shift the city has seen in generations.
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Walker and Wisconsin GOP Don’t Want to Resort to “Tricks” to Pass Bill Limiting Collective Bargaining
By marfdrat on February 22, 2011
It’s clear there’s a deep divide politically, and philosophically, in Wisconsin about the motivation behind Governor Scott Walker’s push to limit the collective bargaining power of the public unions. For a sample of that, take a look at this video by the Heritage Foundation, which has a few inconvenient facts thrown in that keep you from having a lot of sympathy for the persecuted union brothers up there in the Cheese State:
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By marfdrat on February 21, 2011
From Doug Ross:
The unofficial public relations arm of the Obama administration reports that the White House and the DNC really had nothing at all to do with the public service union protests in Madison.