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UNIONS break ranks on ObamaCare – The Hill

By at May 21, 2013 | 10:26 am

UNIONS break ranks on ObamaCare – The Hill

By Kevin Bogardus - 05/21/13 05:00 AM ET -- Labor unions are breaking with President Obama on ObamaCare. Months after the president’s reelection, a variety of unions are publicly balking at how the administration plans to implement the landmark law. They warn that unless there are changes, the results could be catastrophic. The United Food and Commercial ... Go To Article

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AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM : Obamacare’s Tax Hike Train Wreck

By at April 30, 2013 | 3:10 pm

AMERICANS FOR TAX REFORM : Obamacare’s Tax Hike Train Wreck

The most destructive Obamacare tax increases are just around the bend Asked about Senator Max Baucus’s recent “train wreck” comments, President Obama today said, “A huge chunk of it [Obamacare] has already been implemented.” Unmentioned was the wave of destructive Obamacare tax increases that will begin to hit Americans during the 2014 tax filing season and ... Go To Article

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ONLINE SALES TAX passes cloture vote | TheDailyCaller

By at April 23, 2013 | 7:24 am

ONLINE SALES TAX passes cloture vote | TheDailyCaller

Betsi Fores, 6:28 PM 04/22/2013 The Marketplace Fairness Act, which would allow states the mechanism to start collecting taxes for online sales, overwhelmingly passed a Senate cloture vote Monday night, circumventing regular order and drawing concern from a minority of Senators over the end of the debate on the proposal. Seventy four Senators voted in favor of the ... Go To Article

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HEALTH CARE: Roofers union calls for Obamacare’s repeal | WashingtonExaminer

By at April 17, 2013 | 8:20 am

HEALTH CARE: Roofers union calls for Obamacare’s repeal | WashingtonExaminer

Sean Higgins, April 16, 2013 The United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers is reportedly the first union to officially call for repeal of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The health care law is prompting some serious buyer’s remorse in Big Labor, which worked hard on behalf of the administration to pass it: The union’s statement can be ... Go To Article

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STEVEN GREENHUT:: Union Greed Drives California to Bankruptcy – Reason

By at April 1, 2013 | 9:47 am

STEVEN GREENHUT:: Union Greed Drives California to Bankruptcy – Reason

Steven Greenhut | March 29, 2013 -- Few non-local people pay much attention to the goings-on in Stockton, a hard-pressed Gold-Rush-era industrial city of 300,000 that sits in the agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley at the eastern edge of the California Delta. But bond-holders, taxpayers and government officials throughout the country will be listening to U.S. ... Go To Article

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JOHN STOSSEL:: The Blob That Ate Children | RCP

By at March 20, 2013 | 12:50 am

JOHN STOSSEL:: The Blob That Ate Children | RCP

By John Stossel - March 20, 2013 -- Shortly after I did my first TV special on education, "Stupid in America," hundreds of union teachers showed up outside my office to yell at me. They were angry because I said union rules were a big reason American kids don't learn. The union is a big reason kids don't like school and learn less. Union contracts limit flexibility, ... Go To Article

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MARK HEMINGWAY:: The Unions vs. Obamacare | The Weekly Standard

By at March 19, 2013 | 12:35 am

MARK HEMINGWAY:: The Unions vs. Obamacare | The Weekly Standard

BY MARK HEMINGWAY  -- "I heard [Obama] say, ‘If you like your health plan, you can keep it,’ ” John Wilhelm, chairman of Unite Here Health, representing 260,000 union workers, recently told the Wall Street Journal. “If I’m wrong, and the president does not intend to keep his word, I would have severe second thoughts about the law.” Besides Wilhelm, some ... Go To Article

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EXCLUSIVE: ACLU Backs Paul’s Filibuster

By at March 7, 2013 | 12:55 am

EXCLUSIVE: ACLU Backs Paul’s Filibuster

by BEN SHAPIRO 6 Mar 2013, 3:21 PM PDT -- On Wednesday afternoon, Christopher Anders, Senior Legislative Council at the American Civil Liberties Union in Washington D.C., spoke with Breitbart News exclusively about Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster of the John Brennan nomination to CIA director over the administration’s failures to answer questions about domestic use ... Go To Article

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UNIONS: Goon City – NRO

By at February 14, 2013 | 10:13 am

UNIONS: Goon City – NRO

By Jillian Kay Melchior, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 4:00 A.M. Philadelphia construction unions aren’t big on brotherly love. The engineer’s wife caught his brutal beating on camera. Just seconds before, the couple had arrived at the open-shop construction site in downtown Philadelphia, walking past the cluster of union protesters who had congregated outside the ... Go To Article

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STEVEN MALANGA: The Pension Fund That Ate California – City Journal WInter 2013

By at February 10, 2013 | 12:45 am

STEVEN MALANGA: The Pension Fund That Ate California – City Journal WInter 2013

STEVEN MALANGA -- CalPERS’s corruption, insider dealing, and politicized investments have overwhelmed taxpayers with debt. After spending years dogged by unpaid debts, California labor leader Charles Valdes filed for bankruptcy in the 1990s—twice. At the same time, he held one of the most influential positions in the American financial system: chair of the ... Go To Article

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