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The Daily Caller stirred an unnecessary hornets nest last night with a provocative headline that turned heads across Illinois and beyond. The headline reads: Illinois On The Edge: Rauner Might Use National Guard If State Workers Strike The DC even used an image showing a soldier wearing body armor (See image above), adding fuel to

After a massive push from labor unions, the Los Angeles City Council voted last week to increase minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15 over four and a half year time period. Ironically enough, now that the union’s got what they wanted they are asking to be exempt for the increase. The short-lived support for the

Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board made a decision that just might change American college sports forever. According to Fox News, the federal agency ruled that college sports teams can unionize because players are now considered “college employees.” The agency says players are “employees” because many of them receive monetary tuition discounts and scholarship funds,

Since Detroit sought bankruptcy protection, new evidence of city government inefficiency is coming to light almost daily.  Here are some highlights, including a lost million-dollar check and hand-written city payroll! Check out these excerpts from a lengthy Detroit News’ report on the city’s continued decent into fiscal darkness: “…Cash-strapped Detroit received a $1 million check

Dear union thugs, let this be a lesson. The company that bought the Twinkie, HoHo and Ding Dong brands out of bankruptcy is gearing up to reopen plants and hire workers, but it won’t be using union labor. Hostess Brands — Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo Global Management’s APO -0.58% new incarnation of the baking

-By Larry Sand Schlitz may be the beer that made Milwaukee famous, but recently the spotlight has been shining on the city’s school choice efforts. Back in 1990, the Pleistocene Era of education reform, the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program became the nation’s first publicly funded school choice program for low-income children. Born of an interesting

-By Warner Todd Huston Through rampant mismanagement, the Teamsters Union has driven its pension funds into an underfunded mess. Now the union wants its pal in the White House to insist that the U.S. taxpayers save them from disaster. “They drove their pension plan into bankruptcy and want us to pay for it,” says The

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, one interesting thing about the sequester seems that it might be setting off government union members against each other. It’s an unseen benefit, if you will. And apparently federal government union members were not very happy over former Dec. of Labor Hilda Solis. They called her “Hollywood Hilda,” because she

-By Warner Todd Huston Are the unions finally waking up to the disaster that is Obamacare? Maybe so, because some have recently been whining in the press. Check out these quotes: “Union leaders say many of the law’s requirements will drive up the costs for their health-care plans and make unionized workers less competitive.” (“Some

-By Warner Todd Huston There is a coming civil war among Democrats. Coming? Heck, it’s already here in many ways. It’s the war between those Democrats that want continued, wild spending and those Democrats that understand that the gravy train has derailed and there isn’t any money left to keep the wild spending spree on

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