Specter to American Workers: “Drop Dead!”

Well, so much for Arlen Specter’s emancipated testicles: In June 2007, the vote on the Employee Free Choice Act was virtually monolithic: 50 Senators, Democrats, voted for cloture and 48 Republicans against.  I was the only Republican to vote for cloture.  The prospects for the next cloture vote are...

Ask The President: EFCA. NAO.

More from Mike Elk on the case for EFCA. h/t Sarah via...

F*ck Me with a Freshly Sharpened Pitchfork.

On today’s episode of Fareed Zakaria GPS, an ‘expert panel’ was convened to discuss ‘populist’ outrage in the wake of AIG and other recent scandals related to the global economic crisis. Via email, I bet Sarah a dinner at IHOP (because we be keepin’ it real like that in this economy) that the ‘expert panel’...

UAW Members Approve Chrysler Contract Despite Lead Negotiator’s Dissent: Has the Process Been Corrupted?

Negotiations between the United Auto Workers and the Big Three automakers ended a couple of weeks ago with contracts that were once again overwhelming wins for management. Now two of the contracts – with GM and Chrysler; the contract with Ford will probably be sent to members this week – have...