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Democrats: Are You Paying Your Campaign Workers a ‘Living Wage?’

by Steve MacDonald April 16, 2018

Torn from the headlines at HotAir.com, a question of epic and historical weight. Why won’t Democrats let their campaign workers unionize? When workers on one self-proclaimed progressive’s congressional campaign decided to unionize, they ran into “classic union busting” tactics, according [to] a former staffer, who asked that he and the campaign remain anonymous for fear of […]

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Progressives – bringing that about which they decry

by Skip April 8, 2016

Progressives also worry that robots will take everyone’s jobs away but that, empirically, raising the minimum wage doesn’t cause workers to be replaced by machines. It is a subject that is starting to pop up more and more – the advancing of robotics and AI are creating much higher skilled and paying jobs but those […]

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Dinner for “few”

by Steve MacDonald April 16, 2015
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Do they know that they are nothing more than wage-chattel parading to advance a progressive policy that will make more than a few of them wage-slaves to the welfare state? (NY Post) Fast-food and other low-wage workers picketed outside burger joints in New York and across the country Wednesday, demanding pay hikes to at least […]

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Minimum Wage Workers Not in Poverty According to Feds

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2015
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What of them that there are… (Human Events) At the federal level alone, full-time minimum wage workers with any number of children are eligible for both the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—$496 in 2014—and the Child Tax Credit (CTC), which combined with the federal minimum wage of $7.25 equals or exceeds the poverty level for all […]

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Notable Quote – George Carlin

by Susan Olsen October 26, 2013

He summed up up Common Core, Workfoce Housing and Regional Planning quite nicely:

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Obama Care is Just Another Laser Pointer And You Are All Cats.

by Steve MacDonald July 16, 2013

I recently reiterated my oft-said point on GrokTALK! this week that you can’t be a principled Republican and support unions; voting against Right to Work for example mandates employee funding of the Democrat machine and everything it tries to destroy.  And Obama Care was just the biggest, most recent example.  Unions were all in.  They […]

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John Hawkins at RightWingNews nails THE problem of the United States today

by Skip December 22, 2011

That would include the Political Class as well.  Anyone that says “You owe me simply because I exist” should immediately be cut off.  Mean?  Which is meaner: demanding that someone take care of them (as most that do the demanding could provide for themselves, at least in part), or demanding that someone take care of […]

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Spoiled Brat Unions Don’t Want Parity – Again.

by Steve MacDonald March 24, 2011

The measure states–if I understand it correctly–that if the union contract expires and has not been renewed, and no new contract is yet negotiated, those employees become at-will workers who can be treated (wait for it) like everyone else.

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