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Janus… Public Unions Need Revenue

Janus … They’re Back … Public Unions Need Revenue

Labor leaders have launched a state-level counterattack against the Janus decision because public unions need revenue. Janus is a 2018 Supreme Court decision. It declares mandatory union dues and fees for government workers unconstitutional. The Supreme Court ruled that mandating union fees as a condition of employment violates the free speech rights of workers. The …

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Public Unions Need Revenue… They Are Attacking Janus

Labor leaders from public unions need revenue which has led them to launch a state-level counterattack the Janus decision.  Janus is a Supreme Court decision. It declares mandatory union dues and fees for government workers unconstitutional. The Supreme Court rule is that mandating union fees as a condition of employment violates the free speech rights …

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NH Dems Lose Their Minds over a Facebook Page Holding an Elected Official Accountable

Jot this down in the column ‘you can’t make this lunacy up.’ A local activist in Nashua created a Facebook page to hold a local elected official accountable for her own words and actions. The local official is extreme left-winger Jan Schmidt who is a Nashua Alderwoman as well as a New Hampshire House Representative. …

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Hate Speech Doesn’t Exist

I’ve been saying this for a very long time. There is no such thing as Hate Speech. Just ask a unanimous US Supreme Court. It is a made-up thing designed to intimidate people into silence. And it violates the first amendment.

An Open Letter to the Attorney General: Gordon, Do Your Job – Lock Her (Joycie Craig) Up.

I’m using “Lock Her Up” in the sense used when it is chanted at Trump rallies: Hold her legally accountable; hold her to the same standard as anyone else would be. It has been reported … not by the “mainstream” media, of course … that Mayor Joycie Craig … apparently triggered by the Trump Rally …

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Intimidation: Tool of the Left

Texas congressman Joaquin Castro posted to Facebook a list of names and employers of Trump donors. The list is from the San Antonio congressional district. In addition to distributing the list of names and workplaces; Castro accuses those on the list of, “contributing to harmful rhetoric that targets the Hispanic community and so many others.” …

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