Did You Know...


Another union pay chart of the day

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 19, 2011 10:06 AM

Last week, blogger Jason Hart charted the pay of Ohio teachers’ union bosses versus the rest of the state workforce.

Jason is back with a new union pay chart of the day comparing the salaries of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) employees versus private-sector workers and other government workers.

Notice anything?

Jason asks and adds: “If Ohio’s public union members hang by a thread, why do union bosses take so much for themselves? If overpaid private industry entrepreneurs and investors are the root of Ohio’s fiscal troubles, why shouldn’t Ohio taxpayers be concerned about six-figure union salaries?…For organizations solely dedicated to their members’ well-being, Ohio’s AFSCME affiliates throw money at most every leftist cause in the state. Council 8, Local 11, and Local 4 have given more than $4.5 million to Ohio Democrats since 2001. Progressive think-tanks are frequent recipients of member dues, too – in the past five years, $124,000 went to Policy Matters Ohio and $10,000 to Progress Ohio. No one should be convinced by AFSCME’s claim to the moral high ground; least of all the public employees who keep their racket in the black.”

blog comments powered by Disqus
Posted in: Politics,Unions

Tech firm gives ‘cloud’ backup of Hillary’s (aka Val the bartender) email to FBI

October 6, 2015 08:53 PM by Doug Powers


Super-transparent presidential candidate update

Live from New York, it’s a 6-minute campaign ad for Hillary Clinton! (a Sunday open thread)

October 4, 2015 11:03 AM by Doug Powers


Satire within a satire

Joe Biden schools people who think the 2nd Amendment mentions bazookas and F-15s

October 2, 2015 02:11 PM by Doug Powers


Straw men in the crosshairs

Hey look, Obama was right… the 1980’s ARE calling

September 30, 2015 09:10 PM by Doug Powers


Anybody seen the re-set button?

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards gets big bucks to avoid reality, example #4,493

September 29, 2015 01:48 PM by Doug Powers


Abortion survivors? WHAT abortion survivors?

Categories: Abortion, Politics

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook