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Good news: Supreme Court agrees to hear Harris v. Quinn (families battling SEIU over thuggish home invasion scheme)

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 2, 2013 10:10 AM

Back in June, I reminded you about the case of Harris v. Quinn — the class-action lawsuit challenging Illinois Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn’s SEIU-pandering executive order to allow union recruiters into the homes of families who provide in-residence care for their developmentally disabled loved ones. The corruptocrats in Illinois violated the privacy of home care […]

No Obamacare exemptions for Big Labor? We’ll see

By Doug Powers  •  September 14, 2013 02:34 PM

Self-inflicted wounds

Backfire: Obamacare fallout continues as 40,000 longshoremen quit AFL-CIO

By Doug Powers  •  September 2, 2013 01:18 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Democrats received Big Labor support for Obamacare because of promises that unions would have priority access to lifeboats when the whole thing started to sink. Now, some union heads are coming to the harsh realization that they were duped, and membership is expressing their dissatisfaction: In what is being reported as […]

Stay classy: Judge orders striking Chicago Teamsters local to stop picketing at funeral homes and disrupting funerals

By Doug Powers  •  August 1, 2013 01:37 PM

Decorum DOA

Supreme Court watch: Harris v. Quinn; families battle SEIU over thuggish home invasion tactics; Update: Still waiting

By Michelle Malkin  •  June 10, 2013 02:42 AM

Loyal readers will recall that in the fall of 2009, I published special reports on the parental revolt against Big Labor’s attempts to force their way into the homes and lives of families who care for developmentally disabled loved ones. One of the moms I spotlighted, Pam Harris, refused to surrender. Her class-action lawsuit challenging […]

Dueling Headlines, ‘taxpayers will recover more than they invested in GM bailout’ edition

By Doug Powers  •  June 5, 2013 02:46 PM

Balance sheet

Desperately seeking waivers: Union disgruntlement with Obamacare spreading

By Doug Powers  •  May 25, 2013 02:04 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Last month, a 22,000 member United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers — the same one that endorsed Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 and lobbied for passage of Obamacare — called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The list of those unions who are starting to realize […]

WH visitors log shows Obama met with IRS union chief day before agency began tea party targeting

By Doug Powers  •  May 21, 2013 11:23 AM

Coincidences aplenty

Union that supported passage of Obamacare now calls for its repeal

By Doug Powers  •  April 17, 2013 11:49 AM

Awakenings

Hurting for revenue, the US Postal Service is launching a line of… apparel

By Doug Powers  •  February 20, 2013 12:01 PM

Budget GAP

Port strike alert: Big Labor abandons talks, ILA walks out on NY/NJ negotiations

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 9, 2013 04:29 PM

Well, I hate to say I told you so, but… The very latest from the East Coast/Gulf Coast port strike scene is that the International Longshoremen’s Association has walked out of federal mediation talks. According to Joe Bonney of the Journal of Commerce, “ILA walked out of NY-NJ local contract talks today, objecting to proposed […]

Thuggery: Chicago Teachers Union president jokes about murdering wealthy people

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 7, 2013 11:58 AM

Remember Karen Lewis? She’s Chicago thuggery personified. I introduced you to her last September when she spearheaded the abandonment of 350,000 schoolchildren over merit-based pay, teacher evaluations, and a 16 percent pay raise: Derision is her specialty. Her tirades at teachers’ confabs are infamous. Don’t feel sorry for her when she moans about Mayor Rahm […]

Port strike update: 48 hours from a waterfront cliff; Update: 30-day reprieve

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 27, 2012 10:59 AM

Scroll down for latest updates… We’re two days away from the long-planned East/Gulf Coast port strike. My most recent column on the Big Labor agitation exposed the archaic work practices and corrupt waterfront rackets at issue. Here’s the very latest: Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott is calling on President Obama to intervene: Governor Rick Scott is […]

What the Looming Port Strike Is Really About

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 21, 2012 11:15 AM

As I’ve been reporting over the last year (see full archive links below), the Big Labor and Occupy goons have long been agitating to shut down the nation’s ports. The “Days of Rage” opened in July and September 2011 in Longview, Wa., where ILWU leaders stormed the port, sabotaged rail lines, kidnapped guards, and dumped […]

Update on 'the hot dog guy'

By Doug Powers  •  December 13, 2012 10:17 AM

Back in business

Heckuva job: Michigan union thugs destroyed hot dog vendor's cart

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 12, 2012 10:43 AM

This is small business owner Clint Tarver of Lansing, Michigan. He was caught in the violent chaos that erupted when union thugs attacked the Americans for Prosperity tent on the capitol grounds yesterday during the right-to-work debate. His hot dog stand was destroyed. Velvet Hammer reports that the thugs shouted “Uncle Tom” and “nigger” at […]

"There Will Be Blood": Union Violence in the Age of Obama

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 12, 2012 09:12 AM

Yesterday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed right-to-work legislation into law. The death threats against him are pouring in. The Left is blaming the conservative victims of union violence, as usual. The progressive climate of hate is always our fault. Today’s column sets the Democrats’ call for blood in the context of Obama-era union violence and […]

Big Labor targets only non-union resort/casino in Las Vegas; Plus: countering the demonization of the 1 percent

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 11, 2012 06:37 PM

Photo source: ImagesofVegas.com Photo source: Venetian Las Vegas Photo source: @michellemalkin These are pictures of the amazing Salute Our Troops event from the Venetian/Palazzo last weekend. I’ll tell you more about it in a moment. But first, a little about the place. The workforce at Sheldon Adelson’s Venetian/Palazzo resort and casino in Las Vegas is […]

Video gallery of union thuggery in Michigan; Updated

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 11, 2012 02:38 PM

New tone, same as the old tone, part 999,999,999. 1.”Watch as an individual in a hard hat throws an object at Michigan State Police Troopers trying to retrieve a supporter of the Freedom to Work legislation from the hostile crowd.” 2. “Union thug cursing and threatening just before they rushed & tore down the tent.” […]

Fighting for the freedom to work without coercion; Update: Dem threatens "There will be blood"

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 11, 2012 11:05 AM

“To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.” – Thomas Jefferson Right to Work laws protect the right of employees to choose for themselves whether or not to join or financially support a union. Longtime readers of my work know that I’ve been […]

Teacher 'sick out' for right-to-work protest closes some Michigan schools

By Doug Powers  •  December 11, 2012 10:49 AM

Lesson plans

Hey, Fat Cat Unions: Pay Your "Fair Share"

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 7, 2012 11:14 AM

Hey, Fat Cat Unions: Pay Your “Fair Share” by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Message for wealth-bashing millionaire actor Ed Asner: Man up and take responsibility for lying to America’s schoolchildren. Confronted by a producer for Fox News Channel’s “The Sean Hannity Show” this week, the left-wing celebrity claimed he couldn’t remember “a thing […]

West Coast port strike ends; East/Gulf Coast port strikes still loom

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 5, 2012 09:45 AM

Eight days and billions of dollars in lost trade later, the L.A./Long Beach port strike has come to an end. After a day of federal mediation, the ILWU clerical workers agreed to a tentative settlement. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said federal mediators from Washington DC had helped broker a tentative agreement reached during Tuesday night. “The […]

Port strike update: L.A./Long Beach shutdown heads to federal mediation

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 4, 2012 01:54 PM

Here’s the latest update on Big Labor’s long-planned manufactured chaos at our West Coast ports. The two sides are headed toward federal mediation after 8 days of ILWU-sponsored havoc on the economy: Both sides in the strike that has crippled the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have agreed to federal mediation, L.A. Mayor […]

Port strike update: SoCal at a standstill, shippers moves to Mexico, retailers beg Obama for help

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 30, 2012 11:24 AM

In case you missed it last week during the holiday, I discussed the port strike chaos on the Cavuto show and pointed out that shippers were redirecting traffic to Mexico. As the L.A./Long Beach port strike drags on this week, southern California is losing even more business. One container ship laden with goods to be […]

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