by Kevin “Coach” Collins
There is some very good news from Wisconsin. Republican Governor Scott Walker is winning his war with the state’s public employee unions.
When Walker stepped into the political ring to battle his state’s powerful government workers’ unions no one gave him much chance of surviving, let alone winning. Walker’s efforts have been startling. He has succeeded beyond what anyone could have foreseen.
Wisconsin’s American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 40 has seen its members steadily jump over its plantation walls since Walker, backed by a thin but courageous Republican majority in the state’s legislature, voted to give workers the right to opt out of union membership.
When the law took effect 31,730 union members were imprisoned in AFSCME’s clutches. They were being extorted for dues which kept union thugs in a comfortable life style. At first the newly freed slaves were a bit hesitant to run … Continue Reading:Good news from Wisconsin: ASFCME is melting like the Wicked Witch of the West
By Kevin “Coach” Collins
A group of Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania Quakers has discovered they have no “friends” in the union movement. The gentile folk that are called Friends or Quakers wanted to have a new meetinghouse built and foolishly thought they should engage the cheapest construction company to get the job done. Their problems arose when the word got out that the company they hired used non-union workers. This “insult” enraged the members of several unions that lost out on the work involved. The Friends Community could not afford to build their new meetinghouse if they had to knuckle under and pay union extortionist rates. But that meant nothing to the thugs who represent the construction unions in the Philadelphia area. They wanted their tribute and that was all there was to it.
Like so many honest people we’d see in old black and white gangster movies, the Friends could not believe that in modern America they … Continue Reading:Quakers learn $500,000 lesson about how unions make their world a dangerous place
By Jim Emerson, staff writer
General Electric sees China as the world’s fastest growing market and will depend on cheap labor to keep its technological edge. They are able to work with the Chinese state run companies without the restrictions being placed on them by the EPA, OSHA and dealing with labor unions Not only are they selling out American workers they are helping a foreign military to catch up with the U.S. aerospace industry. This is the same company who’s Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt told American companies they need to hire more people. (2)
Dual use technologies
“Dual use” is a term referring to technologies that can be used for civilian and military applications. This is a hot topic when companies are doing business with the Chinese. In order for GE to engage in a joint venture with China’s state-run Aviation Industry Corp it must prove to the U.S. government that none of the technologies shared … Continue Reading:GE and China