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How Obama made a federal agency Big Labor's 'litigation arm'

By Sean Higgins | 08/25/14 05:00 PM

How Obama made a federal agency Big Labor's 'litigation arm'

What is the purpose of the National Labor Relations Board? Is the federal agency meant to be neutral arbiter of labor laws? Or is meant to be an advocate for Big Labor, helping to ensure it organizes the U.S. workforce? Under President Obama, the NLRB has chosen the latter.
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At Michael Brown funeral, Al Sharpton's double-edged eulogy evokes anger

At Michael Brown funeral, Al Sharpton's double-edged eulogy evokes anger

By Byron York | 08/25/14 07:41 PM

Michael Brown's funeral service, held Monday at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, was intensely political. But not in precisely the way some observers expected.
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Fight against militarized police is a culture war worth having

Fight against militarized police is a culture war worth having

By Gene Healy | 08/25/14 05:00 PM

Asked "whether it's proper to militarize the nation's city police forces," President Obama opined last week that "one of the great things about the United States has been our ability to maintain a distinction between our military and domestic law enforcement."
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