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  • NBC leans forward toward union-busting, NLRB says

    National Labor Relations Board members ruled Monday that NBC Universal, the parent company of the namesake TV network and the cable news channel MSNBC, was illegally refusing to deal with its employees' union, the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians. It ordered the...

  • Wooing women shouldn't involve victimizing and lying to them

    Apparently, in order to get women to vote for your party, you have to tell them they are all victims who are oppressed by a patriarchal regime stuck in the 15th Century. Did you know, ladies, that Democrats assume I earn 23 percent less than the man doing the same job sitting next to me?...

  • Walmart alleges union activists stormed ladies room in Michigan store

    Walmart alleged in a complaint filed with the National Labor Relations Board that protesters affiliated with the United Food and Commercial Workers stormed one of its stores in Dearborn, Mich., in November, chased an employee into a ladies' room and "coercively interrogated" her. At least one of...

  • Sheldon Whitehouse: John Roberts is so partisan, he upheld Obamacare to help Republicans

    Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., argued that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts upheld Obamacare in order to help Republicans, analysis he offered to buttress the idea that the court's five Republican nominees are partisan jurists.

  • No, women do not make 77 cents for every dollar men make

    Today is Equal Pay Day, an invented milestone created by those who want to push the myth that women make 77 cents for every dollar men make. The day symbolizes the point in the year that women will have earned the same amount of money that men earned in 2013. But, of course, this marker is...

  • Eric Holder refers Congress to Treasury for legal basis of Obamacare delays

    Attorney General Eric Holder told a House panel that lawmakers interested in knowing the legal basis for President Obama's delay of the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate should look to the Treasury Department for answers.

  • 'Workers centers are just third-wave unions,' says labor activist

    Jose Oliva, networks director for the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, said so-called "worker centers" like his group were a "new form of unionism" that would replace craft and industrial unions. He made the comments in an interview with the public radio program Global Nation late last...

  • Justice Department mulling perjury prosecution for intelligence director James Clapper

    Justice Department attorneys are reviewing the possibility of charging Director of National Intelligence James Clapper for perjury, as Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., wants, for his statements during a Senate hearing about National Security Agency data collection. "We take our responsibility...

  • Potential Lindsey Graham challenger would give Edward Snowden Medal of Honor

    Thomas Ravenel, who resigned his office as state treasurer of South Carolina in 2007 after a felony cocaine charge, announced Monday that he intends to challenge Graham if the incumbent Republican wins his primary election in June.

  • Chuck Schumer thanked the Kochs for 2009 campaign donation

    Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., thanked the Koch brothers' political action committee for donating to his re-election campaign back when he was running for office, not trying to protect a Senate majority that he hopes to lead by attacking the Kansas billionaires on a regular basis. “Thank you so...



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