Category Archives: Union

Take Away Boundaries, and People Go Nuts


Many people have asked me, “What is world is going on here, with Roy Moore, John Conyers, Joe Barton, Al Franken, Matt Lauer, and all the others?” I’ll tell you what is going on: moral truth is dead in America. … Continue reading

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Was 13 an Unlucky Number for Congressman Luis V. Guitierrez ?


Congressman Gutierrez has always been a contradiction in motion.   He has preached clean liberalism, yet he has been a captive of big interests.   In Congress he represents a District of Hispanic American citizens, yet is more anti-Yankee than … Continue reading

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Today is the Day !!!


  The minimum wage increase in Cook County starts today, July 1st It’s going up to $10 an hour and will increase by a dollar every year to get to $13 an hour by 2020. There are at least 50 … Continue reading

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Ald. Ameya Pawar Throws First Official Hat in Democratic Ring for Illinois Governor


For a sitting, massively rich Republican governor who just added $50 million in personal cash to his re-election campaign, a sitting Chicago alderman with a measly $50,000 probably doesn’t seem much of a threat.And perhaps pro-business, union-critic Governor Bruce Rauner … Continue reading

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Is Illinois Going to Have A Budget Soon ?


 A plan to end a two-year Illinois budget standoff negotiated in the Senate — which likely includes an income tax increase as well as items on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s agenda — could get a vote in Springfield as early as … Continue reading

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Illinois Residents Movin’ On


United Van Lines reports that Illinois is Number 2 is the ratio of people moving out versus those moving in. 63% of the loads are leaving Illinois. I wonder where weather would be categorized. Interesting that young people are moving … Continue reading

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History, logic are against unionization efforts


http://dailynorthwestern.com/2014/02/04/opinion/letter-to-the-editor-history-logic-are-against-unionization-efforts/

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Breaking News: Chicago Teachers Union Supports Parents Who Opt Out of ISAT!


Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is not good news for Pearson, whose stock recently took a tumble. The Chicago Teachers Union is supporting parents who boycott the obsolete ISAT: NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   CONTACT:                      Stephanie Gadlin…

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