February 2011

When elected representatives go AWOL, is that an illegal strike?

I am wondering if the Democrat Senators are illegally striking. I think you might be able to make a case, either way. Partly their actions should be seen in the historical context of how representative democracies work. It is not without¬†precedent¬†for legislators to shirk their responsibilities. But I think it would also be instructive to […]

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Dealing with the State

I just had to deal with a state employee. What a difference between attitudes of government employees verses the private sector! I will not mention agency names to shield the guilty. My day job involves responsibilities as a professional web designer, so I have personal experience with trying to make our site easy to use […]

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Organizing the taxpayers – The Tea Party

When a group is oppressed over a long period, they evenutally rise up to overthrow their oppressors. The labor union movement of the early 20th century is a case in point. Also the Soviet Union, Egypt, Libya and more. Now it is the Tea Party that is organizing the oppressed taxpayers.

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Another “pro-choice” battleground

Another attack on freedom of choice: the circumcision argument. In yesterday’s post I said that the left is against “pro-choice” as applied to worker’s choice (right-to-work) and school choice. Now here is another. It appears that they want a ballot measure in San Francisco that takes the circumcision choice away from parents and makes it […]

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The new “Pro-Choice” is sweeping the land!

The new “Pro-Choice” is sweeping the land! I am talking about union choice and school union choice. The cries of the pro-choicers should by right include the choice of where to educate our children and workers should have the choice of whether they want union representation. Take your hands off of our schools! Take your […]

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Two words for Wisconsin voters: Recall Election

Now the true colors of the labor union come out: take by force whatever they can. Two words for Wisconsin voters: Recall Election! The union movement was started to end exploitation by too powerful employers. After three-quarters of a century the pendulum has swung far to the opposite extreme, where the unions are the too […]

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Unfair! – the cry of Labor

The time-honored cry of “Unfair” by organized labor was always directed against the “oppressor” – the capitalist. Now it is directed against government. “We must be able to bargain collectively with the unfair, unscrupulous, evil government!” What? Are you serious? So you are saying that the government is “unfair, unscrupulous, and evil?” And that labor […]

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New Liberal Strategy – “it’s all about jobs”

When the Liberals held power, they moved their agenda of wealth-redistributing big government forward. What they meant by “jobs programs” was payoffs to the unions, welfare programs, confiscating from the rich, pandering to the poor but in actuality only making them dependents. A Liberal jobs program is doing make work that the market (that is, […]

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Multiculturalism another element of the Liberal Faith

The problem with liberalism that causes its adherents to stick to ideas proven wrong is that liberalism is a “faith.” In the words of Bill Maher, the definition of faith is “purposeful suspension of critical thinking.” Liberals treat all facts as irrelevant. They are guilty of wishful thinking in all areas, not only in multi-culturalism. […]

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