Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Union "Salts" Operating In SC Boeing Plant

A source confidential to ECOMINOES has revealed that the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has "salts", or paid union officials whose job is to recruit union members, operating in the new Boeing plant in my hometown of Charleston, SC. This is big news, as Boeing recently settled a historic legal challenge from the National Labor Relations Board in which it defended its right to operate in this right-to-work state.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

...And Justice For Dodd (And Frank)

...And Justice For Dodd (And Frank)
While tens of millions of Americans are struggling to find a job or save their homes due to the shenanigans of Barney Frank and Chris Dodd, the two primary culprits of the mortgage crisis and grandfathers of the Great Recession have been living the high life. Dodd retired from the Senate to become CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, and Frank, having nearly completed his final term in the House, will soon retire to his mansion. Frank and Dodd escaped unscathed from the mess they made, but they left the mortgage industry with a ton of new regulations (.pdf) that make it less competitive.