Union leader: Senate Democrats acted ‘cowardly’ on Keystone XL vote

Sean Higgins The Washington Examiner 11/19/2014

A top union leader slammed the Senate’s rejection of a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, calling it a “vote against all construction workers” and saying that Democratic lawmakers “cowardly” knuckled under to pressure from the White House. Other unions also criticized the Senate.

Terry O’Sullivan, president of […]

Guess Who’s Funding the Republican Civil War

Labor unions. And they’re doing it through a pro-business Republican PAC.

Scott Bland National Journal 12/9/2013

The Republican Main Street Partnership has emerged as an outspoken, deep-pocketed player in pro-business GOP plans to beat back tea-party challengers next year. But the group’s new super PAC has an unexpected source for its seed money: labor unions.


Unions and #OWS openly together at last: “Day of Action” planned for next week

Tina Korbe HotAir.com 11/13/2011

Three major national unions plan to join members of the Occupy Wall Street movement for “We are the 99 percent” protests next Thursday. The AFL-CIO, the Service Employees International Union and the Laborers’ International Union of North America are eager to piggyback on the press of OWS — all to call […]

Jerry Brown Urges Unions to ‘Attack’

by Publius BigGovernment.com 3/17/2010

From today’s LA Times:

Faced with the daunting prospect of being significantly outspent by his Republican opponent, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown spoke to a labor group Tuesday and urged them to go on the offensive.

“We’re going to attack whenever we can, but I’d rather have you attack,” Brown […]

Most of MSM Yawns, Rolls Over As Largest Union Theft in History Goes Largely Unreported

by Brian Johnson BigJournalism.com Jan 17th 2010

While the mainstream media swarmed all over Bernie Madoff, AIG and corporate billionaires, the gentlemen of the press, who are so proud of fighting for the Little Guy, were mostly out to an expense-account lunch when Melissa King allegedly made off with $42 million rightfully belonging to members […]