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Constitution Party of Wisconsin Chairman Riley J. Hood Talks About Unions in Latest Newsletter

PARASITES

 

“What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord God of Hosts.” (Isaiah 3:15)

 

By Riley J. Hood-CPoW State Chairman

 

What is a “Union?” It can mean a joining of organizations or churches, informally such as a Baptist Union.… Read more ...

ROOT: George Costanza for President

George Costanza for President
Seinfeld shows the way to save the U.S. economy

Remember “Seinfeld”? It was one of the most successful TV series in the history of American television. The show revolved around Jerry Seinfeld and his buddy George Costanza. George was the ultimate loser. Everything he did was a colossal failure.… Read more ...

Root: Occupy Wall Street Mob Is Partly Right – Offers Wrong Solution

Wall St. Mob Is Partly Right – but Its Solution Is Wrong

By: Wayne Allyn Root

“Occupy Wall Street” is becoming the big news story. But the irony is that nobody understands what is truly going on. The media, both political parties, the experts, even the protesters themselves — they’ve all got it wrong.… Read more ...

President of the AFL-CIO warns Democrats, says workers want a more ‘independent’ labor movement

From the Hill (H/T to Third Party and Independent Daily):

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Friday that workers want an “independent” labor movement designed to help the working class, not a specific party or candidate…

“Our role is not to build the power of a political party or a candidate.

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CA: Green Party March in Los Angeles on May 1st for Worker’s Rights!

From a notice sent to IPR by Edy Alvarez <valleycollegegreens@msn.com>

All Green Party supporters are encouraged to come out and protest alongside other Green Party supporters in solidarity with Immigrants and Workers, in conjunction with the worldwide event of International Worker’s Day.The march will begin at 10am in downtown Los Angeles.… Read more ...

Green Party of York County, PA demonstrates in solidarity with Wisconsin workers

From the York Daily Record:

York, PA – Demonstrators supporting Wisconsin unions waved and shook their signs at drivers who beeped their horns as they passed U.S. Rep. Todd Platts’ office in Springettsbury Township at rush hour Friday.Signs reading “Stand with Wisconsin workers” and “Support a teacher” were held by some in the group who decided to participate in the rally organized by Stephen Baker of the Green Party of York County.

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John Jay Myers: Some Thoughts About Unions

John Jay Myers via facebook:

There was a time for unions, there is even a time for some unions today. I don’t agree with what unions have become, for the most part today they are a complete disaster. There are few things out there that can so damage an economy like an over zealous union with deep political connections.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Hail the King – Hail Obama

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

It’s funny how life works. Even when I agree with Barack Obama, I am still offended by his Big Brother attitude and Nanny State goon tactics. Obama’s actions remind me of a dictator who thinks he knows better than you or me. … Read more ...

Wayne Root: ‘A Teachable Moment: How Obama Would Solve the NFL Labor Crisis’

Wayne Tackles Barry - Art by Lawrence Baird

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

Some are now suggesting that President Obama get involved in the NFL strike talks. I was his college classmate at Columbia University and have studied his political career for years. … Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: The Missing Question in Wisconsin

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Darryl W. Perry:

The “showdown” between the State Legislature, Governor and public school teachers in Wisconsin has lasted over two weeks, with no end in sight. Governor Scott Walker is threatening to lay-off some government employees if the 14 Democratic State Senators don’t return to the capitol in order for the Senate to have a quorum and vote on a State budget.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Comparing the Life of a Government Employee with the Private Sector

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian

The world is backwards. It should be the taxpayers striking in the streets of Wisconsin. But, private sector taxpayers can’t afford to take a day off, let alone a week. Doesn’t that say everything?… Read more ...

Darrell Castle: Freedom Fighters and Public-Sector Unions

by Darrell Castle
Constitution Party National Committee Vice-Chairman

What do the people rioting in the Middle East and the people protesting reductions in public-sector union bargaining rights have in common?

Not much, but the driving force behind each of them is similar, and that driving force is economic hardship.

What we are likely seeing is the crumbling of a world economic order that has existed for decades if not for centuries.… Read more ...