Obamacare’s tax hike will most directly affect union families and early retirees, who are likely to be covered by Cadillac plans.
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On May 10, some of the lowest-paid, least-respected workers in Metro Detroit stood up for themselves by going on strike.
Word is that Obama’s budget plan, to be introduced this week, will propose limiting individual retirement accounts, IRAs, to no more than $3 million. The intent is to keep annual pension income to about $205,000 a year – an amount that the central planners in the White House feel is “fair”. A side benefit is … Continue Reading →
I’ll admit upfront that I oppose school vouchers for policy reasons, but I absolutely believe that states have the right to institute these programs.
Unfortunately, Republican solutions seem to value privatization over all else.
NBA players will select anther – hopefully more transparent – executive director. But that will fail to address the inherent dilemma: Unions bind members to contracts and limit both employees and employers.
On his first post-State of the Union whistle stop, pro-union, anti-right-to-work President Obama came to Linamar Corporation outside Asheville, North Carolina. Somehow Obama’s advance team missed this: Linamar is a non-union shop in a right-to-work state. “I believe we attract new jobs to America by investing in new sources of energy and new infrastructure and … Continue Reading →
The debate over right to work in Michigan has overlooked a significant fact. Popular perception is of Big Labor at big corporations – but, in fact, only a small minority of the private sector remains unionized. Only 11.3 percent of wage and salary workers in the U.S. are unionized. The percentage of unionized private sector … Continue Reading →
At the core of the American system of democracy is the idea of checks and balances. This is why we have three different branches of government and it also manifests itself in the form of a two-party system which forces both parties to compete for votes. This same idea is also at the core of … Continue Reading →
Call Republicans the Stupid Party. The remarkable irony about this week’s triumphant immigration announcement by President Barack Obama on immigration reform is that it was plagiarized from George Bush’s immigration reform just six years ago. That’s right. In 2007, having won an impressive 44 percent of the Hispanic vote, Dubya stood on the precipice of … Continue Reading →