Archive for February 23rd, 2011

Wisconsin governor raises stakes in union fight with threat of job losses

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Republican Scott Walker warns Wisconsin state workers they could face redundancy if controversial bill does not pass By Ewen MacAskill Washington Guardian.co.uk Tuesday 22 February The Republican governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, escalated his battle with teachers and other public service workers over union rights today when he threatened to send out redundancy notices... »

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Recession Over Or Just Beginning? 21 “Oh Crap!” Statistics About The U.S. Economy

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

EndOfTheAmericanDream.com Is the recession over or is the economic downturn just beginning? Barack Obama and the Federal Reserve have been busy proclaiming that the U.S. economy is back on track, but the sad truth is that our economic problems look like they are about to get a whole lot worse. Without oil, our entire... »

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5 Dollar Gas? Get Ready To Pay An Arm And A Leg For Gasoline

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

EconomicCollapseBlog.com One of the quickest ways to bring down the U.S. economy would be to dramatically increase the price of oil. Oil is the lifeblood of our economic system. Without it, our entire economy would come to a grinding halt. Almost every type of economic activity in this country depends on oil, and even... »

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Budget Deficits, Pension Plans, and the Seeds of Rebellion

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

by Joel Bowman LewRockwell.com “Is the world finally cracking up?” we wondered aloud in these pages earlier this week. From the look of events unfolding across the volatile Middle East and North Africa region, it certainly seemed so. Governments are toppling, buildings are ablaze and protesters are “speak-to-tweeting” their way to freedom…of a sort.... »

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Let Teachers Tantrum … Then Fire Them

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

by Linda Schrock Taylor LewRockwell.com When our son would tantrum – as all toddlers do at least once – we would calmly carry him to his room; explain that we did not want to see or hear such ugliness; and give him permission to rejoin us in the common areas of the home once... »

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Is the Teacher’s Union as Dead as a Doornail?

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Showdown in Milwaukee: PATCO Revisited by Gary North LewRockwell.com have waited 50 years for this: a showdown between the teachers’ union and a state legislature. It took successful revolts in Tunisia and Egypt to get members of the teachers’ union into the streets. They see themselves as liberationists. In fact, they are Mubaraks. We... »

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THE WISDOM OF SHUTTING DOWN THE GOVERNMENT

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

By Attorney Jonathan Emord February 23, 2011 NewsWithViews.com On March 4 if Congress has neither agreed to an overall spending bill nor a continuing resolution to finance federal government operations, most of the government will cease operating. Almost all members of Congress fear and loathe a shut down. A shut down would be, however,... »

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