Unions Are Good; Business Is Bad

April 21st, 2011

By Dan Miller Thus spake the Obama Administration. The Boeing [Aircraft] Company, having experienced a number of disruptive strikes at its assembly plant in the Puget Sound area, decided to open a new, non-union facility in South Carolina rather than a new unionized facility at Puget Sound. Boeing had made its intentions known to the […]


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No More Bullying! Except for a Good Cause

March 18th, 2011

By Dan Miller Bully kids? Bad. Union bullies? Role models for kids. There was an excellent article a few days ago on some of the reasons why the government is too big, expensive and pervasive. There are additional reasons, including the very nature of the bureaucratic process and the propensity of many to demand that […]


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There Should Be No Public Sector Unions

March 4th, 2011

By Tom Carter Wisconsin is attempting to address the problem of public sector unions and the economic burdens they’ve placed on state and local governments.  This state-level effort, which is being repeated in other states, draws attention to the fact that public sector unions are inappropriate at every level. What Wisconsin is trying to do […]


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Observations from the Kitchen Table

February 23rd, 2011

by Jane Thomas Maybe it is time to think more creatively about ways to make our government more responsive to the people. Observation #1 Countries run on two simultaneous tracks: an economic track and a political track.  On the economic track the two extremes are capitalism, where everything is privately owned, and communism, where everything […]


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I Want To Join A Union

February 21st, 2011

By Nancy Morgan Until I saw the thousands of loyal union members expressing solidarity by their courageous protests in Wisconsin, I had no idea of the great perks union membership entailed. Now that I do, I want in. And not just any union — I want to join either a teacher’s union or the government […]


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