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Labor Board Stocked With Union Partisans

John1052 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:01 AM
Like everything the government tries to do, the way recess appointments work is ridiculous. Why isn't it required that the recess appointee be confirmed by the Senate once the Senate resumes its sessions? In addition, the NLRB is a useless agency.
Curtis104 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 8:14 PM
What good would it do! The senate is run by Harry Reid! That jerk doesn't do anything anyway without the annointed ones approval!

This week, we were provided another reminder why President Obama’s recess appointments of Richard Griffin and Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) were a gross giveaway to the Big Labor bosses who bankrolled his re-election campaign. With the conclusion of Board Member Brian Hayes’ term, the NLRB is exclusively comprised of union partisans who are more dedicated to advancing the interests of organized labor than defending the rights of employees and employers.

The recess appointments of Griffin and Block on January 4, 2012 were inconsistent with tradition and certainly unconstitutional as the U.S. Senate remained in session from...