Collective Bargaining on Townhall

Mike Shedlock - Thu Feb 27

Cortney O'Brien - Mon Nov 18

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul may be the Republican Party’s current conservative heroes, but if Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has anything to say about it, none of their names would be on the 2016 presidential ballot. ... more

Kyle Olson - Fri Apr 5

When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker passed his controversial collective bargaining reforms known as Act 10, little did he know he would be easing the pain of pending increases in health insurance premiums caused by Obamacare. ... more

Kyle Olson - Fri Jan 25

The Detroit News recently reported that union membership has declined five-tenths of a percentage point – 11.8 to 11.3 – in the workforce. ... more

Kyle Olson - Sun Jan 20

Many school districts allow employees to accrue unused sick days without limit and cash them out upon retirement. ... more

Kyle Olson - Sat Dec 8

When students are pondering a “bill of rights” for themselves, one might expect to see a vending machine in the cafeteria or a longer lunch hour on the list of demands. You know, kids stuff. ... more

Kyle Olson - Sun Oct 28

Some people believe God is above the minutia of day-to-day American political battles, especially those involving power and money. ... more

Ed Feulner - Sat Oct 13

It sounds so innocuous: the “Protect Our Jobs” amendment. At a time of high unemployment, who wouldn’t find such a concept appealing? So union leaders are pulling out all the stops to get this measure, better known as Proposal 2, approved by Michigan’s voters on Election Day. ... more

Kyle Olson - Sat Sep 29

Sound financial management clearly wasn’t a concern to any party involved in the recent contract negotiations in Chicago Public Schools. ... more

Kyle Olson - Sat Sep 29

Sound financial management clearly wasn’t a concern to any party involved in the recent contract negotiations in Chicago Public Schools. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Tue Aug 28

Three members of the Douglas County School Board have floated proposals to terminate dealings with teacher's unions. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Wed Feb 1

Bill Murchison - Wed Jan 18

While second- and third-rank Republican presidential aspirants snort over front-runner Mitt Romney's liabilities, one of the truly large issues in present day politics emerges in Wisconsin. To wit, can anything be done to corral the excesses of public labor unions? ... more