By Rob Nikolewski | Watchdog.org | Sep 03, 2014 5:00 AM | 549
Vice President Joe Biden may have delivered a fiery speech in support of unions at a Labor Day appearance in Detroit, but a Gallup poll released just days before painted a sobering picture for union backers.
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org | Aug 15, 2014 5:00 AM | 131
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Much of the nation’s attention has been turned on the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., this week as civilian protesters and police officers have clashed in a hail of flash-bang grenades, tear gas and riot gear.
The protests began after a still-unnamed St. Louis County police officer shot and killed 18-year-old [...]
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org | Aug 14, 2014 1:10 PM | 914
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
What’s going on in #Ferguson? Police State!! #MikeBrown pic.twitter.com/EVvkMdbRjj
— DJ Rubiconski (@Rubiconski) August 14, 2014
Cops are keeping reporters from the #Ferguson site in hopes to keep the awareness down! #WESEEEVERYTHING pic.twitter.com/gu0JFRMWGU
— Ferguson Solidarity (@FergusonUnity) August 14, 2014
Why did the cops set up sniper positions in #Ferguson? #MichaelBrown pic.twitter.com/RajlqYuR3E
— Mike Prysner (@MikePrysner) [...]
By Contributor | Watchdog.org | Jun 05, 2014 9:18 AM
By F. Vincent Vernuccio | Michigan Capitol Confidential
Brave elected officials and grassroots activists are fighting to make Missouri the 25th state in the country to give workers the freedom to choose whether they want to pay dues or fees to a union.
For the first time in more than 35 years lawmakers in the Show-Me state [...]
By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org | May 29, 2014 5:00 AM | 19
By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org
Referring to a small portion of a bill as a “dangerous voucher scheme,” Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced his plan to veto a bill aimed to fix the state’s school transfer system, which most Missourians agree needs a fix.
“If it doesn’t (become law), people opposed to school choice will say, ‘Oh, this [...]
By Contributor | Watchdog.org | Apr 23, 2014 11:59 AM | 184
Mayor Dan Clevenger resigned Tuesday after he enraged his constituents by claiming in a televised interview last week that he "kind of agreed with" the views of Frazier Glenn Cross (Miller), the former Klansman who murdered three people outside two Jewish facilities last week.