Thingish Things

Waterloo, Wisconsin

Public employee unions in America met their Waterloo in Wisconsin last night.  After spending millions of dollars and thousands of man hours trying to topple six Republican state senators and regain the Senate majority in the Madison statehouse, the union recall effort fell dramatically short. Republicans held four of six seats, and with them, a majority in […]

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New York’s Big Problem

A small story this weekend in the New York Post spells out New York State’s big problem.  City municipal unions are waiting out Mayor Bloomberg’s term to renegotiate their contracts.  They would rather wait for a union-friendly Democrat than deal with independent Bloomberg. Some of the unions are without contract now.  So how can they […]

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