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If Malaria Isn't Needed Anymore, Why Are Corporations Spending Millions to Destroy It?

Someone sent me this image today:

I agree that unions can be important. But I don’t like the thinking behind the statement. Substitute other words for “unions”:

If malaria isn’t needed anymore, why are corporations spending millions to destroy it? They are, you know. Read this article about 24 years of research supported by […]

Wisconsin Doesn’t Have a Qaddafi, But it Has a Nixon in Scott Walker

J. Clifford just shared with us the violent rages of the Indiana Deputy Attorney General: Jeff Cox wants to shoot and kill Americans who protest Republicans. That’s Qaddafi behavior right there.

Wisconsin doesn’t have a Qaddafi, but it does have a Nixon: Governor Scott Walker.

A recorded conversation between Ian Murphy of the Buffalo Beast […]

FEC Fact Check: So Much for the Big Bad Unions Controlling Everything

Have you heard the one about how the big bad union machines control everything in our political system?

Take a look at the share of independent expenditures on political campaigns that came from unions in the week of September 26 – October 2, 2010:

2% is not exactly an overwhelming share. Just one business […]

Tea Party Pushes Double Standard For Voting

Does this “Tea Party” group support card check for voting or not? It depends upon which way the winds of convenience are blowing. […]

Location Tracking Without A Warrant Gets Personal and Political

Governments big and small are tracking your whereabouts, most often without a warrant, with increasing frequency, and for reasons that are unnervingly personal and political.

You may recall that last December, graduate student Christopher Soghoian caught representatives of Sprint-Nextel and Cricket on audio at a private conference for telecommunications corporations and government surveillance agencies. The […]

Bill To End Normal Trade Relations With Nations Restricting Labor and Religious Liberty. Your Thoughts?

If there were a nation that engaged in human slavery, would you support normal trade relations with that nation?

When the nation of South Africa engaged in racial apartheid, did you support normal trade relations with South Africa?

Yesterday, I made a critical jab at Rep. Thaddeus McCotter‘s legislation to make pet care expenses tax-deductible. […]

Adam Smith Supports Labor Unions

…while another invisible hand flips over and over to incessant distraction in the grave.

It tickles me to no end that the name of one of the members of the Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus is Adam Smith.

Tee hee hee hee hee. That is all.