Apr 012015
The Progressive Transformation of Our Federal Government

With the addition of Ecuador and the Philippines as signatories to “memorandums of understanding,” the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) – effectively acting on behalf of the US federal government – has agreed to engage three foreign countries in international outreach programs designed to teach immigrants how to participate in labor organizing in the United [...]

Mar 312015
UT regent blasts speaker for ‘abuse of office’

HAMMERED: Speaker of the House Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, has been accused of “abuse of office.” By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org University of Texas Regent Wallace Hall accused the speaker of the Texas House and two other state lawmakers of abusing their offices Tuesday, hours after a Travis County grand jury decided it had no cause [...]

Mar 312015

Legislators’ frustrations with Haley flared last week, after she told a group of Realtors they needed to “take a good shower” after leaving the Statehouse. House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Hartsville, took the podium, saying such middle-school insults are not helpful to the debate process. Leatherman dismissed her comments as “pretty childish.” “In my opinion, what [...]

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