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Walker under fire from progressive TV campaign in Wisconsin

Progressive groups in Wisconsin are taking their case against Governor Scott Walker (R) to the airwaves. Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) and Democracy for America (DFA) are sponsoring a new ad that features the voices of public workers who would be affected by Walker’s plan to make unions pay more…

Boehner: Public employees have ‘machine gun’ at heads of local officials

So much for toning down the violent political rhetoric in Washington. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) used gun imagery Sunday while discussing public workers’ collective bargaining rights. “In some of these states you’ve got collective bargaining laws that are so weighted in favor of the public employees that there’s almost…

Wisc. governor: ‘We are willing to take this as long as it takes’

As protests escalate in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker isn’t showing any signs of backing down from his plan to slash union benefits and eliminate collective bargaining rights. Wisconsin’s 14 Democratic state senators have gone into hiding to prevent Republicans from holding a vote on Walker’s proposal. In an interview with…

DeMint: ‘Unionization’ a threat to airport security

Update at bottom: GOP may share some blame on TSA ‘ineptness’ Republican senator Jim DeMint used the attempted attack on a airplane bound for Detroit as an excuse to voice opposition to unions. Absent any other television guests interested in countering Senator DeMint’s assertions, Fox News provided him a national…

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