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It's been gallows humor amongst Wisconsin public employees that Walker and his Republican hordes final step in crushing us back to peon status was to find a legal way to tap into our pensions...Well ...
by Up North
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 05:49 AM PST with 19 Recommends
The Bakers Union members have had enough of being blamed for the closing of Hostess Bakeries in the mainstream media. The truth is much more complicated and the media has failed to tell the story. ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 08:29 AM PST with 38 Recommends
I went to make the case to conservatives on right wing talk radio on Saturday. The host of the show had posted a story on his blog asking the surprisingly fair question "Did the Bakers go Galt?" I ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 08:23 AM PST with 24 Recommends
Is it the beginning of a trend? Several news sources are reporting that Cerberus Capital Management, a private equity firm with a major interest in Bushmaster - the manufacturer of the Bushmaster ...
by 51percent
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 11:55 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I have had many requests for a copy of this letter and I couldn't find it. Then my Union Sister Linda from Emporia was able to send me a copy!!! So, here ya go! The Letter My favorite part... "I ...
by bluebarnstormer
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 10:54 AM PST with 145 Recommends
You may have heard. Illinois has a budget problem.. Illinois politicians want to distract voters away from this fact and exploit the hysteria against public employees to do it. Illinois public ...
by Satya1
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 08:49 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Romney's history at Bain Capitol is relevant. It is a clear indication of how he will govern as president. It is important for us to clearly understand what this means for us and for our nation. ...
by Im a frayed knot
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 04:44 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The Republicans' long-term 'fiscal' playbook is so predictable. It's always the same, whether at the Federal, State or corporate level. Whatever the market is doing, they always choose to spin the ...
by rexxnyc
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Aug 14, 2012 at 09:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Did Mitt Romney loot a Kansas City steel workers' pension fund and stick the U.S. Government with the bill? Signs point to "Yes." Romney sat as CEO of Bain Capital, the buyout company he ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 08:53 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
You all gotta read this.
by bink
Comment Count 302 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 04:10 PM PDT with 268 Recommends
Since retiring as Penn State's defensive coordinator in 1999, Jerry Sandusky has gotten a pension from the state. Presently, he gets just over $58,000 a year. It looks like he may still get it ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 12:06 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
It turns out the Wisconsin "Budget Repair Bill" adds costs to Wisconsin's pension system! Link to article on Wisconsin Act 10 from Wisconsin State Journal/St. Paul Pioneer Press I'm just going to ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 04:25 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Retirement is the end goal of every professional person. Most of us work to live, not live to work, and retirement represents the reward for a long, fruitful career and a job well done. It is a time ...
by GlennAnderson
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 22, 2012 at 07:19 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Joe rolled his eyes after watching yet another cranky TV talking head take yet another pot shot at the other party’s candidate. “I just don’t get it,” Joe moaned, “They’re all crooks. If ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 06:07 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I saw this post on a trusted person's wall on Facebook, and felt that due to the severity of the claims, the info should be made as public as can be. Down below the old piece of Christmas Candy.
by micwazoo
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 09:36 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
When our medicare fraudster governor Rick Scott was elected, one of his priorities was to change the state contribution to state employee pensions and make employees contribute the difference. He ...
by Inspector Javert
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 01:18 PM PST with 39 Recommends
The ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 01:46 PM PST with 28 Recommends
by Working America
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 02:39 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Source: MOAA analysis of 10th Quadrennial Review of ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 413 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 06:11 AM PDT with 192 Recommends
If you wanted to make sure that the Stock Market was protected from failure, what might you do to make that happen? You would want to make sure that all Americans had an invested interest in keeping ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 137 comments on Tue Aug 16, 2011 at 04:32 AM PDT with 111 Recommends