How Congress Can Fight Union Corruption

Heritage Foundation Senior Policy Analyst in Labor Economics James Sherk writes: “The Obama Administration recently rolled back union financial transparency reforms. New regulations will exempt many union trust funds, such as strike funds and apprenticeship programs, from financial disclosure laws. These regulations also end financial reporting for many government unions.” According to recent polling, 66 […]

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The Senate Has the Right to Amend New START

The Senate plays a vital role in the treaty-making process. The Senate is required to provide due diligence in the considerations of treaties. The Founding Fathers set a high procedural bar for ratification and entry into force of treaties, expecting that the Senate would serve as a quality control mechanism. Thus, they gave the Senate […]

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Old Tricks for New Dangers in Germany

Two days ago the German Ministry of Interior conducted raids against 2 fundamentalist Islamic groups — — Invitation to Paradise, in the cities of Brunswick and Moenchengladbach, and the Islamic Culture Center of Bremen, on the North Sea coast. The pretext for the raids was to take action against “anti-constitutional organizations”. The ministry’s statement added […]

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Japan’s Defense from North to South

When Japan’s Democratic Party (JDP) finally ended the hegemony of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) last year the expectations were that we would have a more pacifist government. After all a key component of the JDP were members of the Japan Socialist Party that had always stressed good relations with China and greater reluctance to […]

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Australians Reward Shoddy Journalism

As demonization and delegitimization of Israel moves further into mainstream media and Western society, writing something negative about Israel, irrespective of its quality or credibility, can be enough to gather accolades. In the latest example, Sydney Morning Herald correspondent Paul McGeough received the Walkley Award, Australia’s version of a Pulitzer Prize, for his coverage of […]

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VIDEO: Senator Kerry to Incoming Senators: “You don’t count.”

Today on the Senate floor, John Kerry (D-MA) informed 15,304,498 voters from 16 states that their democratic voice is better left unheard. Kerry’s remarks came during a speech in which he urged the ratification of the ill-conceived New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) with Russia. Kerry and other Senate liberals are striving to ratify the […]

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Like it or Not: Mexico is America’s Next Afghanistan; Mexico Possibly 51st State?

It’s time to ‘man up’ and face a fact that most politicians know, but few care to admit. Posted by LaborUnionReport With the exception of, perhaps, Texas governor Rick Perry, no public official wants to publicly admit an obvious fact: The United States of America will likely be forced to invade Mexico. It’s not a matter […]

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PA Honors Terrorist Prisoners on Int’l Human Rights Day

The Palestinian Authority has honored the oldest and youngest terrorists held in an Israeli prison to mark International Human Rights Day, despite commitments to the United States to halt incitement against Israel and encouragement of terrorism. In a special ceremony of appreciation, the PA Ministry of Prisoners last week awarded special honors to 81-year-old Sam […]

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