unions

Half Of Them Aren’t Auto Workers?

I guess not. Next UAW Chief Faces Two-Tier Wage Dispute – WSJ: “The UAW’s next president will inherit an organization that is undergoing profound change. Despite the name, only about half the UAW’s members work in the automotive sector today.…

A Couple on Detroit, Not Good News …

This is not good. First, taxes. Half of Detroit property owners don’t pay taxes – The Detroit News: Detroit — Nearly half of the owners of Detroit’s 305,000 properties failed to pay their tax bills last year, exacerbating a punishing…

Yup, They Really Said It: Amtrak and Union Burgers

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No comment necessary. (pic via Wiki) Okay, one comment: This is why neither unions nor govt. should be left in charge of adult matters. Via the WSJ. Notable & Quotable – WSJ.com: Clark Whelton writing about Amtrak in City Journal, autumn…

But What If The Farrier Is On Vacation?

It would be work to make-up a story like this. Detroit continues to amaze. My friend Earl makes a good point. He asks why they don’t have two farriers on staff? What happens when the first guy is on vacation?…

Union Thuggery In Rochester, NY

This is a must-read. Unions are little more than protectionist shake-down rackets run by thugs and bullies. Read the tale to see who did what. Rather eye-opening. The cornerstone of trade unionism is compulsory membership. — Ludwig von Mises We’ll…

Four Good Reads To Start Your Day

A few gems to ponder throughout the day. What percentage of the world’s “Big Oil” is made-up of governments vs. corporations? Maybe those who despise big-oil should be upset with the former rather than the latter. Check out the numbers. The…