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Notes & Asides

By at April 18, 2011 | 12:53 pm | 4 Comments

Notes & Asides

In response to some simple questions the Governor noted that, in order to get elected, you need “a lot of contributions from people with money who want to help you.” This is candidly true – but certainly impolitic to say, especially when you have cabinet picks being shredded for just this point.

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By at March 1, 2011 | 12:33 pm | 952 Comments

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As Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno duly notes, unions have accomplished so much over the past 120 years what is left to achieve? Paterno finds higher salaries, which in the end government can’t afford.

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Signs of a Labor Movement Rebirth

By at February 22, 2011 | 5:40 pm | 1 Comments

Signs of a Labor Movement Rebirth

The head of Pennsylvania’s AFL-CIO is not happy about what is happening to union workers in Wisconsin, but Rick Bloomingdale is encouraged by what he has seen in the days following the Governor of Wisconsin’s attempt to kill collective bargaining.

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What Footing are the Unions Right On

By at February 22, 2011 | 10:56 am | 6 Comments

What Footing are the Unions Right On

We have watched the fight over the future of unions and collective bargaining play out over the past several days in Wisconsin. Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno reached back in to history to find meaning that Paterno believes should still resonate today, but is not.

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