Archive for November 2010

UN Climate Summit: The Con in Cancun

-By Warner Todd Huston In but a few hours I’ll be headed to Chicago’s O’Hare airport to wing my way to sunny Cancun to do a few days reporting on the U.N. Climate Change Summit. As is my luck in life, sunny Cancun will be rainy Cancun if the weatherman is to be believed. Of... Read more »

More Palin Bashing: How CNN Misleads With Headlines

-By Warner Todd Huston CNN indulged a classic left media tactic by misleading with a headline in a recent piece on former Governor Sarah Palin. The headline, if read by itself, seems to be saying that Sarah Palin delivered a “gaffe-filled message,” when the truth is that her message talked about gaffes, but wasn’t “filled”... Read more »

Now That He's Won, Reid's Paying Back Unions

-By Warner Todd Huston Harry Reid survived his brush with electoral death winning yet another term as Nevada’s Senator. Reid knows what side of his bread is buttered, too. Big Labor gave him millions in campaign donations and Reid knows who he owes — or rather who owns him. Now that he’s fairly won he’s... Read more »

Teachers Union's BIG Break: Obama Let's Them Get Out of Obamacare

-By Warner Todd Huston As the list was revealed of 111 corporations and unions that got a free pass to get out of having to suffer under Obamacare given them by their bought-and-paid-for president, we see that the teachers really got a break. With over 350,000 members, the United Federation of Teachers is one of... Read more »

Roskam Receives Top Leadership Appointment, Named Chief Deputy Majority Whip

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (L 6th District)… Rep. Peter Roskam: “The American economy faces serious challenges and we must all work together to end the uncertainty coming out of Washington so that we can once again unleash the American entrepreneurial spirit and get our economy and our country back on the right... Read more »

Another Sign Unions Losing Influence

-By Warner Todd Huston Unions in America really are under assault from every direction. Certainly they are still powerful and not to be under estimated, but unions really have lost much of the power they once had. At less than 20 percent of the work force these days, the unions that are left have been... Read more »

Obamacare Forces Union to Drop Insurance for 6,000 Children

-By Warner Todd Huston Remember how Obama said that if you liked your healthcare plan you could keep it? Apparently someone forgot to tell the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in New York because they’ve announced that Obamacare is forcing them to drop coverage for the children of its 30,000 low-wage members. The union will... Read more »

SB600 Update: In Da House

-By Warner Todd Huston I have been a steady advocate for SB600 for the past year or so, now. SB600 would provide for Illinois Republicans to be able to elect their own state Republican committeemen by vote (as Illinois Democrats already do). Currently the people that guide the Illinois GOP are selected by other party... Read more »

Man of the People: New Ill Representative Forgoes Pay Raises, Pensions, Healthcare

-By Warner Todd Huston Republican Bobby Schilling father of ten children, was just elected to Congress for Illinois’s 17th District. He beat out long-time incumbent Democrat Phil Hare. Hare made himself infamous by saying that he didn’t care much about the U.S. Constitution. As he prepares to undertake his new duties in Washington D.C., Mr.... Read more »

Terrorism, Sure. Oh, but it's 'Not a Conspiracy'!

-By Warner Todd Huston How many terror attacks or attempted terror attacks have occurred on U.S. soil since 9/11? Five? Six? Ten? According to our government each and every one of these attacks, whether failed or not, have had one thing in common: “they are not part of a conspiracy.” Clearly, however, our officials are... Read more »