Archive for February 2011

Wisconsin Union Facts

-By Warner Todd Huston Thee has been a lot of confusion over just what the heck is going on between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and the unions in the Badger State. Who is doing what to whom is information that seems to be a bit hard to come by. What does Walker plan to do?... Read more »

How Did Ill. Representatives Vote on Cost Cutting (HR1)?

-By Warner Todd Huston Last week, the House of Representatives passed HR 1. This bill was the 2011 continuing appropriations act, the bill that makes provisions to fund the federal government. It also contained $61 billion in cuts. There were 21 different cost cutting measures in the bill. So, how did our Illinois Representatives vote... Read more »

Union Thug Attacks a Young Woman Outside Freedomworks HQ, Wash. D.C.

-By Warner Todd Huston Another union thug reveals the hate and violence in his heart… This incident occurred outside of the Washington D.C. headquarters of the conservative activist group Freedomworks (spokesman former Representative Dick Armey) on February 23, 2011. This particular thug was wearing the (fittingly) red T-Shirt shirt of the Communications Workers of America... Read more »

Ill. State Sen. Rickey Hendon Suddenly Resigns

-By Warner Todd Huston In a surprise move State Senator Rickey R. Hendon of Chicago has announced that he is resigning his 5th District seat at the state capitol. Hendon has held his seat since 1993. Hendon denies claims that he is resigning over any “federal problems,” but it is interesting that he should resign... Read more »

All Teachers Unions Must Fall, Not Just Wisconsin's

-By Warner Todd Huston The lies that have been peddled by the unions in Wisconsin are legion. They are claiming that Walker has a budget surplus he’s hiding, he isn’t. They have been claiming that it “isn’t about the money,” but it is. They have even claimed to be “sick” by having real doctors issue... Read more »

Hate is What Unions Sell

-By Warner Todd Huston This situation in Wisconsin has brought out the truth about unions: they peddle hate. Unions are exactly what Democrats try to claim the Tea Party is, a hate-filled, uncivil, mob of name callers. Unionistas use hateful and violent rhetoric, they call everyone that opposes them Hitler and they lie about their... Read more »

Congrats to John Garrido's 45th Ward Leading Vote Tally

-By Warner Todd Huston Alderman Pat Levar of Chicago’s 45th Ward served six terms on the city council but announced last November that his health was bad enough that he didn’t want to run for his seat again and would retire. This announcement started a mad scramble for someone to fill his seat. The powers... Read more »

What Did Reagan Do and How Have Other Nations Solved Their Fiscal Problems?

-By Warner Todd Huston The Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation at CATO has made a few videos that help us understand how we have fixed some of our fiscal troubles in the past. In part two they also looked at a few foreign countries. Now, I have to admit that I am not much... Read more »

Obama Misspells Libya on Twitter Feed

-By Warner Todd Huston So, not only has Obama turned a deaf ear to the dozens getting killed in Libya by their own mad dictator, but when the White House Twitter feed finally did decide to discuss the country it spelled the name of the place incorrectly. Seriously, White House? “Lybia”? Sounds like something that... Read more »

Defunding Obama's Union Led Regulatory Army

-By Warner Todd Huston You might recall that with great fanfare and the slobberingly positive coverage by the Old Media, President Obama made Reagan-like and claimed that he thought it was time to get rid of the regulations strangling American business. Since that time he’s met with businesses and pretended to suddenly be a pro-business,... Read more »