18 hrs ago
Blumenauer to Propose Deficit Commission's Gas Tax Increase
If it was good enough for Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, the Republican and Democrat authors of President Obama's deficit commission bearing their names, the phased, 15-cent fuel tax increase should be adopted, says Rep. Earl Blumenauer .
National Review Online
Andrew Stiles: The NLRB Flexes Its Muscles
The pro-union board is now a beacon of hope for Big Labor, which has been having a rough year.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Single mum battler wins lotto fortune
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The Daily Caller
Amazon astroturf hits Wisconsin governor's new book
The largest government employee union in the country issued a call-to-arms to its 80,000 Facebook followers, encouraging them to leave negative Amazon.com reviews for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's new book, " Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge ."
Tax dollars fund food fight on Thursday
The Restaurant Opportunities Center, a union front and ACORN knockoff, is extending its reach by working with labor groups to stage protests in 100 cities Thursday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
News November 2013
CEPR's paper, " Honduras Since the Coup: Economic and Social Outcomes ," [PDF] examines Honduras' economy and finds that much of the economic and social progress experienced from 2006 - 2009 has been reversed in the years that followed.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Freo must sign Fyfe, Mundy, Barlow
A NEW bushfire awareness campaign puts the onus back onto homeowners, urging people to prepare themselves for the upcoming fire season.
The Miami Herald
Unions target Senate Dems in pension reform battle
Up against a determined effort to curtail state employees' retirement benefits, Illinois' unions are staging an all-out campaign to thwart approval of a breakthrough proposal to solve the state's $100 billion pension crisis, specifically targeting a small contingent of moderate Senate Democrats.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Union boss's partner spurns seat
THE partner of CFMEU firebrand John Setka has decided not to seek Labor preselection for a seat in State Parliament.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Thursday, December 5
1792 - Trial of France's King Louis XVI begins; revolutionary coup takes place in Geneva; George Washington is re-elected U.S. president and John Adams as vice president.
Key link to shape Hampden region's stars of the future
FOOTBALL clubs need to make sure they appoint good Auskick co-ordinators to safeguard the sport's future from rival codes.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Wage nominee at Labor also works for AFL-CIO
When the White House nominated David Weil to be in charge of wage enforcement for the Labor Department , officials stressed his weighty academic credentials as a Boston University professor and Harvard University researcher.
Brisbane rebuild begins with 2013 Draft but Lions' ability to keep rookies key to future
They went into it knowing that five players in Sam Docherty, Billy Longer, Patrick Karnezis, Elliott Yeo and Jared Polec all early picks across the 2010 and 2011 drafts were leaving the club seeking opportunities back home.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Best of the rest still full of hope ahead of drafts
Never have so many disappointed but still hopeful AFL prospects sweated on their futures as the huge pool awaiting Wednesday's pre-season and rookie drafts.
Tigers take punt on Sam Lloyd
Sam Lloyd has become the first Deniliquin footballer since Leigh Marshall in 1996 to be signed with an AFL club.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Northwest Asian Weekly
Filipino American organizer's legacy ignored, but not by all
Johnny Itliong poses with a photo of his father, labor organizer Larry Itliong, while visiting the Panama Hotel in Seattle Nov. 16. After the Immigration Act of 1924, agriculture companies recruited Filipinos among other Asian immigrants to work in the fields.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
O'Keefe's honour board quest
DAN O'Keefe will balance sporting ambition and family commitments when he tees off in the Warrnambool Golf Club championship today.
Phils' Altherr ties a bow on his most complete season
Drafted in the ninth round in 2009 as a high school prospect with an upside to match his towering frame, Standing 6-foot-5 and weighing just under 200 pounds at 19, Altherr hit .297 with 18 extra-base hits in 55 games between Rookie ball in the Gulf Coast League and Class A short-season Williamsport.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Shepparton News Online
Richmond drafts Deniliquin Ram
Sam Lloyd has become the first Deniliquin footballer since Leigh Marshall in 1996 to be drafted to an AFL club.
Bitcoins Can't Be Used For Campaign Contributions, FEC Says
The nation's election regulator says that groups can't receive contributions in the form of Bitcoins, at least for now.