What is union card check and why should you care?

Union card check, as presented in the dubiously named “Employee Free Choice Act”, is pretty scary stuff for both workers and entrepreneurs alike. The legislation would primarily do two things: Allow organized labor establishment at any business, regardless of size, with a simple majority. In other words, unionization could be forced on a small business […]

Beware Charismatic Men Who Preach ‘Change’

The following was published in the July 7 edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Editor, Times-Dispatch: Each year I get to celebrate Independence Day twice. On June 30 I celebrate my independence day and on July 4 I celebrate America’s. This year is special, because it marks the 40th anniversary of my independence. On June 30, […]

I guess people in California like to walk…

The State of California is suing “Ford Motor Co., General Motors Corp., Toyota Motor Corp., Chrysler Motors Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Nissan Motor Co.” (Slashdot), “charging that greenhouse gases from their vehicles have caused billions of dollars in damages” according to a recently released news story (Reuters). In related news, California is named most […]

Challenging the Two Party System in America at Long Last

I picked this up on Slashdot.org and it speaks pretty well for itself: Headline: Presidential Candidates Arrested at Debates h8macs writes “Third party Presidential candidates Michael Badnarik (Libertarian) and David Cobb (Green) were arrested while attempting to enter the presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis.” -|link to original post|- As an unaffiliated voter who […]