By Jay Sekulow
The left's outrage over the IRS turns to a plea to 'move on'
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American families and taxpayers may be just three weeks from going over the "fiscal cliff," a move economists predict will shrink the nation's economy and dramatically increase unemployment, but you wouldn't know it by the way President Obama has been approaching negotiations with Congress.
After weeks of speculation, Michigan's GOP-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday pushed ahead with a bill to make this historic labor stronghold a right-to-work state, sparking a clash in the state Capitol and setting up what could be an epic fight watched by union and management supporters nationwide.
Mayor Gray still has head above the scandalous waters of a public corruption probe, but time will soon tell whether the jobs programs he has in place will actually deliver what people want: a J-O-B.
Will Costco change its corporate community-benefits model to appease its new neighbors in Northeast Washington?
President Obama and United Auto Workers (UAW) President Bob King are touting the "achievement" of the auto bailouts while slamming Republicans who opposed them. Over the weekend, UAW members chanted, "Thank you, President Obama!" at a rally.
A flood of gooey black muck dropped from a tanker truck disabled about 150 cars and damaged an unknown number of other vehicles along a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, officials said.
Amid a gleaming high-tech production line and sparkling new vehicles under construction, President Obama joined South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Friday to tour a Detroit-area General Motors Co. plant that is manufacturing a subcompact car featuring collaborative engineering with the East Asian nation.
Factory workers at General Motors have overwhelmingly approved a new four-year contract with the company that has profit-sharing instead of pay raises for most workers and promises thousands of new jobs.
A new four-year contract deal between the United Auto Workers and General Motors Co. will add or keep 6,400 jobs in the U.S. but will keep GM's costs in check by offering buyouts to longtime workers and replacing them with lower-wage hires.
Negotiators for the United Auto Workers union and Detroit's Big Three automakers labored into the night Wednesday in a bid to avoid production disruptions and clinch their first labor agreement since the $80 billion government bailouts of General Motors Corp. and Chrysler two years ago.
The head of General Motors Co.'s North American operations believes new contract talks with the United Auto Workers will be different from the contentious bargaining of the past.
United Auto Workers (UAW) President Bob King recently pledged $60 million of his union's money to pressure foreign automakers into unionizing their employees. He has acknowledged that the UAW is in trouble and its very survival is at stake. At a recent conference in Washington, he said, "If we don't organize these transnationals, I don't think there's a long-term future for the UAW - I really don't."
General Motors Co.'s recent stock offering was staged to start paying back the government for its $50 billion bailout, but one group made out much better than the taxpayers or other investors: the company's union.
Union President Bob King said each worker gave up at least $7,000 during the four-year contract.
"Mr. Romney opposed the rescue and now attacks Chrysler with misinformation. In putting out this misinformation, Romney is recklessly undermining Chrysler's reputation and threatening good American jobs," said UAW President Bob King.