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The Grinch wants to dampen the holiday spirit, and he's wearing the union label. On the day after Thanksgiving, when many decide to pick up presents for loved ones at a discount, this spoilsport arranged for activists to frighten shoppers away from non-union stores with picket lines. Americans weren't deterred.
At the outset of his presidential campaign, in 2007, Barack Obama said that he was "running in this race because of what Dr. King called 'the fierce urgency of now.' Because I believe that there's such a thing as being too late. And that hour is almost upon us."
It took one year, nine months, 26 days and two nominations, but any day now longtime union lawyer Richard Griffin will start his job at the National Labor Relations Board.
The unions are trying to put another fox in the henhouse. President Obama, always eager to oblige his friends, has nominated Richard Griffin, a radical left-wing lawyer, to serve as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
NLRB fends for Big Labor, not the little guy
President Obama's environmental regulations and tax increases are job killers enough, and now employers must also deal with a fully reconstituted National Labor Relations Board, with two new Democrats and two new Republicans.
The Senate on Thursday approved Samantha Power to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, clearing the decks of all of President Obama's nominees who had stacked up in the face of Republican delays.
President Obama's two nominees for the National Labor Relations Board cleared a Senate committee Wednesday as Republicans accused Mr. Obama of trying to pack the D.C. Circuit Court, a long-simmering battle that could spill over into another ugly floor fight before Congress leaves town in August.
President Obama's new appointees to the National Labor Relations Board appear headed for a smooth confirmation as part of a deal struck by Senate Democrats and Republicans to avoid a nasty rules fight.