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Federal Bureau of Investigation agents are set to dig for the remains of Jimmy Hoffa in a field on the outskirts of Detroit on Monday.
One look at the ever-growing chorus of radical groups clamoring for Senate filibuster reform should be enough for anyone to understand what's really motivating the efforts.
Is there a more iconic American snack than the Twinkie?
The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and Wonder Bread agreed Monday to last-minute mediation talks in the labor dispute that has driven the company to the brink of shutting its doors.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits ticked up slightly last week after two months of steady declines.
In the past few weeks, leading Democrats in Congress have called Tea Party members terrorists, said they should go to hell and accused them of wanting to lynch black people. Last weekend at an event attended by President Obama, the head of the Teamsters Union, Jimmy Hoffa Jr., attacked the Tea Party, screaming, "President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let's take these sons of bitches [Tea Party members] out and give America back to an America where we belong." (Note: The president was not on the platform when Mr. Hoffa spoke.)
As the International Brotherhood of Teamsters nominated three candidates for general president at last month's convention, Sandy Pope's acceptance speech was noteworthy on several levels.
"Cross us and people will die." That is the message the public can take away from last week's New York snow-removal meltdown (no pun intended). The debacle showed how government employee unions, by holding a monopoly on services, can cripple communities in retaliation for not getting what they want. And they will do it time and time again.