Tag: workers

A group of job applicants awaiting their interviews

Textbooks Calling Slaves ‘Workers’ Too Offensive Even For Texas

As we have mentioned a time or two, Texas's dreadful standards for teaching U.S. history have resulted in some awful nonsense, like suggesting that Moses gave us the Constitution, not to mention some serious distortions in the treatment of...
That bridge sucked anyway.

If Kansas Jumped Off A Bridge, Would Other States Do It Too? Apparently Yes!

You may be familiar with the state of Kansas, where Governor Sam Brownback and the ruling GOP have conducted what Brownback has called a "great experiment" in conservative economics. They've radically slashed income taxes, especially for top earners, on...

Sundays With The Christianists: American History Books That Expose FDR’s Socialist Agenda

Last week, we learned that the Great Depression was caused by government regulation of free enterprise, and that while it was a tad uncomfortable for some, there was no need for any government interference in the wonderful job that...

Commies at ‘Business Insider’ Just Cold Destroying Capitalism Now

How wonderful, the last time we checked in with Business Insider they were running articles on how you are not a winner if you want to see your wife and kids every so often, but now they are run...

Why Does Barack Obama Hate Rich People Today?

After years of trying to hide his commie pinko inclinations with aggressive free market policies and inclinations towards a deregulatory economic landscape, President Obama is FINALLY letting his socialist freak flag fly--and he's doing it in PUBLIC, no less,...

DC Approves Living Wage Bill Despite Wal-Mart’s Threat To Take Its Ball And Go Home

Here is a number that has put District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray in the unenviable position of deciding who writes legislation for his city -- Wal-mart, or the democratically elected city council: 12.50. See, the D.C. council, interested in...

Elizabeth Warren Will Give Us All The Moneys Now

Wait. Did you hear that? That was the sound of us fluttering with delight as we watched Elizabeth Warren at the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing while she calmly explained how badly the American people...

John Boehner To Poors: We Want To Pay You Less To Help You

Well, that was fast! John Boehner has taken a close look at President Obama's minimum wage proposal and after less than 24 hours of careful deliberation, has decided that Poors are doing just fine, thanks, and also, we must...

Walmart Will Take Away Your Sad, Meager Benefits For Daring To Say The Word ‘Union’

Fun fact of the day: some Walmart workers get benefits and vacation time! We did not know this, but apparently some of them do, and if they're super attached to health care and time off, well, they best not...

No, Employees, McDonalds Will Not Be Paying You Overtime To Serve Their Garbage On Christmas

Remember our friend Tyree Johnson, the McDonald’s employee who is still earning minimum wage after 20 years of service? Well damn if the corporate overlords haven’t found another way to screw him and his. We thought they might be out...

Walmart Spokesman: Let Them Eat Cake (They Buy With Discount Cards)

Bleeding heart liberals and latte-drinking East Coast elitists, please do not feel sorry for Walmart workers this Thursday as you enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and try to think of ways to boycott a store you wouldn't be caught dead...

Walmart Strike Means No More Cedar Cheese or Those Cakes We Like

Today is a sad day for lovers of cedar cheese and those cakes we like because of the Walmart strike. The Walmart strike has, of course, been covered at length in the Labor section of your local newspaper so...

Finally, A Way We Can Just Pay Our Taxes Directly to the Job Creators and Cut Out the Middle Man

Greetings, Incorporated Americans, how may we best serve you today? Oh, just by paying a tithe for the privilege of enriching corporate coffers, that’s all, no big deal. According to investigative journalist and author David Cay Johnston, you might...

Scott Walker Bans Sick Days People of Milwaukee Voted For

Wisconsin's duly elected slave driver Scott Walker is not done yet ruining the lives of everyone who lives in his state, planning on signing legislation passed by the legislature that would void an ordinance passed overwhelmingly by the voters...

Joe The Plumber To Persuade Arlen Specter To… Do Something He Already Did

On Tuesday, Arlen Specter shocked America's unions by switching sides on the Employee Free Choice Act and promising he would vote "no" if it ever came to a vote, on which he may have been the filibuster-breaking vote, thereby...