Category Archives: Unions

Four More Years: Pat Quinn Wins 2014 Illinois Governor Race

The Illinois Democratic Machine would like to congratulate Governor Pat Quinn on his 2014 re-election! And a special thanks goes to Illinois Republicans for making it possible! Their support of our pension plan helped the Governor seem like a reformer … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union: ‘This City Belongs to Black People’

-By Warner Todd Huston The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is pretty much run by communists and racebaiters. This month we get yet another example of that with a CTU organizer claiming that the city “belongs” to African Americans and not … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two States: Illinois vs. Wisconsin in the Public Pension Debate

-By Benjamin Yount and M.D. Kittle, cross posted from Watchdog.org SPRINGFIELD – The dividing line in the national debate over the future of public-sector unions can be found between the Land of Lincoln and its neighbor to the north. The … Continue reading

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Chicago Public School Teacher Attacks Capitalism, Says Violent Revolution Coming

-By Warner Todd Huston The policy group called ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council) had its 40th anniversary meeting in Chicago on August 7, 8, and 9, but not everyone was celebrating. In front of the hotel at which the … Continue reading

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Reminder: Teachers Unions Responsible for Illinois Pension Mess

-By Warner Todd Huston Over at his excellent McHenry County Blog, Cal Skinner has a good reminder of just who is in large part responsible for the pension mess in the State of Illinois. The teachers unions was one of … Continue reading

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Chgo Reporter Attacked by Chgo Teachers Union Thugs at Rally

-By Warner Todd Huston Jeremy Segal was filming the protesting Chicago Teachers downtown on Monday trying to get a few questions in with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and agitator Rev. Jesse Jackson when operatives for the union began … Continue reading

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AFP: Governor Averts Strike and Sells Out Illinois Taxpayers

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… Quinn Caves to Powerful State Employee Union Despite Tough Talk Springfield, IL – Reacting to reports the Quinn Administration and AFSCME Council 31 have reached a tentative agreement on a state employee contract, Americans for Prosperity … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union Co-Sponsor of Socialist Program

-By Warner Todd Huston Now that the Chicago Teachers Union’s big strike is over they have time for other activities. Like pushing the communist idea of “social justice.” And so, the CTU is helping host a “Teaching for Social Justice” … Continue reading

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CHICAGO: NBC Reporter Covers Up Chicago Teachers Union Marxist Ties

-By Jeremy Segal On Saturday, Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey participated in the International Socialist Organization Midwest Marxism Conference at Northwestern University. Much of the conference focused on the successful intervention and assistance by the ISO to the … Continue reading

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Bambenek Pledges to Refuse General Assembly Pension

From the campaign of John Bambenek for State Senate (52nd District)… Bamenek Calls on Sen. Frerichs and Legislators to Take Initiative on Reform CHAMPAIGN, IL (September 20, 2012) — John Bambenek, the 52nd District State Senate Republican Candidate, today pledged … Continue reading

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