With Contract Newly Expired, Women's National Soccer Team Must Redouble Efforts for Equal Pay

With Contract Newly Expired, Women’s National Soccer Team Must Redouble Efforts for Equal Pay

  On December 31, the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the U.S. Women’s...

Free Ride Override: Portion of Wisconsin's

Free Ride Override: Portion of Wisconsin’s “Right-to-Work” Law Deemed Unconstitutional

  A federal judge has ruled that a portion of Wisconsin’s right-to-work law is...

Exposé Reveals

Exposé Reveals “Years of Exposure to Highly Toxic Chemicals” at Ontario GE Plant

  The Toronto Star has published a shocking exposé on health conditions at a General Electric...

Powerful NYC Council Speaker Suggests Support for Building Trades Apprenticeship Legislation

Powerful NYC Council Speaker Suggests Support for Building Trades Apprenticeship Legislation

  New York Building and Construction Trades Council President Gary LaBarbera has been pushing...

Don't Drink the Tea. Think With the WE.
Nov
2010
11

HAPPY VETERANS DAY

“As we express our gratitude, never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words — but to live by them” — John F. Kennedy...
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Nov
2010
10

SIGN THIS PETITION: Extend Unemployment Insurance Before November 30

The AFL-CIO has set up an easy-to-sign petition, headed for the halls of Congress, urging them to extend unemployment insurance before it expires November 30th. Click, Sign, Cross Fingers...
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Nov
2010
10

Rand Rand Paul’s Paul’s…DoubleSpeak

Rand Paul, the son of the Tea Party’s FireStarter, has won the Senate seat in Kentucky and made his first order of business, you guessed it, a boldface lie…an italic flip-flop…an underlined undermine! Continuing his Tea Party Getting Played series, Our Future blogger Dave Johnson sheds light on Rand Me Down’s clear-cut...
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Nov
2010
10

SIGN THIS PETITION: Strengthen Social Security

The folks at Strengthen Social Security have set up an easy-to-use petition that is headed to the National Commission of Fiscal Responsibility urging them to avoid ALL cuts to Social Security including raising the retirement age. CLICK HERE to view and sign the petition...
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Nov
2010
9

House Majority Sets Its Sights on “The Next Sarah Palin” for Freshman Leadership Position

While the real world continues to try to figure out what exactly the “last Sarah Palin” has accomplished (out-of-wedlock grandchild…book deal…Reality TV show), the GOP is working on creating an as-yet-unnamed freshman leadership position that may go to “the next Sarah Palin,” South Dakota’s...
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Nov
2010
9

BCS vs. BLS: Which Is More Confusing?

The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics jobless numbers were released late last week and, as always, they’re pretty confusing, might be discouraging, and are fully primed for interpretation and spin. While the construction unemployment rate rose slightly (from 17.2% in September to 17.3% in October), the sector ADDED 5,000 jobs. This begs the...
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Nov
2010
9

Olbermann, Reinstated by MSNBC, Expresses Dissenting Opinion on Hockey Coach Sweaters

Just kidding. This clip is from 1989, where a moustachioed Keith Olbermann is doing the sports anchoring for Channel 2 (KCBS-LA) long before his stints at ESPN and MSNBC. His trademark quips can be heard, along with brilliantly unprofessional laughter on set from the co-hosts...
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Nov
2010
8

MADE IN THE USA: Wolverine’s 1000 Mile 721LTD Horween Leather Boot

Wolverine recently commissioned fashion blogger and video editor extraordinaire Sean Sullivan (his Twitter is @impossiblecool) to document the making of their gorgeous new boot line, the 1000 Mile 721 Limited. Sullivan visited the 90-year-old Horween leather compound in Chicago to document the company’s 150+ day process of prepping their...
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Oct
2010
26

John Boehner Is Pushing for People to Literally Dig Their Own Graves

The Republicans are seeking to take over the House of Representatives and, if they do, chain-smoking, scratch-golfing party-pouter John Boehner says he will move to raise the Social Security retirement age to 70. This is a big, big deal. The argument has been made that rising life expectancy in the U.S. makes way for a [&hellip...
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Oct
2010
26

HOW TO TWITTER: Follow @WePartyPatriots and Find Out What Twitter Can Do For You

HOW TO TWITTER: Follow @WePartyPatriots and Find Out What Twitter Can Do For You
Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you sign up for Twitter, follow the We Party, and get the up-to-the-minute information you want. 1. Click HERE to open a new page on http://twitter.com. 2. Press the “Sign Up” button. 3. Fill in the “Full Name” field which can be your real name if you’d like. NOTE: [&hellip...
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Oct
2010
26

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE #1: Craftsmen NEXTEC 12.0 Volt Right Angle Impact Driver

A detailed review of this tool can be found via Toolbox Hero who states unequivocally that “you may not know it yet, but you need one of these tools.” TH’s quite long video review is below, showcasing about forty-eight thousand different kinds of screws being drilled, including some often soft and destructible brass screws, all...
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Oct
2010
26

Matt Taibbi’s Tea Party Article for Rolling Stone

Matt Taibbi, the acclaimed Rolling Stone writer, authored a seminal article on the Tea Party last month. With the election in the rear view and the Conservative agenda barreling toward us, it is important for every anti-Tea Partier to understand the peculiarities of the Right’s new faction. Read the entire article HERE. Below, some killer...
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