PELOSI Wants to Muzzle Dissent, End Of Free Speech

PELOSI Wants to Muzzle Dissent, End Of Free Speech

“The clear, unconstitutional aim of H.R.1 is to curtail the free speech of ordinary citizens,” charged National Right to Work Committee Vice President Greg Mourad. “The so-called ‘DISCLOSE Act’ provisions of H.R.1 would require nonprofit, citizen-action groups like the National Right to Work Committee to meet burdensome and stifling paperwork requirements simply in order to exercise basic First Amendment rights,” explained Mr. Mourad.

FEC "legitimizes" SEIU's latest PAC scheme

FEC "legitimizes" SEIU's latest PAC scheme

  NRTW President Mark Mix Op-Ed in the Washington Examiner (read full article, click here): Imagine the outcry if McDonalds executives demanded that franchise owners collect “voluntary” contributions totaling $25,000 for the company’s Political Action Committee (PAC) from employees at every restaurant. What if the fast food titan’s headquarters followed up with a threat - pay us, or face a $37,500 fine? Do you think this heavy-handed scheme would raise a few eyebrows at the Federal Election Commission (FEC)? Replace “McDonalds” with “SEIU” in that description and you’ve got a pretty good idea of Big Labor’s latest political fundraising strategy. To meet their ambitious fundraising targets, Service Employees International Union bosses are now threatening to fine any local affiliate that doesn’t meet its PAC contribution requirements.

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FEC "legitimizes" SEIU's latest PAC scheme

  NRTW President Mark Mix Op-Ed in the Washington Examiner (read full article, click here): Imagine the outcry if McDonalds executives demanded that franchise owners collect “voluntary” contributions totaling $25,000 for the company’s Political Action Committee (PAC) from employees at every restaurant. What if the fast food titan’s headquarters followed up with a threat - pay us, or face a $37,500 fine? Do you think this heavy-handed scheme would raise a few eyebrows at the Federal Election Commission (FEC)? Replace “McDonalds” with “SEIU” in that description and you’ve got a pretty good idea of Big Labor’s latest political fundraising strategy. To meet their ambitious fundraising targets, Service Employees International Union bosses are now threatening to fine any local affiliate that doesn’t meet its PAC contribution requirements.

U.S. House Release Outlines Big Labor Legislative Paybacks

U.S. House Release Outlines Big Labor Legislative Paybacks

We all know it is true that congress gives Big Labor legislative gifts and often at the expense of individual worker freedom; however,  rarely do we see a congressional committee provide a modicum of  insight.  But, times may be changing based on this U.S. House Committee's  press release: Wednesday, 09 June 2010 House Administration Releases Chart Explaining How the DISCLOSE Act Exempts Unions from Major Campaign Finance Restrictions