April 10, 2014

$15 minimum wage an idea so stupid only liberals can believe it

Backers of this hare-brained scheme relying on class envy and a fundamental ignorance of economics to sell it to voters

April 03, 2014

Organized labor might take this Senate candidate seriously, but the voters won’t

The former head of the South Kitsap teachers’ union set to make a laughable run against Jan Angel in Washington’s 26th District

March 28, 2014

Past Washington Governors - sharp contrast to the Governors we have today

When Governor Inslee speaks, he usually calls for government to play an ever-larger, intrusive, and more abusive role in our daily lives. No tax is high enough. No regulation complicated or intrusive enough. However, when we look back on some Washington State governors from the past, it was not...Read more here

March 26, 2014

How much is WEA Union Dues?

Average union dues for teachers are just about $1,000 per year! See all dues by district.

March 26, 2014

'Opinion Inequality' at Seattle Minimum Wage Symposium

Why is the City of Seattle avoiding a balanced discussion of wage issues?

March 26, 2014

Unions Against Democracy

A court opinion shows how union bosses enjoy legal protection even as they subvert democratic decision making.

March 21, 2014

Putin at least pretends to let Crimeans vote before annexation; Olympia won’t even do that

While the recent vote in the Crimea orchestrated by Russia’s Vladamir Putin before he formally annexed its land into the now-expanding Russian empire was probably rigged, at least he recognized the need for a vote. In the city of Olympia, there is no attempt at this pretense.

March 20, 2014

Tiny Town Shows Big Problem with Big Government

Even the tiny Town of Ruston shows the risks of government run amok.

March 19, 2014

With Oregon’s inaction, CRC boondoggle dead — for now

It isn’t very often in politics you wind up with an unquestionably positive outcome, but this comes pretty close.

March 19, 2014

New SEIU-Backed Front Group to Enter Seattle Minimum Wage Debate

Why is SEIU trying to hide its connection to the Restaurant Opportunities Center while helping the group prepare an attack on Seattle's restaurant industry?