OCCUPY SEIU - MATT PATTERSON
Openmarket.org: Labor and Occupy: Comrades in Arms
The Washington Examiner is reporting that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is helping Occupy DC become a “more permanent fixture” of the Washington, D.C., landscape by moving the anti-freedom agitators into cozy offices in the heart of the nation’s capital.
How ironic, then, that labor bosses can be counted among that dreaded [1 percent] category. Take AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who has been exposing the alleged exorbitant salaries of various CEOs with his organization’s new website Executive PayWatch.
But after stirring up all this hatred for the wealthy, Trumka may have a hard time explaining his own “runaway pay.” Trumka earned $293,750 in 2011 alone, and in fact, as the Beacon reports, “has earned well over $200,000 every year since he was promoted to Secretary Treasurer [of the union] in 2003.” > Read the full commentary on Openmarket.org
SPACE POLICY - RAND SIMBERG
Openmarket.org: Republican Space Socialism Update