Democratic Reps., Steelworkers Oppose Colombia Trade Deal

By: Thursday April 7, 2011 12:30 pm

Seven Democratic Members of Congress spoke out against the Obama Administration’s proposed Colombia “free trade” agreement and its onerous assassination stress tests. They were joined by the United Steelworkers Union, the first major union to speak out against the deal after the AFL-CIO labor federation. Each centered their opposition on the laughable “Action Plan” to reduce assassinations of union members.


Rep. Betty Sutton Drills Transocean CEO on Coerced Rig Worker Statements

By: Thursday May 13, 2010 7:06 am

As you may have read, Transocean (the company that owns the Deepwater Horizon rig) made everyone rescued from the rig sign statements laying out whether they were involved in the incident, and whether they had gotten hurt.

This Day In Republican Totally-Not-Bigotry

By: Friday April 23, 2010 5:42 pm

Some of Bill Heck’s best friends are women. He’s even married to one – and allows her to work!

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