Tags: Arianna Huffington, Government, Labor, Labor Unions, Picket Line, Public Employee Unions, Scab, strike, The Huffington Post, union
by Walter Scott Hudson, contributed to David Horowitz’s NewsReal Blog on May 12.
Labor unions claim to champion the Worker, confronting management in pursuit of “fair” compensation. However, the real enemies of organized labor have always been competing non-union workers.
We need look no further than the word “scab.” This pejorative reference to someone who crosses a picket line was coined for a single purpose, to coerce behavior through intimidation.
That’s the only way a union can function. The only way to prevent people from filling vacancies left by strike is to – well, prevent them. That is why conservatives tend to oppose organized labor, not because there is anything inherently wrong with collective bargaining, but because we detest coercion. Continue Reading HuffPo Brushes Off Blogger Strike as Hypocritical “Scabs” Keep Writing…
Tags: Feminists, Hollywood, NewsReal Blog, Sexual Violence, The Concession Stand, The Feminist Hawk’s Nest, The Huffington Post, Violence Against Women
by Walter Scott Hudson, contributed to NewsReal Blog
It’s amazing how comfortable leftists are with blatant hypocrisy. Their professed values of inclusiveness, tolerance, and equality only apply when they want them to. Such values rarely extend to their interaction with conservatives.
Consider the leftist rhetoric surrounding feminism. The sensitivity of your average women’s study major to the slightest reference to females as sex objects is nearly debilitating. Depending on how far off the deep end they are, the Left’s expectation of men may range from denying their sexuality to consenting to being cast off on an ice flow.
Yet strangely, when it comes to conservative women, the Left change their tune. Sarah Palin, Christine O’Donnell, and Meg Whitman among others are fair game for the most vile and degrading insults imaginable.