Category Archives: Business

Jobs, Jobs, But Only If They’re Union

Great column today in the NYT by Joe Nocera. I sometimes disagree with Nocera, as when he famously called Tea Partiers who objected to raising the debt ceiling “terrorists” (yet later apologized for it). But I loved his piece two years ago on the utter absurdity that is the U.S. Postal Service. Now he has drawnRead More

Laboring To Defend The Indefensible

In my days a commentator, I’ve written a lot about overreaching government. But right now I’m hard pressed to think of any recent example of government tyranny that exceeds what the National Labor Relations Board is doing to Boeing. The NLRB has filed a complaint against Boeing alleging the company has engaged in illegal retaliationRead More

Hope and What?

Gee, I thought the hope-and-change guy was fed up with overfed corporate fat cats, especially those who are the recipients of government largesse. I guess it’s different if the company happens to be Government Motors.