January 16, 2021

Banking Union Means the End of the EU But Not the Eurocrisis

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Iain Murray on 10.24.12 @ 11:05AM For well over a century, the continent of Europe has tried to solves crises by introducing rules aimed at stopping that crisis from ever happening again, but all those rules have done is to sow the seeds of the next crisis. […]

Obama’s State Of The Union: The Hollow Man Speaks

Ah, the Hollow Man… I listen to these things so you don’t have to, and I’ve got a pretty strong stomach – but last night’s festivities were truly something else. A transcript is available here for those of you into self-mortification, but I’ll go over the basics. First off, the speech was obviously very well […]

How To Win Power by Selling Out Your Own Union

From an historian’s point of view, one could do worse than studying the United Mine Workers of America.  It is a microcosm of the American Labor Movement.   It is a startling picture of the role of individuals in the making of American history.  It is the story of how a once powerful institution’s leaders repeatedly […]

How to Make Sense of the European Union Disaster

(See also: Germany’s Dream of Domination to Come True?) Everything you need to know to understand the European Union can be discovered by simply glancing at the location of its headquarters.  Brussels is in Belgium, which is not a real country, does not have a government, and does not have any money. Belgium has not […]

New Hampshire Union Leader Endorses Newt

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By John Tabin on 11.27.11 @ 9:33AM New Hampshire’s largest newspaper, the Union Leader, endorsed Newt Gingrich today in a front-page editorial signed by publisher Joseph W. McQuaid. The paper’s contrarian conservatism — they rarely endorse frontrunners — has a history of shaping the New Hampshire Republican primary. […]

Union Members Lynch a Monkey to Protest Minority Replacement Workers

Via AP: GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Police say union supporters have directed racial slurs and racist symbols at replacement workers and security personnel outside an American Crystal Sugar plant in North Dakota. Traill County Sheriff Mike Crocker says there have been racial statements made to security people outside of the company’s Hillsboro facility. He […]