The US Chamber of Commerce has released an "open letter" to the President, Congress, and the American people which contains its blueprint for our political future. It reads like the battle plan for those alien spaceships from Independence Day.
Like LeBron James, the Chamber of Commerce's Tom Donahue knows who his Super Friends are: big business, the conservative, naysaying obstructionists in Congress and their candidates, poised to take back the majority.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce typically doesn't put itself out there as a big fan of socialism. But that all changes when we're talking about risk and liability. In those cases, they love socialism to death!
Living in these United States, there comes a point at which you throw your hands up in exasperation and despair and ask a fundamental question: how much excess profit does corporate America really need?
Due to the recession, supermarket workers are feeling the pain: low wages, escalating health care costs, and a reduction in pension benefits. However, unionized workers have locals watching their backs, and negotiating fair wages and benefits.