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NLRB Tyranny, Big and Small

By on 10.19.11 | 10:08AM

It's not just the headline-grabbing assault on Boeing which shows the National Labor Relations Board's all-out attack on economic liberty in order to benefit labor unions; there are plenty of other minor, but equally criminal-in-intent, assaults happening daily. We just don't hear about most of them.

Barbara Ivey, writing in the Washington Examiner, explains how she was mugged on the job by the goons at the SEIU being backed up by their NLRB henchmen.

Barack Obama is maintaining his view that the NLRB is an independent agency, but of course it was Obama who packed the group with former labor lawyers who dislike capitalism almost as much as they love the SEIU. Obama must know this is very bad politics, but there's little he can do about it without effectively admitting that the NLRB tyrants are doing exactly what Obama actually wants done.

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