The $50 million question

By Rick Berman, The Washington Times

Facing what appears to be terminal decline, the Service Employees International Union has taken to a desperate Hail Mary play to keep their bank accounts well-funded. This week SEIU and its “worker center” front groups, led by Berlin Rosen — a political consultancy with ties to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other left-wing groups — staged various media stunts claiming to be “strikes” against fast food restaurants for higher wages.

Union marketing behind Detroit protests

By Glenn Spencer, The Detroit News

If you’ve ever received a phone call or email enticing you with a “free” vacation if you respond today, and you haven’t responded because you think it’s a scam, you’re familiar with the idea that things that sound too good to be true probably are.