Labor War: Longshore union shows aggression in Washington port dispute | Fox News.
“Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 4 have been accused of violently approaching security officers and harassing workers at the export terminal for United Grain Corp. at the Port of Vancouver, Wash., which is across the Columbia River from Portland, Ore.
Even more disturbing, union members are accused of threatening to rape a manager’s daughter and harm another executive’s children.
The dockworkers have maintained a picket line at the Vancouver export terminal since February 2013, when they were locked out in a labor dispute with United Grain.”
Marine Le Pen could knock out Socialists in French president race: poll | Reuters.
“The survey by pollster IFOP showed Le Pen winning 26 percent of all votes in round one of the two-round election, versus 17 percent for either President Francois Hollande or his more popular prime minister, Manuel Valls.
The next presidential election is in 2017.
Le Pen, whose anti-European Union, anti-immigration party won most votes in the European Parliament election in May, would also get more votes in the first round than conservative ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, whom the poll showed winning 25 percent of total votes.”
Excerpts from a DC Airline Ticket Agent – Urban Legends.
True or not it accurately portrays the way people look at lawmakers.
“YOU’VE GOT TO READ THIS!!! UNBELIEVABLE.
And these people are actually running our country !!!!!
Why our country is in trouble
A DC airport ticket agent offers some examples of ‘why’ our country is in trouble!
1. I had a New Hampshire Congresswoman (Carol Shea-Porter) ask for an aisle seat so that her hair wouldn’t get messed up by being near the window. (On an airplane!)
2. I got a call from a Kansas Congressman’s (Moore) staffer (Howard Bauleke), who wanted to go to Capetown. I started to explain the length of the flight and the passport information, and then he interrupted me with, ”I’m not trying to make you look stupid, but Capetown is in Massachusetts .”….
Heres what the numbers on your credit card really mean – Yahoo Finance.
“Every card, no matter the network or bank, must be in agreement with the “Luhn System,” which determines the validity of a credit card. It’s a mathematical algorithm where various combinations of numbers must add up to a number ending in 0. If the total of the combinations adds up to anything other than a multiple of 10, the card is invalid.”
Mick Hartley: The Low Countries.
The left is big on collective guilt for Jews, but not for Islam.
“A Belgian physician who refused to treat a Jewish woman with a fractured rib suggested she visit Gaza to get rid of the pain.”
Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds voter ID law : Wsj.
“We conclude that the burdens of time and inconvenience associated with obtaining Act 23-acceptable photo identification are not severe burdens on the right to vote and do not invalidate the law,” Roggensack wrote….
The law already was ruled unconstitutional by a federal court judge in Milwaukee this spring, meaning that Thursday’s ruling has no immediate effect. That federal court decision is under appeal.
For the law to take effect, both the state Supreme Court and the federal courts would have to find it to be constitutional.”