(from story "Criminal Dereliction of Duty" at moonbattery.com)
Republican leadership in the Ohio Senate has received nearly $200,000 in labor union donations since 2011, secretary of state records reveal. Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) announced on May 1 that he does not expect the Senate to pursue workplace freedom, signaling majority support for forced unionism.(full story "Ohio Senate Republicans Rake in Union Cash" at redstate.com)
Nine of Ohio’s top ten Republican recipients of union contributions since January 1, 2011 are state senators – and three of those are members of Senate leadership.
"We have an ambitious agenda focused on job creation and economic recovery, and Right to Work legislation is not on that list," Faber said hours after a May 1 House press conference introducing workplace freedom legislation.
A bomb is thrown at policemen trying to break up a labor rally in Chicago, killing eight and wounding 60 (1886)
The Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University after disturbances in the city of Kent the weekend before, open fire killing four students and wounding nine others (1970)
b: Horace Mann (1796); d: Edith Nesbit (1924), Josip Broz Tito (1980)