Every contribution this year to union front We Are Ohio’s political action committee has come from a labor union, the group’s July semiannual campaign finance report reveals.
Labor union influence over the Ohio Democratic Party would be difficult to overstate, as the latest campaign finance reports once again confirm.
Ohio union bosses have scheduled a special Columbus screening of Citizen Koch, a far-left revisionist history of Big Labor’s failed attempt to unseat Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in 2012.
“So-called ‘Right To Work’ is a dangerous attack on working and middle-class families,” leftist think tank Policy Matters Ohio warned in a recent invitation to a propaganda event organized by union front We Are Ohio.
I discussed the Ohio House primary campaign launched by “Main Street” Republican Steve LaTourette’s daughter on the Brian Thomas Morning Show on 55KRC yesterday, and we also talked about Ohio Democratic Party ties to union front group We Are Ohio.
Three of the Ohio Democratic Party’s (ODP) six directors are former employees of union front group We Are Ohio, whose current spokeswoman is a former ODP employee.
Ohio Education Association (OEA) President Becky Higgins began the union’s 2014 Collective Bargaining Conference this month with a performance of communist folk singer Pete Seeger’s “If I Had a Hammer.”
Ohio’s most powerful labor union complained in the December issue of its dues-funded magazine that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has a “stranglehold” on the state legislature.
Media Trackers uncovered several facts about “citizen-driven, community-based bipartisan coalition” We Are Ohio during 2013 which should confirm beyond question that We Are Ohio is a union front group.
Toledo Blade Editor Dave Kushma recited union talking points and downplayed Big Labor’s control of the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) and We Are Ohio in a January 12 editorial attacking workplace freedom.