Congress: Let's federalize public employee labor relations

I am sick and tired of having to come up with new metaphors every week for the federal government's takeover of everything that isn't nailed down in this country.How about, "pythonesque?" This one has the benefit of alluding to both the slow strangulation of the country by liberals as well as a commentary on their Monty Python style of idiotic ways to do it.Regardless of how you want to spin it, the latest effort by the Democrats to federalize labor relations between states and cities, and their public employee unions is an eye opener: Senate Majority Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) is pushing to federalize labor relations between state and local governments and some public-sector unions. The Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act would require all states to give police and fire unions "adequate" collective bargaining rights -- as determined by the Federal Labor Relations Authority. States deemed "inadequate" could wind up in federal court. Long sought by...(Read Full Post)