Money For Nothin’

0 December 10, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Bret Jacobson, a blogger on, reminds readers (Our Dire Straits: Money For Nothin’, 12/9/10) of a story reported earlier this week about taxpayer waste on the renovation of the Lafayette Federal Building in downtown Washington D.C. As regular readers remember, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) paid a federal contractor at least $3.3 million as […]


Indentured Servitude in the USA and the Biggest Ponzi Scheme Ever

0 April 26, 2010  Federal Construction, State & Local Construction, Uncategorized contributor and former Missouri state senator John Loudon offered his thoughts on the Obama Administration’s effort to encourage the use of wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal construction in a April 25 post titled, “Indentured Servitude in the USA and the Biggest Ponzi Scheme Ever.” Specifically, Mr. Loudon discussed how […]

READ MORE Contributor Calls Out Big Labor For Inciting Class Warfare

0 February 2, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

In one of the most outstanding and complete breakdowns of the project labor agreement (PLA) issue in the blogosphere, contributor “Liberty Chick” outlines the sad history of PLAs nationwide and specifically in California in a post titled, “California’s Class Warfare: PLAs Pit Union and Nonunion Workers Against Each Other.” This post – complete with […]


BigGovernment: Unions’ Unfair PLAy in California

0 February 1, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized friend and contributor Bret Jacobson wrote a great piece exposing Big Labor tactics in California in a January 29 post titled, “Unions’ Unfair PLAy in California.” Some elected leaders in California are coming up on a tough decision: do they do what’s right for taxpayers, or take from the poor and give […]