Solyndra executives were awarded quarterly bonuses worth up to $60,000 apiece earlier this year as the California solar-panel company headed for bankruptcy, court documents show.
Documents filed by the company in U.S. bankruptcy court in Delaware show the well-paid executives at the firm were given bonuses in April and in July, just months before the company filed for bankruptcy in September and laid off 1,100 workers. (Hannity.com)
Everyone knows that the unions have lost ground over the last few decades in the private sector, but maintain a grip on the public sector, where they exercise a great deal of control of public policy. They hope to use that to expand their ranks, usually through expansion of government on all levels. When that fails, though, they’re willing to just change the definition of “employee” in order to expand their collection of dues. The Washington Examiner reveals today just how far they will go to grab money — in this case, from the families of the disabled on Medicaid: (HotAir.com)