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Today's Teamster News 12.08.11

Inmate labor returns  KTUL   ..."$60 a month is still very cheap labor," said Pam Polk, Collinsville's (Okla.) city manager, who is looking forward to the productivity. "The inmate work program really helps us get some of the bigger projects done," she said...
The House passes “Let’s make it even worse Act”  firedoglake   ...Not satisfied merely doing nothing to create jobs while violating many of their claimed morality laws ... the GOP-led House of Representatives passed the following yesterday:  A bill that would give the controlling party of either chamber of Congress veto power over any major new regulation...
Ind. Gov. Daniels says state found untouched $300M  Associated Press   ...Indiana Democrats called for investigations into how an administration sometimes held up by Republicans as a model for the rest of the U.S. could misplace so much money...
Poll: Elizabeth Warren soars 7 up over Scott Brown  Boston Herald   ...The new poll results are bound to send more shockwaves across the country, where Democrats and Republicans are closely watching to see whether the Harvard Law professor can knock off one of the GOP’s rising stars...
What Government Aid?  Baseline Scenario   ...the way our government currently distributes goodies makes it possible for people to think that they are paragons of individual self-reliance while still being enormous beneficiaries of other people’s tax dollars. That explains a lot about politics today...
Deutsche Bank CEO target of suspicious envelope: police  Reuters   ...a senior U.S. law enforcement official said it contained explosives...Ackermann is the face of capitalism in Germany and is one of the few senior managers in the country who is always surrounded by bodyguards...