Friday, June 15, 2018

The Baby Butchers of PLANNED PARENTHOOD want their man, TOM WOLF RE-ELECTED IN PA

America’s baby murdering factories…. Your tax dollars at work

“I Cut the Vocal Cord So The Baby Can't Scream.”

Dr. Leah Torres, an OB/GYN in Salt Lake City, Utah, said that when she performs certain abortions she cuts the vocal cord of the baby so "there's really no opportunity" for the child to scream. She also described herself as a "uterus ripper outer" because she performs hysterectomies.

$1.3 billion: The annual cost of illegal immigration to Pennsylvania’s taxpayers;
·         $5,003: The annual cost per illegal alien to the state of Pennsylvania;
·         $273: The annual cost of illegal immigration to each U.S. citizen household in Pennsylvania;
·         203,000: The estimated number of illegal aliens living in Pennsylvania.

·         30 percent: The percent of the federal prison population comprised of immigrants – most of whom are here illegally.

Planned Parenthood Spending $1.5 Million to Re-Elect PA Gov. Tom Wolf


Planned Parenthood – the nation’s largest abortion business – says it is planning to spend $1.5 million to re-elect Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf.

“Tom Wolf’s reelection will decide whether or not our patients have access to healthcare,” said Sari Stevens, executive director of Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania’s political arm, according to “He’s the last line of defense.”
Stevens reportedly said most voters in the suburbs of Philadelphia have a favorable view of Planned Parenthood.
In December, Wolf vetoed state Senate Bill 3, a measure that would have banned late-term dismemberment abortions during which an unborn baby’s limbs are torn off its body prior to removing it from the mother’s uterus. Wolf said the ban was “extreme” and “restrictive.”

I just vetoed the most restrictive anti-choice bill in the country because PA women don’t need Harrisburg politicians making their health care decisions.

In May, Wolf also vowed to veto a newly introduced measure that would ban abortions after the point at which a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at approximately six weeks of pregnancy. The bill was patterned after one signed into law by Iowa Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds. That law has been challenged by Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
This month, the Pennsylvania Senate has been considering a bill that would make illegal abortion of unborn babies solely because they are diagnosed with Down syndrome. Wolf would likely veto the measure if it passes the state Senate.
Wolf’s Republican opponent, former state Sen. Scott Wagner, co-sponsored the Down syndrome legislation. In a statement sent to Breitbart News, Wagner spokesman Andrew Romeo said, “While Tom Wolf is being funded by a group that prioritizes abortions, and has vetoed pro-life bills on their behalf, Scott has a strong record standing up for the unborn in the Senate and will sign pro-life legislation as governor.”
It is not only Republican governors who are signing into law measures to restrict abortion. In May, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards of Louisiana signed into law a bill – that was authored by another Democrat – which bans abortion after 15 weeks.
A newly released Gallup poll confirms other polling that finds while Americans appear evenly split on whether they initially identify as “pro-life” vs. “pro-choice,” further questioning about their views shows even those who say they are “pro-choice” are in favor of more restrictive abortion laws.
The survey finds Americans are evenly divided in their identification as “pro-life” vs. “pro-choice,” with 48 percent claiming each label. However, a majority – 53 percent – say abortion should be legal in only a few (35 percent) or no circumstances (18 percent).
Similarly, in January, a Marist poll found 76 percent of Americans favor limiting abortion to – at most – the first trimester of pregnancy. This outcome was found among the majority of Republicans (92 percent), Democrats (61 percent), and Independents (78 percent).
That poll, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, also found that while 51 percent of Americans identify as “pro-choice,” 60 percent of those “pro-choice” individuals agree with substantial restrictions on abortion. The survey also revealed that 63 percent of Americans would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and that 60 percent oppose the use of taxpayer dollars to fund abortions.


"Amazon is a massive wrecking machine consuming American retail. It's looting the economy and leaving behind rubble. " --- DANIEL GREENFIELD FRONTPAGE MAG

Masters of the Universe: 400+ WashPo Employees Sign Letter to Jeff Bezos Asking for Better Pay, Benefits


Over 400 Washington Post employees signed an open letter asking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who also owns the newspaper, for better pay and benefits.

Though the open letter states that employees at the newspaper “have been extremely grateful” that Bezos “stepped in to purchase the Post at a time when the traditional media model was collapsing,” the employees declared that, “In the past year alone, the Post has doubled the number of digital subscriptions and increased its online traffic by more than half; its advertising team has met or exceeded all its targets.”
“All we are asking for is fairness for each and every employee who contributed to this company’s success: fair wages; fair benefits for retirement, family leave and health care; and a fair amount of job security,” the letter continued, adding, “Offering $10 a week in pay increases – or about 0.6 percent of the median salary and less than half the current rate of inflation – is unfair and even shocking from someone who believes democracy dies in darkness.”
The letter also claimed it was “unfair” that Bezos allegedly refused to improve retirement benefits, pushed for “the right to indiscriminately lay off anyone,” cut severance for those who are laid off or replaced by outsourcing, and demanded that “laid-off employees waive their legal rights to receive severance payments” — the latter of which they described as “extreme” and “ominous” in “light of the Post’s mixed record on fair treatment for women, racial minorities and older employees.”
“The Post is not just any business venture. But even if it were – this would not be the way to show that you value your employees,” they concluded. “Please show the world that you not only can lead the way in creating wealth, but that you also know how to share it with the people who helped you create it.”
Over 400 employees signed the letter, including account executives, managers, senior employees, editors, bureau chiefs, producers, staff writers, designers, drivers, and aides.
Several notable employees also signed the letter, including the Washington Post‘s White House Reporter Ashley Parker and politics reporter Dave Weigel, while some even appeared in a video calling out Bezos.
In January, Bezos became the richest man in history, while in the same month, employees who complained about pay at the Washington Post were told to be grateful to Bezos for giving them jobs.
Working conditions at Bezos’ other company, Amazon, have also been criticized, with employees reportedly being worked to “exhaustion” while trying to fulfill “impossible” targets, and even urinating into bottles and trash cans for fear of being sanctioned over bathroom breaks.
Charlie Nash is a reporter for Breitbart Tech. You can follow him on Twitter @MrNashington, or like his page at Facebook.



Amazon, the multinational online retail conglomerate, is importing more foreign workers to the United States to take coveted tech industry jobs than Facebook and Google combined. JOHN BINDER
"Amazon is a massive wrecking machine consuming American retail. It's looting the economy and leaving behind rubble. " --- DANIEL GREENFIELD FRONTPAGE MAG

"Today, each of the top 5 billionaires owns as much as 750 million people, more than the total population of Latin America and double the population of the US."

OBAMA’S CRONY BANKSTERISM destroyed a 11 TRILLION DOLLARS in home equity… and they’re still plundering us!

Barack Obama created more debt for the middle class than any president in US

history, and also had the only huge QE programs: $4.2 Trillion.

OXFAM reported that during Obama’s terms, 95% of the wealth created went 

the top 1% of the world’s wealthy. 

Half of the world's personal wealth belongs to the rich - and they just keep getting richer

  • The rich controlled nearly half of the world's personal financial wealth in 2017
  • Global personal wealth grew to roughly $202 trillion last year - a 12% increase
  •  The U.S. has nearly 200,000 people with $100 million or more in financial assets

personal financial wealth – and they're only 

expected to continue getting richer, according 

to a new study.

Worldwide, personal wealth grew to roughly 
$202 trillion in 2017, a 12 percent increase 
over 2016 and the strongest annual growth 
rate in the past five years.
The total is roughly 2.5 times the size of the world's Gross Domestic Product of $81 trillion for 2017, according to a report by The Boston Consulting Group.
America is home to nearly 200,000 people who own $100 million or more. This class of ultra-wealthy people is expected reach 671,000, worldwide, by 2022
America is home to nearly 200,000 people who own $100 million or more. This class of ultra-wealthy people is expected reach 671,000, worldwide, by 2022
If current trends continue, the study found that personal financial wealth could grow at a compound annual growth rate of as much as 7 percent by 2022.
At the other end of the spectrum, about 767 million people - nearly 11 percent of the world's population - lived on less than $1.90 a day in 2013, according to most recent data available from The World Bank. 
Despite the grim statistic, that number is down from 35 percent in 1990, with nearly 1.1 billion people moved out of extreme poverty since 1990. 

'The fact that the wealth held by millionaires as a percentage of total wealth is increasing does not mean that the poor are getting poorer,' Anna Zakrzewski, the report's lead author, told Bloomberg. 'What it means is that everyone is getting richer. Specifically, we believe that the rich are getting richer faster.'
The bulk of the world's wealth – more than 40 percent – was held by residents of North America, for $86.1 trillion in total. Americans like Bill Gates, with a net worth of $93.3 billion, and Oprah Winfrey ($3 billion) helped put the continent over the top. 
The millionaires and billionaires of Western Europe followed, controlling 22 percent.  
Oprah Winfrey is one of America's ultra-wealthy, with a net worth of $3 billion
With a net worth of $93.3 billion, Bill Gates is the richest man in America
The U.S. is home to some of the richest people in the world - including nearly 200,000 people with $100 million or more in assets. Among them are Oprah Winfrey, whose net worth is approximately $3 billion, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, whose net worth is $93.3 billion
China also continued to see major growth, particularly among its affluent population – defined as people with $250,000 - $1 million to invest. The number of Chinese millionaires is on track to grow four times as fast as in the U.S.
'China will continue to experience similar growth as in the past and this will mean that over the next five years, there will be more wealth created in China than in the U.S.,' Zakrzewski said.
The U.S. has nearly 200,000 people with $100 million or more in assets – the highest concentration in the world. Worldwide, the number of people in this ultra-rich category is on track to reach 671,000 by 2022. 
Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos named world's richest man

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Report documents abuse of Chinese workers at Foxconn supplier plant for Amazon

By Alec Andersen
16 June 2018
A comprehensive new report released Sunday by the New York-based labor rights watchdog China Labor Watch (CLW) has shed new light on the barbaric and illegal practices that Amazon employs to boost its profits by driving down production costs on the backs of factory workers at the company’s electronics assembly plants in China.
The report, titled “Amazon Profits from Secretly Oppressing Its Supplier’s Workers,” is the culmination of interviews and documentary evidence collected between August 2017 and April 2018 by a team of investigators dispatched to Foxconn’s Pioneer Park 2 facility in the Chinese city of Hangyeng, located in the southern Hunan Province.
Workers at Foxconn Pioneer Park 2 manufacture Amazon’s Kindle tablets and Echo smart speakers. Investigators uncovered a variety of abuses at the factory—many of which are illegal even under China’s lax labor laws—including rampant wage theft, fraudulent benefits schemes, dangerous working and living conditions and the extensive use of subcontractors to illegally subvert Chinese law and the basic rights of its workers.

Abuse of Dispatch Workers

The CLW report reveals that approximately 40 percent of the workforce at Amazon’s Hangyeng production facility is comprised of so-called “dispatch workers” hired through several different labor subcontractors.
In China, “dispatch workers” are employees who typically operate under one-year contracts and receive slightly higher wages but enjoy almost none of the rights enjoyed by other workers, such as paid leave and protection against layoffs and termination. In 2014, the Chinese government imposed a 10 percent cap on the proportion of a company’s workforce that may be comprised of dispatch workers. The report thus indicates that the number of dispatch workers at the factory exceeded the legal limit by roughly four times.
Investigators also found that dispatch workers at the Hangyeng facility were often not provided a copy of their signed contract, even when requested. One worker told the undercover CLW investigator that when asked for a copy of the contract, an administrator for the Qizhong dispatch company responded that, “the labor contract had no legal merit to it and would not give the signed contract to the worker.”

Poverty Wages and Wage Theft

Foxconn guarantees dispatch workers a 
minimum wage of 3,700 RMB ($578) per 
month, but payslips revealed that income for 
neither dispatch nor regular workers even 
came close to that number. All workers at the 
factory are paid at a starting rate of 14.5 RMB 
($2.26) per hour, including an attendance 
bonus of 1 RMB ($0.16) per hour. If a worker 
is absent for two or more days in a single 
month for any reason, including illness, or is 
late to work twice in a month, his or her 
hourly wages for the entire month are 
reduced by 1 RMB to 13.5 RMB ($2.11).
Workers are required to arrive 10 minutes early but are not compensated for that time. Workers must also wait in line to be searched on their way out of the factory, time which is likewise uncompensated.
Over the course of the investigation, which coincided with the factory’s off-season, regular workers earned an average monthly wage of 2,000 RMB ($315.79). During the same period, dispatch workers were paid an average 2,500 RMB ($394.74) per month, with the slightly higher earnings reflecting the lack of social insurance offered to dispatch workers.
As a result of these poverty-level wages, dispatch workers are forced to work excessive amounts of overtime to make ends meet. This reliance on additional hours creates a system in which managers grant overtime as a reward for good behavior and restrict it, as well as normal hours, as a punishment for alleged “misdeeds” such as illness, tardiness, or needing to take unexpected leave. Meanwhile, regular workers at the factory were not allowed to take overtime, making it next to impossible for them to survive on their low wages and leading many to resign.
During peak season, workers are forced to work up to 100 hours of overtime each month, which is nearly three times China’s maximum of 36 overtime hours that may be worked in a month. Dispatch workers worked as many as 80 hours of overtime during the period covered in the report.
Dispatch workers at the factory are paid the same base wage of 14.5 RMB per hour for both regular and overtime hours. Both Chinese law and Amazon’s Supplier Code of Conduct require workers to be paid an overtime rate of 1.5 times the normal hourly wage.

Benefits, Attendance, and Unpaid “Vacations”

Regular workers are allowed paid sick leave if they provide medical documentation of their illness, in which case they are entitled to 80 percent of wages for the days they miss. However, workers at the Hangyeng plant reported in chat groups that for taking a single day of leave, including sick leave, their earnings were reduced by the equivalent of three days’ wages.
Regular workers are also offered China’s “five social insurances,” which includes medical, old-age, unemployment, maternity, and workplace injury insurance. As a result, their wages are reduced by 400 RMB ($62.44). However, regular workers reported that they never received any confirmation of coverage and had to pay all medical expenses out-of-pocket, so the actual reason for these deductions is unclear.
Dispatch workers at the plant are not provided any social insurance coverage, in violation of the 2014 law governing dispatch workers, which explicitly requires that dispatch agencies register their workers for social insurance and make social insurance contributions. However, dispatch agencies deducted wages for what they claimed was “accident insurance,” though no confirmation of enrollment was provided and the agency refused to tell workers what was covered under this supposed “insurance.”
During off-peak season, dispatch workers are often sent on involuntary “vacations,” during which they receive no pay, effectively rendering them unemployed to reduce wage expenditures. Between April 25 and the end of May this year, almost 800 workers were sent on unpaid “vacation,” around 700 of which were dispatch workers. Between January 11 and February 26, workers reported that 3,000 workers were forced to go on leave, of which 90 percent were dispatch workers.

Dangerous Working Conditions

On top of woefully inadequate wages and benefits schemes that range from fraudulent to nonexistent, workers at Amazon’s Foxconn Pioneer Park 2 electronics assembly plant in Hangyeng are forced to endure conditions that are intolerable and dangerous even by Chinese standards.
Workers must ask permission from their line supervisor to use the restroom, and temperatures in the factory were frequently 5 degrees Celsius (9 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than the outside temperature. Additionally, workers are not provided with any personal protective equipment (PPE) or informed of the risks posed by chemicals and equipment with which they work on a daily basis.
While regular workers at the plant are given five days of job training prior to assuming normal duties, dispatch workers are provided only eight hours of advance training, which does not include information specific to their assigned units. Thus, workers are aware of neither potential dangers specific to their roles, nor steps to take in order to avoid injury or detrimental health effects. This represents yet another direct violation of Chinese law, under which workers must undergo at least 24 hours of training before assuming normal functions.
The unsafe working conditions produced by this lack of training and protective equipment are further exacerbated by constant exhaustion among dispatch workers resulting from working so many hours.
In journal entries, an undercover China Labor Watch investigator, who was tasked with brushing Echo Dot speakers, described the toll that long hours spent performing monotonous, repetitive work took on herself and her coworkers.
In one entry, she writes: “Many people were resting on the assembly line and sleeping, while others had pushed together some chairs and were sleeping on those. Some had even stacked together some foam boards and slept on top of them.”
“The woman across from me said that she had been brushing for so long that her hand was growing numb, her neck was sore, her eyes couldn’t see clearly, and her vision was getting worse,” the investigator wrote.
Another woman had to be rushed to the hospital after complaining of stomach pain that eventually left her doubled over, forcing her to lay down and preventing her from standing. The Amazon assembly plant has neither a medical clinic, trained personnel to provide aid, nor emergency first aid kits.

Squalid and Unsafe Living Quarters

Both regular and dispatch workers at Foxconn Pioneer Park 2 are provided housing at a cost of 110 RMB ($17) per month. Workers are crammed into the dormitories lacking basic safety equipment and emergency plans.
Regular workers are told during recruitment that they would be living in apartment buildings with a wide variety of amenities, including the ability to borrow cleaning equipment from the building manager rather than buying their own.
In reality, however, workers are housed in poorly-maintained facilities with leaking roofs and crumbling sinks. When workers asked about borrowing cleaning supplies, building managers informed them that they would have to purchase such items themselves. While Wi-Fi worked in the dorms initially, workers reported that they were unable to connect to the Internet at any point during the investigation.
Dispatch workers are housed by their respective agencies with six workers occupying each room. There are no emergency exits in the dorms for either regular or dispatch workers. The dorms also lack first aid kits, fire extinguishers, and even an emergency evacuation plan, making them death traps in the event of a fire or other major emergency.


In a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, CLW Executive Director Li Qiang laid out the investigation’s main findings, noting that what the organization found, “violates Chinese labor law. Foxconn uses a large number of dispatch workers and violates workers’ interests via these dispatch companies. This practice, in and of itself, is unethical and illegal.”
Amazon was in fact well aware of the criminal conditions that prevail at the Hangyeng assembly plant, admitting that an independent audit conducted in March revealed the excessive number of dispatch workers as well as the underpayment of overtime.
Far from being “issues of concern,” as the company claims, these were deliberate policies employed by Amazon to boost its profits through Foxconn, the notorious Taiwan-based manufacturer that gained notoriety following revelations that 14 workers at the company’s Shenzhen Apple assembly plant committed suicide in 2010 as a result of the long hours, poor pay, and barbaric conditions workers were forced to endure.
However, Sunday’s CLW report revealed a level of exploitation far exceeding that which drove those workers to death in 2010 and sparked a worldwide backlash against Apple. The choice of Hengyang as a base of operations, rather than larger industrial cities with superior infrastructure and port access such as Shenzhen or Shanghai, was made due to its status as a low-wage hub with a minimum wage of little more than 1,200 RMB ($186) per month.
The 14.5 RMB hourly wage at the Amazon Hengyang is nearly one-third lower than the legal minimum wage in Shenzhen (19.5 RMB) and Shanghai (20 RMB). Moreover, wages for both regular and dispatch workers in the factory were less than half the average monthly wage of 4,647 RMB ($725.22) earned by workers in Hengyang. According to the Asia Wage Floor Alliance, the living wage for China as a whole is over 23 RMB per hour.
Amazon, which made $3 billion in profit last year and whose CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world with over $120 billion in assets, relies on the ever-deepening exploitation of its warehouse, manufacturing, and delivery workers around the world to produce and deliver its products as cheaply and quickly as possible. The technological and logistical advances that Amazon has created must be brought under the democratic control of the international working class in order to reallocate these immense resources to meet human need, not private profit.

Pelosi on Illegals Suppressing U.S. Wages: ‘That’s Not the Point’

By Emilie Cochran | June 14, 2018 | 1:55 PM EDT

House Minority Leader
Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)
( -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that whether illegal aliens suppress the wages of U.S. workers is “not the point” and that using language like “illegal aliens” was not constructive.
At a press conference on Thursday, asked Pelosi, “Yesterday you outlined your plan to get a better deal for American workers. Does permitting illegal aliens to enter the United States and work here suppress the wages of American workers?”
Pelosi said, “That’s not the point. Using terminology like ‘illegal aliens’ and ‘illegally entering the country’ is just not viewed as constructive. The fact is that we have, we must protect our borders, that is our responsibility.”
“We also must protect our values, that’s our responsibility as well,” she said.  “And we do believe that there can be a bipartisan way for us to come together to honor the values of our country and recognize that newcomers to our country are frequently the constant reinvigoration of America.”
She continued, “Bringing their hopes, their dreams, their aspirations, their optimism, their courage, their determination, to make the future better for their families are American traits, and in doing so these newcomers make America more American.”
“Should we, we must protect our borders, yes,” said Pelosi, “but what we’re talking about here, though, are asylum seekers and that has nothing to do with legal entry into the country.”
Pelosi and House Democrats released a plan yesterday to provide a better deal for American workers. Their plan aims to address inequality by giving “workers freedom to join unions and negotiate collectively.”
In addition, the plan hopes to pave the way for Americans to “higher wages, better health care, safer working conditions and stronger retirement security.”

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