Obama's Secretary Of Labor Is A Dismal Failure


The nation, or the people concerned enough to watch the debates saw a new Obama, one that has taken the course to tell a story that is not true and expect the people of the United States to believe him. Obama stood before the people and made the statement, “We have created 5 million jobs!” But one just has to look at the data to see that the numbers just do not match up. If we go back and add up the unemployment numbers compared to the employment numbers, they show that our nation has close to 23 million people out of work or just do not have meaningful jobs that they need. If we use the 23 million people as a true factor in unemployment, it shows that the percentage is much closer to 12% than to the 7.8% now claimed by the Labor Department. The labor Department does not count the 4.2% that either have dropped off the rolls and stopped looking for a job or they have run out of any sort of benefits and are considered as working because they cannot collect any benefits. This is very disturbing since it shows a way for the Labor Department to crunch numbers when they have to and yes they are supposed to be independent, but let us just take a look at the head of the Department of Labor where these statistics come from.

The Secretary of Labor presides over the Department of Labor is a lady named Hilda Solis. Just who is this individual? This is a story of and by itself. She is a former Democratic member of Congress, former member of the “Progressive”, (it has to be noted here that the “Progressive Caucus” is nothing less than a new name for the Socialist Democratic Party so as to not frighten anyone.)

She worked in the Office of Hispanic affairs under Jimmy Carter. Obama appointed her U.S. Labor Secretary. Now this is just a brief profile of an individual who may well turn statistics around to help her boss, Obama. Just how can this be said?

Solis was born in 1957 and is the daughter of a Teamsters Union shop steward, so her ideas begin in a union house, which sets up a bias towards unions from the beginning. It was in a voter registration project conference. Wait, Obama also worked in the same type of voter registration projects, is there a link here? To continue, Hilda Solis stated to a crowd and got a huge round of applause for stating, “We are all Americans, whether you are legalized or not.”

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In 2000, Solis ran for and won a seat in Congress, during her terms in Congress she was supported by Unions, the best known were the Teamsters, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), [one MUST remember that the SEIU president now works in the White House so once again a connection is made here], and the Laborer’s International Union of North America and these unions contributed nearly 60 percent of the PAC donations. She also had the American Association for Justice, as a contributor, (formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America). Solis became an officer in the Socialist Democratic Party, later calling itself the Progressive Caucus. Once again, it has to be noted that the “Progressive Caucus” is a new name for the Socialist Democratic Party so no one will find them to be in support of the Socialist agenda.

Solis has had a few interactions with both Socialist and Communist party members through other people. Taken directly from DiscoverTheNetworks:

“In June 2008, Solis sent a caseworker from her East Los Angeles office, Elana Henry, to represent her at a workers’ rights forum organized by Socialist International, which has close ties to the Democratic Socialists of America and bills itself as the worldwide organization of social democratic, socialist and labor parties. On a previous occasion twelve years earlier, Solis had sent another representative (Antonio Aguilar) to serve as a presenter at a major Communist Party USA event.”

Here one must wonder why should an individual whom has had contacts with and worked with both Socialists and Communists even be considered for a job as Secretary of Labor? This is like placing a fox in the chicken coop! Although Solis backed Hillary Clinton for President, she switched to backing Barack Obama, and he was very grateful to have her support due to her support from the Hispanic community. Her voting during her terms as a member of Congress came up and these were pointed out as such;

Taxes and Government Spending

In May 2001 Solis voted against President George W. Bush’s 11-year, $958.2 billion tax cut plan.

In May 2003 she voted against a $350 billion tax cut.

In April 2005 she voted against a proposal to permanently repeal the estate tax.

In November 2005 she voted against a bill calling for a $49.91 billion reduction in federal spending over a five-year period.

In May 2006 she voted against $69.96 billion in tax cuts and credits through 2010, including reductions on capital gains taxes and dividends taxes.

In June 2006 she voted against a proposal to reduce estate taxes beginning in 2010.

Energy and Fossil Fuels

In August 2001 Solis voted to prohibit drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

In October 2005 she voted against the construction of new oil refineries.

In May 2006 she voted against a proposal to provide funds for offshore oil exploration along the Outer Continental Shelf; instead, she favored a continuation of President Clinton’s 1998 moratorium on oil drilling.

Counter-Terrorism & Homeland Security

In October 2001 Solis voted against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001, which proposed to ease restrictions on government wiretap and surveillance operations; to permit government officials to share with one another the information they obtain from such surveillance operations; to strengthen security along the U.S./Canadian border; and to deny U.S. visas to suspected money-launderers.

In July 2002 she voted against a bill permitting airline pilots to carry firearms for the purpose of defending their aircraft against acts of violence or terrorism.

In October 2002 she voted against a joint resolution authorizing U.S. military action against Iraq.

In September 2006 she voted against an amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978; this amendment called for allowing the government to use electronic surveillance to investigate suspected terrorist operatives.

That same month, she voted against a bill authorizing the President to establish military commissions to try enemy combatants captured in the war on terror. In her view, such tribunals trample on the civil rights and liberties of defendants who, she contends, should be entitled to all the rights and protections afforded by the American criminal court system.

In August 2007 she voted against a bill permitting the Director of National Intelligence and the Attorney General to monitor foreign electronic communications, which were routed through the United States—provided that the purpose of such monitoring was to obtain “foreign intelligence information” about suspected terrorists.

Iraq War / War on Terror

In June 2006 Solis voted against a resolution which stated that it was not in America’s national security interest to set an arbitrary date for the withdrawal of its troops from Iraq, and that a better course of action would be to withdraw the troops only upon the “completion of the mission to create a sovereign, free, secure and united Iraq.”

In February 2007 she voted to disapprove of President Bush’s decision to move ahead with the so-called troop “surge”—the deployment of some 21,500 additional U.S. soldiers in an effort to quell the violent insurgency in Iraq.

In May 2007 she voted in favor of a proposal to expedite the transfer of all prisoners currently being held in the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

In July 2007 she voted to begin dramatically reducing the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq by April 1, 2008.

Immigration/Nationality Issues

In May 2004 Solis voted “No” on requiring hospitals to report (to the federal government) illegal aliens who receive emergency medical treatment.

In February 2005 she voted against the Real ID Act, which proposed to set minimal security requirements for state driver licenses and identification cards.

In December 2005 and September 2006, she voted against bills authorizing the construction of 700 miles of double-layered fencing between the U.S. and Mexico.

In September 2006, she voted against a proposal to grant state and local officials the authority to investigate, identify, and arrest illegal immigrants.

These votes are in line with the “Progressive Caucus”, (Socialist Democrat Party) ideology than they are to any true democratic ideology at all. This seems to show that Solis was against anything that helped people and gave energy independence from oil! And this is the lady who runs the Department of Labor, but wait there is a lot more!

Michelle Malkin writes:

“While in Congress, [Solis] opposed strengthening the border fence, supported expansion of illegal alien benefits (including driver’s licenses and in-state tuition discounts), embraced sanctuary cities that refused to cooperate with federal homeland security officials to enforce immigration laws, and aggressively championed a mass amnesty. Solis was steeped in the pro-illegal alien worker organizing movement in Southern California and was buoyed by amnesty-supporting Big Labor groups led by the Service Employees International Union.”

Solis stated, “Every worker in America has a right to be paid fairly, whether documented or not.” In June 2010, Solis initiated a taxpayer-funded advertising and outreach campaign to illegal aliens regarding fair wages.

This brings to question that she may not be truly working by the Constitutional Laws as they relate to Illegal Aliens whom are in reality, Criminals since they break the law every second they are on United States soil!

According to DiscoverTheNetworks,

“Also in June 2010, Solis indicated that the Labor Department would protect illegal immigrant laborers who were participating in efforts to clean up the beaches affected by the disastrous BP Oil spill that had started on April 20. involved in cleanup efforts. “My purpose is to assist the workers with respect to safety and protection,” she said. “We’re protecting all workers regardless of migration status because that’s the federal law.”

On April 5, 2012, Solis delivered a speech at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, where she stated that imposing higher taxes on the wealthy was justified: “It’s about fairness,” she said. “It’s about fairness in the workplace; it’s about fairness in education; and it’s about fairness in terms of what services are provided by government…. [T]hose that can afford it, the billionaires and millionaires … want to pay more because they know it’s their obligation!”

Now how can Obama have an individual such as this lady who seems to speak to the very people that wish to destroy our nation be in charge of the Labor Department? Perhaps this is why the numbers just don’t add up. In any case, this is but one of many of Obama’s people that he has appointed that either have links to Socialist or Communist Parties or they have been members of them as has President Obama! Now if we as a nation wish to keep people with so many Socialist and Communist links, we will not keep seeing the freedom we now have and which has been limited by some of the Presidential Executive Orders made by Obama, but the people do have an out on all the Executive Orders though, if they are in direct conflict with the Constitution, then we as a nation do not and should not honor any of those which are in conflict with the Constitution!

Once again, our nation is very close to failure. This was not begun by President Bush. It was begun with a Democrat controlled Congress in 2006 and continued on from there. If we do not dislodge the Socialists/Communists that now hold office in Congress, they will continue their walk to destroy our nation and our Constitution! President Obama himself is just a puppet of the Socialist agenda and his walk with Socialism began during his time with Frank Marshall Davis, an avowed Communist. So let us understand that the plan is not to help the middle class, but to shrink them down to the lower class and only have the elite and the minions! A vote for Obama is like a vote for Socialism/Communism!

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