Republican operatives recently opened up a new front: rolling back child labor laws.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are rights written into the U.S. Declaration of Independence, to be pursued as goals for free citizens living in a democratic society.
Andrew Breitbart: remember him? Now he's also turned his greasy rightwing eye on the Communist Party.
The battle in Wisconsin, the epicenter of a labor-led popular nationwide uprising, is stoking the fires of a people's counteroffensive.
It is fair to say a new phase of a struggle is afoot, in which labor and its allies could turn the tables decisively in their favor.