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Almost A Century Later

On August 18, 1920 a 24 year old member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Harry Burn, surprisingly voted to ratify the 19th Amendment which made The Volunteer State the thirty-sixth state to do so and American women received the … Continue reading

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Unionish

The most interesting vote to take place in America in 2014 may well occur this week.  It won’t happen on a Tuesday and neither Republicans nor Democrats will be on the ballot.  Wednesday through Friday the National Labor Relations Board … Continue reading

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Only A Fool Was Surprised

Late yesterday afternoon a news flash came across my BlackBerry informing me that the city of Detroit had filed for bankruptcy protection.  Sad as the event was, I found it all too predictable.  This was just part of the master … Continue reading

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Take Nothing For Granted

Only the laws of nature cannot be changed.  Any right we have been granted by man may be taken away.  It is imperative that we are ever diligent to defend those hard earned rights.  Americans too easily become complacent and … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Day

Today is April Fools’ Day and I can’t think of a more appropriate time to look at the Scott Walker led Republicans in Wisconsin.  To further add to our joy it appears the “disease’ they are afflicted with is contagious … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Marcy Kaptur

When this year started I told my readers that I would be endorsing candidates for the House of Representatives.   At that time I stated that the House endorsements might come out a little slowly due to the uncertainty redistricting brought … Continue reading

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Time To Take The Final Stand

Working class Americans owe a tremendous debt to Wisconsinites.  Had they not stood up to the oppressive forces of the Tea Party/Republicans just over a year ago the steamroller would have gained so much momentum it might have been impossible … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Sherrod Brown

If you look up the term bellwether state in the dictionary you figuratively see the map of Ohio.  In 2010 Ohioans went to the polls and elected Tea Party/Republicans John Kasich and Rob Portman as Governor and United States Senator … Continue reading

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A New World, An Old Tactic

This was a tumultuous week in politics.  So many things happened that many will get lost in the shuffle.  On the Republican Primary front alone, many people have said entire chapters of books will simply be entitled January 19, 2012.  … Continue reading

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Way To Go Wisconsin!

If you are like most Americans when you turned the radio on in your car during the drive home or turned on the television as you settled in after supper on Tuesday you caught the news that Wisconsin progressives had … Continue reading

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