Tag Archives: unions

Start Small; Very Small

If you’re a bully you never start with a big target.  You try to go after the little targets first and eliminate them one-by-one before you go after the big target. By the time you take on the big guy … Continue reading

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Showing Up

The political play of the week for last week goes jointly to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. What they did was simple, basic and I bet neither of them thought of it as anything spectacular.  It was basic politics 101 … Continue reading

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Fit To Be Tied

Today’s discussion will revolve around Friedrichs v California.  Before you go running to Google or scotusblog.com, hold on; I’ll explain as we go along.  While the left may claim this as a victory and the right as a defeat they … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Ted Strickland

The final lineups are far from submitted for the 2016 November elections but some things are starting to look clearer.  The top of the Republican ticket is very likely to be occupied by a radical.  Currently Donald Trump and Ted … Continue reading

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Hidden Agenda Night

Anyone who read yesterday’s column knows I went into last night’s debate without much in the way of expectations.  It would have been very easy to write a column whose theme was SSDD.  I think however I may have detected … Continue reading

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Which Knee?

I’m certain my critics label me a knee jerk liberal.  They think I automatically side with President Obama.  While I normally side with him there are rare occasions when I not only break with him but openly criticize his position. … Continue reading

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Of Ed & Tom

Today is Labor Day.  If you are progressive and pro-union like me, (aren’t the two term mutually inclusive – they should be), this is a day to recognize the labor of American workers.  Collective bargaining is the heart of the … Continue reading

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The Education Gorilla

Political and other stories are filled with 800 pound gorilla references.  The story usually speaks of the 800 pound gorilla in the room that nobody is willing to talk about.  Education often filled that role in politics.  Thus far in … Continue reading

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Unamerican Candidates

One of the most dangerous threats to America is the emergence of the Tea Party as a force in the Republican Party.  America needs a center-right political party and the Republican Party filled that role for decades.  In the aftermath … Continue reading

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Solve Not Campaign And CYA

Thursday I watched bits and pieces of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations’ hearing into the Ebola situation.  It was a shameful waste of time and money among other resources.    

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