My local newspaper editor, as he does regularly, once again attacked unions as the problem in America. This is the same editor who once said “all the laziest goof-offs and goldbricks in the newsroom” where he began his career were union officials—and that the unionized New York Times editorial writers … Continue reading
I’ve been pounding an unpopular table in several places trying to show people that a $25 Billion investment/loan is critical for the US and makes common sense. I’ve taken a couple of days off from working on the subject. Today, I’ve finally found the opening statements of all three automakers … Continue reading
My regular readers will recall the Phrygian cap*, which the “Sons of Liberty” adopted about 1766 as the emblem of our Revolution. Many of the militia who served in the Revolutionary War wore the “Liberty cap” with “Liberty” or “Liberty or Death” or “Congress” embroidered on the headband. [* “Who … Continue reading
For me, and I’m certain for every reader, this is a day to say thanks for the good things in our lives. I wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving day with friends and family. Everyday, if nothing else, we have the gift of sunrise.
Part 2, in which battling spokespersons collude like you wouldn’t believe. (Part i was yesterday’s “Moving America Bass-ackwards“) They are the political equivalent of unscrupulous telemarketers or internet phishers: This week, they’re a prince from Nigeria; the next, they’re telling you that you’ve won the Liechtensteiner lottery, or they’re from … Continue reading
All we know, from all sources is that there have been 8 attacks in the city. MSNBC and CNN are reporting a minimum of 900 people injured and a minimum of 80-90 deaths. Some of the attackers have been killed and captured by security agencies. Other’s are holed up at … Continue reading
He may be the lamest of lame ducks, but George W. Bush is still doing immense damage. Consider: As the Bush administration prepares to issue its ruling on whether to limit greenhouse gases, it’s sending out a message to some of its allies: Tell us how much you don’t want … Continue reading
[First, let me say these are my own suggestions to help the situation. These are the changes I wish to see in the automakers. I will be doing more fact based writing, fully resourced, in the next few days. I agree with Rachel Maddow (video) that the attack on the UAW and … Continue reading
This is too sad for long comment. You wonder why Tom Friedman today suggested moving up the swearing in to Thanksgiving? He didn’t have this video in mind but if he’d seen it he would have puked.
Well, tonight’s news showed the new “Thank you Sarah” ad from a new astroturf group called “Our Country Deserves Better PAC.” Deborah Johns during the Move America Forward Tour in 2005 And you know, something made my little reporter’s “HUNCH” arrow swing all the way into the red. The reason, … Continue reading