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Recovering From Reagan

My regular readers know I tend to trace everything bad in this country back to Reagan. That might be a tad harsh; but only a tad. I believe that the strength of the country is its working/middle class and largely the unions built them into what they are today.

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No Doubt About Number 1

Today is the first anniversary of the domestic terrorist attack on the Capital Building. Based on publically available information we know much more of its genesis than we did as we watched it transpire on live TV. That said, there is still much to be discovered. The most distressing part of the aftermath to date is that while we have many answers there has been precious little accountability. Continue reading No Doubt About Number 1

In Honor Of Labor

This weekend is Labor Day weekend. Most Americans are taking an extra day off from work to theoretically celebrate the role of labor. Unions built the middle class and modern day Republicans have been trying, with considerable success, to destroy them for over 40 years now.

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A Sad Day For American Labor

Donald Trump is President of the United States; a correctable error as we said in basketball. (I won’t take time to explain a rather complex rule which I used to know by heart.) Today is Labor Day which since 1884 America has reserved to honor labor and take pride in what the toil of its workers has accomplished for this country. That’s a juxtaposition best likened to oil and water. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Sad Day For American Labor