Tag Archives: Rick Wilson

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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Article To File: The GOP Obit

I was never trained as a journalist. I have had columns in four different newspapers over the years but they have always been opinion columns. A common task assigned to junior scribes is the writing of obituaries for famous people well in advance of their demise. I never had to do that and today is my first attempt. The “article” is basically a fill in the blanks template so that an obit can be published soon after the final “chapter”. The template is then stored away and if necessary, periodically updated.

Today’s article is a template obituary for the Republican Party.

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The GOP’s Trump Problem

The big story of last week is not exclusive to last week nor was it apparent. Its impact is yet to be known but could put America in serious jeopardy if not end it, as we know it anyway. Let me expand and explain.

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It Hasn’t Stopped

With the demise of the Trump administration you would have thought the volume of material for a guy who writes political op-eds would have slowed down. Not so far. Today’s article will be a series of quick hits.

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Pardon My Distracted State

I missed a lot of tidbits I wanted to comment on in the recent past. There are others developing seemingly constantly.  I’ve been a bit distracted in the last week.  It’s not every day that the sitting President of the United States assembles an anarchist mob in Washington and then dispatches them to attack the Capital Building while both chambers of the Congress are in session.  In fact it has never happened before.  As I begin what is sure to be an incomplete journey to catch up on recent events I invite you to come along.  Continue reading Pardon My Distracted State