As I settled down with a cold beer and a lot of time I decided to check in on my favorite blogs. I too have not been in the blogosphere lately. I come here, only to read the news from our friend Laci. I first met Patrick here the same time I met the likes… Read More To my dear friend……
“I do believe in Unions and believe the free, honest labor Unions are our greatest guarantees of continuing prosperity and our strongest bulwark against social or economic totalitarianism.” “High pay and good working conditions mean more buying power and more production. As buying power increases so do sales and profits. We pride ourselves on the… Read More Pop Quiz………
A lot has been written about the UAW vote in Chattanooga TN. I have read a few blog posts that claim this was a common sense vote. Common sense? I beg to differ. Apparently Unions are bad. They are so bad that they bankrupted the entire city of Detroit. It had nothing to do with… Read More Tennessee, UAW, and Common Sense
I am a politician whose gender is male. I am bi-racial. I studied law at Harvard. My Mother is white and was born in America. My Father is brown and was not born in America. I hold duel citizenship. Who am I???????????????
Truer words have never been spoken Sir Isaac Newton. And we Americans have proved it time and time again with our progression. Industrial Revolution? Yeah that was us. What did we do? We revolutionized manufacturing. We turned refining oil into gasoline. We reinvented transit and commerce. We reinvented banking. We invented the assembly line. We… Read More Why America should be wary of progress……..”Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.”
The recent government shut down has coincided with an unbelievable moment in my life. Johnny O’Bloggin is now part of the 1%. I will not get into details, but I will let you know that seven figures are involved, along with a whole lot of positive income. But let’s get to the shut down. When… Read More Who should we really be mad at? (I apologize for language in advance)
The last private union strike in Chicago was in the Summer of 2010. That was three long years ago. At the height of the recession and the start of a recovery. Tax dollars were being funneled into infrastructure programs around the city. Then a couple of unions decided to take advantage. The Laborer’s District Council… Read More The have some(s) VS. The have less(s)