Category Archives: Opinion

Thought for a Sunday Morning

“Does anybody remember “Weekends,” “Sick Pay,” Safer Working Conditions,” “Overtime Pay,” “Employer-provided health care benefits,” The 40-hour work week” and “Job Security?” It was labor unions that brought all these wonderful things about and it has been The Radical Right … Continue reading

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Damned if you do and damned if you dont!

Some of the Right Wingers are currently crabbing about President Obama saying that there is no strategy for dealing with ISIS (The Islamic State terrorist organization) and the worst of the lot . . . the most obviously low-information ( … Continue reading

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ISIS and the American/Mexican border

Is there a threat or not? Is someone blowing hot air or is somebody else hiding something? If I were to post an article here suggesting that somebody connected with the terror group, “The Islamic State” might be eyeing the … Continue reading

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The rusty government machine needs some voter oil

And I think it needs it badly! Thomas Jefferson once famously remarked: “I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.” – – – – – – – … Continue reading

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What Americans think is most important to them

Hint:  It’s not “Immigration.” Twenty-One percent of Americans think the “Government” itself is the most important thing on  their minds these days. I can understand that seeing how dysfunctional the “Gubmint” has been ever since Obama was elected President. Why … Continue reading

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What good things may come

“Fear less, hope more; Eat less, chew more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Love more, and all good things will be yours.” (Swedish Proverb). ___ John’s Comment: Or, you could just remember to vote Democrat and discover … Continue reading

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Stuff to start the day ( 8/29/2014 )

Subject:  Stuff to start the day Date:  Thursday, August 29, 2014 Guns and the second amendment: Even with all the news I have been reading lately about how heavily “militarized” police departments around the country have become, I still think … Continue reading

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