Tag Archives: Reagan

Will Labor Rise Again?

As America takes its annual weekend to celebrate Labor a person who pays attention to the issues of the day can’t help but wonder what the Labor movement must do to resurrect its fortunes in the United States. Those who … Continue reading

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Profiles In Courage?

Sometimes I feel sorry for those who are tasked with picking the recipient of the Kennedy Library annual Profile In Courage Award. From what we see recently in this country, there are certainly not a lot of candidates around. When … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, We Need Mental Health Care

Following the mass shooting in Washington,D.C. I have heard and read many folks on both sides claim that one big missing ingredient in the USA that may help prevent such incidents is access to mental health. Remember that President Saint Ronald … Continue reading

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Who Caused All This Debt?

Today we have another guest post by Larry Hodgden of Tipton Larry is a retired Viet Nam era veteran of the USAF. He and his wife of 40 years, Sharon, have three children and seven grandchildren who keep him very … Continue reading

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Weekly Observations

No Koch The state minister for environment in Baden-Wurtemberg has stated that his state, a highly industrialized part of Germany, will be decarbonized by the mid-century. The minister claims a broad consensus that this must be done by the German … Continue reading

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