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"Same Dynamics Of Polarization And Bad Ideology As Anybody Else": No, Governors Are Not Inherently Superior Candidates For President

For a professional political writer, nothing’s more fun than identifying a cliche your less esteemed colleagues are using that never made sense or has stopped making sense and just blowing it up. 542 more words

Conservatives

Just in Time!

“Just in time, I found you just in time, before you came my time was running low….”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_in_Time_(song)

Wonderful old song, don’t you think?  It’s a love song!   1,271 more words

Philosophy

"The Weak Link: Winning State Elections": Republicans Now Control 69 Of The 99 State Legislative Bodies In The US

This has not been a positive year in state legislatures, and there’s a good chance that, for progressives, this may be the worst session in decades. 888 more words

Republicans

"Defending Unions Against The Haters": Right-To-Work Laws Are Intended To Limit Union Growth

Joining a union is the best investment a worker can make.

Unions need defending, maybe more than ever, because of the attacks they face. The passage of a right-to-work law in Wisconsin and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s proposal for union-free zones show how distorted the lens is when the focus turns to organized labor. 540 more words

Republicans

"Separating Fact From Advocacy": How The Media Enable The Anti-Worker Movement

NPR Morning Edition aired a report this week that reeked of anti-union bias, and inadvertently promoted the Koch brothers’ agenda to reduce collective bargaining rights, which means smaller wages and benefits. 1,658 more words

Media

Right-to-work states gained jobs three times faster than forced union states

This is from economist Stephen Moore writing in Investors Business Daily.

He writes:

Wisconsin is poised this week to become the 25th “right-to-work state,” ending forced unionization and allowing individual workers to decide if they want to join a union or not.

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News

The Turn of a Phrase

Ever contemplate the ‘turn of a phrase’?  What does a word or a phrase REALLY mean?

In the Southern lingo, “Bless Your Heart” doesn’t mean that a person is being loving and compassionate in… 1,643 more words