I thought the debate last night was a bit dull. These guys just regurgitate the same stuff. Except, of course, for Newt. I love the guy and really wish he were electable. He is by far the sharpest of the group. I really want to like Perry. He seems like a decent fellow. His heart … Continue reading Debate was a yawner
Tag: Politics. Unions
I don’t want to ride the bus
It struck me odd this morning to hear an ad on the radio encouraging me to call my congressperson (if I had one) in order to influence her vote on financing for public transportation. It sounded so reasonable! I mean we all have to get to work and to the store and to the movies, and gas prices … Continue reading I don’t want to ride the bus
Nothin’ to See Here
I'm thinking if someone asks me, "Is that a picture of you in your underwear posted on Twitter?" I will be able to answer without hesitation. I am very sure that no such picture exists. The current uproar over the good Congressperson and his exposed skivvies is a good object lesson. Especially in the techno-age in which we live, it is … Continue reading Nothin’ to See Here
Can We Wait on the Nuclear Debate?
Just a quick pet peeve: The tube is full of pundits in suits discussing whether we should all stop using nuclear energy. Heads of state are shutting down power plants. This is all in reesonse to the tragedy playing out in Japan. They have experienced a catastrophe of monstrous proportions, and some of their nuclear … Continue reading Can We Wait on the Nuclear Debate?
Public Employee Unions – a Very Bad Idea
Speaking as a former public (government) employee, I have always had an aversion to collective bargaining in that arena. The whole concept of unionization was designed to protect employees in the private sector from the abuses that could and did result from the erratic behavior of the market, and the manipulative behavior of corporate leaders. The … Continue reading Public Employee Unions – a Very Bad Idea