Union Workers Rally for Protesters in Wisconsin
Once again, I try to convince FOX’s Eric Bolling that unions helped raise the standard of living in America and have a role to play in its future. Working people continue to be sold out by multinational corps that would rather deal with authoritarian nations that keep workers in check.
Republican agenda: Power to the corporations. Divide and conquer the “little people” and keep them in a subservient position, kinda like it is overseas, in the emerging markets they love so much. Unions give regular folks a voice, so who needs them?
What’s happening in Madison isn’t about the state budget.
Our state cannot prosper if our cities do not prosper. Michigan needs cities and metro regions that work. The fastest growing states have the fastest growing cities in them – that is no accident. Michigan needs an urban agenda.
Michigan Cities’ Future: Doing Less with Less
In case you think the Democrats have problems…Give this Frank Rich column a read. BTW, am I the only one who thinks a two-year campaign cycle is too long?
The G.O.P.’s Post-Tucson Traumatic Stress Disorder
For a Republican, this guy sure makes some sense…Isn’t it time the government gets real regarding drug policy? Our current practices are a dismal failure.
Gary Johnson video on Colbert Report
The Governor gets credit for personally delivering his budget message yesterday. There are many troubling details in the budget however that will hinder, not help, Michigan’s recovery. Eliminating our economic development tools like Brownfield credits, for example, is akin to unilateral disarmament in the global competition for jobs.
Questions raised on Snyder’s budget
Auto Workers More Deserving than Wall Street
The FOX pundits have no problem with billions in bonuses for Wall Street banksters, but when GM auto workers get profit-sharing checks, they balk. I won’t sit quiet and have working men and women thrown under the bus, while the profiteers get rich sending our jobs overseas.
As Michigan’s budget battle looms, who will stand for those without a lobby here in Michigan? Who will stand for the folks who rely on the bottom rungs of the ladder to pull themselves upward? Who will stand for the embattled middle class?
Criticism mounts as GOP presses ahead with budget cuts
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There is a certain magic about a working city… Brooks hits on something here that any state or national leader would be wise to pay attention to. Our urban centers need to be the hub of the wheel, NOT the hole in the donut, or we all lose.