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  • Newt Gingrich and Child Labor3

    Newt Gingrich is an interesting man to say the least. In keeping with the determination of the GOP opposition to organized labor, he has come up with a proposal to fire school janitors and replace them with child laborers. He faults “the core policies of protecting unionization and bureaucratization” for “crippling” children, telling a Harvard

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  • The Little Match Girl1

    When I was in the third or so grade in school in about 1940 I read the following story by Hans Christian Anderson. I have never forgotten it. I posted it to this blog during the 2010 holiday season. I plan on doing so every year. The story and the picture always makes me think

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  • Obama’s Health Care Law Heads to Supreme Court0

    The United States Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of the reformed health care law in June 2012 according to the New York Times. That decision will be known in time to substantially impact President Barack Obama’s campaign for re-election to his second term. Oral arguments to the Court are expected in March and a

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  • Republicans Void of Solutions0

    Watching the Republican Presidential debate last week in Las Vegas was somewhat entertaining but sort of like eating Chinese food, not very filling. Very little, if any, substance. Their bickering with each other seems to be a departure from the Reagan rule, “Thou shalt not speak ill of another Republican.” Notably, to me, was the

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