• Newt Gingrich and Child Labor2

    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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