January 2014

The Decline of the Middle (by someone from the middle)

Can you feel it??...Well...Can you? I'm a 54 year old male who has worked (meat packing, warehousing, construction..etc.) for 36 years and counting. I've worked both "ground floor" positions and management. Over the years i've spent a great deal of time and energy defending my "long term" employees from the "higher-ups" that have tried and are continuing to try to push them out. That's right. "Long term" (mostly) higher paid employees that have worked hard and honorably for years and years are being "run out of town" by the thousands. Can you feel it??..

The Hugh View

As to the earlier on-air comments today regarding cannibus use by a woman quoting statistics and "facts" about pot use, unfortunately one of them has been proven false.

It was reported many years ago -- around 1993 -- that "more women are victims of domestic violence on Super Bowl Sunday than on any other day of the year." Your guest repeated this urban legend. Though I am sympathetic to this likelihood, unfortunately, it is a myth as shown below.

Here is the Snopes.com link on the topic:


The Second Coming Is Here Already

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Press Release

The death of the Internet Neutrality has occurred under Barac Obama.

Dear Fight for the Future Member.

Budget: ObamaCare funding increased to cover Insurance Industry profit margin at expense of domestic programs.

Say what you want, but it can be said that in the new budget ObamaCare funding was increased to cover the Insurance Industry's profit margin at the expense of domestic programs.

Could these attacks on Gov. Christie backfire?

As everyone knows Gov. Christie is quite outspoken as was President Truman. While Truman was in office the Republicans were linking him to Tom Pendergast of Kansas City Missouri (Which Pendergast did indeed give him a hand to get into politics) Well, it ended up Trum
an became Vice President and later President. Who knows. Maybe the Democratic are doing the same the Republicans once did.

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Can the Presidency Regain Its Integrity After Trump?

Thom plus logo Even those of us old enough to remember have probably forgotten that in the spring of 1979 the Attorney General of the United States appointed a special prosecutor to look into his own president's ownership of his peanut warehouse, to make sure that he wasn't, in any way, making money from his presidency.