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  • Unions good; Conservatives/Rich evil

    02/27/2011 11:36:07 AM PST · by Thumper1960 · 14 replies
    Lancaster Sunday News ^ | Feb. 27, 2011 | Penn Miller
    As a public school teacher, I watch the events of Wisconsin closely. Gov. Scott Walker is pushing a bill through his legislature that would cripple the bargaining power of public sector unions. Because public worker unions represent a large portion of a dwindling labor movement in America, this bill poses a real threat to the very existence of collective bargaining in our country. Many commentators call this a pivotal moment in American politics — for unions, for democracy, for the tea party. If that is so, it is worth looking afresh at this juncture where labor, politics,and big money intersect....
  • Two years, one indictment. (Lost lunch alert)

    10/30/2005 11:26:45 AM PST · by Thumper1960 · 32 replies · 905+ views
    Lancaster, PA. Sunday News ^ | 10/30/2005 | Gil Smart
    Published: Oct 29, 2005 11:45 PM EST More Gil Smart Smart Remarks LANCASTER COUNTY, PA - Let’s talk about the smear. Let’s talk about the smear because everyone’s talking about the smear. The left is rejoicing in the smear because vice presidential aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby might wind up going to jail. The right is grousing about the smear, saying that liberals are trying to “criminalize conservatism,” as if conservatives aren’t doing a good enough job on their own. The smear, of course, consists of the White House’s attempts to destroy former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, who went out of...
  • Air Portugal A340 diverted to Dover AFB

    09/12/2002 5:13:27 PM PDT · by Thumper1960 · 86 replies · 225+ views
    KYW-TV Channel 3 Breaking | 9/12/2002 | Thumper1960
    Air Portugal A340, bound for JFK in New York has been diverted to Dover AFB. Military boarding plane. Passengers removed.