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  • 'Cheers' actor on hand as Ohio Gov. Kasich, Treasurer Mandel take office

    01/11/2011 4:49:08 PM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 13 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | Tuesday, January 11, 2011 02:49 AM | By Mark Niquette
    Cliff Clavin was among those who came to Ohio this weekend to help Gov. John Kasich and Treasurer Josh Mandel take office. John Ratzenberger, perhaps best known for his role as Clavin on the television show Cheers, attended a salute to incoming first lady Karen Waldbillig Kasich at the Columbus Museum of Art on Saturday night and was master of ceremonies for Mandel's swearing-in ceremony yesterday. Ratzenberger said that he knows Kasich from appearing on Kasich's former Fox News television show, and that Kasich also appeared on Ratzenberger's show about manufacturing in the United States called John Ratzenberger's Made in...
  • Help Wanted: Skilled Workers Need Apply

    06/29/2010 5:10:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 76 replies · 1+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 29, 2010 | JOHN RATZENBERGER
    When did "blue collar" become a dirty word in America? Right about the same time America gave up its position as the world's producer and instead became the world's most conspicuous consumer. That's not to bash free enterprise; we need to purchase and consume. But this cultural shift has created an "industrial tsunami" that threatens our free enterprise system. America faces a crisis of epic proportions. The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts that by 2012, there will be a shortfall of nearly 3 million skilled worker positions in America. The average age of skilled workers in many trades is 54-56...
  • That Other Hollywood: Cheers! [John Ratzenberger Explains RAT Party]

    01/17/2010 4:58:42 PM PST · by freespirited · 17 replies · 2,223+ views
    NRO Corner ^ | 01/17/10 | Kathryn Lopez
    I Tweeted a little Cliff Claven, but here's some more from John Ratzenberger's remarks at Brown rally earlier: "This isn't the Democratic party of our fathers and grandfathers. This is the party of Woodstock hippies. I was at Woodstock — I built the stage. And when everything fell apart, and people were fighting for peanut-butter sandwiches, it was the National Guard who came in and saved the same people who were protesting them. So when Hillary Clinton a few years ago wanted to build a Woodstock memorial, I said it should be a statue of a National Guardsman feeding a...