Insanity reigns at union HQ

Albert Einstein said that the definition of insanity was doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. The AFL-CIO did just that- endorsing the incumbents instead of the challengers- or not endorsing at all. The Dayton Miami Valley AFL-CIO Regional Labor Council has endorsed Rhine McLin for a third term as Dayton Read More

And a third option for labor?

I wonder what American politics would be like without Special Interest Groups, Political Action Committees, unions and even political parties. What if the only thing that counted was the will of the people? What if we took the money out of politics? What if we just had old fashioned debates- and then mailed ballots to Read More

Duplication of effort amounts to kickbacks

Since when is a labor union a counseling service? And why would we pay a union to do what we already pay public workers (in a union) to do the same thing? (Well actually, apparently union workers need pre-counseling, to help acclimate themselves to the real world) Sounds like a kickback to an organization that Read More

How much does a City Commission seat cost? Answers today.

It’s the campaign finance turn-in day today. If you’ve got over $10K in donations you have to file. I’m proud to say, I don’t have $10K and won’t be filing. That doesn’t mean I’m not serious, it’s just that I have a real job, and real obligations, and don’t think that winning elections should be Read More