Archive for February, 2011

The gravy train crashes (2011-2-17)

Have you seen what’s going on in Wisconsin?

The state is about to pass a law that will end the 52-year experiment with allowing state workers to bargain for higher wages and benefits through their union.
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees was founded in Madison in 1936, and in 1959, Wisconsin passed a [...]

The Tea Party movie that will never be made (2011-2-4)

On Wednesday, for the fourth time in a month, this author received a phone call from a “marketing consultant” at iUniverse, the print-on-demand publishing company that makes The 37th Amendment: A Novel available to anyone who wants to buy one at the retail price instead of going to the library or picking up one of [...]