Shots Firing!  Is it Every Worker for Themselves?

Arkansas Ideas and Issues Local 100 Louisiana Texas

May 28, 2022             Buffalo River      Every Friday our union staff gets together on a group conference call to compare notes, count the numbers, and collaborate on problems in our various offices and units across Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas.  Our most recent call was missing Toney Orr, our field director, so I was presiding.  …

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The Horror

Ideas and Issues National Politics Texas

May 25, 2022             Marble Falls      I’ve driven through Uvalde, Texas.  Uvalde is a nice quiet Texas Hill country town.  I’ve walked around the town square and looked at the statue of John Nance Garner III.  He was a Vice-President under Franklin Delano Roosevelt for eight years from 1933 to 1941 and Speaker of …

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Thanks, Governor Abbot, You’ve Made Texas a Mess!

Ideas and Issues National Politics Rights Texas

            Marble Falls      There’s politics and there’s policy, and then there’s just plain reckless, egomaniacal tomfoolery.  It’s no longer “don’t mess with Texas.”  The signs should now say:  Texas is a Mess!  Governor Greg Abbott should have his picture on that sign, rather than in public offices around the great state.  He’s abandoned public …

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