Monthly Archives: November 2011

Looking for Mr. Goodbar — 28 November 2011

Mercifully, the circular firing squad more commonly known as the Republican Presidential Debate series is nearing an end, and people will actually start voting.  That can’t come soon enough for me. Oh, sure, there’s been some great theater, as in … Continue reading

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Super, Just Super — 21 November 2011

So the Super Committee “failed” to reach agreement.  I, for one, am not surprised at all, and I am not particularly dismayed. This effort to short-circuit Congress’s responsibilities was ill-conceived from the start.  It was unlikely that a group of … Continue reading

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Look for the Union Label — 14 November 2011

The labor movement won a big victory in last Tuesday’s off-year election.  Union workers will be paying the cost for years to come. Off-year elections are interesting – they offer a way of testing the national state of mind in … Continue reading

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And Justice For All — 7 November 2011

In the midst of the inchoate discontent animating the Occupy Wall Street folks, one theme seems to emerge as well as any other: economic justice.  Exactly what is meant by that is not real clear.  It’s a bit hard to … Continue reading

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