Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wisconsin’s union “solidarity” not so solid

August 10, 2011
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Wisconsin’s union “solidarity” not so solid

The story comes from the state of Wisconsin where unions and democrats were trying to recall six Republican Senators in a special election held yesterday. So deep was their anger and so important was this “referendum” on Scott Walker and Republican policies that local, state and national unions and their supporters poured tens of...

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At last, an honest politician

August 9, 2011
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At last, an honest politician

From the “Who said it and it’s about damn time category” comes at least one politician in this country brave enough to speak the truth regarding one of the biggest issues facing this nations young, black youth: “Take those God-darn hoodies down, especially in the summer,”…..“Pull your pants up and buy a belt ‘cause...

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Another Obama “historic first”: U.S. credit downgraded

August 7, 2011
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Another Obama “historic first”: U.S. credit downgraded

President Barack Obama has finally managed to actually do something that no other President before him had ever accomplished: see the United States of America’s AAA credit rating downgraded. Forget being the first “African-American President”, forget being the “smartest” President, forget being the “most articulate” President, and forget being the “coolest” President of this...

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American downgrade: The Tea Party saw it coming, years ago

August 6, 2011
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American downgrade: The Tea Party saw it coming, years ago

It was in the middle of a montage of news heads announcing the drop in the stock market yesterday that I heard the one that made me stop: “did anyone see this coming?” Rather ironic when you consider the past months of drama over the debt ceiling increase and the closed door signing of...

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Happy Birthday Mr. President (Can we have our ‘change’ back?)

August 4, 2011
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Happy Birthday Mr. President (Can we have our ‘change’ back?)

Happy Birthday Mr. President Obama turns 50 today and to celebrate he threw a huge fundraiser yesterday in adopted home town Chicago. (For a little over $30 grand you could have some “close-up” time with the President, woo hoo!) The Obamachine was in full election mode as he gave yet another campaign speech and...

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John Cox, liberal extraordinaire, lectures again

August 3, 2011
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John Cox, liberal extraordinaire, lectures again

(Publisher’s note: John Cox, Joplin’s very own liberal lecturer extraordinaire had another of his manifesto’s published last week in the Globe. In black is his reasoning for why we need national healthcare and evidently sink the country under unsustainable debt. And of course, in Herr Cox’s mind, the only thing standing in the way...

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