Beating Union-Busters at Their Own Game

Beating Union-Busters

Berry Craig: The first order of business, the measure strongly condemns “current efforts by out-of-state forces to divide labor and management and county against county with the introduction of county right-to-work ordinances.”

Surviving the Holocaust: ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’

Surviving the Holocaust

Berry Craig: Death also was ever-present at the slave labor camps. Out of Oberaltstadt’s 3,000 prisoners, only 800 survived the war, Katz said. The Nazis took 60 Jewish females from Sosnowiec, Katz said. She was the only survivor.

Mitch McConnell’s Bogus Ads Take Cake

McConnell Stops Campaign Finance Reform

Berry Craig: “Best mail piece for a bare-knuckled street fight” was one of the categories the McConnell mailer won. Just the category’s name speaks volumes about the state of American politics.

It’s Lose-Lose for Unions with Rand Paul

Rand Paul Presidential Candidate

Berry Craig: Having been thwarted by the Democrats hold in the House, Team Rand is claiming the Kentucky double-dipping ban is unconstitutional. They’ve considered challenging it in court, an interesting prospect considering that Paul professes to be a “states’ rights” guy.

The Elephant Is Still in the Room

dog whistle politics

Berry Craig: Race is the elephant in the living room and not just in Dixie, and much of the supposedly liberal media chooses to ignore it or make little of it.

Dorothy Barkley: Sen. McConnell You’re No Alben Barkley

Mitch McConnell Falls Short

Berry Craig: McConnell is a conservative whose bane is “big government.” Barkley didn’t duck the liberal label. He ardently supported FDR’s Depression-fighting New Deal program of massive federal action to put people back to work and to boost the economy.

Republicans Today’s Dixiecrats?

Republicans Dixiecrats

Berry Craig: Today, the Republican Party is largely what the Democrats used to be, notably in the South and in border states like Kentucky: the white folks party.