Berry Craig: It’s hardly headline-grabbing news that the white South is conservative, if not reactionary. But Sanders ought to know better than to insinuate that the Democrats are shoving the region ever rightward.
Berry Craig: Nader is providing grist for the union-haters’ propaganda mill by writing that “long-entrenched, affluent big union leaders” who support Hillary Clinton for president are trying to lord it over small unions who Feel the Bern.
Berry Craig: I’ve never heard anybody call a “fart” a “trump” in my neck of the Bluegrass State woods. Nonetheless, count me in for transplanting “trump” from Old World to New. Trump Means Fart
Berry Craig: The host of a nationally-syndicated labor radio talk show wants union members to “thank” Sen. Mitch McConnell for his “help” with the Friedrichs case.
Berry Craig: Unions were a big reason Democrats still have the legislature’s lower chamber, according to House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg. Killing Right to Work
Berry Craig: We’re ready to advance beyond these regressive policies of Gov. Bevin and these other anti-worker Republicans and start turning Kentucky around.
Berry Craig: People who use the Bible to justify their homophobia remind me of white supremacists who cited the Bible to buttress their racism. Kentucky SB 180
Berry Craig: McConnell will doubtless keep working non-stop to undermine and delegitimize the guy who won two presidential terms—the last time by nearly five million votes.
Berry Craig: “Part of the problem is that we currently have fewer senators and congressmen with any military experience than at any time since prior to World War II.”
Berry Craig: Predictably, the union-busters are in high dudgeon over Federal District Judge David Hale’s ruling that, in effect, invalidated a dozen county “right to work” ordinances in Kentucky.
Berry Craig: Kentucky AFL-CIO president says judge’s ruling against county RTW ordinance is a victory for Kentucky’s working families.
Berry Craig: “She has “a warmongering attitude, an undisguised hunger for power and a smug sense of entitlement that it’s her turn and that we owe it to her to put her in office.”
Berry Craig: We’ve got two good union candidates on the Democratic side and none on the other side. Trump and every other Republican in the running is a bare-knucks union buster.