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Archive for February, 2014

Fall Into the GAP

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Somewhere in a box I have a GAP store credit card.  I haven’t used it in years.  However, I just might have to go look for it.  You see the GAP has raised the minimum wage for its employees to $10 an hour. I know what you are thinking, “Abdul, you are not a fan […]

Legislative “To Do” List

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Now that the 362-kilogram gorilla in the room known as the marriage amendment  has moved on, we can now turn our attention to issues that actually matter. And believe me, there are still quite a few of them to work out and there’s less than 30 days to go in this session. Lawmakers still have […]

Just In Time for Valentine’s Day

Friday, February 14th, 2014

I have to give it to Indiana lawmakers.  Just when I think they are about to do something that is not only silly, but politically short-sighted, they pull themselves back from the brink, in this case it was the marriage amendment. You know what I mean. The amendment originally stated “Only a marriage between one […]

Social Conservatives Fall Short

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Earlier this year the folks who supported HJR-3, the marriage amendment, were livid at the fact that House lawmakers were looking at eliminating the second sentence.   They were so upset that the in several e-mails and public statements they threatened to primary any Republican who voted to alter the amendment. On January 27, 23 House […]

Minnesota and the Marriage Amendment

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

If you want an idea of what could happen if the marriage amendment gets on the ballot in Indiana this November, you may want to head north to Minnesota. The North Star State took up the amendment in 2012. It was defeated 52-47 and cost Republicans control of the State Senate. We spoke with Jack […]