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Archive for June, 2016

John Gregg, Family Receive $200,000 in Taxpayer Funded Health Care

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Although he left the Indiana House of Representatives in 2002, Hoosier taxpayers have helped foot the bill for former Speaker and Democratic candidate for Governor John Gregg and his family’s health care  to the tune of $200,000 and taxpayers are expected to pay an additional $36,000 this year. According to House records,  Gregg, his ex-wife, current […]

Innovate or Die

Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Thirty years ago my Dad and I went out and bought our family’s first VCR.  Well, he bought it.  I picked it out.  When we got home my Mom was not happy that we, make that he, went out and spent a couple hundred bucks on “some toy for us to play with”.  However when […]

My Big Dem Weekend

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Well, we just wrapped another Indiana Democratic State Convention.  And as anyone who was there will tell you Democrats left their convention on fire and ready to do their best to fire incumbent Governor Mike Pence in the fall, I thought it was only fair that we provided you with some additional perspective that you […]

Do Your Dime Bag on Your Own Dime

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Here’s a thought.  If someone wants to get unemployment, they should have to be able to pass a drug test. Why do I bring this up?  I bring it up because Indiana actually has a worker shortage.  Contrary to what you might think, the Hoosier state does not have enough skilled workers and it’s only […]

Dear GOP, I Hope You’re Happy Now

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

I think there is a certain amount of irony that on the day the AP reports that Hillary Clinton has the delegates to secure the Democratic nomination for President, Republicans are scrambling to deal with the Donald and his latest Trumpism. You know, the one about the judge overseeing the lawsuit involving Trump University.  Trump […]

The Politics of Credit and Blame

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Recently I heard an elected official give a speech where he touted how the economy was turning around, jobs were coming back, unemployment was dropping, but there was still more work to be done. Shortly afterwards, I heard someone who opposes that elected official say that while jobs were being created, they weren’t good paying […]