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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 3:23 PM

Perfect Bully Brotherhood--Knight & Trump

Article subscript: "Hall of Fame basketball coach has a history of thuggish petulance to rival the Republican front-runner."
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I'm a lifelong IN resident and Indiana U. basketball devotee. I knew the probable positive [more]

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worknomore posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:26 AM

Fiorina Now Just A Heartbeat Away...

....from never being president. (Good one, Conan O'Brien!)

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worknomore posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:03 PM

The Bwahaha Paper Reduction Act

Sam Batkins is a policy director at the Am. Action Forum, a think tank that focuses on the regulatory burden the government imposes on businesses and individuals. And he has long wondered how many different forms Uncle makes people fill out. [more]

Sun Apr 24

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:19 AM

Am. Govt. Teacher's Open Letter To Trump

Nick Gregory is a high school social studies teacher. I'm copying just a fraction of a well-deserved, blistering indictment.
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Mr. Trump, you put me in a precarious position as a professional educator. My ability to remain [more]

Fri Apr 22

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 2:04 PM

Trump/Carson: $2 Bill, Not $20's, for H. Tubman

Bunglin' Ben Carson agrees with Donald Trump: the $2 bill would be the more appropriate place for Harriet Tubman rather than the $20 bill. Trump called Treasury's decision to put the Underground Railroad champion on the front of the $20 "pure [more]

Thu Apr 21

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:58 PM

Dick Lugar..GOP the Way It Used To Be

Former IN Republican senator Richard Lugar wrote an op-Ed in yesterday's NYT. In it, he defended Presidential authority over immigration enforcement decisions. That authority is being challenged by a number of Repub governors including (surprise!) IN [more]

Mon Apr 18

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worknomore posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:36 PM

Teachers: Make It Thank You, Not "Why?"

It’s well past time that when someone says they are a teacher, the response is “thank you,” not “why?”

Americans get it. A poll released this week by TeachStrong, a coalition aimed at elevating the teaching profession, found that [more]

Thu Apr 14

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 2:07 PM

Trump Scares Frmr. Treas. Sec'y.To Death

Former Treasury Sec. Larry Summers spoke at the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday, warning against austerity measures in a tepid economy. Yahoo Finance sat down with him to probe the economy and to find out what keeps him up most at night. For [more]

Fri Apr 8

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:55 PM

Foreign Leaders--U.S. In Trump's Toilet?

Steve Benen, Rachel Maddow Show producer: "World watches Trump’s rise with fear, trepidation"
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While international observers often watch our elections with curiosity, this year it's a different kind of [more]

Thu Apr 7

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worknomore posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:55 PM

Metric for "Corporations Are People"

If a person poisoned my air, food, or water, that person would go to jail.

That's how we know corporations are not people.

--seen on FB

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 8:51 AM

Oklahoma's "Armed Teacher Mystery"

(Article: "Oklahoma Parents Want To Know If Teachers Are Armed. Legislators Don’t Think They Should.")

OK lawmakers want to protect names of public school teachers and staff who carry concealed weapons. After concerned parents [more]

Wed Apr 6

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 6:59 AM

Trump's Vegas Hotel Goes Union

They pressured us a lot to vote no, housekeeper Marisela Olvera told ThinkProgress. They told us the union only wants our money, if we supported the union we’d lose our jobs, that the company would put our names on a blacklist and no other hotels [more]

Mon Apr 4

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 3:51 PM

Axelrod: Trump Simply Can't Hack It

David Axelrod, writing on CNN's website:

For months, Trump treated the campaign as his own personal open mic, commanding the stage with audacious improvisation. This past week, the process caught up with him: high-profile stumbles on [more]

Fri Apr 1

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 1:05 PM

Trump Timetable Wrong: Wall Already Built

Trump had a private meeting with RNC officials at the party’s headquarters yesterday. Appeasement, detente, and making nice in general were the apparent goals. Later, he tweeted he had a “very nice” meeting with Priebus during the visit. Later, he [more]

Wed Mar 30

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 2:54 PM

Gun Shop Owner's Gut Feeling Was Right

James Howard, 25, was wanted for an assault at Ohio U. when deputies say he tried to buy a rifle with a falsified background check. Gun shop owner John Downs is credited by police with likely preventing a mass shooting by turning down Howard. Downs [more]

Tue Mar 29

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worknomore posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:54 AM

Split SCOTUS Sides With Teachers Unions

The Supreme Court today split 4-4 on a conservative challenge to vital funding for organized labor, affirming a lower-court ruling that allowed CA to force non-union workers to pay fees to public employee unions. The court, shorthanded after Scalia's [more]

Mon Mar 28

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worknomore replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:39 PM

Re: Living below your means

Few things are as self-indulgent as a fixation on travel. I think a lot of people eventually discover that travel is overrated.

You call it self-indulgent. I call our travels since retiring in 2005 and 2007 the happy result of delayed [more]

Fri Mar 25

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worknomore replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:57 PM

Re: 12 Things Americans Are Buying More Than Ever

Interesting list of 12 with believable, short explanations. DW and I are definitely out of the loop here: no e-cigs, adult diapers(at least yet at 68 and 70), no guns (been to 2 anti-gun rallies), no Canadian purchases, no car leases, no streaming [more]

Wed Mar 23

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worknomore posted to the Political Asylum board. 3:54 PM

A Woman Who Votes Republican...

...is like a chicken who votes for Colonel Sanders.

(brought to you by Americans Against the Republican Party, via FB)

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