Times are tough for the ‘right to work’ crowd


By BERRY CRAIG Wheels keep coming off the “right to work” bandwagon. I can almost hear the union-busters crooning that old “Hee Haw” tune: Gloom, despair, and agony on me-e! Deep dark depression, excessive misery-y! If it weren’t for bad … Continue reading →

Ron Leach: Green Beret motto consistent with Democratic Values

By BERRY CRAIG I doubt Democratic senatorial hopeful Ron Leach will get much of a trade in for his 2015 Ford Focus. The ex-Green Beret medic-turned-physician’s-assistant-on-civvy-street has logged more than 12,000 campaign miles in his little compact car since he … Continue reading →

‘They had this thing teed up’

By BERRY CRAIG Kentucky State AFL-CIO President Bill Londrigan says good candidates and a good union ground game added up to victory for a trio of labor-endorsed Democrats in the four special House elections. “Though he lost, we had a … Continue reading →

Unions push ‘right to work’ off the table

By BERRY CRAIG Think voting really doesn’t matter? Talk to a pair of Kentucky labor leaders. Because union-endorsed candidates won three of four special House elections this month, “right to work” is dead for now in the General Assembly, said … Continue reading →

The All Grass and No Roots DSCC Endorses Jim Gray

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) wants Kentuckians to forget about supporting Rory Houlihan, of Winchester; Jeff Kender, of Phelps; Ron Leach, of Brandenburg; Tom Recktenwald, of Louisville; Grant T. Short, of Owensboro; or Sellus Wilder, of Frankfort during the … Continue reading →