Pack a union card? Beware the Trump con job

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By BERRY CRAIG AFT Local 1360 1. Who of the following presidential candidates supports “right to work?” A. presidential candidate Donald Trump B. newly ex-presidential candidate Ted Cruz C. both 2. Who said, We hear terrible things about outsourcing jobs—how … Continue reading →

Matt Bevin might be the Democrats’ best fund-raiser

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By BERRY CRAIG Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s family bell manufacturing business is in Connecticut, home state of Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth. Delegates to the 1787 constitutional convention in Philadelphia, Sherman and Ellsworth are famous for proposing the “Great Compromise.” … Continue reading →

Down-home hate from a Kentucky Republican

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By BERRY CRAIG Mike Pape is one Republican candidate who has evidently sworn off dog whistle politics. The congressional hopeful from Kentucky has deep-sixed the coded words and is pandering, flat-out, to racism and xenophobia. His inaugural TV ad shows … Continue reading →

Times are tough for the ‘right to work’ crowd

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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 →

Unions push ‘right to work’ off the table

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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 →