We Won But ...

Nov
12

The obvious take-away from last week's election was quite simply, 'We Won', or in the words of Rachel Maddow:

.... President Barack Obama, yes, will go down in history as our nation`s first African-American president. But he will also go down in history as the most successful Democratic presidential candidate since FDR.

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Canvassing in Cincinnati

Nov
05

Working the shifts banging on doors.

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Walmart In Chicago

Oct
29

Great corporate citizen (not):

The suit [by temp works] claims Labor Ready and QPS, two of the staffing agencies Walmart uses in the Chicago area, failed to provide workers assigned to Walmart stores with information related to their employment, such as employment notices and proper wage payment notices as required by Illinois law.

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Breaking: Another 'Right-leaning Newspaper' Endorses Obama!

Oct
27

Gee, I wonder which 'right-leaning' newspaper they mean?

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Chicago Tribune Doomsday: '1/12/11'

Oct
25

Funny. Every time I hear good news about employment in Illinois -- here's one from today's Chicago Sun-Times titled "Chicago Unemployment Rate Declines to 8 Percent, Lowest Since '08" -- I'm reminded of the following prediction of doom and gloom offered up by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board in January of 2011:

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Collusion by Any Other Name

Oct
16

The Bloomberg editorial ('Romney’s Tax Plan: Secret or Just Nonsensical?') reminds us that we've been down the road of Bad Math before:

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Favorite Quote from the VP Debate

Oct
12

Personally I think people were as excessively positive about last night's VP Debate in Danville, KY as they were excessively negative about the first Obama-Romney debate last week. I came away from both thinking they were draws.

That doesn't mean there were no true shining moments. There were many. Here's my personal favorite :

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'Waitress Moms'

Oct
11

Just love that expression.

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The New Face of Hope

Oct
06

Hope springs eternal.

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Irrational Exuberance Assigns Victory to Romney in 1st Debate

Oct
03

I'm not sure why so many pundits are declaring the first presidential debate a "victory" for Romney. Even TPM which usually has better judgement, gets into the act with the title of their report, "Romney Shines In Denver, Obama Camp Says So What"

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