Pack a union card? Beware the Trump con job Wednesday, May 4 2016 

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 →

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Matt Bevin might be the Democrats’ best fund-raiser Wednesday, May 4 2016 

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 →

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Down-home hate from a Kentucky Republican Wednesday, Apr 27 2016 

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 →

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Times are tough for the ‘right to work’ crowd Saturday, Apr 23 2016 

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 →

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Ron Leach: Green Beret motto consistent with Democratic Values Tuesday, Apr 19 2016 

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 →

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Here’s how unions endorse candidates Monday, Apr 18 2016 

By BERRY CRAIG The union-haters would have John and Jane Q Citizen believe that “rich union bosses” shut rank-and-file union members out of the all-important candidate endorsement process. They paint a picture of a bunch of old, paunchy, bald-headed guys … Continue reading →

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‘They had this thing teed up’ Monday, Apr 18 2016 

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 →

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Women To Gov Matt Bevin: “Screw Us And We Multiply” Saturday, Apr 9 2016 

Women gathered at the Kentucky state capital, in Frankfort, Kentucky today April 9, 2016 to protest Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s war against women. Activist Rikka Wallin and Karen Conley documented the protest with photos and posted the photos on their … Continue reading →

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Climate Hawks Vote Endorses Sellus Wilder For U.S. Senate. Friday, Apr 8 2016 

Click here to visit Sellus Wilder’s Wilder for Senate Facebook Page and here to visit his Wilder for Senate website. Some of you may be familiar with Sellus Wilder’s film “The End of the Line.” Climate Hawks Vote We’re delighted … Continue reading →

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Labor radio host, Kentucky labor leaders say ‘Thanks, Mitch McConnell!’ Saturday, Apr 2 2016 

By BERRY CRAIG The host of a nationally-syndicated labor radio talk show wants union members to “thank” Sen. Mitch McConnell for his “help” with the Friedrichs case. “He refuses to even consider a Supreme Court nominee from President Obama,” said … Continue reading →

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