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  • Von Miller
    With drug policy vote looming, Von Miller to serve as Broncos' NFLPA player rep
    When the Denver Broncos released tight end Joel Dressen, they were left without an NFLPA player representative. That vacancy has been filled…for now.On Tuesday, Von Miller was named the team’s interim player representative. The team...
  • Fast food workers to stage renewed protests over low wages
    Fast food workers to stage renewed protests over low wages
    In this age of high income and wealth inequality and stagnate wages, one wonders how long it will be before low wage workers unite effectively. When will there be mass protests for fairness? We see signs that they may be coming. Today,...
  • Proud union worker wearing a hardhat
    Labor Day brings focus to declining union membership
    For entrepreneurs and small businesses struggling to hire employees at reasonable starting wages, the announcements yesterday, September 1 that union membership is declining may be a blessing. Fox News reported that union membership is only a...
  • 'Flame in the Streets' : ordinary love
    'Flame in the Streets'- an honest conversation starter
    With recent events taking place in Ferguson, Missouri and across the country, with many Americans of color demonstrating against racial profiling and gun violence, many of us would rather avoid the subject entirely and escape. There has been...
  • The Guild Cinema in Nob Hill, Albuquerque
    Eye-opening documentary on Walmart shows disconnect between PR and the truth
    Shopping at Walmart offers convenience, low prices, and a lot of variety. I finally succumbed after years of resistance to occasionally shopping at Walmart. After all, they were touting that they had local produce, some organic. And their...
  • Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa (R)
    Hoffa
    Movies are meant to entertain. Occasionally they can also educate. In order for a movie to educate authentically it must be factual. If it is not factual it distorts the truth of the events and creates a false history. Movies are universal to...
  • Robert Reich: Border crisis debate ‘between the haters and the big-hearted’
    Robert Reich: Border crisis debate ‘between the haters and the big-hearted'
    While sharing his views on the crisis on the Southern border on his Facebook page on Sunday, former Clinton administration Secretary of Labor Robert Reich framed the heated debate on how to deal with those unaccompanied minors already here as one...
  • Pro abortion
    Supreme Court upholds religious freedom and free speech
    The Supreme Court issued two rulings yesterday that could have much wider consequences. Though in each decision the scope was focused on the case at hand it does open the door to some changes regarding Obamacare and public unions.The first case...
  • Friday: 'Citizen Koch' premieres at Gateway Film Center
    Friday: 'Citizen Koch' premieres at Gateway Film Center
    After the Public Broadcasting Systempulled its support of Citizen Kochto appease the Koch brothers, the documentary film was rescued by a successful Kickstarter campaign. Thousands of small donors contributed more to the film than the funding...
  • When should DC Actors hold out for money?
    When should DC Actors hold out for money?
    When faced with non-paying gigs vs. paying gigs, actors generally take one of two approaches: take what comes along and build credits, regardless of pay, or hold out for paying gigs. Where money is involved, there is much controversy and pros and...
  • Set aside intellectual nature
    Nonsense and gibberish strategies at LPS
    We previously examined early phonics reading instruction as an effective tool to protect children against some of the nonsense in schools. When I wrote that, I had no idea nonsense words and gibberish were Lincoln Public Schools (LPS) strategies...
  • Minimum wage of $10 would cost 'significant' job loss, according to CFO survey
    Minimum wage of $10 would cost ‘significant’ job loss, according to CFO survey
    On Thursday, Illinois Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis proposed an increase in the Illinois minimum wage to $10 an hour for workers 26 years old or older that would take place over a period of three years beginning with an increase to...
  • RINOs
    RINO 'Republican Main Street Partnership' takes donations from unexpected source
    Conservatives have known that a RINO-affiliated and RINO-supporting organizations orgaganized by progressive Republicans, mis-named the “Republican Main Street Partnership” is an extremely progressive group, that desires Republicans...
  • UPS
    UPS fires 250 drivers
    UPS is reportedly is firing 250 drivers for walking off their jobs during a February protest that lasted 90 minutes. The protesting drivers work in Queens, New York, according to a Yahoo! News report on Thursday.Twenty of the workers who are being...
  • Cesar Chavez
    All Hail Cesar Chavez!
    Cesar Chavez: “PG-13” (1 Hour, 41 Min)Starring: Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, America Ferrera, Gabriel MannDirected by: Diego LunaChronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the...