Obama’s Libya vs. Dubya’s Iraq — less money, more liberating. Obama at the beach. And unions, an essential American tradition. If you want to receive my adVantage Points every weekday morning in your inbox, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Libya Rebels Take Tripoli – story
Libya offers an important lesson in how the United States can help overthrow a heinous dictator without spending trillions of dollars and inheriting a failed state to help govern. Apparently, you can catch more flies with international cooperation honey…
Obama Vacation Watch – story
So far, Obama has spent all or part of 61 days on vacation since becoming president. During the same period, George W. Bush spent 180 days on vacation. So Republicans should quit whining. But Democrats are right to worry the fancy Martha’s Vineyard vacation is yet another example of the President being out of touch.
Unions Built America
As Verizon workers return to the bargaining table and foreign students at the Hershey chocolate plant continue their organizing, we’re reminded why unions are an essential part of the American fabric — balancing the power of big business against the otherwise isolated working person. As corporations continue to reap record profits while middle class wages stagnate and unemployment grows, we need unions to stand up and fight for all of us.
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