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Mitch Daniels

New Right-to-Work Law Pushes Unions to Threaten Super Bowl

February 2, 2012

Yesterday, Indiana became the twenty-third right-to-work state when Governor Mitch Daniels signed just such a bill into law.  Obviously, the unions hate this because “right-to-work” essentially means that you cannot be forced to join a union or pay union dues, though the union has to collectively bargain on your behalf. So, exhibiting predictable mob behavior [...]

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Pawlenty Officially Enters the Race

May 23, 2011

We all knew this announcement was coming: Unlike many other candidates already in/out of the GOP hunt, Tim Pawlenty is not flashy, charismatic or a well-known commodity outside the party.  However, he’s articulate, has administrative experience, pretty conservative, and aside from a passing flirtation with cap-and-trade back in the day, has very little baggage that [...]

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Huckabee’s Gaffe May Sink 2012 Run

March 2, 2011

Potential 2012 GOP Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee repeatedly told the Steve Malzberg Show audience that Obama grew up in Kenya, rather than Indonesia, but went further by creating a narrative about an anti-British sentiment Obama demonstrates as a result (fyi: Indonesia was under Dutch not British control). Gaffe?  Sure.  Bad gaffe?  Potentially.  In fact, I’m [...]

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Ditch Daniels?

February 23, 2011

Fresh off of an excellent CPAC speech just a few weeks ago, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels seems to have caved on Indiana’s right-to-work legislation at perhaps the worst possible time.  Unfortunately, in heated times nuance often gets lost.  Politicians need to understand that, especially those who have 2012 Presidential buzz surrounding them. Daniels doesn’t like [...]

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