I can think of no better way it lead into Labor Day weekend than by sharing this great op-ed about the labor movement yesterday and today by my friend Larry Matheney, secretary-treasurer of the WV AFLCIO. Larry also gives a shout out to one of my heroes, WV native, UAW, labor, civil rights, and human rights leader Walter Reuther.
HONESTLY? Here's a reality-based look at Paul Ryan's speech. And here are a bunch more.
RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE. Just do it.
WASTEFUL MILITARY SPENDING. Some days are better than others with WV's junior senator Joe Manchin, but he's right on target this time.
GOAT ROPE ADVISORY LEVEL: ELEVATED