I was raised in the small town of South Whitley just 25 miles west of Fort Wayne and moved to Fort Wayne almost 25 years ago. I now live in the historic West Central Neighborhood of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
I am retired and love gardening, crafts of all kinds, working on my home, and collecting books for my small library.
I have loved politics for decades and have a B.A. in Political Science and a J.D.
Category Archives: Mitch Daniels
Purdue “President” Mitch Daniels has decided to move the office of public records just a stone’s throw from his office. He has also hired new legal counsel to oversee those pesky requests from journalists, private citizens, and lawyers. Of course, … Continue reading
The Indiana Republicans just can’t get enough of trouncing on our public school system and the parents who stand by it. Once again, just to reinforce their love of anything non-public, Republicans gussied up the now-legal package of enticements to … Continue reading
One has to hand it to the Guv – he has figured out a way to sign the bill defunding Planned Parenthood while knowing that enforcement of the bill may very well be enjoined. His actions are pure and straightforward … Continue reading
Over the past seven years, Mitch Daniels has attempted to paint his Indiana reign as one of an orderly haven of wondrous progress in our Midwest sea of woes. But Daniels has failed on numerous occasions. Who can forget his … Continue reading
Mitch Daniels comes from the corporate world which feeds on privatization and decreasing workers’ rights. Just hours after Mitch Daniels took over as governor of Indiana in 2005, he rescinded the rights of highway police, hospital attendants, mechanics, and other … Continue reading
Mitch Daniels has kept everyone in suspense about his potential presidential run – well those who care anyways. He has followed the old adage I remember from high school, “she ran so fast he caught her.” Daniels has played games … Continue reading
The Superintendent of our Indiana schools – and I use the word “Superintendent” lightly – Tony Bennett has been anointed to attempt to placate the fears of Hoosier teachers, parents, and supporters of public education as he and his boss … Continue reading
Need I say anything about yesterday’s election results? Probably not, but I will anyways! The morning after elections is always full of disappointments for the losing party and candidates, but it is also a time to regroup and understand that … Continue reading
I read everyday about the Indiana budget and how education, salaries, social programs, etc. must be trimmed in order to ward off the state’s financial problems. So what does the Little Napoleon do? Here is the release in the Journal-Gazette: … Continue reading
Daniels can’t think of too much positive to say since he has been pretty much non-existent this year during Indiana’s legislative session. So at Butler University’s recent graduation at which he gave a speech, he decided to trash the … Continue reading