Peter Cavanaugh

Peter Cavanaugh

Dog catches bus

“They’re like the dog that caught the bus. They don’t know what to do about Obamacare.” – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York), Jan. 4, 2017.

Peter Cavanaugh

President Putin

“There are no nations. There is no America. There is no democracy. There is only IBM, and ITT, and AT&T, and DuPont, Dow, Union Carbide, and Exxon. Those are the nations of the world today.” – Paddy Chayefsky – “Network” (1976)

Peter Cavanaugh

“Hamiliton”

When Donald Trump said that President Obama destroyed jobs he was lying. The 4.6% national unemployment rate reported last Friday (12/2/16) is the lowest recorded in the last nine years.

Peter Cavanaugh

Goodbye Medicare

At the risk of appearing unduly self-aggrandizing, perhaps even petulantly annoying, please allow me to repeat an observation originally expressed on April 2, 2015.

Peter Cavanaugh

Life on Pluto

He unraveled. Back in the day, folks would say he had a “nervous breakdown.” Yet it is difficult not characterizing FBI Director James Comey as being other than a self-righteous, supercilious, sanctimonious fool.

Peter Cavanaugh

All That Rises

After 40 eventful years in broadcasting and what we thought was an early retirement, Eileen and I moved to Youngstown, Ohio in 1998, right after we helped the Toledo Irish-American Club join with the Lucas County Ancient Order of Hibernians to bring in The Wolftones - Ireland’s biggest rebel group. It was wall to wall.

Peter Cavanaugh

Fraidycat

You may have missed it. In early September, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that Wells Fargo employees, facing pressure to meet unrealistic sales quotas, opened more than 2 million deposit and credit card accounts for customers who never asked for them.

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