Abdul At Large

Thirty years ago my Dad and I went out and bought our family’s first VCR. Well, he bought it. I picked it out. When we got home my Mom was not happy that we, make that he, went out and spent a couple hundred bucks on “some toy for us to play with”. However when we told he what...
Well, we just wrapped another Indiana Democratic State Convention. And as anyone who was there will tell you Democrats left their convention on fire and ready to do their best to fire incumbent Governor Mike Pence in the fall, I thought it was only fair that we provided you with...
Here’s a thought. If someone wants to get unemployment, they should have to be able to pass a drug test. Why do I bring this up? I bring it up because Indiana actually has a worker shortage. Contrary to what you might think, the Hoosier state does not have enough skilled workers...
Recently I heard an elected official give a speech where he touted how the economy was turning around, jobs were coming back, unemployment was dropping, but there was still more work to be done. Shortly afterwards, I heard someone who opposes that elected official say that while...
Do these photos look the same to you? They do to me. The big difference. I took the original and it really looks to me like John Gregg's political campaign went and used it for their Facebook page. I don't mind them taking my photos that I put out in the public domain, but it...
Indiana got some good news last week. The state’s economy added 12,000 jobs in April and more Hoosiers were working last month than ever before. Unemployment is at 5.2 percent and the state’s workforce participation rate is 65.3 percent, the national average is 62.8 percent...
The attorney for the Indiana School Board Association, Lisa Tanselle, says the administration rules for schools regarding bathroom, shower and locker use for transgendered students are likely here to stay and school districts will have to comply with them. You can hear that...
Filling in for Tony Katz Friday, Abdul-Hakim Shabazz said that if the Obama administration is going compel school districts to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with, then at the very least the people making the claim their kid is...
When I listened to Indy Mayor Joe Hogsett’s State of the City address where he called for the city to take new approaches to address crime, its finances and poverty, I was really interested in what new proposals he would offer, until I realized I had seen and heard it before...