I have known Augie Nieto for over 25 years as the founder and owner of Life Fitness, one of the world's largest manufacturer's of Cardio & Strength equipment. When I first met Augie he was driving around in a Slugo Motor Home trying to sell his LifeCycles to Nautilus clubs.
This year on the Fourth of July -- just three days before he turned 99 -- Grandpa donned an Uncle Sam outfit created by my late aunt Susie, hopped on a tricycle my mom decorated with red, white and blue streamers, and rode in the Claremont parade.
When I decided to head off to Claremont Village for a whisky tasting, I wasn't sure what I would find. What I discovered, however, was a historic downtown village with charm and character, filled with parks and wilderness areas.
Fixing immigration and fixing labor are inseparable. Immigration reform could give increasing freedom to workers to organize without fear, but without vigorous protections on organizing, employers still hold all the cards.
Despite the countless claims that Americans do not support providing a path to legalization to undocumented immigrants, information readily available to the general public does not support that conclusion.
I think it's just great they're back in New Hampshire together. Obama and Clinton split the vote here in Unity -- each got 107 votes -- so it makes perfect sense that they'll come back to Unity to start again.