We heard that Rich Galen is celebrating a milestone birthday today so we felt the need to pile on. Rich has been writing his thrice-weekly Mullings column since 1998. One could say that it was one of the first political blogs out there, but, as Rich is quick to point, he doesn’t write a blog. If you don’t subscribe to his column, you should (but not if it means forgetting to read Shopfloor.org). His columns are very insightful and often a chief source of news for many in and outside of your nation’s capitol.
There were no satellites (Sputnik was still a decade away) and cable was something which stretched under the Atlantic ocean so you could book a call to England with an overseas operator who would ring you on your black, bakelite dial phone when a circuit became available.
Rich has been a frequent speaker at various NAM events and has always provided very insightful commentary. We’ve known him for some time now and are pleased to wish him a great day. Happy Birthday Rich! Keep up the great work!