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Paul Combs's Blog – June 2012 Archive (3)

THE FIRE LINE - TUESDAY BRISKET

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Added by Paul Combs on June 26, 2012 at 1:41pm — 2 Comments

PUBLIC PERCEPTION

My first June commentary speaks to the perception that firefighters are not worth the money and benefits they have fought so hard to obtain - and to the epiphany when the contrary is realized.

In short, last November Ohio defeated SB5 which would have severely limited the bargaining procedures of public employee unions. This only after a lofty battle…

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Added by Paul Combs on June 18, 2012 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM- June Magazine Illustration



Well, as promised, here's my one-two punch commentary regarding fire service obesity (see previous blog post). We are aggressive when it comes to the hot-button dangers of lightweight construction, seat-belts, excessive speed, smoke toxins, etc... and all are important topics. But let's not forget the literal and metaphorical elephant in the room - our own weight and…

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Added by Paul Combs on June 11, 2012 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

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