I am a proud Democrat. I think the Democratic Party started with a Virginia planter and Renaissance man named Thomas Jefferson. I am not proud of TJ for owning slaves. Slavery is […]
My grandfather was a union-buster at Hanes Dye and Finishing Company in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He got his degree on the GI bill after World War Two and worked his way up […]
Bernie Sanders needs Secret Service protection. This guy is walking around saying what Bobby Kennedy would say if he were alive.
Hillary breaks bad on Wall St. and the 1%, but why should we trust her (or any of the Democrats, for that matter)?
People keep telling me I have to be realistic. But step one of being a realist is acknowledging reality. I have been pretty vocal in my criticism of Barack Obama over the past […]
What can we do to make it all right? ICYMI, the Democratic Party has been doing some navel-gazing and just released its collection of belly-button lint for public inspection. After their embarrassing […]
Chris Kirk of Slate published six puzzles that graphically demonstrate just how badly some states’ Congressional districts are gerrymandered to guarantee Congressional majorities and protect existing Representatives.
Either these elections are getting worse or i’m getting more cynical, or maybe both. Look, i can respect opinions other than my own so i can see a healthy republic that isn’t […]
No matter how I try to rationalize it, I’m going to vote for a liar for president of the United States. And, no matter how I try to ignore history, I realize […]
by Jane Briggs-Bunting Just spent the past three days surfing in and out of the GOP’s Isaac-shortened convention. PBS carried it a lot. The commercial networks gave it just an hour a […]