Parties, primaries, processes, and paying for democracy

This article from April by Ezra Klein in Vox, “This presidential campaign is developing a legitimacy problem,” is worth reading even though it’s now July. The videos with it were helpful, too. I especially liked the explanation about why we don’t have a single day for primaries – something I’ve always wondered about. Seems to … More Parties, primaries, processes, and paying for democracy

Future generations will ask what the f*ck were you thinking

Its analysis of the top 100 donors, Politico explains, includes “contributions to super PACs through the end of 2015 that were disclosed to the Federal Election Commission, combined with analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics and an estimate of average small donation size ― $75 ― calculated by the Campaign Finance Institute. The analysis … More Future generations will ask what the f*ck were you thinking

Only #Sanders has any credibility on controlling Wall Street and reforming campaign financing

There is only one candidate for president with any credibility when it comes to reining in Wall Street and doing something to end the corrupting influence that Big and Dark Money have over our elected officials. As terrible as right-wing and ultra-conservative ideology is for everyone (including the ‘true believers’ who live with the rest … More Only #Sanders has any credibility on controlling Wall Street and reforming campaign financing

Nader takes aim at Clinton, Sanders, Democrats in general, and apathetic voters overall

Robert Scheer talks with Ralph Nader in this episode of Scheer Intelligence. Ralph peels the onion like only he can. He blasts Hillary – and Bernie – for not being actual progressives and for actually being mostly just the Democratic version of political corporatists. Hillary’s associations with Wall Street and her hawkish foreign policy is … More Nader takes aim at Clinton, Sanders, Democrats in general, and apathetic voters overall