The following could be called “a Facebook conversation.” It happened on a closed group, so I won’t name names. For some reason, Facebook wouldn’t let me post it, saying, “Sorry, there’s a temporary problem with this post. Please try again in a few moments.” I’m posting it here so that my discussion partner and others … More Today is also on those who “couldn’t vote for her.” A Facebook conversation.
To my friends and family worrying about what will come: Be brave, be smart, and stay committed to a better and more progressive country for everyone. Don’t stay silent, but don’t lash out personally at Trump voters. Instead, show the “better angel of your nature” and your intellect. There’s nothing about Trump to admire as … More Take the high road
Bernie is right. Again. “Right now is not the time to be supporting a protest vote.” – Bernie Sanders In my opinion, for anyone to accuse him of being a sell-out, or to now hold the view that they should no longer follow his advice, seems to me to be a possible marker for not … More Bernie is right. Right now is not the time to be supporting a protest vote.
To all of my fellow Sanders supporters, this ain’t the last election ever. Cheer up, and start showing up for every election, from school board and town mayor to the president, and never vote for a Republican or their crazy cousins, the Libertarians. The lesson to be learned from this election is explained by … More #WWBD
Taibbi writes what I’ve been saying for decades. “The maddening thing about the Democrats is that they refuse to see how easy they could have it. If the party threw its weight behind a truly populist platform, if it stood behind unions and prosecuted Wall Street criminals and stopped taking giant gobs of cash from … More Lesson learned, DNC?