What every American needs to say to the GOP, and what they need to do every election day

This is exactly how I feel toward the GOP. There can never be another compromise with them on anything. Ever. Trump is all the proof any thinking person should need to accept the reality that conservatives and Republicans are waging a war on decency, intellect, intelligence, and the future. The Republican Party is the enemy … More What every American needs to say to the GOP, and what they need to do every election day

From W to Drumpf

Here’s the latest and surest sign that The Apocalypse is upon us. W was funny, self-deprecating, and way, way, WAY more mature than the current President of the United States could ever hope to be. That’s not the sign. The sign is Republicans have gone from someone so patently unqualified as W to Drumpf.

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

Maybe the middle class will wake up someday and realize they aren’t #Republicans

I have an answer to this question. “So pathetic that an asshole like Trump apparently appeals to more Republicans than ‘august’ leaders like Perry, Santorum, and Cain who, incidentally, are also still being taken seriously while unmitigated failures like Jindal, Cruz, Paul, Christie, Rubio, Bush, and Walker (and Fiorina) are considered to be the ‘serious’ candidates.” Yes, … More Maybe the middle class will wake up someday and realize they aren’t #Republicans

Politicians are cowards. More than that, they are cowardly followers. So are we.

I recently received this in an email from a friend. Brilliant! Anger is the only way. You have won me over.  This is America.  American’s <sic> respond emotionally.  We have to rile them up against the right.  But if Democrats aren’t up for it, then who? Who’s up for it? I think it’s up to … More Politicians are cowards. More than that, they are cowardly followers. So are we.