Category: American Politics

Pete Buttigieg 31

The Pete Principle

There has to be an underdog to the story, whether he wins or not, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg checks a lot of those boxes.

Trump Tax Returns 66

Why I Actually Do Care About Trump’s Tax Returns

“I could never lend myself to any transaction, however respectable, that would commercialize on the prestige and dignity of the office of the presidency,” – Former President Harry Truman

beto 1

Beto Meh-nia?

Nothing to sneeze at, but with a stagnant poll number in a crowded field, a candidate planning on running as the “next big thing” cannot afford to linger in third or fourth place

world 13

Ordinary World 8Apr19

Your Ordinary World for 8Apr19 feature links to great writing and viewpoints to read, share & discuss.

Bernie Sanders 41

Bern Notice

Like it or not, the front runner for the Democratic 2020 nomination as it stands right now, today, in the year of our Lord 2019, is Bernie Sanders.

Revenge 81

The Revenge Cycle, On Repeat

The same folks who are never satisfied no matter the outcome drive the ones with the most to lose away from their only mechanism of being heard.

green new deal 22

Congressional Kabuki: Non-Electric Boogaloo Edition

As he promised, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought the Green New Deal up for a vote in the Senate. No one voted for it, with 57 against and 43 voting “present” out of protest.