Tagged: politics

multiculturalism 211

Multiculturalism: Can We Talk?

Multiculturalism can be a good thing. Multiculturalism can be a bad thing. These statements are not mutually exclusive, though most people assume they are. At least in the United States, attitudes toward multiculturalism exist...

2020 Elections 1

Prologue To Election 2020

Before we begin months of poll watching let’s look back on how we got to this moment in history…

shutdown 38

The GOP’s Gossip Girls

I will not believe that the GOP is tired of Trump until they say so publicly. Until that moment, they own this. All of it. Every corruption, every racist utterance, every violation of norms. Every dollar of debt, every pardoned war criminal, every dead Kurd.

Thanksgiving 81

Turkeys and Drumsticks 2019

I take advantage of the Thanksgiving Holiday to give out my awards for Turkeys of the Year and Golden Drumsticks

sports and politics 46

Sports and Politics: 1869 and 2019

“Keep politics out of sports!” “Just report what happens on the field!” This isn’t how it works.

primaries 22

What Is the Purpose of Primaries

So, what’s the purpose of primaries anyway? Are they a process by which a political party selects its nominees, or is a function of the overall US election system?

Mike Maroney 7

Dirty Politics

If Maroney is proven guilty, his ouster is not inappropriate, though I am of the opinion that such ouster should occur at the voting booth.