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June 24, 2017

Hillary Clinton

Call It A Night, Hillary

There’s this scene from the seminal movie A Night To Remember where Kenneth More’s character, Second Officer Charles Lightoller, is having a discussion with a passenger in one of the Titanic’s lifeboats as the rescue ship Carpathia arrives on the scene to pick up the survivors, and it goes like this: Passenger: “Would that be

Dems Should Heed Bernie’s Warning

Bernie Sanders, in an interview in The Huffington Post, had some strong words for Democrats, and in typical Bernie fashion, he didn’t hold back. “The truth is, and I think anyone who objectively assesses the situation has to appreciate, that the model the Democrats have followed for the last 10 to 20 years has been

While Rome Burns, Dems Fiddle

Watching Democrats fight over who got elected as the new DNC Chair is like watching two passengers argue over which lifeboat they’re going to choose on the Titanic. The Bernie Sanders wing wanted their man, Keith Ellison, to win, but when former Obama Labor Secretary Tom Perez prevailed, they threw a hissy fit. Seriously, Donald

Hope In Disastrous Times

I will not be home today. I will not be near a television. I will not bear witness to the most dignified President of my lifetime handing over the keys to the country to the man who could not be more his opposite if he were created in a lab with that express purpose. I

The Three Political Myths of 2016

Conventional wisdom isn’t necessarily incorrect, but it is incomplete. The existence of it often provides far too easy answers to far more complicated concerns. This election has been no exception. If you buy into the simple explanations, it may well bring you comfort, or at least a sense that maybe you know what you are

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