Primary Day

Primary Day

Voting today was easier than I’ve ever experienced. Part of the reason may be that coronavirus fears are keeping people away from the polls. Another reason was probably because we had the least complicated ballot possible, so no one had to linger while making a...
Feeling The Bern

Feeling The Bern

As a lifelong liberal, I have been very happy to see real progressives like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren getting to talk about some of my core ideals on presidential campaign stages. Not only are they using national platforms to expose many Americans to these...
Beating Up A Billionaire In Plain View

Beating Up A Billionaire In Plain View

I had never seen a billionaire get his ass kicked on TV until last night, when Michael Bloomberg took abuse from the other Democratic presidential candidates at the debate in Las Vegas. The primary bruiser was Elizabeth Warren, who carved up the former mayor of New...
I’m Just Curious

I’m Just Curious

In 2003, Vice President Dick Cheney, defending the US invasion of Iraq, claimed, “We will be greeted as liberators.” I’m just curious, considering today’s news: how’s that...
Won’t You Come Home, Bernie Sanders

Won’t You Come Home, Bernie Sanders

One other thing related to the Democrats’ debates occurred to me today. I call it The Bernie Sanders Problem. Bernie deserves an enormous amount of credit for giving voice to many progressive policies that weren’t getting national attention until he ran...