Earlier this year the Democratic National Committee (DNC) elected a new Chair in a hotly contested election pitting two factions of the Party against each other. The victor (by a small margin) was former Labor Secretary Tom Perez who represented the more establishment wing of the Party. His rival, who he wisely included in the new power structure, was Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison who represented the more progressive wing that thought policy first, feasibility and implementation second. It was to a great degree the Obama-Clintons people versus the Sanders people. Out of that bad start we appear to have gotten a good result. Let’s explore. Continue reading Keep It Going Tom
Warning: by the nature of the subject matter of today’s article it stretches the PG rating.
I guess it is high time that I weighed in on the hot social topic of the last few weeks: sexual misconduct. Let’s explore. Continue reading Weighing In
The pen may be mightier than the sword; one thing is for sure in the age of Trump – evil deeds happen more than the five times a week I publish. Let’s catch up a bit. Continue reading Terrible Tidbits
Very late last week NBC reported that the sum of money Paul Manafort received from Oleg Deripaska, a Russian oligarch with extremely close ties to Vladimir Putin, now amounted to $60 million. The Trump campaign and Donald Trump in particular, repeatedly and vehemently denied any collusion or coordination with Russia during the 2016 campaign or the subsequent transition. The evidence belies their rhetoric and we just got 60 million more pieces of incriminating evidence. Let’s explore. Continue reading 60 Million Reasons To Believe
You didn’t think I would let the events of last Friday night pass without comment did you? If you did you haven’t been paying attention to my writing! Let’s explore. Continue reading My President Is An Amoral Coward