Tag Archives: Voter ID

The Evil Behind The Smokescreen

The core question most observers of American politics are asking themselves these days is: Is Donald Trump crazy or crazy like a fox? The next most prevalent is: Why are most Republicans and most of his core still supporting him? I have a theory on both of those, let’s explore. Continue reading The Evil Behind The Smokescreen

An Examination Of Priorities

Perhaps the fact that I have lived in North Carolina for the past several years magnifies the problem in my mind but before you vote I want you to consider where the two parties’ priorities are. The Democrats are putting a lot of emphasis on combatting the negative effects of climate change; the Republicans either don’t even believe it exists, think it is a Chinese hoax or think man’s actions have nothing to do with it. The Republicans have made combating voter fraud (or at least that’s what they cloak their effort at voter suppression as) a major focus despite the fact that voter fraud in American elections is close to non-existent. Let’s explore.   Continue reading An Examination Of Priorities

The Endorsement Of Gil Johnson

Almost all the attention is focused on the presidential race. Democrats generally do a good job of turning out to vote in presidential years; not so good the rest of the time. That is one of the reasons we have too many states controlled by Republicans and gridlock in Washington. If you followed politics closely since 2011 you know that most harm has been done at the state level. Today I’m asking my readers to focus on a down ballot race that will only appear in a relatively small geography in North Carolina. That is certainly not a reason to dismiss it! Races like these often have a life and death effect on everyday Americans.   Continue reading The Endorsement Of Gil Johnson