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Between The Ears

I’m not that different from the cartoon character you see with an angel sitting on one shoulder and a devil on the other both whispering contradictory instructions into the ear adjacent to them. This became abundantly clear to me Monday night as I watch footage of demonstrators pulling down a confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina. Let’s explore. Continue reading Between The Ears

Some Thoughts And Observations

I didn’t take a nap on Saturday and certainly not an all day one. I am deferring comment on Charlottesville until tomorrow’s article. Today I’d like to play catchup again. One article will be inadequate to cover all the recent happenings with Trump in the White House (or whatever Trump branded property he is operating out of today). Let’s explore. Continue reading Some Thoughts And Observations

A Path Forward – Part Two

Today I want to continue discussing ways in which the Democratic Party’s approach to campaigning must change if they want to start winning in sufficient numbers again. As in yesterday’s posting, I want to concentrate on younger (18-39 year-olds) voters. Let’s continue. Continue reading A Path Forward – Part Two

A Path Forward – Part One

This is the first of several articles I intend to write about a path forward for the Democratic Party because it is the only viable option for American progressives. For the purposes of getting elected, progressives and Democrats are currently synonymous in American politics; in fact I will employ the word “we” often in this series. That itself is part of the problem which I will explore in more depth in this series. Let’s begin to explore. Continue reading A Path Forward – Part One

Executive Choices

There are seemingly infinite variations of an old saw along the lines of “You can’t choose your family; but you can choose your friends.” It is often utilized as one of those lessons in life moments between a parent and a child. Donald Trump’s campaign has given it new meaning and voters should be aware.   Continue reading Executive Choices