Today is the 78th anniversary of D-Day. In many ways that event was the most important event of the 20th century in that it was the beginning of the end of the second world war. With those heroes in mind, many of whom died that day defending democracy, I would like to dispel the right wing myth of the slippery slope in regards to guns. There is a slippery slope in American politics which is much more dangerous but it has nothing to do with guns.
Tag Archives: 2000 election
Suppression And Intimidation Supplemented By Nullification
Mainly at the state level the Republican Party has been engaged in voter suppression for decades. Of late they have moved into voter intimidation. Ironically they learned both from, among other sources, the Democrats of the Jim Crow era. Now they are unveiling their final tactic – voter nullification. The scariest part is that the general public seems to be completely unaware of that.
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Gavin, Harry And Larry
California being California it will take some time before the final numbers are in but Wednesday morning’s papers all told me that Gavin Newsom prevailed in the recall election by a huge margin. Gavin executed a strategy articulated by Harry Truman in 1948 and was more crudely put by me over the course of the last two decades or so.
Thanks Dick And Al
As much as I want to stop writing about Trump I can’t. He remains a threat to America and global democracy. Today I will stay within my lifetime and political awareness but still illustrate just how un-American he is. Continue reading Thanks Dick And Al
Trump Need A Great Night And A Lot Of Help
As I write this article it is Saturday afternoon October 24, 2020. My predictions are based on the best data I have available coupled with my knowledge of political history, gut and fears. My short answer to the question: Who is going to win the 2020 race for the presidency is? I don’t know. It gets a whole lot more complicated and interesting. Let’s explore. Continue reading Trump Need A Great Night And A Lot Of Help