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.
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
It’s a rather pleasant Saturday morning as I commence penning this article intended for Sunday reading. The challenge is to keep with tradition and explore the biggest political story of last week. In the Trump era it seems we have a never ending continuum of stories one more outrageous than its predecessor or its successor. Therefore I have decided to take a brief look at several incidents in the full knowledge that I will fall incomplete. Nevertheless, let’s explore. Continue reading Trapped In A Seeming Infinity
I am currently reading Capital And Ideology by the French economist Thomas Piketty. The book is very long, packed with interesting discussions and charts. One chart really grabbed me and I’d like to discuss it with you today. Continue reading One Chart
What do you get when you put together a conservative Republican operative and a progressive Democratic political junkie in a sort of collaboration, seasoned with clichés? The answer is the roadmap for a big Democratic win in 2020 and this article. I’ll explain. Let’s explore. Continue reading Clichés, Collaboration And Strategy