While it neither commenced nor concluded last week I contend the biggest story of the week just passed was the ongoing assault on American democracy.
In the aftermath of the voter suppression laws in Georgia there is much renewed talk of economic boycotts. Any of my regular readers know I am both a fan of and believer in this tactic. Like any other strategy it has its limitations.
You probably expected a review of last night’s Veep debate today. Sorry that will have to wait for another day and then possibly not get an entire article dedicated to it. Here is my prediction: Mike Pence will again prove that he is one of the best straight faced liars in American political history. Continue reading Obergefell Is On The Ballot
Rod Stewart’s 1971 hit Every Picture Tells a Story from the album of the same name is going thought my head as I ponder the initial results of Tuesday night’s special congressional elections in North Carolina. I need more data to make firm conclusions but I still think a message that I fear may be lost on Democrats was conveyed. Let’s explore. Continue reading Tuesday’s Story
I don’t often write about state politics. North Carolina has been my home for about a decade so I am a bit more familiar with its politics than those of many other states. Tuesday night the Republicans in North Carolina proved they are incapable of learning. Let’s explore. Continue reading An Obsession With Failure