The biggest political story of the week just past almost completely flew under the radar. The Biden-led coalition helping Ukraine to defend democracy finally came out with a definition of Ukraine.
It is rare that the Sunday article deals with more than one event. Today I’m citing three which I believe have one “common denominator” (albeit of greatly different degrees). That common denominator is acting poorly.
It’s been about a month since I did one of my catch up articles. Needless to say, I will do an incomplete job but here we go.
One of my worst fears is that Donald Trump will incite a second Civil War before he is erased from the scene. That may seem extreme and I certainly hope it is, but the evidence of his attempting to do just that is mounting. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Call To Arms?
The final lineups are far from submitted for the 2016 November elections but some things are starting to look clearer. The top of the Republican ticket is very likely to be occupied by a radical. Currently Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, (in that order), are the favorites. That means the Democrats will look a lot more acceptable to many voters and they will start “checking the D box” at the top of their ballot. I am not among the optimists that feel the House will be in play but the Democrats certainly have an outstanding chance of taking back the Senate. That means that progressives have to rally behind electable and acceptable Democratic Senate candidates even if they are a little more moderate than we would prefer. Ohio’s Ted Strickland is one of these candidates and a Democratic victory in Ohio would almost certain portend a great evening for the Party. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Ted Strickland