One of the things I did for the 2022 mid-term is pay decent attention to governors’ races for the first time in this column’s history. I’m basically an East Coast/Midwestern guy but today I want to take you far west of the Mississippi River to Arizona. Arizona is a purple state where the battle for American democracy is very much being waged. Part of preserving the America I know and love entails taking the governorship of Arizona this fall. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Katie Hobbs
We could have quite a debate as to who is the worst governor in America running for reelection in 2022, but no doubt Greg Abbott of Texas would be high on that list. While it may be a bit outside, there is a chance he can be knocked off even in an “off year” election.
I have lived in North Carolina for more than a decade. Both the choice and the stakes are clear when it comes to the U.S. Senate race in the Tar Heel state this fall. I’d rank a state or two ahead of it in probability of flipping a Senate seat but it will certainly be one of the biggest battlegrounds. It may be a slight exaggeration but I see the choice akin to one between good and evil one.
My interest in politics is mainly because of my interest in policy. Politics is the way we affect policy changes in America. It’s much like why I am a Democrat. I’m a progressive and currently the best way to advance the progressive agenda is via the Democratic Party. If you put the tags attached to my articles into a word cloud one of the most prominent phrases would be Donald Trump. How could I avoid writing about him? Outside the Donald Dome the election is behind us. One way or another sometime after noon on January 20, 2021 Joe Biden will be president. All our problems will not instantly vanish; far from it. But the improvement will commence. This will present me with the opportunity to do much more writing about policy. With all that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading The Promise Of Different Subject Matter
Will Iowans elected a self-proclaimed simple farm girl to replace the castrator from the Koch Brothers in the United States Senate? We’ll find out this November. Let’s explore the reasons why they should. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Theresa Greenfield