Today will be another attempt to catch up on recent events, spiced with a few observations and thoughts. I’ll explain the title at the end. Continue reading Trying Again
There are only seven days in the week and I only publish on five of them. That is simply insufficient to cover all the political outrages in today’s America. Today will be another of my attempts to catch up.
When in power Democrats often are reluctant to change things because they fear that Republicans will take similar actions to evil ends when they come to power. History has proven this to be a fallacy. That will be point one today. The other will deal with 1/6. Please come along with me. Continue reading Two Perhaps Not So Wild Thoughts
This is my first “live” article coming back from my year end hiatus. I may have taken a few days off from my writing but I certainly didn’t take time off from political conversation. Our military is often criticized for fighting the last war. In that vein, I want to criticize the priorities I hear in progressive political discourse.
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
If January 6th did nothing else it illustrated that we need electoral reform in America. The time between the election (no later than November 8th) and Inauguration Day (Noon on January 20th of the next year) is simply too long under the current conditions. I am among the skeptical that nothing of substance in the current voting rights legislation will be passed.