Tag Archives: Franklin Roosevelt

Old Plays

We are in the home stretch of the 2022 campaign and the Republicans are running the same playbook they have for decades. They are betting the enough voters are stupid enough for them to eek out some victories. The really scary part is that they could be correct.

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Truman Wins

There were many events to choose as the biggest political story of last week but since I invested so much time watching the House Judiciary Committee’s meeting I am selecting it for today’s topic. The meaning of today’s title will become apparent below. Let’s explore. Continue reading Truman Wins

The Due Date Is Coming

When the Trump Tower Tax Cut was signed I was among the many who predicted disaster. The evidence is clear that it will soon be upon us. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Due Date Is Coming

The Fear/Hate Of Different

Today’s is going to be a more reflective and abstract article than most. The other day I was reading about how Franklin Delano Roosevelt thought about how Abraham Lincoln would handle a situation when deciding what to do. I thought how strange considering the 70 odd years that separated their times in the White House. Then I remembered that Harry Truman is one of my political models. With the idea that the more things change, the more they stay the same in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading The Fear/Hate Of Different

More Than Anti-Trump

Too many Democratic candidates are running on a platform consisting mainly of being anti-Trump. Democrats have a terrible turnout record in mid-term elections and all close elections end up being turnout elections. Even in our current intensely polarized political climate there are persuadables who will actually go to the polls. Winning their votes is also an essential component of a victorious strategy. There is a lot here and it is important so let’s explore. Continue reading More Than Anti-Trump