So many things I want to comment on; so little space and time. Without further ado… Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XLIV
There is an old axiom in politics: You never want to be caught in bed with a live boy or a dead girl. With slight poetic license, I wonder if that applied this past weekend.
As planned, Thursday morning I voted early. About a week prior to that I printed out a sample ballot and did my research. I didn’t expect to feel comfortable voting for many, if any, Republicans but I still wanted to give everyone on the ballot a look. I was surprised at just how bad many of the GOP candidates were. It’s not a local problem.
I’m full of opinions and deferred topics today; so here we go.
It will come as no surprise to my regular readers that I am not a fan of banning books. There are many right wing disaffirmation books that I would like to see banned but censorship is not the way a free and functioning democracy works. We have to depend on citizens to be able to separate lies from truth – lately many are not doing a good job of that. That being said, freedom of information and a reliance on voters’ intelligence are two of the flaws in democracy, but its still the best form of government humans have been able to come up with to date.