For Oregonians – I have no idea how many read me – today’s article is a plea. For the rest of us it is a lesson.
Who goes there? That is the challenge question in many wars. The reason for it is to ascertain whether the “intruder” is friend or foe. Democracy should be asking the same question in the Pennsylvania Governor’s race this year. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro is a defender, let alone friend, of democracy and his Republican opponent is certainly not! That alone is reason enough for all voters in the Keystone state to cast a vote for him this fall, but there is more.
Can a black, male Democrat win a United States Senate seat in South Carolina in the early 21st century? We are about to find out soon. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Jamie Harrison
I’m going to disappoint a lot of my regular readers today on two points. Most often my Sunday article deals with the biggest American political event of the week just ended. I write political op-eds therefore readers expect me to express a definitive opinion. Today I will do neither; but I will still ask you to continue to explore with me. Continue reading An Undecided Mind
Missouri represents one of the best chances the Democrats have of picking up a Senate seat this November and they have an outstanding candidate in Jason Kander! Kander is the current Missouri Secretary of State, the youngest statewide elected official in America and if elected would be 35 when he took his seat in the United States Senate. In Kander’s case don’t mistake youth for lack of accomplishment! Continue reading The Endorsement Of Jason Kander