The title of today’s article tells my personal story of the last several days. It all started when the news broke of another mass shooting in a school this time an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
Hop aboard as I transport you to Colorado for a few hundred words. Colorado is a bluish-purple state in transition; but certainly not blue yet. It’s not the kind of place where an AOC-type Democrat can win in 2020. A pure progressive would get killed in a statewide general election so a somewhat conservative Democrat or someone who takes a middle of the road approach embracing the best parts of both the progressive and conservative political philosophies is in order. I contend that John Hickenlooper is the latter. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Endorsement Of John Hickenlooper
After reading the headline of this article you may well be thinking, “Well, there goes Larry again endorsing another moderate Democrat.” You would be correct but I have a very good reason to; seldom in life are we simultaneously presented with an opportunity and a patriotic obligation. This is one of those rare occurrences. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Phil Bredesen
Often in politics it is the endorsements of friends that bring a candidate to my attention. That’s the whole point of endorsements, isn’t it? Jacky Rosen has previously garnered the endorsements of Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America and Emily’s List. Is it any surprise that today she can add tellthetruthonthem.com? Continue reading The Endorsement Of Jacky Rosen
Saturday approximately 800,000 mostly young people gathered in Washington, D.C. to demand sensible gun regulations in America. Millions of others held similar demonstrations in cities across America and around the world. The catalyst of this movement is the Valentine’s Day mass murder in a Florida high school. The problem is much deeper. To date the movement has had a modest positive impact and has the potential to be the equal of the Civil Rights and anti-Vietnam War movements. I don’t question its potential; I primarily worry about its sustainability. Continue reading Sustainable ?