I guarantee you that if you go into most rooms – sort of running your own (but uncontrolled) focus group – and don’t identify a political persuasion but just talk policy you will find a tremendous amount of common ground and agreement with progressive leaning policies. It’s when the labels get attached that too many Americans become partisans. The best recent example of this is that the Affordable Care Act had a nine percentage point higher approval rating than Obamacare did. If you are scratching your head, you are correct – they are the same thing.
Well, I put it off long enough; it’s time to return to this format again.
When you do a lot of reading and writing, as I do, you have a lot of random thoughts and quotes that strike you. Today I’d like to share a few of mine with you.
After my hiatus this format was inevitable. The only questions are will one day be sufficient and how much will I miss. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping LV
It seems like I’m using this format a lot lately. It actually takes a bit more time to post than my regular format. The big reason is because so much of the political news oxygen is being sucked up by the Israel war, and to a much smaller degree by the House fiasco, that many other things are simply not being covered. This is my inadequate attempt at atonement. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping LIII