The world isn’t perfect. We can’t have a pure progressive in every Senate seat; they are simply unelectable in some states in 2022. Today I will again endorse a moderate Democrat that holds many extremely important progressive values. 100 is perfect; 97 (and the use of that number will become clear below) is very, very good.
Today I’m killing two birds with one stone. I’m doing some sweeping of my notes and writing ahead (“pen time” is Monday morning) so that I’m free to watch Tuesday’s 1/6 Committee hearings.
The most dangerous place to be in America may well be anyplace outside your home. If you are Black that may not be safe, at least at night when the police are around. Aside from my snide remark the issue at hand is mass shootings.
Finding a title for my cleanup articles is often one of the most difficult things I do. Today I think I finally stumbled on a both good and accurate one. Typical of a progressive, I want to “sweep” issues before the eyes of the public. The other side tends to sweep their sins under the rug and out of the sight of all but the most well informed. While it may be incomplete, it is “good sweeping” (yes, the inspiration for that phrase comes from the late John Lewis), expect to see that title used again and often. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping I
At the risk of dating myself a common greeting among friends is, “What’s happening?”. Politically I’ll attempt to partially answer that question in the following paragraphs.