Today America commemorates Juneteenth as a national holiday for only the second time. I’m willing to bet it will sneak up on a lot of Americans who wonder why there is no mail and many offices are closed. I will offer that it is a day to be cognizant of our political environment and not let something insidious sneak up on us.
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.
Which state has the craziest Republicans? That is a question I often ask myself and the answer is as clear as mud. Sometimes it seems like there are nearly 50 contestants vying for the top spot. In recent days Michigan is the clear winner.
This is my first “live” article coming back from my year end hiatus. I may have taken a few days off from my writing but I certainly didn’t take time off from political conversation. Our military is often criticized for fighting the last war. In that vein, I want to criticize the priorities I hear in progressive political discourse.
The governors’ races are becoming more important as the attacks on democracy from the American right continue. This is my first (and both very incomplete and early) look at the 2022 races.