Tag Archives: money in elections

No Doubt About Number 1

Today is the first anniversary of the domestic terrorist attack on the Capital Building. Based on publically available information we know much more of its genesis than we did as we watched it transpire on live TV. That said, there is still much to be discovered. The most distressing part of the aftermath to date is that while we have many answers there has been precious little accountability. Continue reading No Doubt About Number 1

An Ugly Probability

This is an article I certainly don’t want to write but if you are going to be successful in sports or politics you have to be a realist. Primarily because of gerrymandering; but with significant assists from lies, voter suppression, voter intimidation and very possibly voter nullification I feel there is significant chance that the Democrats will not be able to retain the House in the 2022 elections.

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What To Do?

Q: What do you do if you write political op-eds and you are waiting for news to break? A: You write a catch up article. Continue reading What To Do?

A Few For The Road

I plan on taking a few days off from my version of live blogging so this is a perfect opportunity to get some last points in.

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Don’t Allow Evil To Exploit A Loophole

I suspect that most of my regular readers expected an article on Afghanistan today since it was the political story that received the most coverage last week. Joe Biden’s delivery of a “Hellfire suppository” to a terrorist notwithstanding, I feel that, particularly politically, Afghanistan is a T/B/D story and will therefore pass for today.

This summer the most dangerous domestic political story has been the right wing’s attack on democracy. Today I’d like to discuss one aspect of it.

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