Tag Archives: North Carolina

Taking Stock (Away From Their Control)

Today I’m going to be non-partisan and that is not a natural position for me. If you asked me what the biggest problem is in American politics I would say it is the undo influence money has – that is totally non-partisan. If you asked many, particularly on the right, they would say the lack of confidence many Americans have in their elected officials. Today I want to propose a relatively simple (nothing is simple in American politics at the highest levels) partial solution to both issues.

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Pass The Buck “Leadership”

Today I want to talk about a bi-partisan – but heavily skewed to the Republicans – problem in America. Those who monitor rather than read me will be pleased in that I’ll actually say a few critical things about some Democrats. They deserve it and their fear of those who accept right wing mythology has everything to do with it.

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Just Two

If a sequel to the movie Star Wars was to be shot with the barroom scene having a crowd lacking in intelligence and integrity the casting would be easy. Just use the Republican Congressional delegation. The examples are extensive but in the interest of brevity I will concentrate on just two today, Kevin McCarthy and Madison Cawthorn.

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Oh, And Then

The most frustrating part of writing this blog is that despite all the latitude I have I still can never seem to touch on everything I’d like to. Today’s article is another of the catch up variety.

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How To Handle An Abusive Relationship

American democracy finds itself in an abusive (and adversarial) relationship with the Republican Party. That is a monumental problem. The first step in solving a problem is to realize that it exists. I spent ten years on the Board of an organization that helped people deal with abusive relationships. The key to solving that issue is also straight forward.

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