Tag Archives: politics

It Matters!

Democracy is under attack, primarily in America and Europe. Simultaneously the situation in Ukraine grows more dire by the hour. The two are intertwined. I can hear many American voices saying, “Why should I care?” or, “Why should we get involved?”. The answer is because rather you realize it or not Ukraine matters

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Resources And Ability

A few days ago, Jane Mayer – who I consider to be just short of a national treasure – wrote an article published in The New Yorker, entitled Is Ginni Thomas a Threat to the Supreme Court? About once a year I write a piece based almost exclusively on an article or an op-ed. Today is one of those rare days. Continue reading Resources And Ability

And In Other Outrages…

There are only seven days in the week and I only publish on five of them. That is simply insufficient to cover all the political outrages in today’s America. Today will be another of my attempts to catch up.

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52 To Discard

Last week was another where it is difficult to pick the biggest American political story of the week; on the surface that is. In reality the fact that one political party with two allies from the other side decided that American democracy wasn’t important is difficult to top. All 50 Republican senators with the addition of Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona refused to amend the filibuster rule to enable voting rights – the cornerstone of democracy – to get an up or down vote.

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