I hate to steal from an author I do not like (I’m in the minority in that opinion) but today’s article could be called a tale of two cities: Richmond, Virginia and Washington D.C. As fate would have it they are both a relatively short drive north of me and I journey through Richmond on my way to metro Washington a couple of times a year. Enough about me; let’s explore the politics. Continue reading Just North Of Me
Tellthtruthonthem.com endorses Democratic Senator Tim Kaine for reelection in Virginia. You may be saying to yourself here Larry goes again endorsing a moderate Democrat. This endorsement is well earned but it also illustrates the nature of American politics in 2018. Let’s explore my reasoning. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Tim Kaine
In my heart I’d have loved to have seen Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders as Hillary Clinton’s choice for a running mate. Despite press hype and the hopes of millions of progressives neither ever had much of a chance of happening. Among a plethora of other things I will not discuss today neither is the number two type. My personal third choice was Sherrod Brown. That was the best chance of getting a more progressive running mate for Hillary but it was killed by the facts that Republican John Kasich is the popular Governor of Ohio and it would put Brown’s Senate seat at risk. Continue reading A Solid Choice
A popular parlor game this holiday weekend will be guessing the Vice Presidential picks for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. For the sake of today’s article I’ll play along. Continue reading Veepstakes Anyone? Everyone?