The endorsement of Maggie Hassan would be perfectly justified simply based on the fact that her Republican opponent is a danger to American democracy. That alone would be enough, but there is so much more.
Tuesday the Senate finally passed the PACT Act. In short, the measure provides funding to help the veterans who were exposed to toxic conditions during their service in Iraq. Despite the huge publicity and public outrage 11 Senators still voted against it.
For years I have said that the three pillars upon which the modern Republican Party stands are greed, racism/bigotry and the promotion of ignorance. I am among those who feel that Trump is not an anomaly but an inevitable outcome of modern Republican politics. When he falls from power we will hear Republicans say that he was not really them. That will be another lie. Last week we saw further proof of this. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Third Pillar
President Trump is almost devoid of a political agenda. Other than an organized criminal enterprise I really can’t think of what his administration is or what it stands for. Trump likes to portray himself as a great defender of the troops and the vets. He is neither and if you had any doubt recent events should have erased it. Let’s explore. Continue reading Betrayal Of The Troops And Veterans
While in 2020 the race for the White House will get most of the press the most important contest is for control of the Senate. One of the best Democratic pickup opportunities is in Maine. Fortunately the Democrats have a great candidate and tellthetruthonthem.com is endorsing her today. Meet Sara Gideon. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Sara Gideon