Almost heaven

At this point a certain senator ought to change parties. There's little question West Virginia's Joe Manchin has put himself over his party. In doing so, he has neutered the Democrats' opportunity to advance the agenda necessary for the country. Sen. Manchin's self-centered approach also furthers the idea -- held domestically and internationally -- that … Continue reading Almost heaven

Four more years

It’s possible that within hours “President-elect” will be attached to Joe Biden’s name. For the more than 70-million Americans who voted for him, this will be great news. For the almost 70-million Americans who didn’t, this will not be. Biden’s win —and it appears from an Electoral College standpoint it might be as narrow as … Continue reading Four more years

Justice Ginsburg’s death moves the political needle

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will do what nothing else has done in recent months: recalibrate the 2020 presidential election. The growing number of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. has been met with shrugs across the country; the data have merely strengthened the camps in which Americans find themselves. The accusation … Continue reading Justice Ginsburg’s death moves the political needle

Let’s judge the Democrats on what they do NEXT year

The Democrats are saying and doing all the right things right now when it comes to paying attention to the left, but they’re playing with house money. There will be no major legislative efforts regarding reining in police brutality, erasing inequality and more in the coming months. Politicians on both sides of the aisle are … Continue reading Let’s judge the Democrats on what they do NEXT year