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
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
Here we go. Two questions. Provide your answers in the reply box below (NOT ON FACEBOOK OR TWITTER). Question 1: How many Electoral College votes do Joe Biden and Donald Trump get in the 2020 presidential election? Question 2: What will the Democratic/Republican makeup of the new Senate be? I won’t leave you without providing … Continue reading Okay, folks. You tell me who wins.
Photo: Anthony Moretti 18July2016 On Nov. 3, Americans might know whether Donald Trump will be returned to the White House for another term or if Joe Biden will become the next president of the United States. Of course, the answer will be determined once we know which man wins the requisite number of states in … Continue reading Vote for a third-party option? Why not?
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
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
Mike Bloomberg remains the best candidate the Democrats have in the 2020 presidential race. He might not end up with the nomination, largely because of how he’s chosen to run his campaign, but he should be the Democratic Party candidate in 2020. Bloomberg has his flaws; but no one reaches the level of wealth and … Continue reading Bloomberg for President