Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Kiss Your Congressman – Lose Your Job

To hear the Republicans tell it the war on women is a fantasy concocted by the Democrats.  In fact a few have gone so far as to say it is the Democrats who have launched a war on women.  This … Continue reading

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Rumors For A Reason

I make no secret of the fact that I am a big fan of Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders.  It would be fair to say that he is my favorite Senator.  Remember, I am a Democrat because I am a … Continue reading

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Less Than Great Expectations

As part of the agreement that reopened the government and averted breaching the debt ceiling the House and the Senate formed a conference committee to attempt to negotiate a compromise budget bill.  The committee has a deadline of December 13th; … Continue reading

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The Best Hope For The Democrats Is The Republicans

Saturday morning I attended a political meeting focused on what needed to be done to achieve Democratic victories in 2014.  Part of the speaker’s presentation focused on the United States Senate.  I would like to combine some of his thoughts … Continue reading

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Endangered Species

Has the Republican Party gone so far to the right that Republicans are an endangered species in the Northeast?  The answer appears to be yes.  We had another example of that last week when Rhode Island’s independent Governor Lincoln Chafee, … Continue reading

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Ed’s Back – Really

In mid-March when it was abruptly announced that Ed Schultz was leaving his 8pm weeknights timeslot for a weekend gig many feared that MSNBC was effectively putting him out to pasture.  This weekend our fears were confirmed.  What was originally … Continue reading

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All In

Very rarely do I use this column to be a television critic, but this is one of those rare occasions.  Monday night was the debut of All In With Chris Hayes on MSNBC.  The thing that surprised me the most … Continue reading

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Repeated Disinfection

Today I am writing about the United States Postal Service, or as most Americans prefer to refer to it, the Post Office.  The reaction of most readers is probably, why?  There is nothing new happening on that topic.  That is … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Marcy Kaptur

When this year started I told my readers that I would be endorsing candidates for the House of Representatives.   At that time I stated that the House endorsements might come out a little slowly due to the uncertainty redistricting brought … Continue reading

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Dem Ladies

The outstanding Washington Post reporter Chris Cillizza does a number of features among them is one called the Worst Week in Washington.  I don’t know who will be this week’s recipient, but I will tell you who had the best … Continue reading

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