Voting is a Privilege

Yesterday was primary day in three states: Arizona, Florida, and Illinois. Ohio postponed their election, rescheduling it for June 2. Four more states have rescheduled: Georgia moved their March 20 primary to May 19 Maryland has moved their’s from April 28 to June 2 Louisiana was to vote in April 4, now June 20 Kentucky … Continue reading Voting is a Privilege

Early Votes Null

Early voters are typically more engaged in the political process than those who may or may not show up on Election Day. They have given their vote enough consideration to plan ahead by not risking long lines, broken machines, the confusion of location changes, purged registration, or the typical crush of Election Day. That makes … Continue reading Early Votes Null

Time to Consolidate the Candidates

Unlike Andrew Yang, I’m not mathy. That said, I see the logic in his words that more candidates need to "pull a Yang," and drop out of the Democratic presidential primaries. Yang, Harris, Swalwell, Castro, and Booker, are the most notable early exits, and their decisions were based on a shortage of campaign funds and … Continue reading Time to Consolidate the Candidates

Elizabeth Warren Was “Mean.” If Only She Had a Hanging Organ She Would Have Won the Debate

*Disclaimer: I will vote blue, no matter who. Last night’s debate was worth every minute of my life, that I’ll never get back. The gloves came off and we saw candidates fighting for the life of their campaigns; it had to happen. I forgive them for giving Don the con the night off. That said, … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren Was “Mean.” If Only She Had a Hanging Organ She Would Have Won the Debate

Bill Barr’s Overreach of Authority

Dare I say it? After a freefall into authoritarianism, USA Today offers a light breeze to ease our fall. There may be justice yet. You probably saw yesterday’s headlines, first 1,100 former DOJ officials demanded Attorney General (not an actual General) Bill Barr step down. A few hours later the number spiked to 2,000 former … Continue reading Bill Barr’s Overreach of Authority

We Can’t Have Nice Things

*This post contains language that might be considered offensive.At a time when United States citizens should be joining forces to fight for our democracy... um, you missed a spot. Applying ass-clown makeup is a group effort today. A poll taken a couple of weeks ago hinted that there might be a problem, and here it … Continue reading We Can’t Have Nice Things