Can the Christie Bridge Scandal Damage Democracy?
Brian Ross in The Huffington Post: The Northern White Rhinoceros is listed as the most endangered species on Earth, but truly, the other “RINO,” the moderate Republican is virtually extinct. With Chris … Continue reading
Third Party 2.0 – Will Fiscal Conservatives Dump The Tea and the GOP?
UPDATED – Fiscal Conservatives. They’re the lost tribe of American politics, wandering the political desert for the GOP’s 40 year descent into extremist Tea Party Libertarianism. A recent NBC News/Wall Street … Continue reading
BUNK: 10 Reasonable Retorts to the Obamacare-OCDers
The drumbeat about “Obamacare” has nothing to do with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or even with fiscal conservative values. If your friend or neighbor has been watching too much … Continue reading
Is the Neocon-Tea Party War Running American Democracy Over the Political Cliff?
The future of this Democracy is no longer a Republican-Democrat thing. It rests in the results of a dogfight for the steering wheel of the GOP’s 1966 Thunderbird as it … Continue reading
DOMA Ruling as Misdirection: The Gift was to States Rights Advocates, not the LGBT Community
Last week, three landmark cases at the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) were delivered. The timing of the rulings was all but coincidental. The easy interpretation that will follow this week is … Continue reading
A Tea-Bone to Pick with the Constitution’s Framers Over Elections
America is the perfect imperfect, and the U.S. Constitution reflects the achilles heel of Framer thinking that is killing our democracy: Elections. The Framers weren’t big on the details. They … Continue reading
Small SuperPACS: American Principles SuperPAC Funded by Questionably Principled Principals
BOCA RATON, FLA – The SuperPAC disease on the American body politic isn’t just for big national funders like the Kochs. Poorer cousin, tall-hat, no cattle types with an axe … Continue reading
It’s the Fear of the ‘Other’, Stupid: Of Romney, Racism, Republicans and Make-Belief
At the final debate President Obama was on point, clearly knowledgeable versus being coached, and had the better one-liners of the evening. He’s also still the black guy to about … Continue reading
When Politics Becomes Religion
“I Don’t Believe the Liberal Media” is a bumper sticker, a mantra, and an ignorant badge of honor and a disturbing trend: Ignorance is Right-hip. Birtherism, and baseless claims of … Continue reading