Win the White House… Why? Gridlock is Power to Libertarians
(First published at The Huffington Post) by Brian Ross Conventional wisdom has been that the party who holds the White House holds real power. No longer. Serve up whatever clown … Continue reading
t2P Sunday Funnies: How A Bill Becomes A Law in the 21st Century
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
New Ways to Vote – California Elections, MMP or Instant Run-Off May Hold the Key to Ending Gridlock Woes
We all know that our federal government is broken. Special interests rig the game on both sides of the aisle. A recent Gallup poll shows an astounding 81% of the country doesn’t … Continue reading
This Doomed Elephant Can’t Change Its Spots
The punditocracy has been abuzz for a post-election news cycle rife with the electoral stomping that Mitt Romney and the GOP took from minorities and women. Wonks and wags … Continue reading