The Republicans’ November election strategy is starting to emerge. Yesterday the US Supreme Court made an important but lightly noticed ruling on Texas voting law. They allowed Texas to prohibit all mail-in […]
Is Trump deflating?
Hold up! What is that sound we’re hearing? Is it the sound of the air being let out of the Trump balloon? Trump’s moves to consolidate his grip on the various branches […]
Trump in trouble, the future is uncertain (to say the least)
Trump is in deep trouble, but the outcome is uncertain. His national approval ratings are sinking like a stone, down from 41% approval, compared to 55% disapproval as of June 11. This […]
Trump, Covid-19, and new steps towards authoritarian one-man rule
With each twist and turn in events, with each step he takes, Trump is driven ever further down the road of one-man authoritarian rule. His recent steps in that direction have flown […]
President Franklin Delano Cuomo?
How does the sound of “President Franklin Delano Cuomo” grab you? Like it or not, Cuomo is already in effect running against Trump. Every day he’s on national TV, giving a fact-based […]
Sanders withdraws: What next?
Now that Bernie Sanders has officially withdrawn from the race, what lessons will be learned by his tens of thousands of supporters? For many of the 20+ year olds, it’s entirely understandable […]
Sanders-Biden Debate: First and Last?
Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden debated each other one-on-one for the first, and possibly last, time last night. Despite the claims of the Sanders campaign, Biden more or less came out on […]
leaflet: What next for Sanders campaign?
I handed out this leaflet at the East Bay DSA meeting. There was some interest.
What next after “Super Tuesday”?
Bernie Sanders strategy has been based on an appeal to younger voters and the belief that he could get increased turnout of that age group. While there has been some reason all […]
Democratic Party Debate in Nevada was enjoyable but skimmed the surface
Like the gunfight at the OK Corral, the confrontation with Michael (“Mike can get it done”) Bloomberg was a much anticipated event. It did not disappoint as far as seeing an autocratic […]