Tag Archives: Democratic Party

Backward Benevolence


“But daddy,” sobbed the little boy, faint tears trickling down his face, “You promised!” It’s a familiar scenario–one that we’ve all faced at one point or another. The child is at the will of the parent–who is disinclined to keep … Continue reading

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Tick-Tock


Midterm Election Countdown: 50 days, 9 hours, 1 minute, 26 seconds. With majorities in two houses hanging like an anvil from a thread, President Obama is finally starting to find his footing. For months, he and his proxies have let Republicans … Continue reading

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Show Yourself


There’s a reason why the Republicans are becoming more and more likely to take back Congress in November. I write a lot about the importance of the PR side of government– what a political maneuvering implies (or looks like) versus … Continue reading

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Toying With Nature


In early June, the sagacious people of California voted to institute Proposition 14, which called for something called the “Top Two” system. In short, the “Top Two” system changes the idea of a partisan primary. It places all the candidates from … Continue reading

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