Category Archives: Elections and Political process

An Historic day at the Mall

President Obamas Second Inaugural speech was filled with powerful rhetoric, an indication that he wants to leave a powerful legacy, and not one mired in obstructionist deadlock imposed by conservatives.

To Abrogate a President

Republicans continue to frustrate the Presidents agenda by blocking all nominees for his cabinet, regardless of the qualifications. This does not bode well for Liberal Democracy.

Solving Dysfunction in Washington

There are ways to solve the gridlock in Washington, some unlikely, and some downright dangerous. Without serious change by Republicans, none are likely.

Blackmailing a nation

Republicans continue to blackmail the nation with extreme positions on social spending cuts and taxes.

Political Piracy

The Republican Party continues to hold this nation to ransom to support their wealthy donors. They will ultimately destroy the Middle Classes, driving many into poverty.

A Sale of Two Ditties

Many memorable quotes came out of the elections, most of them distasteful conservative talking points. The two main combatants had their fair share.

Petulant Children in Congress

The current Congress is the single most obstructionist Congress in history with perhaps the exception of the Southern Democrats in 1877 during Reconstruction. Then too, they attempted to roll back essential civil rights legislation.

The Mysterious Voter

Republicans are astonished that they lost the Presidency and the Senate, and the popular vote in the House of Representatives. There are good reasons why this is so.

The People’s Champion

President Obama’s return to office is an event of truly historic significance. History will look on him with kindness

Cheating the Voter

Republicans tried many tactics to prevent the people from voting. All they managed to do was anger the voters and get more people to come out and vote.


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