Category Archives: populism

Boundaries, Boundaries, Boundaries!!!

Wisdom from Ann Coulters:  All that matters is immigration. It’s all that matters to the country, and it’s all that matters for winning elections. “Build that wall!”  The immigration issue might be the issue that best illustrates what divides our country … Continue reading

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David Brooks, “There’s Something ‘Rotten’ in the Gop, not in Denmark!”

There is so much internal criticism arising within the Republican Party.  But the divided soul of the party is, like with all divided souls, incapable listening to dissenting voices from within its own ranks.  Sure, Progressives like myself see the … Continue reading

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Is it True,”The Center Will not Hold”?

E.J. Dionne has a very good op-ed in today’s Washington Post about the Alabama Senatorial election next week. His presents the notion that definition is on the table again in our country, the meaning of words and ideas, and that … Continue reading

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Is Alabama’s Governor Ivey Stupid? Answer: No.

Alabama’s Governor Kay Ivey has demonstrated the mind set of many conservative Republicans in announcing her support of controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore.  Though she “has no reason to doubt” the numerous women who report his inappropriate sexual advances on … Continue reading

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Boundaries are Important in Politics

The United States is in the midst of an identity crisis.  The turmoil that we are mired in is akin to the throes of adolescence when teen agers decide what is “in” and what is “out,” what they will be … Continue reading

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The GOP Debacle Is Very Shakespearean

The Gop is running scared as the tragedy they have unleashed on the world, and especially on themselves, is becoming apparent to even them.  They have made a loud and profound statement in selecting Donald Trump to be their standard … Continue reading

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Trump Has a Point Here about Charlottesville!!!

On the Charlottesville issue that is before my country, Trump has argued that if we must take down the statue of Robert E. Lee we need to take down the statues of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and their ilk.  Hmm. … Continue reading

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