Government



I’ve been watching a new show called The Last Ship where an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer boasts the last effective force to fight and cure a global epidemic that killed off the majority of the Earth’s population. When USS Nathan James comes under attack, alarms blare and the officer of the deck barks […]

All Hands On Deck




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Another midterm election cycle completed and the republican party took over Congress. The media cried, “America has spoken!” Turnout for the 2014 general election was thirty-six percent. Party primaries reached half that pathetic number. Less than half in some districts. The voters have definitely spoken. They said, “We don’t care.” […]

A Primer on Primaries



When the Tea Party flipped numerous “moderate” republican seats in the 2010 primary elections, America took an even harder turn to the right than it was already suffering under when ignorant, anti-government candidates made it through the fait accompli general election in November to become the largest freshman class in […]

Voting Doesn’t Matter


I am sure the actions of the republican party (and their more vocal supporters) since President Obama took office comes as little surprise to the democratic faithful. “Liberals” constantly have their worst opinions of “conservatives” confirmed by those at the highest levels of the party apparatus as well as those […]

Grand (dad’s) Old Party



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As I suspected going into this primary season, I recently re-registered as a democrat in order to support progressive challenges to DC's entrenched dysfunction in the only way possible.  DC republicans are as crazy as the national party and the...

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