Governing Majority


It sounds naive to hope Gen Y voters will show up in 2018 to claim their power as a third of the American electorate. Gen X is the next largest group of non-voters who need to get off their dead asses but historically won’t. Both generations have the most to […]

Voting is Dope


It is far past time we defined where we are heading as a nation. What will the America we build together look like? Because make no mistake, good or bad, we’ll build that future together. Just like we built our current crazy (sur)reality together. Through a myriad of actions, mostly in […]

Hitting Rock Bottom



At no time in human history has the average person had more access to information than they do today, yet we remain as aggressively ignorant as our most benighted and oppressed ancestors. The thing I find most tragic about the situation in America is how far we have fallen from […]

Too Much Information


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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



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It still amazes me how little the democratic party faithful understand the opportunity presented by President Obama's election in 2008 with the first governing majority in a generation.  Democrats, republicans and independents lined up for hours to hear the man...

A Man for Our Times


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America remains in turmoil, our civic identities wrapped up in the dysfunctional activities of a largely unaccountable plutocracy who rarely voice opinions reflective of our own. Words used interchangeably provide an oversimplification of the average American's political beliefs.  Liberal equals Progressive....

The Mob Rules




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I have noticed a strange tendency among some of the democratic party faithful following their recent victory.  Their hearts are filled with long-held grievances and lingering suspicions resulting in an inability to move forward as one nation, working with republicans...

She Turned Me into a Newt