Primary Elections


For nearly a decade, Stephen Colbert pulled off a piece of political theater unmatched in entertainment history. Unless Donald Trump is a Trojan Horse candidate like none we’ve ever seen in the republican party. What if The Donald made the strategic calculation that giving voice to the republican party’s greatest fears would […]

The Trump Report


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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


My political awakening didn’t arrive until my 34th year when a young state senator from Illinois blew the roof off the Democratic National Convention, went on to capture a US Senate seat a mere two years later and the Oval Office two years after that. That he was the first […]

Stopping a Broken Record



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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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