For the sake of the Democratic Party, President Obama should allow a strong, more authentically Democratic candidate to run in 2012. Otherwise, like the Pied Piper, he’ll likely drag the rest of the Democratic ticket over the cliff. He is unpopular even among his base.
Dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela who died on December 5, 2013 at the age of 95. He led Africa’s struggle for freedom and justice. A hero to millions, he will be mourned around the world. We the People need to speak truth to power. We need to be heard. We need to […]
One of the Washington State Democratic Legislative District caucuses ran to 12:45 AM. It started at 12 noon. Several other caucuses took six to eight hours. On facebook the vast majority of people commenting want to do away with the caucus system and use a primary. For many people, the caucus experience was a nightmare. […]
Daniel Ellseberg has called on progressives living in swing states to vote for Obama. Noam Chomsky (also no fan of Obama) has expressed similar sentiments. If I lived in a swing state, I’d probably reluctantly vote for Obama. If Obama loses by, say, 1%, I suppose Democrats will want to blame Jill Stein and Rocky […]