In Olympia and in D.C. Democratic politicians are delivering progressive legislation on gay rights and women’s rights. That’s good. But these issues ARE wedge issues and I feel like I’m being taken for a ride. I want to see action on other important issues as well: tax fairness, corruption, jobs, income inequality, health care, green energy, environment, ending the wars, and re-establishing accountability for criminality. More balance!
Symptoms by which you may recognize a tyrant: 1. Fears losing their position; actions driven by this fear 2. Attempts to rise above the rule of law 3. Does not accept criticism 4. Cannot be called to account for their actions 5. Does not listen to advice from those who do not curry favor 6. […]
It’s been about three months since we got together last…and as much as I missed y’all – well, let’s just say a long break is truly soothing for the soul. When I came back, I figured we’d be able to talk about how my Congressman, Dave Reichert (R- Politically Vulnerable And Utterly Ineffectual) was on […]
The Divided Left in America is a major problem, and it’s come to fore in the discussions on social media about whether Bernie should run as an independent and about whether Bernie supporters should work within the Democratic Party. Progressive Democrats are desperately trying to reform the Democratic Party but lack numbers. As a result […]