As the 2012 presidential election geared up, it seems, I lost the stamina to keep a regular political writing habit. With the election of Trump, battle lines have been drawn, and no one can remain silent and not be complicit. I will return to my regular political writing, and do all I can to organize for a better future for all of us.
Two weeks ago, I predicted on Sascha’s blog that Hillary Clinton would do the right thing and quit after the races that are taking place tomorrow. Now I’m not so sure. At first I thought Clinton’s continuing swagger was just bluster, that she was just putting on her game face for her people – all… Continue reading She Just Won’t Quit
Today, finally, the voters of Penn’s Woods go to the polls. But methinks tomorrow we will be no closer to having a Democratic presidential nominee. The recent debate was a travesty. Once again, I had no idea it was coming until after it was over. And now I can’t even use the “had no TV”… Continue reading PA Reality
So Hillary has taken her last stand at the Texas Alamo and survived. Now we are left in the midst of this battle and media orgy that covers it incessantly. I confess I am a political junkie. I love turning on NPR and listening to the latest polls come in. But it occurs to me… Continue reading The Madness Continues
Frank Rich wrote a great piece on Sunday called “The Audacity of Hopelessness.” In it, he debunks Clinton’s claim to experience by showing her campaign’s failure to organize as well as Obama’s. He starts with a description of how Clinton thought she was the inevitable candidate. It seems commonplace now, but he quotes her as… Continue reading Who’s Ready to Lead