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Democrats Have Been a War Party for a Hundred Years

The only Democrat in the last century who did not bomb anyone was Jimmy Carter.* The Democrats have been a war party since Woodrow Wilson, a hundred years ago. The only real effort to change that was in 1968 with the campaigns of Eugene McCarthy and Bobby Kennedy. The anti-war wing of the party was…

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Jill Cannot Win, But We Can Grow the Greens

In all of American history there has never been a third party candidate elected to the presidency. The closest a third party ever came to capturing the White House was in 1912, when Teddy Roosevelt led the Bull Moose (Progressive) party. Even though he was a former president and a national hero, he was unable…

Thought Of The Day. September 10, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

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Progressives Have No Influence On Hillary

Among the more ludicrous assertions being made by Berners who have thrown in the towel is that we will be able to hold Hillary’s feet to the fire on progressive issues. The assumption, obviously, is that Hillary can be influenced by those of us on the left. Hello? Have you not been paying attention? Hillary…