Category Archives: 2016 Campaign

Don’t Blame the Berners

Many DNC and Clinton defenders seem to completely misunderstand the problems that many voters had with Hillary. It was not her voice, her tone, her demeanour, or the fact that she was a woman. It was the fact that she … Continue reading

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Social Justice vs. Economic Justice: The False Dichotomy of Identity Politics

I had a revelation today about the on-going debates between Hillary and Bernie supporters in the wake of the Election. Bernie has given interviews in which he rails against what he calls the “Liberal Elites” —the establishment faction of the … Continue reading

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My Trip through Bill Clinton’s Arkansas

In the late fall of 1990 a friend and I made a cross country trip from Connecticut to California. We decided to travel via the Southern route, which took us through Arkansas, where Bill Clinton was halfway through serving his … Continue reading

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The Progressive Case for Donald Trump

How This Case Is Made First, let me say that I am NOT advocating that any Progressive EVER vote for Donald Trump. The purpose of this article is to elucidate reasons why, as Progressives in a duopolistic system with only … Continue reading

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The Conservative Case for Hillary Clinton

To Know Hillary, Look at Her Husband and Barack Obama “Only Nixon could go to China.” This is now a maxim of American politics, a metaphor for the political phenomenon I call “inoculated immunity”. This is when a politician is … Continue reading

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Bye-Bye, Bernie.

I love Bernie Sanders. I maxed out my donations to his campaign ($2500) and have now added my name to the list of complainants in the class action suit against the DNC to get my money back after he was … Continue reading

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Why I Want Trump to Win Over Clinton

After much deliberation, I have decided to write-in Bernie for President, or else vote for Jill Stein the Green Party candidate. I will NOT vote for Hillary Clinton, and many people freak out, telling me that this is a vote … Continue reading

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UPDATED: 10 Reasons why Clinton would be worse than Trump as President

1. Firstly, I do not believe that someone will set fire to the Capitol and blame it on the Mexicans or the Muslims. In other words: I do not foresee Trump being able to seize Hitlerian style absolute power. He … Continue reading

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Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid!! – The DNC’s Suicide Pact with Hillary Clinton

So now the Democratic Primary is moving into its last stages, and a very disturbing trend is starting to appear. It seems that the DNC and the Superdelegates are determined to support Hillary Clinton even in the face of mounting … Continue reading

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Jury Nullification, the “Glass Ceiling” and Clinton’s Support Base

Like many progressives who support Bernie Sanders, I have been amazed by the capacity for Clinton supporters to defend her even in the face of overwhelming and damning evidence of her faults. During the course of the Primary campaign, much … Continue reading

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The Clintons and their Allies, The Koch Brothers

In April 2016, Charles Koch made headlines when, during an interview with CBS, he said that he might very well support Hillary Clinton rather than any of the GOP candidates still in the running at that time. Koch’s remarks were … Continue reading

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RCDS – “Reverse Clinton Derangement Syndrome” – Its Symptoms and its Cure

There is an epidemic affecting millions of people who once described themselves as “liberal” and/or “progressive”. I call it “RCDS” — “Reverse Clinton Derangement Syndrome.” But while this epidemic has only recently broken out, this type of affliction is not … Continue reading

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Here’s what will happen at the Democratic Convention in July

In July 2016 the Democratic National Committee will hold its National Convention in Philadelphia, in the appropriately named “Wells Fargo Center.” Here is what most probably will happen: 1. A political party that represents 29% of the voters will nominate … Continue reading

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This is what Corruption Looks Like: How Hundreds of Superdelegates were “bought” by the Clinton Campaign.

You know, I always thought it was somewhat strange that so many Superdelegates had endorsed Hillary Clinton even many months before the Primary race started. As Debbie Wasserman Schultz explained to Rachel Maddow, the Superdelegates should not be treated or … Continue reading

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As Commander-in-Chief Hillary will keep us safe like no other Democrat would

When it comes to foreign policy, there is no doubt that the Middle East poses the greatest challenge to any would-be American President. Hillary Clinton is in a unique position to defend both the US and our closest allies in … Continue reading

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Trump v. Clinton – for Progressives, a Tougher Choice than You Might Think

I believe that the Democrats will take back the Senate in the 2016 elections. This will put a halter on anything that Trump wants to do should he become President. This will also force Trump to nominate moderates to the … Continue reading

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The Disturbing Truth Behind Bernie’s “Negative Ad” on Wall Street

On the Rachel Maddow show on January 14, Hillary Clinton tried to defend her attacking Bernie Sanders for running a so-called “negative ad” about Wall Street, and what Bernie sees as two different attitudes towards Wall Street that exist within … Continue reading

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Hillary Goes Full-On Rovian

Clinton Campaign Attacks Sanders for Being the First Candidate to “Go Negative” “We were very surprised today to see that Bernie Sanders had launched a negative television advertisement against Hillary,” said Robby Mook, Clinton’s campaign manager, in a conference call … Continue reading

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Bernie’s Plans on Climate Change Will Take America Back to its Position as Global Leader

I grew up in the 70’s when America was leading the world in green technology and environmentalism. The ozone layer was disappearing, and we solved the problem by leading the world in eliminating CFC’s. Jimmy Carter had a program under … Continue reading

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Why Bernie Will Win – Part 5: His Pro-Business Agenda

In his recent speech at Georgetown, Bernie Sanders “buried the lead” to some extent while mounting his defense of Democratic Socialism: his vision for America is, in many ways, a Conservative one, in the sense that he is proposing what … Continue reading

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