Have you ever wondered why so many state legislatures seem to introduce remarkably similar legislation and policies almost simultaneously? The current case in point—voter suppression. 45 State… Read more “Group Think: identical legislation in every Republican statehouse?”
Deja vu. “Here we go again. For the second time in 12 years a newly elected Democratic president is inheriting an economy in deep distress. And while… Read more “Deja vu for Democrats”
It is interesting and ironic how forty years of dogged gerrymandering by Republicans to create primary-challenge resistant congressional districts has backfired.
“A crisis is a terrible thing to waste.”
Wishful thinking, irrational behavior and lies will not keep us safe. Resist. Insist on the truth.
The American people deserve to understand why Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, and Congressional Republicans are hell-bent on pursuing an irrational and reprehensible public policy agenda. McConnell’s current,… Read more “Republican Supremacists?”
On April 10 @WashingtonMonthly published a blog post by @JoelBerg titled, “It’s Policy, Stupid.” This motivated me to search my past blog posts to find, edit and… Read more “It is still Domestic Social Policy, Stupid!”
I attended an event yesterday. The opening speaker began his remarks with this statement; “Michael Brown’s shadow is in this room.” It was a conference on fair… Read more “It’s Domestic Social Policy, Stupid: In Honor of Michael Brown”
What would happen if we actually stopped believing the generation gap hype? Forget generation, X, Y, Z, Baby Boomers. There is no generation gap that is meaningful… Read more “Generation Gap or Generational Power?”
Arthur Laffer, Glenn Hubbard, Mark Zandy and Robert Reich. This is just the debate I’ve been hoping for but never thought I’d see on broadcast or cable… Read more “Fiscal Policy – A Debate on the Issues–Novel Idea!”