No Labels can play an important role in 2024 even without the risks inherent in running a third party "Unity Ticket"fraught with unintended consequences.
When did the elected representatives of this nation stop being servants and become our overseers? When did the thrust toward consensus building end and continuous confrontation become the obligatory norm in our public life -- dominated by most extreme voices at both ends of the political spectrum?
President Biden's Executive Order (EO) forgiving up to $20,000 of student debt for past borrowers is not a solution to a $1.6 Trillion student debt problem. It is the fulfillment of a campaign promise blatantly intended to bring more "grateful" young voters to the mid-term polls this November. Young voters are traditionally not a significant
Recession – what recession? Even before the sun rose in Silicon Valley Thursday morning, the US Department of Commerce announced second quarter 2022 GDP had contracted at an annualized rate of .09%, the second consecutive quarter of negative growth – a traditional signal of the start of an economic downturn – a (dreaded) recession, if
Here are the numbers most relevant to the recent Supreme Court decision overturning of Roe V Wade 59.2 percent of registered voters (nationally) participated in the 2016 Presidential Election. 66.9 percent of registered voters (nationally) participated in the 2020 Presidential Election. A difference of 7.7 percent. If 7.7 percent more registered voters had turned out
Radical is not a synonym for conservative, nor even for reactionary; but the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V Wade is closer to the former than the latter. Fundamental to conservative thought among liberal democracies are the founding documents of the United States of America – the oldest living democracy. Those documents argue every
Ten years ago – in December 2012 – a mentally unstable 19 year old shot and killed 26 souls at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut – where 20 of those 26 were 6 and 7 year old kindergarteners and first graders. A week and half ago, 10 Americans were shot to death by a
President Trump has called the COVID 19 Pandemic a "war". If this is a war, we are in trouble. Pandemic has exposed the weak underbelly of the largest economy in the world. The United States of America – in 2020 – lacks the manufacturing and distribution capability to sustain itself during the early stages of a widespread emergency.
Until 1966, California had a part-time legislature. Honestly, are we better off today?