Category Archives: Larger Editorials

Why is Each Democratic Candidate Running?

It’s true that there are only 5 candidates who even have a shot at the nomination (Biden, Warren, Harris, Buttigieg, Sanders—in that order), and maybe not even that many. BUT the polls have had the same top 5 for pretty much all of 2019, and Iowa’s only 4 months away. For another candidate to get… Read More »

Part 2–1968, the Year that Broke the Democratic Party

AL goes deep into the year that broke the Democratic Party and the last time Democrats had real, unfettered political power. In 1968, the party broke into the establishment (LBJ, Humphrey), Social Justice Warrior establishment (RFK), Bernie progressives (Eugene McCarthy), and Dixiecrats (then George Wallace, today would be Trumpers).

Part 1–If You Hate the Last 50 Years, Blame Republicans

AL pushes back on the myth that both parties are equally powerful, since America has mostly been under GOP control since 1969. Even though conservatives are angrier than they’ve ever been (and believe it’s due to social liberalism), it’s actually because of economic conservatives squeezing them.

The Top Ten Midterm Races I’ll Be Watching Tomorrow (and Share Your Own!)

Truly, I care about all the races tomorrow, and I’d like to see as many Democrats as possible win representative seats, senate seats, Governor’s mansions, state legislature seats, schoolboard spots, dog catcher jobs, etc. Basically, if you’re a Democrat, I hope you win tomorrow, and I certainly hope that enough races go the right way that Democrats… Read More »