Tag Archives: Democrats

Should Political Parties Support Independents?

On a discussion forum, there was an argument about British politics and the strength of the Scottish Nationalist Party, which led to questions of whether something like that could work in America. The United States sometimes has a history of … Continue reading

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Karen Bass

In the last few weeks, Karen Bass has gotten attention as a serious contender for Vice President. Bass has suggested that she would not be interested in running for President later, which would allow a Biden presidency to be transitional, … Continue reading

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Virginia’s New Compromise

Virginia Democratic politics has been interesting showing how much of the claims of the party were just grandstanding. However, a recent development shows the power of a few good people. Last year, I wrote about the Northam/ Fairfax mess. It … Continue reading

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Should Election Day Be A National Holiday?

Sandusky, Ohio recently swapped out Columbus Day for Election Day, a largely symbolic move that primarily applies to municipal workers. This was primarily meant to raise awareness, and to encourage other local governments to make similar moves. There have been … Continue reading

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Both Sides and the Supreme Court

Donald Trump has made his second nomination for the Supreme Court, and some Democrats are pissed, with a push to increase the court to eleven the next time they have the White House and the Senate (They don’t seem to … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not a Democrat (or Independent)

Something I’ve been thinking about for a while is why I’m not a Democrat. I’ve pretty much answered the question before about why I am personally a Republican, but I haven’t specifically addressed the flipside. In some political discussions, this … Continue reading

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The Democratic Party Leadership in House of Cards

House of Cards seems to be one of those shows tailor-made for me. But there’s one thing ┬áit really gets wrong about the political party to which the main character belongs. In the series, the President is a middle-aged white … Continue reading

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