Tagged: Bernie Sanders

The Health Care Puzzle

The Health Care Puzzle

  I don’t suppose Bernie’s bill to make Medicare available to Americans of all ages will become law. Not as long as Republicans control Congress, anyway. But it would be a great boon to this...

Moving to the Center

Moving to the Center

This could be the year America’s yawning political divide begins to close. Thanks to Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, voters have seen the far left and the far right, and – to many of...

America’s Sanity Test

America’s Sanity Test

  After watching both party conventions on TV, I am convinced that this election is a test of America’s sanity. The Republicans were frothing-at-the-mouth crazy, screaming for Hillary’s blood. The Democrats were emotionally appealing and...

A Risky Bargain

A Risky Bargain

  By choosing Tim Kaine as her running mate, Hillary Clinton drives away thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters but probably picks up some Republicans who cannot in good conscience vote for Donald Trump. It...

Now it Has to be Warren

Now it Has to be Warren

Wall Street has given Hillary no choice. Now, she has to pick Elizabeth Warren as her  running mate. By threatening to “cut her off,” if she selects Warren, Wall Street is forcing the Democratic flag...

Rhetoric and Reality

Rhetoric and Reality

  When you hear Bernie railing against Wall Street or Trump promising to revive America’s coal industry, you have to ask yourself what they could do if they actually became President. Bernie could possibly...

A Time for Party Loyalty!

A Time for Party Loyalty!

  The Green Party’s Jill Stein could pose a serious threat to Hillary Clinton this election. No, Ms. Stein won’t be elected President. Indeed, she won’t even get many votes. (Sorry Janice, the Green Party will always be a...

Change is an Elusive Goal

Change is an Elusive Goal

  I get calls from the Democratic Party asking me to become involved in this year’s campaign, and I always politely decline. I’m not as frisky as I was back in 2008 when Sandra and...