Category Archives: politics

Public defense.

Todays thought experiment was brought to you by Kamala Harris’s plan to expand pay for public defenders to equal what prosecutors are paid. Now I am sure that a portion of the people who stumble across this little blog of … Continue reading

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That was close.

So I sat down here today, and started to write about abortion. The reason for it is that three states passed rather draconian anti abortion laws in hopes that the newly conservative supreme court would kill Roe V Wade. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Corporatism VS Capitalism

This article is going to match up with my tradition of a bit of rambling, and just throwing out ideas. The reason for it, is that when I am talking about economic justice issues, and some of the reforms that … Continue reading

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The Great Debate

Today I want to back away from political views…and talk a little more about exchanging them. I mean, if we didn’t all have different views, politics would not exist at all right? But somehow, we have been convinced that discussing … Continue reading

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Political Base.

Today I just want to talk a little about the way politics in a two party system work. It came to me that this was a useful conversation because in a political conversation a friend told me that we could … Continue reading

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Finish Unigov Already.

This is going to be a bit more of a rant than a well thought out article…but you are used to that with me by now. Once upon a time, Marion County contained 17 different towns and municipalities. They were: … Continue reading

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Medicare for ALL – emphasis on ALL.

Medicare for ALL The power of amalgamation OK. Todays rant is going to start with three assumptions. (I view them as realities, but you may disagree so please just accept the premise for now so I can make the point … Continue reading

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The cost of war.

Every time a politic discussion gets remotely heated…or even gets to a likely impasse, some moron in the back of the proverbial room shouts: Civil War! like they have 50,000 troops standing by to invade the backyard of whomever they … Continue reading

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A wide open primary season.

With the Presidential primary field wide open for Democrats this year…it is certainly going to be an interesting political season. One of the really interesting things about this season to me, is that after Hillary Clintons loss, followed by a … Continue reading

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