Voting Category

Dark matters

What irony. My last post was on the sunny, warm, glowing happiness that comes with San Diego and its Great Ball of Fire, that spreads over the landscape virtually every day of the year. Then I came back up to our main house in Valencia and a week of welcomed rain and cold, with dark […]

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A Bridge-t-oo far

I think the key to this whole New Jersey Bridge-gate will be Bridget Anne Kelly. Any moment now, she is going to unleash on Christie, who accused her of being stupid and mendacious.  Steve Kornacki has an interesting explanation of why this is likely.  It has happened to Christie before.  Despite his protestations that ‘this […]

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Time is running out

Is this the way our democracy is supposed to work? http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/how-republicans-rig-the-game-20131111 National Republicans have waged an unrelenting campaign to exploit every weakness and anachronism in our electoral system. Through a combination of hyperpartisan redistricting of the House, unprecedented obstructionism in the Senate and racist voter suppression in the states, today’s GOP has locked in political […]

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Delightful, Delovely, DeBlasio

Tuesday evening, we were transfixed in front of the toob, watching the returns from several states on MSNBC.  It was a nail biter, but the outcome was so positive, we were cheering by the end of the night.  You can read this, which was posted before returns came in, to get an overview of what […]

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Doped and duped

Maybe a deal will be struck by the time this post goes ‘live’.  Irrespective of what transpires (and I sure hope we will avert this debt ceiling disaster), what I am writing here still applies, as what underlies the latest fire drill has been brewing for decades. There is a pole shift taking place that […]

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