Category: Political action

Rigging elections

Gerrymandering is one of the oldies but goodies for rigging elections by concentrating opposition party voters into numerically smaller numbers of districts. Both parties have done it, but Republicans are grandmasters. In 2016, Democrats got a majority of votes, but…

Future hope for the Republican party

  The Republican party has degenerated into a Trump cult. No amount of ignorance, arrogance, childishness or lawbreaking turns his worshipers off. He seems to embody their values or lack of any. If John F. Kennedy could update his “Profiles…

The elections of 2018: good news and bad news

The good news is that the dark side of the universe, the modern Republicans, have been pushed back and are limited in the new future damage they can do. The bad news is: The deficit will swell. Their tax cuts…

Voting isn’t enough

We have a mentally and emotionally ill President and a dysfunctional Congress because we have a democracy that is so flawed it may be better not to call it a democracy. We have to fix the following for a real…