I'm giving up officially. On politics. Specifically, American politics. I was raised in what my mother regularly called "a Democratic kitchen" in the South, by parents who had been Roosevelt Democrats. My father cast his first vote as a 21...
Thank you for signing on to the obstructionist dog and pony show contrived by your Republican colleagues in the Senate. Have you signed the “secret” letter being circulated in the hallways of the Senate Building, akin to passing notes in study hall?
Two years ago, the American people delivered their mandate. They chose an intelligent, intellectual, well-spoken and inspirational African American man to lead their country as President of the United States. Not only did they merely elect him and his...
It is a given that the party out of power picks up seats in the off year election. Why is that? The logic would seem simple. American voters have the patience and vision of a nearsighted 3 year old. Every...
I've been thinking a lot about Watergate lately. Watergate, as much as it was a political coming-of-age for America, coincided with my own personal coming-of-age. The actual break-in occurred just weeks after I'd graduated from high school and the initial...
Heading out to searing Las Vegas for Netroots Nation and am hoping to provide updates of my adventures in this gathering of godless, communist, socialist, white-hating enemies of America. BTW, should I hit on 16? Hope I don't disappoint, so...
Something struck me this morning, thinking about what's looming on the horizon tomorrow for the Democrats with this ginormous chinwag session that's about to take place at Blair House. Trust me ... the world will be watching. Well, at least...
This morning the office of Senator Evan Bayh, D-IN, announced that he will not run for re-election this November. There's more than one way to react to this news. Since Bayh is a Democrat, the gut reaction might be...

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