Calling a Spade a Spade

Yesterday Matt posted a video that had moved me deeply, and I think cut to the heart of the matter not just in how much more work there is left to be done in regards to race relations in this country, but also in the political struggles that face minority and women politicians as they struggle to etch a...

This Won’t Go Over Well at All

And, for a brief time, I thought we were on the road to recovery. I had believed the time or healing was upon us. Not quite yet, apparently. I don’t want to be that guy. You know, the guy who parses and overanalyzes every single word and phrase that gets spoken, the one that tries to find a gaffe in...

The State of the Democratic Party’s Union

It is not strong. Sully posts, without comment, a letter written to him by one of his readers, that is most definitely worth a look as it touches into some of the bubbling undercurrents of animosity within the party; the backlash that has resulted from a primary process that has gone so terribly wrong. And...

Unintended Consequences

The Fox News headline last night read something like, “Romney, Clinton win in Michigan primary.”  It was the kind of headline that hit me a little funny, a kind of unexpected curveball.  The was, ideally, the intended consequence of the Clinton camp’s decision to remain on the Michigan...

Dream Country

“Hope is what I saw in the eyes of the folks going to caucus last night… . If you ware willing to reach for what you know in your gut is possible. If you believe, as I believe, that we have to reach out and give the next generation the same chances that somebody gave us, if you believe in keeping the...

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