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Dedicated and proud liberal, political news junkie. Formerly active in local politics in New Jersey and at one point employed as Aide To The Mayor of a central NJ community of 50,000.
Currently writing a manual about Opposition Research for use by grassroots progressive campaigns and candidates. Always available for consulting assignments on behalf of progressive candidates and causes.
When I'm not venting about something political I'm fixing computers. It's therapy and they don't talk back.
The Obama Sell-Out: It Was Obvious From The Start
The reality that President Obama would sell-out progressives and make a deal based on the far-right's agenda was clear from the start. That is exactly what happened.
Obama has achieved his goal of being more transformational than Ronald Reagan. The right should be dancing in the streets.
McCarthyism 2010: The Phony Rage of GOP Resurgence
Tea Party activists and their corporate paymasters use the tactics of post WWII McCarthyism to ridicule and discredit opposing politicians. The tactic is to avoid debate and discussion by defining the opposition is disloyal, unpatriotic and not worth listening to, much less trusting.
The Myth of Hillary's Mistreatment
Hillary Clinton did not suffer because she was a woman candidate. Both Clinton and Obama basically received the media treatment afforded to front runners. At various times of the campaign they both benefited or were set back because of what was going on, and not by issues relating to sex or race.