In the aftermath of the 2016 Presidential elections, the shock of Donald Trump’s surprising win has generated a flurry of initiatives to turn back the clock and rerun or overturn the election, such as Jill Stein’s failed attempt to recount the ballots in a number of key states. The most worrisome efforts – to me … Continue reading This is the United STATES of America: The Primaries are the Problem!
Hillary, her supporters, the Democratic Party, and the media continue to try to hound Bernie Sanders out of the race. They all use the same narratives, such as doing the arithmetic. While Hillary was assumed to be the presumptive candidate before the primaries even began, she is being seriously challenged and she, her campaign, including … Continue reading Stop Hounding Bernie: Stop Calling the Election
There is nothing inevitable about Bernie Sanders winning the Democratic Party nomination and the 2016 Presidential election. He is not an heir to a political dynasty. He was supported by no more than 2 percent of the American voting public as recently as ten months ago. As I write, he remains behind Secretary Clinton in … Continue reading Voting for Senator Bernie Sanders
Nick Corasaniti has written a great piece in The New York Times on how the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders is attracting tech-savvy volunteers, like Daniela Perdomo. She has helped create FeeltheBern.org. For me, the most exciting aspect of the article is the front landing page of FeeltheBern.org - which provides a set of issues for … Continue reading Coders For Sanders: Wonderful Focus on the Issues