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Greetings from POLITICON

Greetings from POLITICON

The Simple Truth About Gun Control – The New Yorker

The Simple Truth About Gun Control – The New Yorker:

“It’s shocking to me that it’s easier to buy a gun at Wal-Mart than it is to buy my record.” -Marilyn Manson

How Did the Democrats Become Favorites of the Rich?

How Did the Democrats Become Favorites of the Rich?: Our two party system = a choice between the party of the rich and the party of the richer

Closing Statements

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Kasich: I like guns, I cut funds, I saved Ohio from dying
Christie: MIDDLE CLASS BACKGROUND, ice cream, 9/11, pro-life, New Jersey hates teachers
Paul: I’m a different kind of Republican, I’ve been to Detroit
Rubio: My parents were born poor in Cuba, A…

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed…

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
-Margaret Mead

Dispatches from campaign 2016

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

My first-ever tumblr post for an audience of none. Today preparations begin for a whistle stop ‘listening’ tour. I’ll be following the campaign, traveling the country and asking folks the musical question, what does it mean to be an…

Donald Trump Is Saving Our Democracy

Donald Trump Is Saving Our Democracy:

Frank Rich on the Trump Tsunami…

“Far from being a threat to democracy or a freak show unworthy of serious coverage, the Trump campaign is…taking a much-needed wrecking ball to some of what has made our sterile politics and dysfunctional government as bankrupt as Trump’s Atlantic City casinos. If that’s entertainment, so be it… Trump will not make America great again, but there’s at least a chance that the chaos he sows will clear the way for those who can.”

Bloomberg Poll: Americans Want Supreme Court to Turn Off Political Spending Spigot

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Bloomberg Poll: Americans Want Supreme Court to Turn Off Political Spending Spigot: Americans are divided on most Supreme Court decisions except one: Citizens United. Please share if you agree.

“The greatness of America lies not in being more…

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

“The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.”
-Alexis de Tocqueville