Are The Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump Phenomena Related?

Are The Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump Phenomena Related?

Over the weekend, results of a recent poll conducted by the Des Moines Register and Bloomberg Politics showed both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders – their respective parties’ anti-establishment candidates – surging in the early battleground state of Iowa. The poll revealed that Sanders, once perceived as a near-impossible dark horse, has closed to within […]

Our Suddenly ‘Progressive’ Congress, And How President Obama Can Exploit It

Our Suddenly ‘Progressive’ Congress, And How President Obama Can Exploit It

On Tuesday, May 12, Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would have granted President Obama authority to accelerate passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP), a broad trade accord with Asia that critics have panned as a Pacific Rim equivalent to 1994’s North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Despite NAFTA being signed into […]

What Will Be The Political Campaign Plan After The Novelties Run Out?

What Will Be The Political Campaign Plan After The Novelties Run Out?

At this year’s Annual Meeting of the National Rifle Association, NRA Executive Vice President and bastion of bloviation Wayne LaPierre made his oh-so-enlightened opinion of a possible Hillary Clinton presidency famously known, when he declared that “eight years of one demographically symbolic president is enough.” Racism and sexism in just nine words! Very impressive, Wayne. […]