I keep returning to the harsh reality that having a nominee who might win even without picking up all 3 Midwest states is the Democrats best bet.
Follow along on the day before the election, because you can’t keep your mind on work anyway.
We jammed the first political sign of the season into the dirt in our yard. It was for a Republican. City Council. Incumbent. A moderate who has the best interest of the community at heart. We know his opponent too. A first time Democratic candidate inspired to get more active in recent years. We attendedContinue reading “Does It Really Make Sense for a Frustrated Republican to Vote for a Democrat?”
Paul Richardson’s Election Day 2016 live blog. Follow along for minute by minute updates.
The Chicago Cubs are popular. But I am a Cubs fan because I am unpopular.
We have reached peak election-disgust after last night’s debate spectacle. I’m hearing more sighs: “Both candidates are terrible, and so I am not voting.” I understand the exhaustion, frustration, and downright sadness about this cycle. But make no mistake, nothing good is accomplished by not voting based on a general disgust with the campaigns. In fact,Continue reading “Please Think Really, Really Hard Before Saying, “I’m Not Voting, Because I Dislike Both Candidates.””
How in the hell are we going to survive another 95 days of political rants on Facebook? Can we actually influence the election online?
I cannot state it emphatically enough: Whatever you think of Hillary Clinton, under no reasonable assessment is she “just as bad” as Donald Trump.
Disclaimer: I am a movie review virgin (I guess this will be the only time I’ll be able to say that). As such, I have absolutely no idea how much of the story you can/should reveal in a review. So just assume that I am spoiling the entire movie in this short diatribe. AContinue reading “Baskin: Red Lights, Mini-Man, & Confusion”
If I have to read one more article/post/comment that begins “It’s time for a history lesson”…I may gouge my eyes out. “We shouldn’t believe everything we learned in school.” But here’s the thing: Most of the big, important stuff we learned in history class is actually true