Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Difference Between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

As an Elizabeth Warren supporter, some friends have asked me why I support Warren and not Bernie Sanders? They share many of the same political positions on various issues. Both represent the most progressive voices in this field of Democratic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Opposing Ideological Purity Tests

In the above video, Ana Kasparian and Mike Figueredo of The Young Turks agree with Meghan McCain’s comment that she can’t have a constructive conversation with those who insist that she must agree 100 percent with what they believe. Kasparian … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Thoughts about the Democratic Candidates in October 2019

I support Elizabeth Warren for President. Even with my support, I do think there are legitimate criticisms one can make against Warren, just as I think there are legitimate criticisms one can make about any candidate. I’ve read that some … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Thinking About Ellen DeGeneres and Her Friendship With George Bush

I recently saw a news item about Ellen DeGeneres’s friendship with George W. Bush and it had to make me smile. I admire Ellen for having a generosity of spirit that I strive for but don’t always have. I posted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Groupthink and Hyperpartisanship

With the rise in authoritarian governments around the world, I’ve become very interested in the qualities that make for a healthy and functioning democracy. Our democratic republic functions best when the Left, the Middle and the Right have a constructive … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment