Monthly Archives: March 2020

Arguing About Basketball As A Teen

Here is an NBA Open Court episode where the panel pick the top 5 players of each decade. I used to have these arguments all the time when i was a kid playing basketball with my brothers and my friends … Continue reading

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Progressives and Bridging the Divide Between White Blue Collar Communities and Minority Communities

One of the things that I respect about liberal Democrats like the Kennedys and Jesse Jackson was their ability to bridge the divide between white blue collar communities and minority communities. This election cycle, I’ve been surprised that the two … Continue reading

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Ted Kennedy and Meals On Wheels

Over the years, several of my more conservative friends have criticized me for seeing Ted Kennedy as a hero. They make legitimate points about Ted Kennedy’s atrocious conduct in Chappaquidick and his years of excessive drinking and womanizing before his … Continue reading

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Jogging Around the Neighborhood and Thinking of God

I really enjoy jogging around the neighborhood. it’s a quirky area and I always discover odd but fun new things every time I run. Santa Clara is actually a pretty cool area. Today I began my jog at 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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The Progressive Activism of Myrna Loy

I’ve always been a big fan of the Thin Man movies of the 1930s and 1940s starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. Last year I was pleasantly surprised to find out that Myrna Loy had a long history of liberal … Continue reading

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Remembering Teddy Roosevelt’s 1912 Presidential Campaign and the Progressive Party

Many progressives are sad that Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders will not be the eventual Democratic nominee for the Presidency. I know I am still heart broken that Warren wasn’t able to get more votes and had to drop out. … Continue reading

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Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Nomination

As the coronavirus crisis has disrupted the Democratic primary season, I thought I’d reflect on how the primary season has turned out. It looks like Joe Biden will win the Democratic nomination. I was an Elizabeth Warren supporter. But when … Continue reading

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Remember Jesse Jackson and 1988

With Elizabeth Warren out of the race, I haven’t rushed on a decision on whether to go for Biden or whether I should go for Sanders. Since the California primary has already passed, I figure I can take my time … Continue reading

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Pushing the Democratic Party to the Left

Ever since Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the race, I’ve been taking my time deciding who would be the best person to support as the primaries have narrowed to two candidates: Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden. Joe Biden’s recent primary … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Democratic Primaries on Sunday February 29, 2020

Just found out that Biden won the South Carolina primary with 48% of the vote. I say good for Biden. Biden has spent decades winning the trust of the African American community and he deserves the win. He’s not my … Continue reading

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