The massive protests against Donald Trump on Saturday were a healthy expression of the anger, fear and angst that people are feeling. The question is who will be manning the barricades a year from now. […]
Sharon Jones, who waged a long battle with cancer, suffered a stroke while watching election returns on November 8. She passed away 10 days later. I think this is a good song for today.
On the day after the election, things seemed as if they could either way. Donald Trump could have acted like a president-elect. He didn’t, of course. Coupled with behavior such as flouting ethics rules were […]
Gilberto Hinojosa, the chair of the Texas Democratic Party, speaks in a mild and measured manner. That calm delivery, however, doesn’t mask a strong and pointed critique of a party that somehow managed to lose […]
Yesterday may have been one of the oddest days in American political history. The Attorney General-designate, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, spent a good chunk of his confirmation hearing trying to convince us that he is not a raging […]
The most important task the Democrats face in the next month or so is deciding who will chair the Democratic National Committee. This is important for very real as well as symbolic reasons. In the […]
The media has made much of the fact that during the past eight years there has been a precipitous decline in Democratic fortunes in Congress and in statehouses across the country. For instance, The Hill had […]