Democrats’ Path from the Valley of Humiliation
2016 Election / Democratic Party / Trump Administration

Democrats’ Path from the Valley of Humiliation

Democrats’ Path from the Valley of Humiliation As Democrats ponder the looming Trump administration and the selection of a new party Chairman, they should take a short trip north to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. It was in this “valley of humiliation” that a weary and ragtime Continental Army, lacking provisions and on the brink of defeat, … Continue reading

2010 Elections / Bush Tax Cuts / Democratic Party

ELECTION 2010: AMERICA’S ARETHA FRANKLIN MOMENT

The 2010 Election: America’s Aretha Franklin Moment September 29, 2010 With the increasing chance of Republicans taking control of at least one house of Congress, I hereby invoke the little-known right of a columnist to channel R&B singer Aretha Franklin to deliver a simple message to the voters of America on this important election: Think! … Continue reading

Barack Obama / Claiborne Pell / Democratic Party / Health Care Reform / Obama Job Performance

Left, Right and Reality in Obamaland

If you traveled through the blogosphere this year, you would think that the country has three presidents — a foreign born socialist dictator; a tool of “business class rule and militarism” and Barack Obama who, despite the slurs being hurled on the right and left, is doing a pretty good job. Continue reading

2006 Election / 2008 Election / Democratic Party / Kennedy's / Poverty

What Would Bobby Do?

Although much has changed over the past 42 years, as today only one-third of voters identify themselves as Democrats, Kennedy’s passion and idealism continue to inspire his party at the same time as the release of the movie “Bobby” revives his message of hope. As the Democrats prepare to take control of Congress for the first time in 12 years, we can only wonder what Bobby would say to today’s Democrats.
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What Would Bobby Do?
Democratic Party / Kennedy's

What Would Bobby Do?

Standing before the 1964 Democratic Convention and waiting as delegates cheered for 22 minutes before he could speak a word, Bobby Kennedy clearly had a hold on the Democratic Party at a time when the party had a hold on the nation . . . . Although much has changed over the past 42 years . . . Kennedy’s passion and idealism continue to inspire his party at the same time as the release of the movie “Bobby” revives his message of hope Continue reading