Moderate Democrats are Dead

Much has been made nationally about the “Tea Party” takeover of the Republican Party, moving many members of Congress, state legislatures and local government offices far to the right. While Republican primaries and redistricting (by both parties) have resulted in races forcing members to move farther right to win, you still have states and Congressional […]

Politics is Making Me Crazy

Politics often reinforces what people already believe, that’s why we have political parties. It’s never been about tribalism or purity. Barry Goldwater and Nelson Rockefeller existed in the same party in the 1960’s, but that wouldn’t be the case anymore. Both parties have been decimated by radical extremists. The Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren wing […]

Democrats’ “Old” Problem

As a Republican, you don’t have to remind me that my party is considered one of old, white dudes. To a point, there are benefits of service and seniority. Maybe not necessarily in electing a 70-year-old with no government experience President, but institutional knowledge and tenured people who understand government can be an asset. You […]