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 […]

Weekend Reads

Let us know what you think. Email us anytime at editor@forwardthinkingpolitics.com. Here are your good reads for the weekend: How Russians hacked Democrats’ emails (Associated Press) You have to read this piece on John Boehner’s post-Congress life (Politico Magazine) Interesting take on John Kelly’s controversial Civil War comments (The Atlantic) When Vanity Fair writes about the […]

Religion, Politics, and the Great Pumpkin

Renowned philosopher Linus van Pelt once said, “There are three things I’ve learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin.” While the young man searched for the ever-elusive Great Pumpkin, he was met with skepticism, snickers, and outright mocking. But, what Linus said in a cartoon in 1966 may be a […]