Broken government comes from a broken electorate


"It stung like hell." - Georgia Democratic Party Chair, DuBose Porter, in a conciliatory email to party activists If a dramatic election happens and no one votes, does it still mean the electorate changes to purple? The finger pointing over who was to blame for Tuesday's devastating losses started as soon as the polls closed… Continue reading Broken government comes from a broken electorate

Electing Democrats in Georgia eases the path to Liberal Progressivism


Time, money and faith - this is the most I have given of all three to Democrats in Georgia. I've written posts. I've knocked on nearly 400 doors. I've opened my wallet to attend and host fundraisers. I do this not only to return Democrats to power in statewide and national offices, but also because… Continue reading Electing Democrats in Georgia eases the path to Liberal Progressivism

Is another 6 years of obstruction what we really need in the Senate?


"We have to make a hard right hand turn." - David Perdue, Georgia Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Put it down to defensiveness born of desperation. David Perdue has been running marginally close to his Democratic rival, Michelle Nunn, over a string of recent polls, in a state he and the GOP thought was likely… Continue reading Is another 6 years of obstruction what we really need in the Senate?

Pulling my ‘liberal hack’ head out, man


"Thank God for the Koch brothers...Pull your head out, man...The rich carry this country." - excerpts of several tweet exchanges from a self-described "Capitalist, Libertarian," directed at @proseandthorn, after sharing the news of the Koch founded group, Americans for Prosperity, opening a Louisiana branch to defeat Sen. Mary Landrieu (D) I don't want to encourage… Continue reading Pulling my ‘liberal hack’ head out, man