They say it’s a GOP Wave. Hope You’re a Good Swimmer

I voted

Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.

Third Parties Will Never Work


The political media is periodically obsessed with third party runs for the White House, but in reality our two party system is here to stay.

Sorry Liberals, Andrew Cuomo Is Doing Fine


Some liberal commentators claim that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s smaller than anticipated reelection margin is bad news for him. They are completely wrong.

What Ferguson Means For Hillary Clinton


Hillary Clinton’s remarks on the events in Ferguson show that she’s running for president. But that doesn’t necessarily mean she will do a lot to tackle the issue of racial justice.

Will We See A Wave Election This Fall?


Despite predictions otherwise, don’t expect a major political sea change this year.

Eric Cantor’s Fall & Bogus Republican Bedtime Stories

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The main stream conversation about Cantor’s fall is missing the point: Charles D. Ellison explains how.

Are The Democrats Unified After All?


Compared to their past, the Democrats of today are remarkably united.

The Grass Is Always Greener On The Other Partisan Side


One of the biggest myths in American politics is that the other side is always doing much better than you are.

Liberals Should Want Someone To Run Against Hillary


If liberals want their policy preferences respected they should work to get more people in the presidential race.

The Coming Democratic Battle Over Education Reform


Forget financial regulations or the NSA, the biggest division in the Democratic Party in the future will probably be over education reform.

28 Black People You Probably Don’t Know About (But You Should)— Fannie Lou Hamer


Fannie Lou Hamer might be most famous for saying “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired”, but she should be remembered as the woman that saved the Democrat Party.

What Is Hillary Running On Anyway?


It remains to be seen what issues Hillary Clinton’s campaign will stress on the road to 2016.

Hillary’s Big Win


Don’t look now but the Hillary 2016 campaign is picking up major steam.

Tuesday’s Election Tells us Nothing About 2014


Ignore all those pundits telling you that the 2013 elections tell you something about 2014 or beyond.

In Politics, Voting is Just the Start


Terry McAuliffe’s likely win in Virginia’s race for governor shows how if you want to influence politics, voting is just the start.

Yes Liberals, Cory Booker is Your Friend

Cory Booker

Liberals should welcome the new senator from New Jersey.