Category Archives: elections

How to Fix the Democratic Party

  By Senator Bernie Sanders/ Politico/ November 10, 2017 It’s time we come together to enact real reform — only then can we defeat Donald Trump and retake the country. Bernie Sanders   Donald Trump’s presidency represents an unprecedented crisis … Continue reading

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ILLEGITIMATE ELECTION

Clapper: Intelligence community ‘cast doubt on the legitimacy’ of Trump’s victory By Josh Delk/ The Hill/ September 23, 2017 The former director of National Intelligence said that the intelligence community’s conclusion that Russians sought to influence the 2016 election “cast … Continue reading

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STOLEN ELECTIONS

The Past 5 GOP Presidents Have Used Fraud and Treason to Steer Themselves to Electoral Victory By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 28, 2017 People are wondering out loud about the parallels between today’s Republican Party and organized crime [3], and … Continue reading

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ELECTION DO-OVER

Letter to Editor, Monterey Herald, June14 If collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is proven, wouldn’t that mean the 2016 presidential election was essentially stolen? If so, a new election would be warranted. A fraudulent election should not stand. We … Continue reading

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THE BAD NEWS

Wake Up, Liberals: There Will be No 2018 ‘Blue Wave,’ No Democratic Majority and No Impeachment There’s no quick fix for Trump or our damaged democracy—and the Democrats still look hopeless By Andrew O’Hehir/ Salon/ May 27, 2017 We received … Continue reading

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Election Do-Over

Letter to NY Times (unpublished), May 24, 2017 If the Trump campaign is proven to have colluded with Russia to sabotage the 2016 election, wouldn’t that mean the election was fraudulent and essentially stolen? Yet there are no plans to … Continue reading

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Trump Senior Advisor Makes Wild Claims

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What Could Go Wrong?

House Republicans Just Voted to Eliminate the Only Federal Agency That Makes Sure Voting Machines Can’t Be Hacked By Ari Berman/ The Nation/ February 7, 2017 In a little-noticed 6-3 vote today, the House Administration Committee voted along party lines … Continue reading

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Game Over for Democrats?

By Mike Whitney/ Counterpunch/ January 27, 2017 In 2008, the American people overwhelmingly voted for “change” in Washington. They never got it. Hence, Trump. To pretend that there’s not a straight line connecting the failed policies of Barack Obama and the … Continue reading

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Replace the Word Elected with Selected

By David Siegel/ January 15, 2017   Russian tampering with the shitpot we call free and fair elections in the USA was a factor in smearing more shit on Hillary Clinton.  The right wing smearosphere in the USA was not … Continue reading

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