Category Archives: elections

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Letter to NY Times (unpublished), May 24, 2017 If the Trump campaign is proven to have colluded with Russia to sabotage the 2016 election, wouldn’t that mean the election was fraudulent and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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Obama’s Failings

Democrats can’t win until they recognize how bad Obama’s financial policies were By Matt Stoller/ Washington Post/ January 12, 2017 During his final news conference of 2016, in mid-December, President Obama criticized Democratic efforts during the election. “Where Democrats are characterized as … Continue reading

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Remedy for Russian meddling should be new election

By Chris Edelson/ The Hill/ January 11, 2016 It sounds like a story lifted from the pages of a spy novel. U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Russian dictator Vladimir Putin led a cyberespionage scheme designed to help Donald Trump win the presidential election. … Continue reading

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