Category Archives: Democrats

The Conservative Predilection For Making Welfare Bureaucracies

In an effort to triangulate against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton attacked Sanders’ proposal to make college tuition free: I disagree with free college for everybody. I don’t think taxpayers should be paying to send Donald Trump’s kids to college. This … Continue reading

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Warmongering: A Bizarre Form of Privilege

At some point, I’ll flesh this out more, but in looking at my Twitter feed from Saturday night’s debate, I saw several things from my Twitter feed from Clinton supporters like this: I honestly think it’s a waste of time … Continue reading

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What Does “Liberal” Mean?

I ask this because, based on my Twitter stream as well as the parts of the internet I peruse, I have no idea anymore. It seems to mean everything from far-leftist ideologues (which I am apparently, since I want single-payer … Continue reading

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I’m Not Worried About the 2016 Election, But Ones That Are Not Evenly Divisible By Four

A couple of quick points about the wailing and gnashing of teeth over the supposed rout of Democrats in the recent elections: Democrats did have some important victories, such as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Elections. In local races, left-leaning candidates … Continue reading

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Why Republicans Fear Planned Parenthood

I have no doubt that a fair number of Republicans truly view Planned Parenthood as a vile organization that kidnaps pregnant women, aborts their fetuses against their will, and sells the body parts for profit. But the smarter ones realize … Continue reading

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So Which Hillary Clinton Will We Get?

A while ago, I described why I’m hesitant about Clinton as the Democratic nominee: Let me state right out that Clinton would be a better president than any of the Republicans on offer (though that could be construed as damning … Continue reading

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On Theories of Political Change In a Time of Republican Madness

So Jamelle Bouie wrote a post recently arguing that Bernie Sanders’ theory of political change is wrong: “Now, in my view, the only way we can take on the right-wing Republicans who are, by the way, I hope will not … Continue reading

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