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Why Berners Won't Surrender

May 20, 2016

It’s getting loud out there. More and more Democrats are calling for Bernie to back down. And now. Several Liberal/Progressive commentators and pundits are saying he’s out of line. 1,265 more words

Policy, Politics, and the Costly Embrace of Disappointment

May 16, 2016  By Jack Jodell (in association with the brilliant BURR DEMING, creator of and chief author of FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll in the lower right-hand column). 198 more words


Conventional Fairness

May 2, 2016  By Jack Jodell (in association with BURR DEMING of Fair And Unbalanced.com – see my Blogroll in the column at lower right). … 254 more words


A History Lesson for Supporters of Bernie Sanders

As the Democratic presidential campaign moves from a New York State of Mind towards the inevitable Finale in Philly, it is quite possible that Hillary Clinton might be experiencing a sense of déjà vu – every time she runs for President a little known but charismatic senator comes out of nowhere to challenge her for the nomination. 793 more words

Point Of View Columns

Wisconsin Primary 1960

In late March 1960 a yet to turn 43-year-old Senator from Massachusetts was near the beginning of his long hard struggle for the presidency when he arrived in Wisconsin to face off Minnesota’s popular senator. 840 more words


Does the Republican Establishment Want Clinton to Win?

Last week Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) appeared on Trevor Noah’s Daily Show to explain his endorsement of Ted Cruz, a man for whom Graham has repeatedly expressed contempt: 1,603 more words



If there is dissatisfaction with the status quo, good. If there is ferment, so much the better. If there is restlessness, I am pleased. Then let there be ideas, and hard thought, and hard work.
Hubert Humphrey