The spoiler

The spoiler

ShareIf Bernie Sanders ends up the Democratic nominee, we will probably have Michael Bloomberg to thank. Bloomberg’s plan to buy his way into the Democratic primary and largely by-pass the vetting process is backfiring. While he’s surging, he’s not surging enough....
Rhyming with 1972

Rhyming with 1972

ShareIn poll after poll, Bernie Sanders is surging, Joe Biden is tanking and Mike Bloomberg is filling the gap. Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight predicts that Sanders will sweep up enough delegates by Super Tuesday to have an insurmountable lead. I’m trying to get my...
Shifting the tax burden

Shifting the tax burden

ShareSales taxes are regressive. They take a larger percentage of money from low income families than they do higher income families. That’s why liberals in North Carolina howled when the Republicans running the legislature reduced the income tax rate on the highest...
I’ll stand with Amy

I’ll stand with Amy

ShareWhen the presidential campaign started last year, I wrote a piece about why I liked Amy Klobuchar. Since then I’ve written pieces about most of the other candidates and have seriously considered them all. After a lot of thought, I’m sticking with Amy.  As I’ve...
Fools and toadies

Fools and toadies

ShareNobody is making bigger fools of the GOP than Trump. Well, maybe they’re making fools of themselves but Trump is exposing how foolish they are. After acquitting Trump of charges that he asked Ukraine to dig up dirt on a political rival, Trump is now bragging...
NC polls show Bloomberg surge

NC polls show Bloomberg surge

ShareWith early voting starting today in North Carolina, two polls give a little insight into where the election stands in the state. PPP and High Point University both show Joe Biden leading among likely voters. However, the polls were conducted in the midst of the...

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