It’s still the economy, stupid

It’s still the economy, stupid

ShareWell, the results of 35 years of supply side economic are in. The rich have gotten vastly richer and the middle class has gotten the shaft. During the previous 35 years, 1945-80, the distribution of wealth was much more equitable. Workers saw their incomes rise...
What leadership provides

What leadership provides

ShareWhat a difference a leader makes. Roy Cooper is leading and rebuilding the state Democratic Party and taking the fight the Republicans every day. Now, he’s announced a well-funded effort to make serious in-roads into the GOP majorities in the legislature. He’s...
Thoughts from vacation

Thoughts from vacation

ShareFor the first time in more than four years, I didn’t post a blog for more than two weeks. I started a few but never finished them. I was traveling around Minnesota and enjoying checking out the people and scenery more than the politics in North Carolina. I do...
Democrats in the wilderness

Democrats in the wilderness

ShareThis is the first segment of a series that addresses problems facing the Democratic Party. Earlier this week, a plane pulling a banner that read “Senator Heller: Keep your word. Vote no on Trumpcare” flew over West Virginia. Unfortunately, Heller represents...

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