Partisan Vaccine Divide Represents Political Failure COVID-19 vaccination rates differ widely between conservatives and liberals. States that cast their electoral votes for Trump in 2020 have low rates of vaccination, by and large. Likewise, states that cast their electoral votes for Biden in 2021 generally have higher rates of vaccination. Bottom line: partisan vaccine divide […]
Recently, Two of the last five elections were won without gaining the most votes (40%), vs all of US history – 5 Presidents elected out of 58 elections lost the popular vote (9%). Has the system been hacked?
Climate Change Policy Gets Left Behind Dramatic issues like COVID-19, the racial justice movement, mail-in voting disputes, and Supreme Court appointments have occupied headlines in 2020. As a result, many other policy issues have barely been discussed this campaign season, such as the climate change policy. With so many pressing and controversial issues facing the […]
we would need to have a civilized discourse by two intelligent candidates that uphold the virtues of patience, honest discourse, preparation, passion for knowledge, oratory finesse, respect for their opponent, and respect enough for the people listening to know that they deserve more than click bait phrases and headlines
Joe Biden’s Plan for the Economy The campaign trail for the 2020 election hasn’t been well-trod this year, particularly by Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden. Between the worsening pandemic, social unrest, and President Trump’s mishandling of the nation’s crisis response, Biden hasn’t had much opportunity or need to make headlines. But on July 9, Biden […]
The truth is I abhor the use of liberal/conservative/left/right/democrat/republican language when speaking about politics. Putting people into those buckets is akin to putting us in street gangs, good for only divisiveness. I actually believe voting along party lines should be looked at suspiciously as it doesn’t seem to suggest our representatives are voting for their constituents but rather for the success of their party. What I want to look at are the main arguments I have observed and the psychology behind the support of a figure who has become, whether you like it or not, a divisive figure with a questionable past.
In the fifth presidential primary debate, Joe Biden noted that Democrats need to do two things to secure the party’s future. One being, liberals need to win over the south. First, the party’s winning presidential candidate needs to defeat President Trump in the 2020 election. And second, it needs to turn some red states blue […]
As Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders continued battling for the liberal party’s nomination for the 2020 election, both candidates promised to change how Americans are taxed. One notable difference they promise we’ll see? Estate tax increases. Social justice issues and personal freedoms often dominate conversations during election season. But changes to the tax code have […]
Should Liberal Voters Consider “Electability?” With a Republican majority in the Senate and a Republican president, liberal voters hope to see big changes in the Executive and Legislative Branches after the 2020 election. But as the presidential primaries draw closer, some liberal voters voters may find themselves torn between two options. Should they vote for […]