Flipping the Senate: Josh Mahony-Defeating Tom Cotton in Arkansas

Josh Mahony is running for US Senate in Arkansas in 2020.  Many of us know that there are certain races that political enthusiasts watch not only because of their political interests but because they want to see a specific incumbent defeated. A prime example of this right now are the Democratic voters in South Carolina…

Tennessee Republicans Have a Case of Byrd Flu

Something is happening nationally. Credible accusations of sexual harassment and worse are being considered seriously. As the culture shock of this course correction toward justice, political actors, celebrities, executives are facing a reckoning. But in the state of Tennessee, the wheels of justice are turning slow. The state is still one of 17 that give…

Peter Goes to Washington: An Interview With Peter Morley

…he still continues to puts himself through this, including meeting with Republican members of Congress who tried to kill the ACA. I asked him what it’s like to sit across the table with men (let’s face it, the vast majority of elected Republicans are men) who are diametrically opposed to everything he advocates for and his reply was, “I hear them out.”

Trump Shutdown Causing Pain for Vanity Wall

The partial shutdown of the government that Republicans and Democrats voted unanimously to prevent—the shutdown created by Donald Trump who had agreed to sign the bill which would have extended debate on border security, and whether or not Trump should be able to seize private property to build a vanity wall—continues while the press continues…

2019

The world is watching the United States of America as Vladimir Putin’s puppet continues to disrupt, divide and diminish the only remaining superpower on the planet. As Putin tries to rebuild the Soviet Union from his memories and China emerges, the people of the United States, the true seat of power in this land have…

Dear Hillary, Do What You Want

Without bloviating as Mark Penn or Bradley Honan and Arick Wierson did recently, I would like to take a moment to speak to Secretary Clinton. Hillary, you have made yourself a political icon. Your enemies have made you a straw-man. Two years after you defeated Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, a hostile press,  massive voter suppression that continues…

Front Line Series: Senator Aaron Ford AG candidate in Nevada

Aaron Ford is running for State Attorney General for Nevada As the State Senate Majority Leader, Aaron Ford has said of his rough and tumble background, “It’s my history, it’s my story, it’s what makes me who I am…an example of being able to persevere, to continue to fight and strive and never let things…

Front Line Series: Dana Nessel AG candidate in Michigan

Dana Nessel is the Democratic candidate for Attorney General of Michigan Democrats in the state of Michigan have been long suffering. The Republican Party controls the governorship, the state House and state Senate. A Democratic leaning group, Priorities USA, studied effects of strict voter ID laws passed in several states including Michigan and argue the…

Defining the Putin Doctrine: Michael Isikoff talks about RUSSIAN ROULETTE

In reading Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America by David Corn and Michael Isikoff (authors of Hubris: The Inside Story of the Spin, Scandal and the Selling of the Iraq War), we find hiding between the prose — The Putin Doctrine. The Putin Doctrine is: use information warfare against enemy states to divide…

Push to Empower: The Jehmu Greene Interview

By Adam James Jehmu Greene practices her craft in what I call the Belly of the Beast. Most people just call it Fox News. After some rescheduling , I was able to sit down over the phone with her to talk politics. I had two main goals: 1) Resist talking about the division in the…

Team Putin’s Assault on Liberal Democracy

By Adam James Updated 12/10/2017 It is forgivable to believe that liberal democracy has to do with Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders. It is a term frequently confused in the United States where “liberal” is a political persuasion. But liberal democracy is a form of government, not a philosophy and it is a form of…