As a helpless victim in a purple swing state during the 2014 political campaign, I suffered through a months-long waterboarding with the most vile, ugly, vicious political ads I can recall. And in the wake of the actual election, all I’ve wanted to do is rest, recover, and avoid as much political news and analysis … Continue reading Campaign insults from red to blue
One week from today is November 4, Election Day in the United States and, mercifully, that will be the end of the 2014 political campaigns. Of course, the 2016 campaigning for president is already unofficially underway, but we can let that slide for a while because here in Colorado, we need a rest. We’ve had … Continue reading Colorado should reject personhood and its advocate, Cory Gardner
Still undecided about which political party best represents you? Curious about how your views compare with others? I came across an interesting website last night that can help with those questions — ISideWith.com. Complete the questionnaire and you’ll be given a detailed assessment of your political views and the parties with which you align on each issue. … Continue reading Surprise! I’m a Green Party voter
If you’re a Democrat, or lean left, or happen to be pro-choice, you’ve got to love the Republicans’ recent efforts to shoot themselves in their collective foot. Again. And again. They are trying soooo very hard to destroy any chance of getting women’s votes in November and, by golly, they’re doing a bang-up job of … Continue reading GOP hard at work on women’s vote
Democrats in the U.S. Senate are planning to wield the Supreme Court’s unpopular Hobby Lobby decision as a club against Republicans, and the fight begins Wednesday with the introduction of the “Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act.” The bill, one of at least three being prepared by Democrats, “ensures that employers cannot interfere in their … Continue reading Dems go on offense protecting women’s health
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5LR1BwX_TI&rel=0 I refuse to suffer alone. So, here. This smarmy, unctuous woman has infested Denver’s airwaves for several weeks already. There’s something about her that makes my skin crawl. Honestly, I don’t know what it is about her that bugs me so much. It’s almost irrelevant that she’s campaigning against my senator. She, as a … Continue reading It’s campaign season already?