[Po1] The line-item veto evidently has little effect on state budgets. I primarily oppose it because it tilts the balance of power too much.
[Po2] The slow walk of corporate America from right to left continues to be interesting to watch.
[Po3] It used to be that size and scope of government different under rightward and leftward governments, but that ceased to be the case in the 90’s.
[Po4] A peak into the GOP’s dark money machine.
[Po5] Has the left been remade by message board culture? Has the entirety of politics?
[Po6] What if it’s not that we’re so polarized so much as it is that the neutrals are just stepping off?
[Po7] If you’re in politics, sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do. So maybe Bush should have eaten that broccoli.
[Po8] Jamie Palmer’s piece on the alt-right, paleoconservatism, and the compare and contrast with Neo-Nazism, fascism, and white supremacy, is worth a read. And another article on Uncle Steve’s role in its genesis.
[Po9] Maurice Casey looks at the relationship between the Suffragettes and Communism. Neither here nor there, but in the 70’s my mother just went down the ballot and voted for all the women candidates, only later to discover that she’d voted for a couple Communists.