Trump, Sanders “Beta Test of a Cure” for Weakened Parties

By |February 29th, 2016|

Trump, Sanders are the canaries in the political coal mines of 2016. MAKING SENSE of Donald Trump's candidacy is not coming easily for the Grand Old Party, emphasis on old. As for Bernie Sanders, I'm still not all that convinced the DNC elite and their allies have one clue what his campaign juggernaut [...]

Chris Rock’s “Whitewashed” Oscar Night

By |February 28th, 2016|

Chris Rock's "Whitewashed" Oscar Night graphic via AFP on Twitter To my mind the biggest oversight in this year's nominations was the lack of broader support for Ryan Coogler's "Creed," which managed to nab only a single nod, for supporting actor. The film was both respectful of the history of the characters and [...]

Clinton Whups Sanders in South Carolina

By |February 28th, 2016|

Clinton Whups Sanders in South Carolina. photo by Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America PICK YOUR adjective, Hillary Clinton so thoroughly trounced Senator Sanders that she surpassed Barack Obama's 29-point win against her in 2008. Well done and then some. Secretary Clinton wanted this one badly enough to run the numbers sky high. [...]

Senate GOP Runs from Obama on SCOTUS Pick

By |February 26th, 2016|

GOP Senators run from Obama on SCOTUS. PHOTO: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin during a photo line in the Blue Room of the White House prior to a reception celebrating African American History Month, Feb. 18, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) “If the [...]

Black Lives Matter Reminds Clinton of “Bring Them To Heel”

By |February 25th, 2016|

Black Lives Matter activist confronts Hillary Clinton about her 1990s views on race and criminal justice. Screen capture from video below THE BLACK LIVES MATTER activist Ashley Williams confronted Hillary Clinton in South Carolina on Wednesday, standing up at a private event to call Clinton out on her "super predators" statement from the [...]

Scorched Earth Politics

By |February 24th, 2016|

Expect scorched earth going forward. from Twitter, Bernie Sanders rally Kansas City, MO. THE GENERAL election to come isn't going to be a "hope and change" election. It's going to be a seek out and destroy endeavor. From Ben Smith In reality, nobody is that excited about Hillary Clinton, and young voters, women [...]

Donald Trump Slays Everyone, Harry Reid Leans In for Clinton

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Donald Trump slays in South Carolina, while Harry Reid leans in for Clinton. If Clinton wins the nomination, she will risk losing a lot white working class votes to Trump. Depending on how more populist she can become on the issues, she may or may not win the enthusiasm of the Sanders base. [...]

Hillary Strikes Back, Beats Bernie in Nevada

By |February 20th, 2016|

Hillary strikes back, beats Bernie in Nevada.By Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America BIG WIN for Hillary Clinton. She and her team wanted this badly. After weeks of complaints pouring into Brooklyn, Clinton and her campaign executed a critical win when reporting was flooding in that the momentum was with Bernie Sanders. Clinton [...]

Saturday Caucuses in Sin City… Carson & Cruz in a Closet

By |February 20th, 2016|

Saturday Caucuses in Sin City graphic via Twitter REPORTING HAS really shifted in the last days with reporting tilting towards Bernie Sanders now having the momentum. I don't think anyone has a clue because I've participated in the Nevada caucuses and they're nuts, but that's the general consensus. If you're trying to figure [...]

Sanders Calls Clinton’s Bluff on Wall Street Speeches

By |February 19th, 2016|

Sanders calls Clinton's bluff on Wall Street speeches. photo via Sanders campaign website Well, let me say this. I'm happy to release anything I have when everybody else does the same, because every other candidate in this race has given speeches to private groups, including Senator Sanders. - Hillary Clinton DURING THE MSNBC [...]