Tag: Democratic Party

Alabama’s Anti-Abortion Law

Challenging Orthodoxies: Alabama’s Anti-Abortion Law

Keeping the Democrats noisily busy is a Trump tactic, and he has kept markedly reticent on not wishing to push views on the Alabama move.  A tweet re-iterated his stance as being “strongly pro-life, with three exceptions – rape, incest and protecting the life of the mother.”  It was, he suggested, “the same position taken by Ronald Reagan.”

Presidential candidates

Eyeing The White House: The Democratic Field

Not so much hunting season as declaratory season in US politics. The US presidential candidates from the Democratic side are making promises spiced with forced excitement in anticipation of the 2020 elections.  This early morning of the public holiday of Martin Luther King, Jr., US voters were given a spray […]

President Obama's speech

Obama’s Return Might Backfire And Lead To A “Red Wave”

Far from energizing the Democrats, Obama’s political resurrection might actually contribute to the prevailing apathy in the Sanders wing of the party and counterproductively encourage more Republicans to go out and vote, which could deal a crushing blow to the “coup” plotters and empower Trump to dismantle the “deep state” once and for all after the midterms.

Gerontocracy And Dead-End Liberalism

Liberalism as a political philosophy demands liberation from all variety of constraints. If one holds consistently liberal positions, one would then need to be liberated from one’s very human-ness itself, regardless of the fact that that is intrinsic to the meaning of life and the intent of history.