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Which Democratic Presidential Candidates are Talking About Racism?

… and which Democratic presidential candidates have gotten a free pass from Black Lives Matter?

Your Monday Morning Perk: Cornel West on Bernie Sanders

“We’ve got to straighten our backs up, come together across color, across class, across sexual orientation, across regions. That’s what Bernie Sanders’ campaign is all about.”

You don’t need that cup of coffee this morning. Just have a listen to Cornel West. Whether you agree with him or disagree with him, he’ll wake you up.


How To Support The Lawrence Lessig For President Campaign

Lawrence Lessig’s defacto political message is that whenever you want to accomplish something, you should pursue its opposite. So, if you want to support the Lawrence Lessig for President campaign, you should do so by withholding support for the Lawrence Lessig for President campaign. […]

Web Comparison: Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton on Racism

Number of unique web pages at the campaign website discussing racism: 16 Number of unique web pages at the campaign website discussing racism: 4

Number of web pages at that make the subject of racism the centerpiece: 3 (link | link | link) Number of web pages at that make the […]

Martin O’Malley Talks Tough To Big Banks

When Martin O’Malley talks tough about big banks, does that make you more likely to support the O’Malley for President campaign? […]

Bernie Sanders Says Oxi Along With Greece

Bernie Sanders stands with the people of Greece against the big banks. So far, Hillary Clinton has nothing to say on the outcome of the referendum. […]

House Democrats Fail To Block Amendment Banning License Plate Surveillance Cameras By Department of Transportation

Why are so many congressional Democrats consistently opposed to legislation that would protect Americans from unconstitutional search and seizure by automatic license plate readers, and why do most congressional Republicans support the legislation, when they have demonstrated such strong contempt for constitutional rights in other occasions? […]

Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chafee Calls For Amnesty for Edward Snowden

Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee made it plain that he intends to push for a return to respect for the Bill of Rights, including a pardon for Edward Snowden. […]

The Agenda Of Martin O’Malley

A summary of Martin O’Malley’s agenda, as stated in his presidential campaign announcement speech. Is this enough for you to decide to support Martin O’Malley for President? […]

Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton on Fixing the Patriot Act (2006)

Back in the fall of 2001, current presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were members of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively.  As such, they had a decision to make — would they vote for or against the USA PATRIOT Act? Passed into law that year, the PATRIOT Act has been used to […]

Sanders vs. Clinton on the War in Iraq

There are many good reasons to disapprove of the 21st century war in Iraq. There are grounds of ethical integrity: the country rushed to war on the basis of lies. There are grounds of moral integrity: a third of a million people lost their lives in that war, more than 150,000 of them civilians. There […]