Category: The Breeze

palinesque

Palinesque Interview For Bernie Sanders

The Bernie Sanders interview with the NY Daily News has illicited much reaction. His answers were Palinesque in their nature, yet many of the same people who lambasted her for being unprepared are giving him a pass. Everyone knows where we stand on Palin, but can you really tell the...

clinton economics

Clinton Economics Works For America

Bill Clinton came into office as the 1991 recession was subsiding and oversaw the subsequent recovery. Clinton economics proved to be effective in those circumstances which are very similar to now. Dylan Matthews gives us an overview of the results of Clinton economics. Clinton Economics Unemployment fell dramatically between January...

stem cell research

Supporting Stem Cell Research Is “Establishment”

The post I wrote the other day has been criticized by various people for simplifying Bernie’s Congressional record and his beliefs. I want these things to be public and I appreciate them being broadcast to a larger audience. Obviously there are people who will be difficult to deal with, but...

vetting

Fair Vetting Is Shining The Spotlight On One Candidate?

I have tried to be positive about Hillary Clinton rather than negative about Bernie Sanders; however, as we near the New York primary I find myself extremely frustrated at the lack of discussion of Bernie’s record. I support Hillary because I believe in her candidacy and approaches more than Bernie,...

campaign finance reform

Campaign Finance Reform? No, We’re Good Now

  Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.” – Bernie Sanders Banks, corporations and rich-people-as-bad-guys are the hallmarks of the Bernie Sanders campaign; however, no candidate technically...

two parties

Two Parties Are Key To Trump’s Strength

  Candidates like Donald Trump become possible when the two parties in our country cobble ideologies together into broad coalitions forced to live together. The result of these disparate movements being forced into one of two vehicles is incentivizing candidates to hold wildly inconsistent positions and to craft incoherent messages...