The three visions; or flavors, of the Democratic Party are Social Democracy, Traditional Democracy, and Technocracy. There is some overlap among these visions but the differences between the flavors are stark.Read more
In the final analysis, I think an independent Scotland is more probable than most people think. Ironically, Boris Johnson could be the father of Scottish independence.Read more
There is an odd commonality between American and British politics. Both countries can elect national governments without the support of popular majorities.Read more
Hence, the candidates not at the debate are attracting more support. In fact, I think Bloomberg’s strategy of heavy TV advertising buys and lots of appearances in Super Tuesday states is paying off.Read more
By my count just 18 out of 100 U.S. Senators had approval ratings over 50% in 4th Quarter 2019. Therefore, 82 out of 100, or 82% of Senators cannot get over half their constituents to like them.
That candidate was Ronald Reagan (R-California) who was opposed by the Republican establishment. Reagan was popular with grassroots Republicans, but party leaders feared him as a dangerous radical.Read more
The speculation the next president will lack a popular mandate focuses on Trump. However, I think the possibility of a Bernie inversion is as probable as a Trump inversion.Read more
Bloomberg’s hope is that Texas and other high-population Super Tuesday states will pick the Democratic primary winner. To clarify, Super Tuesday is March 3, 2020, the day 13 states primary.Read more
In fact, Trump will be free to keep running for reelection if they impeach him. Ironically, the U.S. Senate could impeach Trump and voters could reelect him in November.Read more
There are several reasons Trump could fight Saudi Arabia’s war with Iran.
America needs answers before our soldiers die in the Middle East. Are we going to war with Iran because of Saudi money?