Trump, Clinton

The People’s Blog

b. traven The Contrary Perspective has a substantial “Follower” list.  A few ‘trolls,’ a few frequent ‘commenters’ with interesting and often provocative views, and many who read the ‘perspectives’ but keep their own counsel. Our country is facing an election this year that is both unique in our history and monumental in its potential impact…

Clinton delegate counter

Is ‘She’ Really the Winner?

b. traven Facts make me wonder. The Democratic Party in Iowa has yet to release the actual attendance and results of the Caucus votes which “she’ supposedly won. Next the ‘front loading’ of the primaries in the deeply conservative South certainly helped the essentially conservative ‘she’ look like a ‘shoo in.’  Nevada was a bust…

Do the Math – Sanders CAN Win!

by John Laurits Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight relentlessly for the 2016 Democratic Party’s nomination up to the convention and, despite the apparent consensus of the media’s talking heads that the campaign is a lost cause, he has held fast to his claim that there is a “narrow path to victory.” I am reminded…

Trump upends Republican calculations; Clinton continues Democratic sell-out

Committing Hara-Kiri… American Political Style

b. traven The two American political parties, Republicans and Democrats seem officially committed to suicide.  Both parties are separating themselves from the mainstream of their fundamental bases. The Republicans have drifted far from their true “conservative” past, and from their moneyed base who always held the primacy of social cohesion over ideology.  At the same…