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…

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…