Tag Archives: Voter Apathy

Those Dark Satanic Tones

Aging baby boomers – many of us are pushing seventy now – know only one thing about American politics. Republicans run on anger and fear. We remember Richard Nixon in 1968 talking about law and order and that “silent majority” … Continue reading

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Voting for Nothing

The party in power is always in trouble in the sixth year of their president’s term. They’ll lose seats in the midterm elections, and this year the Democrats will lose the Senate, and since the House is solidly Republican, and … Continue reading

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A Year of Waiting

This is a messed-up year. Or it’s starting out that way. New Years Day fell on a Sunday, so the official holiday was moved to Monday – a Monday with everything closed and no mail, and the Rose Parade and … Continue reading

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