The Modern Southern Strategy

1964 was a major turning point for the Democratic Party.  Before that year, the Democrats harbored white supremacists.  In 1964, however, they transformed under President Lyndon B. Johnson.  Due to pressure applied by civil rights activists, including Martin Luther King Jr., President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act.  Whether or Read more…

Distractor-in-Chief

It seems to me that each time President Donald Trump backs himself into a corner politically, he finds a way to change the subject.   The whole country can be disappointed in the Republicans failure to deliver on healthcare, the Trump campaign’s lies about their ties to Russia, or Trump’s Read more…