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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Dem Debates: Intensifying the Civil War in the Democratic Party

The liberals gave as good as they got, blasting “corporate” Democrats who only want to make incremental change.

Dem Debates: The Perils of Feverish Factionalism

I fear that any of the Big Three are creating personas of self that will serve up red meat for the ravenous pit bulls to be mega-funded in the campaign to make Donald Trump not the issue.

Dem Debates: Warren Keeps Winning the Media Nod. But Why?

I still heard Warren being declared a debate "winner" by the talking heads, because she is queen of the Twitter-and-Pronouns educated white progressive wing of the party, and national journalists at papers like the Times and the Post are all card-carrying members of this cohort.

Dem Debates: Mayor Pete Frames the Post-Trump World

Meg Greenfield, the late and witty editor of the editorial page of The Washington Post, used to...

Nope, Medina Is Hardly A Poster Child For Runaway City Spending

The tax and deficit situation in the town of Medina has nothing whatever to do with people like Gates and Bezos.

After Trump: Lessons On Deprogramming A Cult

Alex Hursh in The New Republic explores the cult of Trump. How do you talk cult-members back from the edge when Dear Leader falls?

Start-Up Madness: Is Sanity Returning?

The shift to more disciplined, slower-growth, enduring-value companies might just be a cyclical shift based on current economic fears, not a tectonic one.

Has Amazon Grown Too Large?

In the latest issue of the New Yorker, writer Charles Duhigg raises many of the concerns frequently expressed by Elizabeth Warren and others that Amazon may have become too powerful.

Pull Up The Ladders: Why Rural Americans Vote Against Their Own Self-Interests

Writer Monica Potts returned to her roots in rural Arkansas after some 20 years away, and discovered that people there aren't just against immigrants and big city folk, they oppose anything they themselves won't use.

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes Better Get Used to a Hot Seat

What is likely, however, is that Holmes, 63, will decide not to seek a fourth term in 2021, and that he would have a stiff challenger if he ran.