Marty Kassowitz

When Will Democrats Realize that They Won the Senate?

When Will Democrats Realize that They Won the Senate?

After eight years of living under the dictatorial rule of Mitch McConnell, Senate Democrats as a group still appear to be laboring under some sort of political version of PTSD. This is pretty evident by the fact that McConnell, now the minority leader, is still running the same obstructive game plan he has always run.
The Koch-Funded Forever War Against Voting Rights and Democracy

The Koch-Funded Forever War Against Voting Rights and Democracy

Make no mistake about it. The Koch brothers, now reduced by one by the death of David Koch in 2019, have poured billions of dollars into the destruction of our government. Their actions, documented by many sharp-eyed investigative journalists, have been ongoing for decades.
The Politics of Solutions Versus the Politics of Obstruction

The Politics of Solutions Versus the Politics of Obstruction

Republican stalwarts like Mitch McConnell, to whom obstruction of any forward progress is like breathing, are not just trying to make life difficult for folks like Bernie Sanders or Chuck Schumer. He wants them to not even bother trying.
White Supremacy, Republicans and Donald Trump

White Supremacy, Republicans and Donald Trump

Examining the connections between Trump and the Republican Party is on-going source of neck-dislocating head shakes for many people. There is a persistence to it that defies logic when one examines it from the standpoint of normal political calculus.
Joe Manchin, Big Money and Voting Rights

Joe Manchin, Big Money and Voting Rights

The majority of Joe Manchin's constituents including a majority from the opposition party want to see S 1, the Senate version of HR 1, the "For the People Act" and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act passed.
FOX News and the Battle Between Truth and Fiction

FOX News and the Battle Between Truth and Fiction

The refusal of FOX News to broadcast an ad containing true information about the Jan 6 Insurrection makes FOX an active player in the coverup of the attempted overthrow of our government.