Tag Archives: Presidential politics

Is Michigan’s Justin Amash going to help Donald Trump win reelection?

Michigan Congressman Justin Amash, the former Republican who made news last year by voting with Democrats to impeach Donald Trump, announced today that he is seriously considering a third-party run for president, as the candidate of the Libertarian Party. While he certainly has a right to do so, I, like others, can’t help but think […]

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Alan Haber and other founding members of SDS call on the young Socialists of today to put aside their political purity tests, consider the threat Donald Trump poses to our republic, and back Joe Biden’s campaign for president

Earlier this week, as you can read in the above Twitter post, the Democratic Socialists of America announced that they would not be following in the footsteps of progressives like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, and endorsing Joe Biden for President. Well, this didn’t exactly sit well with some members of the old left. And, […]

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Risking our lives to save his own

As of today, there are 53,740 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, of which, 1,700 are here in Michigan. Here’s our current trajectory, based on the data. One would hope that, with about half U.S. states now under some form of lockdown, and testing finally starting to ramp up, we may eventually, over the […]

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The big take-aways from Super Tuesday

Before I jump into this, there are a few items I’d like to make clear upfront…. First, I truly believe that any candidate still standing in the Democratic field would be a dramatic improvement over Donald Trump, and I intend to support whomever it is that comes out of the convention with the nomination. My […]

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Could the preemptive announcement of a Democratic ticket during primary season catapult another candidate past Sanders and into the White House?

As I’ve said before, I intend to enthusiastically support Senator Sanders should he win the nomination of the Democratic Party. With that said, however, I do have concerns about him as a candidate. First, as we’ve discussed, I think that, of all the candidates still standing, he’s the one that Donald Trump would have the […]

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