political thoughts

As Suze said in her thoughtful post, “We need to somehow bring our political system back into a balance.” It’s a tall order, given the way things are these days, but maybe if enough people show up to the polls in November….

suziland too or obsolete childhood

“I’m undoubtedly a liberal, which means that I’m in almost total agreement with the Eisenhower-era Republican party platform.” Rachel Maddow

Yep…that’s me. I was raised in the Eisenhower era.  The first political party with which I had any affiliation was the Republican Party.

But over the past fifty years, the party has leaned so far to the right that I no longer recognize it for anything other than a platform for religious bigots and ultra-conservatives to spout forth lies and obfuscations.

The art of compromise, of which in the 50’s and 60’s the Republicans were masters, has vanished.

We need to somehow bring our political system back into a balance, where people on both sides of any issue can communicate their thoughts and desires to and WITH each other in order to find a middle ground.

I wish I knew how we could accomplish it.

I do know, that unless…

View original post 57 more words

2 thoughts on “political thoughts

    • Fandango March 8, 2018 / 1:14 pm

      You’re welcome. I reblogged what you posted because you nicely articulated the same thoughts I’m having.

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.