Progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans are moving so far apart that there seems little hope of bridging the divide.
I pity the poor Republicans. Judging by the effects of the Reagan, Bush, and Nixon administrations, I think the Republicans will fail once again under Trump.
There is an interesting allegory between Machiavelli's role in the ever-changing Florentine Republic and the role of the modern-day Republican in the Age of Trump. Two very different political situations joined together by a common theme: Survival.
“A great democracy has got to be progressive or it will soon cease to be great or a democracy.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
People on the centre left of politics strive for a society of equality and stress the importance of the community over the individual.
There are a multitude of examples that prove Republicans have been consistently wrong about virtually everything they've predicted over the past 30 years.
Democrats enjoy complaining that they are being insulted when Republicans and other opponents employ the term "Democrat" in place of "Democratic" when referring to that party, its officials, or its policies. The distinction is trivial, influenced primarily by dialect more than a desire to insult.
Republicans' failure to refute Democrats' false claim that the parties switched sides on race has allowed that big lie to become widely accepted. Republicans need to counter this falsehood to reclaim for their party its history in fighting slavery and racism.
If evolution has sped up to the extent that it has affected our racial, sexual and gender issues does that mean the libertarian philosophy will evolve faster too?
Has the Democratic Party assisted in the current downfall in our country? The policies and actions of the party could be creating a trend in America which is leading us downhill. Can we recover?
A thought project for libertarians and everyone else: Answer your own questions—how would YOU solve society’s problems without coercion, intimidation or fraud?
The 2016 Presidential election had far greater consequences for the United States and the World than prior cycles going back decades. Politics is changing, parties are re-aligning and a new reality is settling in. 2020 may well cement the great shift in American politics for at least a generation.
Horseshoe theory argues that the extreme left and the extreme right on the political spectrum resemble each other in many ways
GOP outreach to African Americans will be ineffective until the party stops doing the things that push them away.
Libertarianism is not a feature of the Democratic Party; in fact, the Republican Party's ideology is more libertarian in nature, advocating smaller government and less regulation.