Politics Still Stinks in
Crusty, conservative ‘Democrat’ James Vaughn announced on Wednesday the 26th that he was resigning his seat as the 14th district state Senator. He has worked with fellow crusty, conservative ‘Democrats’ Thurman Adams and Nancy Cook to prevent
This oligarchy has permitted good progressive legislation to be held up by a Senate that on paper is in Democrat’s hands, including removing the legislature's exemption from FOIA, the Freedom of Information Act. The Senate isn’t really in Democratic hands, it is in the hands of Adams and his conservative cronies, who have corrupted the entire concept of democracy.
There was hope. Vaughn has been ill for many, many months. He was unable to campaign last fall, and he never made it a single day to work at
We’re still waiting in
Why wasn’t there some public notice for this important meeting where a candidate would be selected, without a primary, to run as ‘the Democrat’ for this seat? The Democratic Party’s rules must be changed to open up this process. Go to your RD committee and push for this, or else we'll be stuck in this time warp for years to come!
I am incensed that
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, stated that the moral arc of the universe bends towards justice. That was not the case this week in