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Bill Maher Offers Valuable Analysis and Advice for the Democratic Party (13 Nov 2020)

In November of 2016, the character “Jonathan Pie” offered some election analysis and critical commentary of the Democratic Party. [View] The advice was potentially quite helpful for collective self-reflection and improvement. Yet, the advice from Pie and others seemingly was ignored. Now, after a very narrow win by the Democratic Party in November 2020, talk… Continue reading Bill Maher Offers Valuable Analysis and Advice for the Democratic Party (13 Nov 2020)

Here’s how the top Iowa Caucus contenders were able to claim ‘victory’ for their campaigns

As huge crowds of supporters gathered to hear speeches from their favorite candidates on Caucus night in Iowa, the candidates were unable to tell their supporters the one thing everyone wanted to know: Who won. Based on totals received from their precinct captains and other campaign workers, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, and Bernie… Continue reading Here’s how the top Iowa Caucus contenders were able to claim ‘victory’ for their campaigns

Iowa Caucus Results – Outcome and Reporting Delays Generate Concerns and Frustration (4 Feb 2020)

A digital and mobilized reporting system for the Iowa Democratic Caucuses was supposed to provide additional speed and accuracy for the February 3 event, but according to party spokespersons, problems with the technology have resulted in delays and concerns about accuracy. This page provides news about this issue and it will be periodically updated with… Continue reading Iowa Caucus Results – Outcome and Reporting Delays Generate Concerns and Frustration (4 Feb 2020)

POLITICS – Transcending the Party Divide

As part of a larger project, we’re compiling examples of bi-partisan collaboration. The following is the audio of a discussion with Iowa legislators Jim Ross Lightfoot and Dave Nagle discussing how past cooperation among legislators and civility helped bring progress. This is audio from the Iowa Public Radio show “River to River” with Ben Kieffer and Emily… Continue reading POLITICS – Transcending the Party Divide