ach week, the editor’s of LA Progressive pick what they regard as a particularly insightful comment from one of our readers, both to draw attention to one particular reader’s thoughts and to encourage more readers to weigh in with their opinions. This week’s pithy “Feedback Friday” response comes from Isabelle, who commented on Gretchen Kelly’s “Dear […]
Tom Hall: Except that the worst of the worst of today’s “irresponsible” men are all BABY BOOMERS! OUR generation – the generation that gave the Civil Rights Movement its greatest push forward, then turned our backs on Civil Rights to build the anti-Vietnam War Movement.
Charles Fredericks: Perhaps his idiocy will spur enough defections to allow Robert Mueller’s investigation to proceed with actual charges.
Adam Eran: Fast forward to the sub-prime/derivatives meltdown–a bank scandal 70 times the size of the S&Ls–and how many referrals for criminal prosecution under Obama? … wait for it… ZERO!
Third parties will almost never have a candidate on the general election ballot. Don’t like the two who make it to the general election? Too bad; you will have no alternatives.
Aren’t there enough OTHER ways for the rich investor class — who are not wearing stethoscopes or reading x-rays or reading about overhyped prescription drugs — to make their money while sitting on their fat asses in front of computers connected to Wall Street?
Lying isn’t an impeachable offence. Neither is racism. Getting a blow job is an impeachable offence. Do we have any evidence of the Donald suckeeding in that area?
Constance Bevitt: I have looked for ways to share a similar reaction with the Dem Party, but could not find a way to make myself heard , so I have taken to calling Senators (both Dems) from Maryland and others in Congress who I think might listen.
The taking of another life went against everything I had ever been taught in Sunday School as well as lessons I learned from my parents.
We are now in the Kingdom of Old Men. Pushing back against racial diversity: against hip-hop and “colored” people on TV. Pushing back against women: who should just shut up and follow their men around like puppies (like Melania).
Too often the current emphasis on changing culture is devolving into browbeating and disconnecting needed cultural activism from political activism aimed at policy changes.
Dee Steel: We are now in a horrible mess. Leadership appears more concerned with remaining in control than in their real job of focusing on our needs and citizen desires.
What remains necessary is instead rather too simple for sophisticates and analysts to drool over: common-sense candidates focusing on delivering basic common-sense messages