Bernie Sanders


Republicans, Democrats Make Grand Bargains






The Republican and Democratic conventions have wrapped up. Delegates have returned home, balloons have been burst, the convention centers have returned to normal. Where do we go from here? That was a question that Dr. Martin Luther King asked in a 1967 speech about the state of black America, and […]


Wrapping Up the Democratic National Convention






Here, in order, are  my comments about the Democratic National Convention published in the Orlando Sentinel‘s online Daily Convention Edition. Each day the writers who comprise the Central Florida 100 answered the questions who won, who lost and added a quote or tweet of the day. In another post I’ll analyze more closely […]


Sanders Opens Puerto Rico Campaign






When Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stumped for votes in Florida ahead of the March 15 presidential primary, he knew he could not – would not – possibly win the Sunshine State. Sanders was significantly behind in the polls. But he particularly went after the Puerto Rican vote, a constituency that’s […]