The Different Drummer

By Carl J. Petersen

Politics, Family, Music and other Musings.

It Is Time For "City Staffer B" To Come Clean

Now that his former boss has pleaded guilty, it is time for John Lee to reveal to his constituents if he is the person referred to in the indictment.

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It Didn't Stay In Vegas: Is Councilman John Lee "City Staffer B"?

Voters in Los Angeles’ CD12 could be headed to the polls for the fourth time in a year as a City Councilman is implicated in a corruption scandal.

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It's Not Easy Being Green

Abandoned by the Democrats, I took the #DemExit and looked for a home in the Green Party. It did not work out as well as I had hoped.

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The Trumpification of the 2020 Election

Political campaigns have always bent the truth. In the Age of Trump, the lies don’t even have to make sense as long as they vilify the opponent.

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The GOP Must Really Hate Mike Pence

Contrary to the Republican talking point, impeachment will not put Hillary Clinton in the White House.

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Biden and Trump: Two Sides of the Same Corrupt Coin

Trump ignores the real corruption in the Hunter Biden case. Could this be because his own family is personally benefiting from the office he holds?

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Hurricane Trump

It is bad enough that Trump is a pathological liar. Even worse is the fact that he is really bad at it.

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Beating Trump to the Payroll Tax Punch

As recession fears threaten Trump’s reelection, he signals another tax cut. Democrats should go first and bring fair relief to the working class.

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Guns Don't Kill People: Bullets Do

If the Second Amendment will not allow for common-sense gun control, let’s turn guns into paperweights.

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The Democratic Middle Already Lost to Trump Once. Do We Really Want This to Happen Again?

The moderate presidential candidates use Republican talking points in an attempt to kill a progressive policy popular with the majority of Americans.

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