The Different Drummer

By Carl J. Petersen

Politics, Family, Music and other Musings.

CA-25 Candidate Mike Garcia: What Is The Plan?

Trump-supporting CA-25 candidate Mike Garcia wants voters to know that he is a fighter pilot but does not explain how that has prepared him for office.

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COVID-19 Kicks Trump's Presidency Between The Legs

Like the aliens in War of the Worlds, will the most unprepared president in American history be taken down by a virus?

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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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