The Different Drummer

By Carl J. Petersen

Politics, Family, Music and other Musings.

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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First They Came For The Immigrants. Then They Dropped The Pretense.

If Trump’s actions against immigrants are about the rule of law and not bigotry, then why are citizens being deprived of their Constitutional rights?

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A City Council Candidate's Assault on Truth, Justice and the American Way

As election date approaches, John Lee, Mitch Englander’s former Chief Of Staff, gets more desperate as he tries to take his former boss’ job.

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Does This City Council Candidate Stand for Anything Besides His Desire to be Elected?

John Lee seeks to replace his former bosses in city government with a campaign punctuated by pandering and strange accusations.

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A City Council Candidate Peddles Fear

John Lee hands out the pitchforks in an attempt to turn the tide against the opponent who beat him in the primary. Will common sense prevail?

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