The Different Drummer

By Carl J. Petersen

Politics, Family, Music and other Musings.

Losing It

As COVID-19 spread through a fractured populace, it exposed a nation unable to confront a crisis. Is 2020 the year that the American experiment died?

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Every. Vote. Counts.

A total of 338,943 votes were cast in the CA-25 congressional election. Christy Smith lost her bid to unseat Mike Garcia by 333 votes.

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Thanks?

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Finding thankfulness when a global pandemic has turned our world upside down.

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This Is Why The Virus Is Winning

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Sealed in a Petri dish in the sky, it becomes apparent that we do not have the will to come together and fight a common enemy.

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To The Victor Go The Spoils

The Democrats have won the popular vote in seven of the last eight elections. Why should it be up to the left to compromise? Joe Biden needs to lead with the mandate that he was given.

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Cutting Through The Noise On California's Propositions

PROP-15: You shouldn’t pay more in property taxes for your castle than Disney pays for theirs.Originally intended as a way for citizens to have direct input into the lawmaking process, the initiative process is now buried by Big Money.

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A Chance To Elect A Real Progressive Candidate

Endorsement: A vote for Angelica Dueñas in CA-29 will bring a voice to the House that will speak for people instead of the corporations.

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On November 3rd, Choose Our Future

The sky is actually falling. We have been told before that we were facing the most important election of our lives; this time it is true.

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Adding Fuel To The "Defund The Police" Fire

LA Sheriff says that trust in the criminal justice system should be emphasized as his deputies are caught in the act of destroying evidence.

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Want A Win In November? The Ball Is In Pelosi's Court.

Trump and the GOP have proven that they have no interest in leading the country out of the COVID-19 crisis. Are the Democrats up to the task?

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