This week at progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you think I should be watching. Here is last Saturday's edition. Inclusion of a blog post does not necessarily indicate my agreement with—or endorsement of—its contents.
At The Mudflats of Alaska, Zach Roberts writes—Are you suffering from political nostalgia?
Are you suffering from political nostalgia?
Low- and middle-income households would benefit if Hillary Clinton’s economic plans are put into effect. Moody’s looked at what would happen if her plans were fully or partially implemented through the year 2026. Some of it is standard fare: it found that her proposals to spend governmen
Donald Trump has rejected the claims of a father of a fallen Muslim war hero and Democratic convention speaker who said that the GOP's presidential nominee has “sacrificed nothing” for his country. “I think I've made a lot of sacrifices. I work very, very hard,” the business mogul said in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos to air Sunday, rebutting Khizr Khan’s statements against Trump made during final evening of the Democratic convention.
Donald Trump weighs in on the powerful testimony of Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son was killed by a car bomb while serving in Iraq. It was, as has become normal for the Republican candidate, repulsive.
“If you look at his wife, she was standing there. She had nothing to say. She probably, maybe she wasn't allowed to have anything to say.
MarketWatchOpinion: The thinking person's argument for TrumpMarketWatchTrump spoke in extraordinarily quotable terms Wednesday at the Trump Doral golf course in Miami. Poll after poll shows the same thing — a huge chasm in terms of support for Donald Trump between those who have a college degree and those who don't.and more »