Author: Dave Spencer

Mitching Inaction: An Indelible Stain

Over the past three years, I’ve spent an extensive amount of time and energy detailing why I disrespect and distrust Donald Trump and how I’m continually dismayed by his divisive words and dysfunctional deeds.

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GOP Will Not Weather This Storm

When it comes to discussing the facts about climate change, you would think that this administration is literally living on another planet. We all know President Trump is capable of lies and mistruths on a daily basis, but even by those standards, he continues to display an astounding level of ignorance about the realities of global warming and changing weather patterns.

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Don’t Bet on Trump in 2020

Looking ahead to the 2020 election, here’s a bold prediction. Donald Trump has no chance of winning a second term. Why am I willing to go out on this limb, given the unwavering loyalty of his base and with the economy doing so well? It’s very simple: I believe he will choose not to run again. What! you say. With his ego? Let me explain.

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Practically Political with Paul Gilbert

As part of a regular feature where pragmatists talk politics, Dave Spencer sits down with Practically Political Executive Producer, Paul Gilbert. Their conversation focuses on the political and legal challenges facing the White House and the future of the Republican Party.

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Still All the News That’s Fit to Print

Many of us who grew up in New York City have a personal bond with the NY Times, as it’s so much a part of the culture and heartbeat of the city. And being a news junkie, I believe one of the silver linings in the dark cloud of the Trump administration is that it’s forced the paper to be even more on top of its game in its political analysis and investigative reporting.

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Practically Political with Paul Gilbert

As part of an ongoing feature where pragmatists talk politics, Dave Spencer sits down with Practically Political Executive Producer, Paul Gilbert. Their conversation focuses on the the continuing battle over building a Wall, the Mueller Investigation and the Democrat’s proposed Green New Deal.

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Handicapping the Dems’ Presidential Derby

When it comes to Democratic presidential candidates, the field is already so crowded that the real question is “who’s not running?” Imagine combining the Kentucky Derby, Belmont and Preakness in one race, with the Triple Crown being the 2020 presidential nomination.

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A Message from Founder Dave Spencer

 

As a fifth-generation Rockefeller, my family has a long history of public service. But I’m not running for office. I’m simply a concerned citizen who loves his country and has a passion for politics. My goal is to connect reasonable, rational Americans who, regardless of their traditional political affiliations, will vote the candidates, the issues and their consciences. Whether we like each other or not, we must each put country over party.

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