Democracy in the United States of America is under assault. What’s happening before our eyes is the greatest threat posed to our democratic institutions since a civil war nearly tore us apart almost 160 years ago. Everywhere we look today, there are flashing red warning lights going off that indicate we are well down the path towards becoming an authoritarian country. Let’s briefly dive into … Continue reading American democracy is on the verge of collapse
The Republican response to what happened last night in Madison is appalling. Our state legislature hasn’t passed a bill in 70 days (and counting) despite us living through the middle of a pandemic, and there being real calls to enact reforms to help bring an end to systemic racism in this country. Our unemployment site isn’t even working properly, but they refuse to take action … Continue reading A letter to the Wisconsin Republican Legislature
You hear it every election cycle: “this is the most important election of our lifetimes.” It’s one of the most overused statements that people make around our elections in this country. However, this year genuinely is the most important election that most, if not all of us have faced in our lifetimes. For the better part of the past three years, many of us have … Continue reading Our democracy is on the line this November
Now that the Democratic primary is over, it’s worth briefly discussing what’s ahead of us. I’ll be frank with you. Joe Biden was not my first choice to be the Democratic nominee. As many of you may know, I was a major supporter of Elizabeth Warren in the Democratic primary. I, and many others, worked their butts off for her campaign because we not only … Continue reading A Letter to Joe Biden
It’s been less than 24 hours since polls closed in what can only be described as the most undemocratic election that’s happened in this country in a long time. Wisconsin went ahead with an election yesterday in the midst of global pandemic, one that’s now seen over 13,000 Americans die at the time of this writing. The state itself has not been immune to the … Continue reading Democracy in Wisconsin was killed in broad daylight
Primary season is finally upon us. A week from today, hundreds of thousands of Iowans will head to their caucus locations to go to bat for the candidate they think is best suited to take on Donald Trump in the General Election. Even now, just seven days before the first event of the Democratic primary is set to get underway, many voters remain undecided on … Continue reading Why I’m in this fight with Elizabeth Warren
October 31, 2019 With us quickly approaching the one year mark to the 2020 Presidential election, I wanted to reflect on the events that transpired on that fateful day three years ago when it felt like our world turned upside down. In the fall of 2016, I was going through my third and final year of law school at UW-Madison. While I was a student, … Continue reading Reflecting on Election Day 2016: A Call to Action.
With much of the discussion revolving electability in the 2020 primary, why is Elizabeth Warren the best candidate on that issue? Continue reading Making an Electability Case for Elizabeth Warren
Hi everyone! I wanted to do a write-up to give all of you an update on where we are at with the site. It’s been a few weeks since I wrote my last blog post, so I thought I owed it to all of you to talk about why the site has quieted down recently. Things have gotten a lot busier for me than they … Continue reading Update on Blue Moon Wisconsin
September 21, 2019 If you’ve read our site before, you know I’ve talked a lot about how it’s difficult to avoid feeling helpless at times during the Trump Presidency. If you feel that way, though, don’t! You have the agency to change things if you get involved in a cause you are passionate about right NOW! Take some inspiration from the following. I just organized … Continue reading Journal Entry #8: Don’t Feel Helpless About What’s Going On. Do Something About it!