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
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
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!
One of the most frustrating things to watch over the past several months has been the Democratic Party’s reluctance to go head-first into impeachment proceedings. Democratic leadership in the House, as well as several members of the U.S. Senate, have been afraid to impeach the President because they fear how the politics of it may play out. That is absurd! I did a Twitter thread … Continue reading Democrats Can’t Be Afraid of Impeachment. The Stakes are Too High.
September 14, 2019 Two weeks ago, I shared the story of how I became motivated to get involved in politics. This week, I’d like to share with you some of the experiences I had working on my first political campaign. The first time I got politically active was the summer after my freshman year of undergrad in 2011. That summer, I worked as an unpaid … Continue reading Journal Entry #7: The Story of My First Campaign Experience
Wisconsin Republican State Assembly Speaker, Robin Vos (Rochester), appeared to blame a drop in test scores in math and reading proficiency in the state on public schools this week. Vos’s comment came in response to the Department of Public Instruction releasing their annual study on how students performed during the 2018-19 school year on standardized testing in math and reading proficiency. The study found that … Continue reading Blame Wisconsin Republicans, Not Schools, For Falling Test Scores
September 11, 2019 To say things changed in our country on September 11, 2001 is an understatement. That day touched the lives of all of us, especially those of us who were old enough remember where we were and what were doing. I was in the fourth grade when 9-11 happened. It was a school day. We were only in the first few days of … Continue reading Journal Entry #6: Remembering September 11, 2001.