Author: marthaconte

Secret Meetings and Political Mudslinging? No, Thanks.

Two-thirds of Americans don’t want a rematch of the 2020 election that both parties seem determined to give us. At such a moment, you might think the powers that be in Washington would stop the political mudslinging that turns so many Americans off, and start addressing the reasons we’re so dissatisfied in the first place.   Instead, we […]

Break the party system

Letter to the Editor We are living in a time when our political system is deeply fractured. Both Republicans and Democrats seem more interested in engaging in partisan warfare than in uniting to address the needs of constituents.  It’s no wonder we’re seeing widespread dissatisfaction and mistrust in our democratic institutions. And with over 40% […]

Donald Trump Should Never Again be President

Hi Friend, As enthusiasm for No Labels’ 2024 presidential insurance project has spread, so too has the false malicious charge that our effort is designed or destined to elect Donald Trump in 2024. We are the national co-chairs of No Labels and want to be very clear about what we, and our movement, believe: Donald […]

False Attacks

To all No Labels Supporters: As volunteers like you, we want you to be on guard for false attacks against No Labels and our efforts to broaden our democracy. We have it on good authority from multiple Democratic Party sources that a collection of extreme groups is putting together a campaign of false attacks. They want […]

Begala’s assessment simply isn’t true.

CNN – Opinion: How a third party could unintentionally lead to a Trump 2024 victory This assessment simply isn’t true. 1) No Labels has modeled the election with Trump, Biden and an “independent moderate” ticket, and found that such a ticket would pull EQUALLY from Biden and Trump AND win more electors than both. 2) […]

SF Police Commission Bans Enforcement of Traffic Safety Laws

In a shocking decision, the SF Police Commission is voting this Wednesday to prohibit police officers from enforcing a number of state and local traffic safety laws!  Prohibiting our police officers from enforcing existing laws only makes our streets more dangerous, especially for vulnerable seniors and families. Traffic enforcement is critical to deterring crime and reckless driving.  […]

The Democrats’ Common Sense Problem

The Liberal Patriot The Democrats’ Common Sense Problem Voters Think They’ve Abandoned ItBy Ruy Teixeira, March 24, 2022 The Democrats are bleeding voters, particularly working class voters of all races. There are lots of reasons for this and I’ve written about some of them. One important throughline here is what we might call the common sense problem. As […]

Election Day is tomorrow. PLEASE VOTE!

If you’re still uncertain of how to vote, confused, or overwhelmed by how many issues you’re asked to vote on, I’ve created a voter guide that could be helpful. You can also check out Ballotpedia for more information on all the candidates and initiatives at the local, state, and federal level to make your own selections. Or […]