The Reason The South Has Rejected Democrats? Their Message Sucks

Earlier this week I penned an article titled “No, Democrats Should Not Abandon The South,” and the response to it was disheartening to say the very least. Sadly, I expected the replies that came, even though I hoped that Democrats and fellow progressives would prove me wrong. One after another, people who very likely didn’t […]

An Interview with Mark Sandlin, Co-Founder of The Christian Left

Mark Sandlin is an ordained minister living in North Carolina. Mark is a progressive Christian, a writer, a radio host, the co-founder of The Christian Left, and a man troubled by what he sees happening in America. I had the honor of speaking with Mark on Monday afternoon and we covered many topics. My first […]

No, the South Isn’t just a bunch of Teabagger Rednecks — Stop Stereotyping All Of Us

It’s no secret that I am a Southerner and proud of it. I have spent all of my life from Virginia to South Carolina, to Georgia and Florida, and now Louisiana. I’ve been to Seattle, Portland, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco and other liberal havens, but the places that sadly hang onto the […]