Tale of Two Freshmen

Abigail Spanberger and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez both came to Washington with 2018 “Blue Wave” election, both were re-elected in 2020, but they each went public with very different takes on the 2020 election results. Who’s right? Both of them?

Class Struggle in America: Done or Never Started?

As we know, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were not Americans. They were very European. While true that the bulk of America’s population (except slaves) came from Europe, our country was different. Flight from the class-centered societies of England, Germany, France was easier for American immigrants than staying in their home countries and fighting. ThatContinue reading “Class Struggle in America: Done or Never Started?”

Welcome to Warp and Woof, v.2.0

Warp & Woof, v. 2.0 Welcome to Warp & Woof, a blog from William Sundwick. I’ve been working on this project intermittently since I retired from the Library of Congress in 2015, after 42 years of service. Back in the day, maybe 10-15 years ago, when blogging was something people did – before social mediaContinue reading “Welcome to Warp and Woof, v.2.0”

Manifesto for the Next Four Years

Published July 28, 2020 in Warp& Woof   Manifesto for the Next Four Years   We Know What Needs to be Done   William Sundwick   Joe Biden can get there, with help from Congress. But it will take more than a historic landslide on November 3. It will take clear-eyed commitment from the AmericanContinue reading “Manifesto for the Next Four Years”

Tara Reade, Casualty

Published May 17, 2020 in Warp & Woof Tara Reade, Casualty   William Sundwick     No, she didn’t get the timing right. She knew she only had weak corroboration for her accusation that Senator Joe Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993, when she was a young staffer in his office.   Alas, it wasContinue reading “Tara Reade, Casualty”

Power of Denial

Published May 3, 2020 in Warp & Woof Power of Denial   William Sundwick   Under increasing pressure to deal with Tara Reade’s allegation of sexual assault, Joe Biden went on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to reiterate his campaign’s official position – flat denial. “It never happened.” The campaign had already sent appeals to supporters toContinue reading “Power of Denial”

Tara Reade and Truth

Published April 26, 2020 in Warp & Woof Tara Reade and Truth William Sundwick Tara Reade worked briefly for then-Sen. Joe Biden in 1992-93. She came forward in March with an accusation of a 1993 sexual assault by the Senator, related in graphic detail on Katie Halper’s podcast. Only then did she file a policeContinue reading “Tara Reade and Truth”

State of the Race

Published February 14, 2020 in Warp & Woof State of the Race Is the Path to the Nomination Any Clearer? William Sundwick We’ve now had two real contests in the 2020 Democratic Presidential primary. There are still polls which we are told are scientifically designed and administered. But, finally, we’re getting down to actual voting.Continue reading “State of the Race”

What Happens in Iraq Stays in Iraq?

Published February 7, 2020 in Warp & Woof What Happens in Iraq Stays in Iraq? What Really Did Happen in January? William Sundwick On January 3, we received news that a U.S. drone had killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimaniwhile he visited militias in Iraq. He was allegedly the second most powerful man in Iran, aContinue reading “What Happens in Iraq Stays in Iraq?”