The Democratic Party – An Identity Crisis

An exchange I had on January 19th, 2017 in front of the Trump building where tens of thousands of New Yorkers gathered on the last night of the Obama Presidency and before the Trump Presidency began. Me: No, no I’m not interested in the third party option, for a variety of reasons there are too…

All Hands on Deck at The People’s Summit

The 2017 People’s Summit was a meeting of committed grassroots organizers and activists, leaders and followers in Chicago, IL. The land of Lincoln and home to the birth place of the last successful third party movement that went on to replace on of the major political parties in our binary system.

This Week on the Interwebs

Beginning a new regular-to-semi-regular series on this website, an internet and news of the week round-up that will be graph-laden and told in a very ad-hoc manner. For the article and commentary news round-up, Pat Meacham has you covered. Depending on your perspective, this week was either the beginning of Watergate Part II (dir. by…

Episode 43: Welcome to Trumpdome

The Agreeing Loudly crew joins forces with The Margin of Error’s dynamic duo to discuss what happened in the 2016 election and what it means for the future. Will America survive a post-Trump world? Will Pat make it through Justin Norris’s explanation of the polls and 538’s statistical model? And what happened to Carson? Find…

2016 Election Preview & Predictions: Part One – the Presidency

Two weeks from today the seemingly endless 2016 Presidential Campaign will wind to a close and the voters (those that have not voted early, which I highly recommend if your state allows for early voting. This will be organized into three parts. Today will be the Presidential Election itself. One week from today will be…

Episode 41: In the Interest of Sanity

On this episode of Agreeing Loudly Coast to Coast, Jered, Pat, and Troy bid farewell to the summer by discussing their hopes (and concerns) for the Minnesota Vikings. In addition, they continue their attempts at political commentary and discuss the end of the tragic Jacob Wetterling saga, the pipeline insanity of North Dakota, and whether…

Episode 40: Three White Guys Talk Politics…and It’s Not That Bad

After a month long hiatus, we’re back with another fun-filled episode! This week your dutiful host (Jered) is joined by the legendary Pat Meacham and sporadic guest host and Agreeing Loudly contributor, Troy Olson. Sadly, Bill is once again in self-imposed exile trying to come to terms with Donald Trump’s drop in polls, but with…

The Coast to Coast Podcast #39: RNC GO

After another multiple week hiatus, Bill and Jered return with special guest Justin Norris to discuss the Pokemon Go craze and the Trumpsanity of the recent Republican National Convention. Will the Jered and Bill be able to catch them all? Can Justin’s wisdom save us from the Trumpocalypse? And most importantly, where is Pat? Tune in to…

Conversations with the Ghost of America’s Future Past

Lost in the madness of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week is that Agreeing Loudly snuck two reporters, Carson Starkey and Troy Olson, through the picket line to give our readers this inside scoop on what things are like on the floor. Here is a snapshot of their interactions throughout the week.  Carson It’s a…

The Gentrified Revolution

For all of Bernie Sanders’s rhetoric about the ills of income inequality and class warfare, in Los Angeles his message was most popular in gentrifying precincts. Dissecting the spacial aspects of why his presidential campaign failed offers important lessons as the movement he inspired looks to the future. The Los Angeles Times published a fascinating and telling…

Clinton Sports Realtree Hoodie to Win Back White Working-Class Voters

LIMA, OH—In an attempt to win back the support of the white working-class voting block, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton has started to appear at rallies wearing a women’s Realtree hoodie and Lucky-brand jeans. Throughout the 1990s and during Clinton’s 2008 primary campaign, so-called “Reagan Democrats” played a major role in the political dynasty’s electoral successes….

Local Man Excited Encyclopedic Knowledge of Clinton Scandals Once Again Politically Relevant

WABASSO, MN — Firing up the wireless transistor radio duct-taped to the roof of his Bobcat skid-loader, local man and long-time conservative talk radio enthusiast Bruce Haldorson, is optimistic that his extensive knowledge of 1990’s Clinton Administration scandals will propel him back into political relevancy. Haldorson, who subscribed to the the Wall Street Journal, Limbaugh Letter, and American Spectator from…

“The Boomers Strike Back”, Clinton vs. Trump it is.

  by Troy M. Olson It’s settled folks. The 2016 Presidential Election is between Hillary Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R). Yes, I’m aware that the Democratic Party still has two candidates vying for the nomination, while both Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropped out a few weeks ago. However, no matter how hard #BernieOrBust folks…

Coast to Coast Podcast #33: Third Party Millennial Political Correctness

  Agreeing Loudly Coast to Coast is down one Bill this week. Fortunately, Agreeingloudly.com contributor and returning guest, Carson Starkey joins Pat and Jered to brings his particular brand of pedantic satire to this week’s episode. They discuss whether millennials are to blame for the rise of Donald Trump, embrace the utter dominance of Game…