20 years active duty army, 1966-1986 of which 10 years were in Southeast Asia. 6 in Thailand, 2 in Laos and 2 in Vietnam. I retired in 1986 and went immediately back to work with the army as a Department of the Army Civilian for the next 26 years. I retired a second time in 2012.
Old movies, writing, politics
This Reform Party member is extremely happy to see according to Gallup that independents now make up 44% of the electorate as of 8 Jan 2017. The two major parties continue to shrink as one moves farther right, the other left. They leave more and more of middle America without a political home. They made up over 80% in the 1950's, down to 53% today.
PEROTISTA’S 2016 SENATE, HOUSE and PRESIDENTIAL FORECAST August 2016 Number II
With the new party affiliation/identification figures out yesterday, I decided to post this now instead of waiting until 1 September. I will post an update in September as soon as the numbers for that month become available.
Currently there are 54 Republicans and 46 Democrats in the Current Senate. There are 24 Republican seats up for re-election vs. 10 for the Democrats.
PEROTISTA’S 2016 SENATE, HOUSE and PRESIDENTIAL FORECAST August 2016
Currently there are 54 Republicans and 46 Democrats in the Current Senate. This month I am adding Indiana and Missouri to the at risk seats for the Republicans. I am also removing Colorado from the Democratic at risk seats.
Safe Democratic seats 9: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington.