The editors of the San Diego Free Press and OB Rag are pleased to present our 2016 General Election Progressive Voter Guide.
We believe this is a historic election, one that will set the course of the United States for decades to come. If there ever was an election where voting was important — this is it.
The candidacy of Donald Trump is no accident. It is a consequence of decades of building a constituency for a market-driven political economy by capitalizing on fear, bias, and ignorance.
The ballot this year is long and complicated. Not everything is as it seems. Practitioners of deception have deliberately crafted personas and propositions in a manner that trick people into voting against their best interests. There are an equal number of voting decisions to be made on less-than-perfect candidates and causes.
We tried not to let perfect be the enemy of good in our decision making. [Read more…]