2020 is proving to be one of the most tumultuous years in our Nation’s history. A perfect storm has formed that will challenge the very fabric of our democracy. Our shores are being pounded by what appears to be a never ending pandemic, a widening chasm in our political ideologies, increasing inequality in race relations, continued wealth disparity, and an upcoming election crisis that has been forming.
The midterm election results reflect a divided America that has lost its moral fabric. With just a couple of races still in the balance the day after a historical midterm election turn-out, there is enough data available to paint a clear picture on where the electorate stands and where we the people, stand as a society.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas fancies himself a political centrist but his history tells a different story. Last night's senate debate between Republican Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke focused on transparency and honesty. A heated exchange between the two almost revived the famous “Lying” Ted Cruz descriptor that Presidential nominee Donald Trump used freely against his then political opponent as Beto challenged Cruz's credibility.