Elaine Burgess, Author at Liberal Resistance

Posts by Elaine Burgess


by Elaine Burgess Have you voted yet?  I voted at one of the early voting sites yesterday.  The ballot was long, but the line to get in was not.  Almost all the people voting had gray hair; one person was in a wheelchair and another who was about 19 years old was being herded by his mother.  Since…

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By Elaine Burgess Deb Haaland’s campaign headquarters are located in a small, modest stucco house adjacent to Nob Hill and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. I arrived a bit early for our appointment. She was coming out the front door as I ascended the steps, headed out for a short walk around the…

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An Encounter

Recently I took Uber from San Jose to San Francisco.  The driver was a 31 year old black guy who had endured a rocky home life in Arizona and California.  I usually don’t talk politics with someone I don’t know, but made an exception in his case. When I asked him what he thought of…

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