Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: Democrat

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP accessory became a top democratic contender...

Beto O’Rourke will be running to elude his actual record. If it catches up with him, he’s going to lose.

Why is Dianne Feinstein so opposed to the Green New Deal?...

Sen. Feinstein has direct financial interests in the same fossil fuel companies that the Green New Deal threatens.

9 things to know about Elizabeth Warren

U.S. senator from Massachusetts enters Democratic presidential primary with money on her mind.

Detroit could soon vote in America’s first-ever Muslim congresswoman

Her progressive thinking and "fiery rhetoric" got her a win over many established Democrats, the Detroit Free Press said, who also endorsed Tlaib.

Bernie Sanders’ son and step-daughter branch into politics

It's a family affair – Levi Sanders announced his bid for Congress in New Hampshire's 1st District, while Carina Driscoll is running for Mayor of Burlington, Vermont.

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North...

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

Why are you a Democrat?

I want to hear what you think it means to be a progressive and a Democrat. Let’s engage in some Citizen Research and see what emerges.

Money for Nothing… Except Winning!!

“It is time for the good working stiffs of America to walk away from the 2 Party 'One Party' con job and start realizing that it is this empire that is bankrupting not only our economy but our morality as fellow humans.”

Can Bernie Sanders be Labeled?

While labels can deepen our understanding of political philosophies, what do the various political labels attached to Bernie Sanders really mean? And should we even fuss about a word or phrase?

Au Contraire: Trump Is No Bernie Sanders

There is no sense in comparing Bernie Sanders, the "left-wing extremist" to Donald Trump, the "right-wing extremist." One is about grassroots, populist insurgency and the other is all about self-serving repugnancy. They will never compare.

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.