06 May 2020

Find Out How the Health Insurance Lobby Has Defeated Single-Payer Since 1988

This is a great article about the early days of proposing a single-payer health care system by Jessee Jackson in 1988.  It gives some real political context to why the changes to the US health care system have not succeeded due to the health insurance lobby. It points out that

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01 Apr 2020

If the Dems Cannot Win in 2020 After the Trump Debacle, the Party is Dead

      “We live in the age of the overworked and the uneducated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become stupid.” –Oscar Wilde, 1891   Whether a huge portion of Americans is suffering from amnesia or stupidity, combined with an under-performing Democrat Party, the net

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06 Mar 2020

Good Video on Bernie Sanders’ Older Brother in London

      Bernie Sanders is the real thing.  So is his 84-year-old elder brother, Larry, who lives in Cambridge, England and is an official there in the Green Party. Watch this video for the story. https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/06/politics/larry-sanders-bernie-brother-uk-primary-intl/index.html

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05 Mar 2020

Progressive Don’t Despair Sanders-Warren and Biden Tied With 596 Delegates Each

        Progressives take note: the Sanders-Warren combined delegate count now is very much alive, and potentially growing with the pending California vote tally. Sanders and Warren have a combined delegate count of 596. This is tied with Biden’s count of 596, according to the Associated Press. For

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05 Mar 2020

Warren Still Sounds Like A Progressive, But Why the Drama?

      There is no doubt that Elizabeth Warren has a very strong progressive platform.  Yet while her strong positions on curtailing the excesses of Wall Street and pay-to-play Washington, plans to tax wealth and regulate large corporations, remain, the big question is why is she waiting to endorse

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04 Mar 2020

Bernie Sets a New Standard on Upcoming Presidential Debates With Biden

Bernie Lets Loose on ‘Corporate Media’ After Super Tuesday Stumble: ‘This Campaign Has Been Compared to the Coronavirus’

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04 Mar 2020

The Progressive Message Is Still Very Much Alive After Super Tuesday

      Yesterday’s Super Tuesday election was a big event for Joe Biden, but progressives should not be too disappointed. The reason: Elizabeth Warren has earned 50 delegates so far.  If you add this to Bernie’s 382 delegates, we come up with 432 delegates compared to Biden’s current post-Super

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03 Mar 2020

Renters May Be The Key To a Progressive Dem Victory

      By now, everyone should know that many Millenials and their younger age groups do not have the money for a downpayment on a house.  Burdened by student debt, stagnant wages, and jobs that don’t pay much, these voters are mostly living in rental properties. But a new

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02 Mar 2020

Biden Supported the Iraq War, But Lied When Asked About It

    Joe Biden lied in the last debate when he said he did not vote to invade Iraq and oust Saddam Hussein. Bernie Sanders opposed this declaration of war against Iraq. Biden’s lies are in this video when he said in 2002 that he voted to invade Iraq. Biden

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01 Mar 2020

What Would King Solomon Do?

      This is a bad time for US Jews who have to decide on supporting Israel versus supporting a candidate, Bernie Sanders, who will deliver some Jewish values to US citizens. Trump is a corrupt, venal president, but he gets huge financial support from Sheldon Adelson and the

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