Category Archives: Democratic Party

Putin Won. We Lost.

By Arlen Grossman/ OpEdNews.com/ November 26, 2021 (Top Headlined Story At OpEd News, November 26-27) As democracy struggles on life support in the United States and with authoritarianism gaining popularity here and abroad. Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, must … Continue reading

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How Democrats Clean Up Republican Economic Messes

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Who’s In Charge Here?

By Arlen Grossman   That Louis DeJoy is still leading (and messing up) the U.S. postal system is indicative of the power differential between Democrats and Republicans. The Democrats can’t seem to get rid of this unethical buffoon, yet Trump … Continue reading

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The Dems Govern, the GOP Attacks

Voters can replace a party that knows how to fight with one that knows how to govern By Robert Reich/ The Guardian/ August 16, 2020 The Democratic party is basically a governing party, organized around developing and implementing public policies. … Continue reading

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Do We Need Our Congressman?

Letter to the Editor, Monterey County Herald, July 23 Cut the military budget Progressive Democrats in Congress recently tried to get a 10% cut in the $740.5 billion 2021 military budget so the savings could be used to pay for … Continue reading

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AOC Rips Apart Insensitive Republican

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Elizabeth Warren, Perhaps?

By Arlen Grossman Joe Biden needs to pick a progressive woman for his VP nomination. Here’s why: 1) It would spark enthusiasm for Democrats (especially for progressives let down by Biden as the candidate, and 2) The woman he picks … Continue reading

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What Democracy?

Moving on from the expectation that we have a democracy By Josh Mitteldorf/ OpEd News/ March 3, 2020 They’re not going to let Bernie anywhere near the White House, and the sooner we stop fretting about it, the sooner we … Continue reading

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Who Should the Democrats Nominate?

By Arlen Grossman As of this moment*, and after seeing the latest debate in New Hampshire: The candidate who I’d most like to be president: Bernie Sanders. The candidate with the best chance to beat Donald Trump: Amy Klobuchar (*subject … Continue reading

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Incomplete Impeachment

Where Are the Impeachment Articles for Trump’s Corruption? By Bill Blum/ Truthdig/ December 31, 2019 Donald Trump has been impeached, but House Democrats have given him a pass on arguably his most egregious high crime and misdemeanor—his unrelenting use of … Continue reading

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