Category Archives: Democratic Party

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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The Impeachment’s Moral Hypocrisy

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ December 23, 2019   The impeachment process was a nauseating display of moral hypocrisy. The sound bites by Republicans and Democrats swiftly became predictable. The Democrats, despite applauding the announcement of the voting results before being … Continue reading

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The Democrat vs. The Republic Party

By Arlen Grossman                                                                           … Continue reading

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Charges Too Narrow–Why?

Ralph Nader is right. Why did the Democrats charge Trump with such a narrow offense. Why didn’t they go after his emoluments violations, for example. Or improperly using funds destined by Congress for Ukraine and using it instead on his … Continue reading

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