Category Archives: Democratic Party

Democratic Party Woes

What Do the Democrats Want? No One Knows By Ted Rall/ Counterpunch/ May 30,2017   In the 1970s, when I was a kid, I asked my mother to explain the difference between the two major parties. “Democrats,” she explained, “are … Continue reading

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THE BAD NEWS

Wake Up, Liberals: There Will be No 2018 ‘Blue Wave,’ No Democratic Majority and No Impeachment There’s no quick fix for Trump or our damaged democracy—and the Democrats still look hopeless By Andrew O’Hehir/ Salon/ May 27, 2017 We received … Continue reading

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DEMOCRATS VS REPUBLICANS

The Democratic Party is far from perfect, but anyone who can’t see the difference between them and Republicans is simply not paying attention. It would be hard to find a more perfect example of those differences than last week’s votes … Continue reading

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DEMOCRATIC PARTY UNPOPULAR

The Democratic Party seems to have no earthly idea why it is so damn unpopular  By Shaun King/ NY Daily News/ March 9, 2017 Hillary Clinton is just slightly more unfavorable than her own party, according to a poll. SHAUN … Continue reading

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We’ve Been in Crisis a Long Time

Our country is in crisis – but that crisis didn’t begin with the election of Donald Trump. We were already in a crisis because for years and years and years, Washington has worked just great for the rich and the … Continue reading

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Wake Up, Democrats!

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The Life of the Party: 7 Truths for Democrats

  By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ January 20, 2017  The ongoing contest between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wings of the Democratic Party continues to divide Democrats. It’s urgent Democrats stop squabbling and recognize seven basic truths: 1. The Party … Continue reading

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Game Over for Democrats?

By Mike Whitney/ Counterpunch/ January 27, 2017 In 2008, the American people overwhelmingly voted for “change” in Washington. They never got it. Hence, Trump. To pretend that there’s not a straight line connecting the failed policies of Barack Obama and the … Continue reading

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Disappearing Democracy

The Corporate Media Isn’t Coming Close to Holding Trump Accountable Increasingly, the media are simply compliant patsies to whoever is in power. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ January 24, 2017 One of Donald Trump’s first official acts as president was to … Continue reading

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Replace the Word Elected with Selected

By David Siegel/ January 15, 2017   Russian tampering with the shitpot we call free and fair elections in the USA was a factor in smearing more shit on Hillary Clinton.  The right wing smearosphere in the USA was not … Continue reading

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