Tag Archives: Democrats

Who Turned My Blue State Red?

This story was co-published with The New York Times’ Sunday Review. It is one of the central political puzzles of our time: Parts of the country that depend on the safety-net programs supported by Democrats are increasingly voting for Republicans who favor shredding that net. – Read the full article

Sites Dedicated To Democrats

Are you (like me) constantly frustrated by the far left‘s love/hate relationship with Democrats? You know what I’m talking about. The one-third of the left that calls the other two-thirds of the left “DINOs” or “conservativedems” or “not true progressives”. The same people who said in the last two elections, “Democrats haven’t given me a reason to vote” and “I’m staying home to teach Dems a lesson”, then spent every waking hour bitching about the RWNJs they elected by staying home or voting for a third party candidate as a protest vote. – Read the full article

Elections: Vote “Democratic” Today

As polls are drawing to a close on the East by 8:00 or 9:00 pm in most districts, you voters in Central, Mountain and West Coast time zones still have ample opportunity to express your political power……… VOTE DEMOCRATIC! Take the time to endorse, fight for working Americans, and the nation’s future. – Read the full article

One of the Many Differences Between Democrats and Republicans

Democrats respect immigrants. pic.twitter.com/rs71pdc8vp — The Democrats (@TheDemocrats) October 21, 2015 – Read the full article

How Democrats Can Jumpstart Their Campaigns for 2016

By Margo Scott Dunn, Senior Account and Marketing Manager, The Campaign Workshop The presidential races in 2016 are already heating up, but there are a number of exciting opportunities for Democrats up and down the ticket in 2016. Here are some tips to jumpstart your 2016 Democratic campaign: Do a thorough self-assessment. – Read the full article

The Issues of 2016: Hillary & the First GOP Debate

Since I’ve been focusing on the Clinton 2016 campaign, I’d like to write about a couple of the comments that were made in the Republican debate last Thursday which mention her. First, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida discounted her qualifications with this statement: “I would add to that that this election cannot be a resume competition. – Read the full article

The Right to Vote – 50 Years Later

It has been 50 years since the Voting Rights Act was signed into law. The progress made in the years since its passage has recently come under assault. Conservatives fear the voters who are most likely to vote against them. Instead of rethinking their policy decisions and priorities, they simply attempt to eliminate the right to vote by restricting eligibility. – Read the full article

Hillary on TV

The first of Hillary’s 2016 TV ads are here! Check out this tribute to her mom, Dorothy: We still have over a year to go until Election Day 2016 – let’s win this!   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Racism

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Marriage Equality and Racism

Lead Story ♀When Bernie met Hillary They got their meeting at the White House that month, and the two doctors laid out the case for single-payer to the first lady. “She said, ‘You make a convincing case, but is there any force on the face of the earth that could counter the hundreds of millions of the dollars the insurance industry would spend fighting that?’” recalled Himmelstein. – Read the full article

The Issues of 2016: Minimum Wage

As voters, its important to know where a candidate stands on the issues. Today I’ll start a series of posts on Hillary Clinton’s stance on various issues that affect all Americans. This week’s topic: Minimum wage. Should Congress raise it? Candidate Clinton says the following: A higher minimum wage doesn’t just help those at the bottom of the pay scale, it has a ripple effect across the economy and helps millions of American workers afford basic necessities. – Read the full article

Hillary & Health Care

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that will allow millions of Americans who have health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act to remain covered. Health insurance is a necessity for many Americans with pre-existing conditions. But for these same Americans, purchasing health care insurance without assistance is impossible. – Read the full article